Plot: Montag the Magnificent is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues,
selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's
dismembered their bodies, but his sleigh of hand has fooled them. However, female bodies
show up dead from the same wounds performed on stage. Investigators are baffled, and
the chase to find the killer begins.

Cast: Crispin Glover, Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, Joshua John
Miller, Joe Bucaro III

Director: Jeremy Kasten

Writer: Zach Chassler

Official Site:  wizardofgorethemovie.com, myspace.com/wizardofgoremovie

Release Date: 2007

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UPDATES

10/22/07-

We've just received word that Dimension has picked up the remake of Herschell Gordon
Lewis’ THE WIZARD OF GORE. Dimension will be releasing it under their Dimension Extreme
label. Since it's under the Extreme label, it'll most likely head to DVD in the near future.
We'll keep you updated on the details.




06/04/07-

We've just uploaded the latest trailer for the WIZARD OF GORE remake. You can head over
to
youtube to check it out, or you can just view it on our coverage. In this remake to the
remake of the 1970 Herschell Gordon Lewis classic, the film is about Montag, the
Magnificent (Glover) who is a master illusionist that performs at underground venues,
selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's
dismembered their bodies, but his sleigh of hand has fooled them. However, female bodies
show up dead from the same wounds performed on stage. Investigators are baffled, and
the chase to find the killer begins.

Written by Zach Chassler and directed by Jeremy Kasten, the film stars Crispin Glover, Kip
Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, Joshua John Miller and Joe Bucaro III. For
those of you in the LA, THE WIZARD OF GORE will be playing at the Majestic Crest Theatre
for the LA Film Festival on
June 22nd. Don't miss it!




09/28/06-

Back in May we added the WIZARD OF GORE remake into our website. For our coverage
we added pictures and provided a link to the official website. Now it appears that the
trailer for the movie is online. If you head over to
openskyent.com you can view the trailer
to the upcoming remake of the 1970 Herschell Gordon Lewis classic.

Open Sky Entertainment, in association with Sick-O-Scope, is currently in post-production
on WIZARD OF GORE, a remake of Herschell Gordon Lewis' 1970 cult favorite, THE WIZARD
OF GORE. Open Sky & Sick-O-Scope Films' new version stars Crispin Glover, Kip Pardue,
Bijou Phillips, Brad Dourif and Jeffrey Combs. The movie was written by Zach Chassler, and
was directed by Jeremy Kasten. Chris Duddy, Glen Garland, Dan Griffiths are the film's
producers. Visual effects are being produced by Michael Shelton with musical score by
former Toto musician Steve Porcaro.

WIZARD OF GORE is the story of a master illusionist who performs at underground venues,
selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's
dismembered their bodies, but his sleight of hand has fooled them. The next day, however,
female bodies show up dead from the same wounds performed on stage. Investigators are
baffled, and the chase to find the killer begins.




05/22/06-

We posted up the poster art for the upcoming remake of the 1970 Herschell Gordon Lewis
film THE WIZARD OF GORE. Apparently we had very little information before but if you
check the
official website you may find some more juicy stuff. The new WIZARD OF GORE
stars Crispin Glover, Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, Joshua John
Miller and Joe Bucaro III.

In the original film a TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician
whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage
gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
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