Oscar-nominated actor Tim Roth has been cast in David Cronenberg's Knifeman, Deadline reports.
Roth will star in the series, based on Wendy Moore's biography of John Tattersall, an 18th-century self-taught surgeon, whose methods were unorthodox to say the least.
DVD Tuesday Videodrome reality TV and the temple of the new flesh -- David Cronenberg saw it allAll hail Mike Judges Idiocracy 2006 Every time my mind is boggled by the depths to which some new reality TV show has sunk I cant help but remember the most popular show of Judges dystopian future Ow My Balls Really says it all doesnt it But much though Im amused by Idiocracy David Cronenbergs Videodrome 1983 really blows my mind pace Roxy Musics In Every Dream Home a Heartache The first time I saw it I was in college the product of a world in which there were no PCs no cell phones no IM no PDAs no social networking sites no games more sophisticated than Space Invaders and Pong and yet I knew that Videodrome wasnt just a freaky kick Id been following Cronenberg since his experimental shorts Stereo 1969 and Crimes of the Future 1970 and it was clear to me that he was on to something In some visceral way he got both the seductiveness and
Question: I am doing some research on films with a cloning theme but have, so far, only managed to come up with two: Four Sided Triangle (1952) a story built around a duplicator; and the very well-known The Fly (1958 and 1986) and its sequel(s). Can you suggest any others?
Hate to be negative right off the bat, but neither the 1958 version of The Fly nor the 1986 David Cronenberg remake is actually about cloning: They're about transporting physical objects by breaking them down into their cellular particles and then reassembling them in another location — like the transporter in Star Trek. But Four Sided Triangle is a