Deodato doing HOUSE ON THE EDGE OF THE PARK II

Deodato doing HOUSE ON THE EDGE OF THE PARK II

William S. Wilson
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Joined: 17 Oct 2004, 20:18

28 Feb 2011, 20:41 #1

Are we sure today isn't April 1st?
Now here's some crazy and unexpected news coming in from our friends at North Bank Entertainment in the UK - the great Ruggero Deodato will be at the helm to the sequel of the infamous 1980 slasher flick, The House on the Edge of the Park, and you read it here first! Dig it!

From the Press Release

UK production company North Bank Entertainment are teaming up with legendary Italian director Ruggero Deodato ("Cannibal Holocaust") and actor Giovanni Lombardo Radice ("City of the Living Dead") to develop and produce a sequel to the 1980 cult film 'The House on the Edge of the Park'.

Filmed in Italy and New York under the Italian title 'La casa sperduta nel parco', the original film starred David Hess and Giovanni Lombardo Radice as two lowlife punks who invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and, after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everybody hostage and subject them to various torture and mayhem.

Ruggero Deodato's film was the subject of controversy in the UK when it was initially rejected for a cinema certificate by the BBFC when first submitted in 1981. The film later found itself on the DPP list of "video nasties" when it was revealed that the uncut version was readily available on UK video. When it was eventually passed by the BBFC in 2002, it was cut by 11 minutes and 43 secs, with almost all of the rape and violence either replaced or removed entirely. To this day, the film remains cut in the UK.

The screenplay for 'The House on the Edge of the Park Part II' will be written by British filmmaker Andrew Jones from a story by Ruggero Deodato and Giovanni Lombardo Radice. The film will be produced by Ian Grey and Andrew Jones for North Bank Entertainment.

Ruggero Deodato will direct the film, with Giovanni Lombardo Radice reprising his role as 'Ricky'.
http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/42823/ ... lopment-uk
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03 Mar 2011, 01:38 #2

Crazy. Not sure how high my expectations are for this, but I'll have to check it out.
I hope they reprise that disco tune somehow.
"I'm nostalgic for conversations I had yesterday. I've begun reminiscing events before they even occur. I'm reminiscing this right now. I can't go to the bar because I've already looked back on it in my memory... and I didn't have a good time."
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