Michele Soavi plans “Cemetery Man” sequel and more!

- Advertisement -

Reportedly Michele Soavi, the director behind Dellamorte Dellamore, released as Cemetery Man, is preparing to return to the filmmaking, starting with a sequel to his widely acclaimed 1994 Italian horror/comedy. Soavi has been credited as almost single-handedly continuing the traditions of Italian horror in the 1990s, but stayed away from the genre for quite a while. Apart from directing some television between 1999 and 2007, he has only directed Arrivederci Amore, Ciao, (a gangster film), and a historical drama titled Il Sangue Dei Vinti.

Fangoria talked to producer and director Dario Argento (for whom Soavi once worked as an assistant director and actor) who said,

Michele has told me that he has started to write the script for a special horror project he plans to shoot between the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012: a sequel to his Gothic masterpiece Dellamorte Dellamore, a.k.a. Cemetery Man… He’s going to produce it himself and wants it to really be a great, strong, shocking Italian horror movie

Soavi is also probably going…

“to shoot, in 2011, a movie in the style of The Goonies, starring Nicolas Cage, about some boys’ adventures in Pompeii, the dead Roman city near the Vesuvius volcano, while searching for a hidden treasure.”

The film was released in Italy to little success so United States distributor October Films changed its title to Cemetery Man and saddled the film with a campy ad campaign, finally releasing it in 1996. In the US, Cemetery Man received mostly negative critical reaction, small theatrical distribution (opening on six screens), and a frequently delayed Region 1 DVD release. The film missed popular success, grossing only $253,969 in the US, but found a stateside cult following over time, via home video.

However what is really important to know is that director Martin Scorsese called Dellamorte Dellamore one of the best Italian films of the 1990s and I would agree. In fact, Cemetery Man is one of my favourite horror films of all time.

The title Dellamorte Dellamore is a word play in Italian, della morte (spelled as two separate words) meaning “of death” and dell’amore (again spelled separately) meaning “of love”. The protagonist’s last name is also Dellamorte and towards the end of the film we learn that his mother’s maiden name was Dellamore.

Here is a trailer. Enjoy!

10 Different Types of Financial Aid
Top 10 Richest American Idols
V-Moda Crossfade Wireless
The 5 Most Expensive Wireless Headphones: Ultimate Auditory Clarity
Business man watching business go bankrupt
25 Iconic Companies that Filed for Bankruptcy
Ice Cube at Straight Outta L.A. at Tribeca Film Festival in 2010
10 Best Ice Cube Movies When You Want to Watch Ice Cube
Luke Evans at the Los Angeles premiere of Beauty And The Beast held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood
10 Best Luke Evans Movies (He did that?)
Football movie being filmed
The 25 Greatest Football Movies of All Time
12 Different Types of Cellos
12 Different Types of Pecans
28 Different Types of Pineapple
20 Different Types of Limes
Table with a variety of nuts in bowls
20 Most Popular Types of Nuts (with Nutrition Fact Charts)
10 Different Types of Tow Trucks
Electric mountain bike on the trails
18 Things to Know Before Buying an Electric Bike
Side and rear view of black 2017 Audi A7
23 Things to Know Before Buying an Audi A7
Motorhome on highway going through Bryce Canyon in the USA
13 Types of RV’s (Recreational Vehicles) for All Kinds of Vacation Fun
13 Different Types of Dumbbells
15 Awesome Alternatives to Skateboards (Plus Interesting Facts)
Baseball player hitting ball
10 Types of Baseball Bats that Rip the Leather Off the Ball
16 Types of Barbells for All Types of Lifts and Workouts
9 Different Types of Website Hosting
5 Different Types of Pulleys (Plus Examples in Daily Life)
Apple Wallet icon on iPhone
15 Things to Know Before Setting Up Apple Pay
Inside a beautiful spa business
6 Capabilities the Best Spa Scheduling and Business Software Should Have
Natural herbal vitamins.
10 of the Best Online Vitamin Stores