Eric Stanze is directing 2nd Unit on the family film MARSHALL THE MIRACLE DOG, in production through end of June. The film is directed by Jay Kanzler (23 MINUTES TO SUNRISE) and stars Shannon Elizabeth (AMERICAN PIE) and Matthew Settle (BAND OF BROTHERS).
The film is based on the children’s picture book written by Cynthia Willenbrock, and illustrated by Lauren Heimbaugh. The book and film are based on a true story.
Njutafilms of Sweden has licensed RATLINE for DVD/VOD distribution in Scandinavia (Denmark / Norway / Sweden). The release date has not yet been announced. The hour-long behind-the-scenes documentary (directed by Trevor Williams) on the US DVD release of RATLINE will likely migrate to Scandinavia for the Njutafilms DVD release.
Director Eric Stanze shares the list with legendary filmmakers Alfred Hitchcock (THE LODGER), Tod Browning (THE DEVIL DOLL), Howard Hawks (THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD), William Castle (THE TINGLER), Roger Corman (THE MAN WITH X-RAY EYES), Bob Clark (CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS), Michael Crichton (WESTWORLD), William Friedkin (CRUISING), Frank Henenlotter (BASKET CASE), Lucio Fulci (THE NEW YORK RIPPER), Tobe Hooper (LIFEFORCE), Wes Craven (THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS), Richard Stanley (DUST DEVIL), Stuart Gordon (DAGON), Don Coscarelli (BUBBA HO-TEP), and Larry Fessenden (THE LAST WINTER).