Welcome to Shane West Daily, your best source for everything on American actor, singer and writer Shane West. Shane is best known for his role's as Landon Carter in A Walk to Remember, as well as Ray Barnett in ER and as Michael Bishop in Nikita Shane most recently starred as Captain John Alden in WGN America's Salem and as Mick Branson in the 2017 thriller Awakening the Zodiac. We aim to bring you all the latest news and images relating to Shane's acting career, as well as his muscial endeavours with his band Twilight Creeps and strive to be 100% gossip-and-paparazzi-free. Thank you for visiting and please come back again! xxx
Yesterday Shane was in New York to promote his film, Awakening the Zodiac, which will be released on June 9th 2017. He stopped by The TODAY Show and New York Live Today where he chatted briefly about what attracted him to the role, his thoughts on Salem season 4 and possibly working with Mandy Moore again. Check out the videos below – 2 pictures of Shane on The TODAY Show have also been added to the gallery.
EDIT: Thanks to FarFarAwaySite I have updated the pictures so they are now full HQ. Enjoy!
More exciting news – Shane will be a guest on AOL Build Series on Thursday, June 1st where he will discussing Awakening the Zodiac. You can get free tickets to attend the event in New York at Eventbrite – please make sure to read the information on the page.
I can’t wait to see what Shane talks about and hopefully some great questions will be asking about any other projects he may be working on/future plans too.
Great news everyone; Shane will be appearing on The TODAY Show Wednesday May 31st to discuss Awakening the Zodiac and hopefully any other projects he has been working on/upcoming projects too! Shane previously appeared on The TODAY Show in 2015 to discuss Salem so it will be awesome to have him back on and discussing a new character.
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COMING UP ON ‘TODAY’ MAY 22 – JUNE 2
Wednesday, May 31
(7-9 a.m.) Summer of Yes. How to Eat to 100. Jill’s Steals and Deals. Today Food with Katie Lee.
(9-10 a.m.) Hack My Summer. Up Close and Personal with ANIMALS. High Men-tance. (10-11 a.m.) Shane West on Awakening the Zodiac. Ann Margaret Carrozza on Love & Money. Who Knew. Junk Food to Joy Food.
Exciting news everyone – the trailer for Awakening the Zodiac is finally here! It is currently trending as one of the top 5 most popular trailers on iTunes – exciting! The film looks like it is going to be intense and Shane is fantastic as always as Mick Branson – something that is clear from such a short trailer so I am very, very excited to see the film. I have also added caps to the gallery which are also linked below.
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Ahead of the official release of the trailer on Wednesday, Bloody Disgusting have shared 3 teaser trailers for Awakening the Zodiac on their site – which also confirm the release date! June 9 2017 – although it is still uncertain if the theatrical release will be limited, however hopefully the release of the feature length trailer will clear that up. Make sure to check them out below!
There’s a new Zodiac-inspired horror movie arriving this summer and it looks awesome, at least by these three teaser clips.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Vertical Entertainment are releasing Jonathan Wright’s Awakening the Zodiac on June 9, 2017, and Bloody Disgusting has a trio of teasers setting up this Wednesday’s trailer debut.
Starring Shane West, Leslie Bibb, and Matt Craven, the story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer’s film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn’t long until they find themselves in the killer’s lethal cross-hairs.
Exciting news! It seems that Shane’s upcoming thriller, Awakening the Zodiac is set for an early June release date! According to the Los Angeles Times website, the film is slated for a June 9th 2017 release. Hopefully this means that a trailer and more information on the film will be released soon and I am sure I am not alone in saying I am very excited to see Shane as Mick Branson in what already looks to be an amazing and exciting role.
The 2017 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details are subject to change. June 9
Also: Awakening the Zodiac Thriller with Shane West, Leslie Bibb, Matt Craven. Vertical Entertainment… Camera Obscura Horror. Chiller Films … 11:55 Action/thriller. Gravitas Ventures … Hunter’s Prayer Action/thriller with Sam Worthington. Saban Films / Lionsgate … Jasmine Thriller. Indican Pictures … La Granja Drama. Breaking Glass Pictures … Lucky Drama. Lucky Movies … Middle Man Dark comedy with Jim O’Heir. Quiver Digital … Miles Drama with Tim Boardman, Molly Shannon, Missi Pyle, Stephen Root. Freestyle Digital Media – Source
You can also check out the gallery for behind the scenes pictures that were shared by Shane himself and other various cast and crew members on social media during filming in our gallery
Thanks so much to Jason Hook on instagram for sharing this behind the scenes snap with Shane, Leslie and director Jonathan – so excited to see Shane as Mick Branson and this tease makes the wait even harder!
Thanks so much to Jennifer Archer on Instagram for sharing the first behind the scenes glimpse at Shane in the role of Mick Branson for his upcoming movie, “Z” which is currently filming in Ottawa. Let’s hope for many more to come over the next 5 weeks.
Amazing news – Shane has been cast in a new film which is set to film this May! It is so great to see Shane cast in another role that is unlike one he has done before and I am sure everyone is as excited as I am to follow him on this journey.
Shane West is set to star opposite Leslie Bibb in Z, writer-director Jonathan Wright’s thriller about a couple that gets in over their heads with a serial killer.The project is set up at Sony Pictures Worldwide and is being produced by Michael Baker and Jeff Sackman.
The story follow a down-on-their-luck couple young who discover a serial killer’s film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn’t long until they find themselves in the killer’s lethal cross-hairs. West plays blue-collar husband Mick Branson, who can’t seem to get ahead in life. Stressed, broke and with very little chance of escaping a lifetime of poverty, he’s willing to do just about anything for his true love, even if it puts his life in jeopardy.
West is in production on Season 3 of WGN America series Salem, which willpremiere during Halloween week. West also has Here Alone premiering at Tribeca this weekend. He will head straight into Z as soon as he wraps Salem. Production starts in Ottawa at the end of May.
make sure to check out our photo archive - which is currently under construction until everything is up to date!
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awakening the Zodiac (2017) Shane as Mick Branson
The story follows a down-on-their-luck young couple who discover a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in the killer's lethal cross-hairs.
Status: Released June 9th 2017
Available on DVD and VOD.
Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American history. In Salem, witches are real, but they are not who or what they seem.
Status: Ended January 2017
Season 1 & 2 Available on DVD and iTunes.
Hailing from Southern California, Twilight Creeps is the brainchild of co-frontmen actor Shane West (lead vocals/guitar) & Brett Klorer (lead vocals/guitar). Rounding out the group are Matt Jefferson (bass/vocals), Jason Rusnak (guitar), & Aaron Cohan (drums). Their blend of catchy punk rock styling (with occasional nods to other rock genres), mixed with their love of horror movies & all things creepy, help to create their signature sound which is taking LA&OC by storm. Their debut self-titled album, Twilight Creeps, was released in October 2016.
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