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New movie news:
Johnaton has co-written "The Poker Club" which will begin production January 2006 in Manitoba.
"Variety reports that genre legend George Romero will direct "From a Buick 8," which will be an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The horror master worked together previously on "Creepshow" (1982) and "The Dark Half" (1993).

""From a Buick 8" is the story of a state trooper who is killed on the side of the road. The man's colleagues try to help his son cope, but when the boy discovers his father's dark secret in the barracks' back shed, things start to stir not only in the shed but in the hearts and minds of the veteran troopers who surround him.

"I'm very excited that George is interested in directing 'From a Buick 8,' " said King."

The company behind the project is Chesapeake Films, which co-belongs to actor/writer/producer Johnathon Schaech, whom you may remember from movies like "That Thing You Do!," "Hush," and "The Doom Generation." Mr. Schaech and his partner, Richard Chizmar, have a variety of genre-related projects in the hopper right now. They just hired filmmaker Tim McCann to direct a suspense thriller called "The Poker Club," plus they also plan to mount an adaptation of the Stephen King/Peter Straub novel "Black House.""
New movie on November 22nd on DVD! Johnathon will star in the sequel to the Nicolas Cage movie 8MM in 8MM 2. It's another J.S. Cardone movie.
Look for a new movie to be released on video called Mummy an' the Armidillo. Order here!
"Sea Of Dreams" is due to be released in Mexico in September. Johnathon is in talks to star in Road House 2. Fingers crossed! Johnaton is currently filming an Independent film called Little Bayou. Don't forget, to keep up with the Johnathon news as it comes in, join the Yahoo Group. Don't forget to visit the new releases on video. Click the SHOP JOHNATHON link above.
Johnathon has wrapped on a feature called "The Velvet Side Of Hell" no idea of a release date yet. He has joined the cast for a new CBS TV pilot titled "Commuters" no air date yet.
Johnathon has completed a US TV movie with wife Christina Applegate called "Suzanne's Diary For Nicholas".
Johnathon's film "Judas" will air on ABC TV (US) on March 8, 2004. Also, Johnathon recently attended Sundance and the Independent Spirit Awards with wife Christina.
Johnathon is no longer in the production of  "The Keeper" about Omar Khayyam, a famous poet.
"Kiss The Bride" will air on US TV on the cable channel Lifetime on Valentne's Day February 14, 2004.
Also Johnathon's long awaited movie "Judas" will aire on ABC TV March 8, 2004!
To find out what Oscar nominated actor is in Johnathon's short film "Heroes" go to, type in johnathon schaech and click on the link to Heroes.
Johnathon is headed overseas to star in a movie called
Johnathon has finished filming "Bride of the Sea" and is currently reading for other parts.
Johnathon is currently in Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, Mexico
 filming a movie called "Bride of the Sea".
March 16
Just a reminder, all fans are welcome to join the Johnathon Schaech community at yahoo. Visit here.
March 14, 2003
Watch out for a new movie this Easter called "Judas" hopefully on ABC. This movie was supposed to air last Easter.
Attention all fans: Let the big wheels in the movie industry know you're a Johnathon fan by going to and type in Johnathon Schaech. They're watching!
January 29, 2003
Johnathon is in the latest Jay-Z video which also features Beyonce. This video is rotation on MTV and MTV2. Johnathon plays a FBI agent in it.
Johnathon is part of a production company called Chesapeake Films. One film called "Heroes" has been shown at the Austin Film Festival.
September 27, 2002
VH-1 will air an original movie starring Johnathon on October 5th. Check your local listings. This is for US TV.
September 4, 2002
A Brand New Johnathon movie will air on US TV on September 13th on cable's USA channel. Don't miss it if you have access! The movie is called "Blood Crime".
August 23, 2002
Johnathon and Christina is in the September issue of InStyle Magazine! They also appeared in US magazine recently.
February 5, 2002
Johnathon has wrote and directed his first film called 'Miserable Comforters' which won him best original screenplay in the New York Independent Film Festival last year, and was also a finalist in the Austin Film Festival. At the New York Independent Film Festival last year, he also won best supporting actor for his role in 'Woundings' opposite Guy Pearce. Also, look for a film he's done for ABC TV called 'Judas & Jesus'.
November 15, 2001
Johnathon and Christina are in this weeks People Magazine with a picture from the movie premiere of "Shallow Hal".
"The Sweetest Thing" will be released March 29, 2002.
November 4, 2001
Johnathon and Christina tied the knot on October 20th so congratulations to them both!
September 3, 2001
"The Sweetest Thing" feat. Johnathon will be released March 2002
August 16, 2001
Added lots of new pictures to the photo galleries and added other movie galleries. Johnathon and Christina are engaged and to be married in October!
May 18, 2001
Johnathon is in the May 22nd issue of The Advocate magazine. Check it out!
May 3, 2001
new interview with Johnathon
May 1, 2001
The Forsaken is now in a theater near you!
Johnathon and Christina will marry in October 2001!
March 13, 2001
Forsaken is expected to be released April 27, 2001
Check out Seths Forsaken site for pics, info and clips
Johnathon will appear at the Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci-Fi Con March 18
December 11
Due to disrespectful posts, I have set the Johnathon Schaech Message Board to Administrative posts only so no one will be able to post messages there. For clean discussions on Johnathon, join the yahoo group mailing list here.
November 25
Forsaken is scheduled for release April 27th 2001. Filming wrapped in July '00. Johnathon plays a vampire!