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Inglourious Basterds: Simon Pegg Regrets Passing Up Role

Inglourious Basterds: Simon Pegg Regrets Passing Up Role

Simon Pegg is one of the most versatile comedic actors in Hollywood fortunate to be a part of some of the biggest franchises. One director he wished he worked with is Quentin Tarantino and at one point, he was considered for a role in his 2009 historic war fantasy Inglourious Basterds. Speaking the Radio Times […]

James Wan Brings In Overlords Julius Avery For Van Helsing Film

James Wan Brings In Overlord's Julius Avery For Van Helsing Film

Van Helsing will hunt again. James Wan will produce a new film version of the Monster Hunter for Universal, and he is bringing in Overlord director Julius Avery to helm the project. The script being used is penned by Eric Pearson, by Avery will be giving it his own polish. Little about the film is […]

Halloween Kills: Judy Greer Teases Continued Badassery Of Karen

Halloween Kills: Judy Greer Teases Continued Badassery Of Karen

Halloween Kills should have released already, but the world is on fire, so we have to wait. When we last left Michael Myers, he was burning alive in the remote home of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), who was escaping in the back of a pick-up truck with her daughter (Judy Greer) and grand-daughter (Andy […]

Freaky Officially Hits VOD Streaming Services On December 4th

Freaky Officially Hits VOD Streaming Services On December 4th

Freaky has topped the box office the last two weekends, even with it being such an anemic time in theaters. Blumhouse and Universal want as many eyeballs on this film as they can get, though, and after teasing it a week or so ago, we now know that Freaky will indeed hit VOD streaming services […]

Universal Monsters Film From Lord &#038 Miller Tatum Coming&#8230Which One

Universal Monsters Film From Lord & Miller, Tatum Coming…Which One?

An unnamed Universal Monsters film is coming from Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The duo will produce the film, which will also star Channing Tatum, reuniting the creative team that brought us two better-than-they-had-any-business-being 21 Jump Street films. The curious thing here: they aren't saying which of the Universal Monsters it is. This is being […]

Fast &#038 Furious 6 Cements the Franchise as Utterly Bonkers Heist Movies

Fast & Furious 6 Cements the Franchise as Utterly Bonkers Heist Movies

It's been a while, but we're back with the "not-so-fast-Fast and Furious rewatch" series, and this time it's the last film before we go back and hit Tokyo Drift. Remember, we're going in canon order and not release order. In case you're new around here, this is only the most recent in Eden's epic Fast […]

The Scorpion King Will Live Again With Franchise Reboot

The Scorpion King Will Live Again With Franchise Reboot

It another unexpected announcement of a franchise revival; it looks like we'll be getting more of The Scorpion King! It was just announced today through Deadline that Universal Pictures, along with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia's Seven Buck Productions, is interested in relaunching The Scorpion King title and has locked down Jonathan Herman to write […]

Saigon Bodyguards Remake Casts Chris Pratt and Wu Jing from Russos

Saigon Bodyguards Remake Casts Chris Pratt and Wu Jing from Russos

Universal Pictures cast Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) and Chinese star Wu Jing in an action-comedy English-language remake of Saigon Bodyguards. Anthony and Joe Russo will produce reuniting with Pratt, previously worked on Avengers films in Infinity War (2018) and Endgame (2019). The brothers also worked with Wu on Wolf Warrior 2. Based on the 2016 […]

Jurassic World: Dominion Star Sam Neill Marks End of Filming

Jurassic World: Dominion Star Sam Neill Marks End of Filming

The cast and crew of Jurassic World: Dominion endured one of the most daunting tasks in entertainment history, being the first major tentpole blockbuster to resume production after the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in Spring 2020. As other productions followed suit globally, it was anything but business as usual as a few had to suspend operations […]

Fast Five: Heists The Rock and Wonder Woman Dont Disappoint

Fast Five: Heists, The Rock, and Wonder Woman Don't Disappoint

Okay, if you've seen these before (which I'm assuming you have), you know that Fast Five is regarded as one of the most not great movies in the franchise. That and 2 Fast 2 Furious, but at least that one is given the benefit of the doubt for being made so long ago and without a […]

Halloween Kills Producer Ryan Friemann Not Sure Of Franchise Future

Halloween Kills Producer Ryan Friemann Not Sure Of Franchise Future

Halloween Kills may not be coming out until 2021, but it is the title of the third film in this current trilogy that has fans buzzing these last few months. Halloween Kills will complete the trilogy in 2022, and as far as the title teases, that's all, folks. Michael Myers will finally be no more. […]

Halloween Kills: Jamie Lee Curtis Talks How Film Reflects Real Life

Halloween Kills: Jamie Lee Curtis Talks How Film Reflects Real Life

Halloween Kills star Jamie Lee Curtis has talked a lot about how this new trilogy of films deals with the repercussions of trauma and what it can do to a person's life. Few movie characters have been through more than Laurie Strode has. This next film sounds like it will deal with community trauma head-on. […]

Fast &#038 Furious: Its Time for the Fast Saga to Get Franchise Ready

Fast & Furious: It's Time for the Fast Saga to Get Franchise Ready

If you've caught my other two articles on the Fast franchise, you already know we're doing things in canon order and not release order, which puts Fast & Furious (along with Fast 5 and Fast & Furious 6) ahead of Tokyo Drift. So, now that we're all on the same page, let's dive into the […]

Jordan Peele Bringing People Under The Stairs Back As A Producer

Jordan Peele Bringing People Under The Stairs Back As A Producer

Jordan Peele will help bring a new version of The People Under The Stairs to screens. He will be re-teaming with Universal Pictures for the film, who also released his films Get Out and Us. The original 1991 film was directed by Wes Craven and starred Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer, and Ving Rhames. For those […]

Halloween Kills Footage Debuts During BlumFest 2020 Trailer Is Here

Halloween Kills Footage Debuts During BlumFest 2020, Trailer Is Here!

BlumFest 2020 was in full swing today, with the online horror event from Blumhouse making announcements and debuting footage from upcoming projects. None more anticipated than the first real footage from Halloween Kills, the second in the new trilogy of films from Blumhouse and Universal. When we last left Michael Myers, he was burning alive […]

New Trailer For Freaky Released Ahead Of BlumFest Thursday

New Trailer For Freaky Released Ahead Of BlumFest Thursday

Freaky debuted a new trailer today, ahead of this Thursday's big BlumFest, announced yesterday. Starring Katheryn Newton as a high school girl killed by a serial killer (Vince Vaughn). But, instead of dying, she swaps bodies with him. Yes, this is the Blumhouse take on Freaky Friday from Christopher Landon, director of Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day 2U. He also […]

Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday

Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday

Blumhouse will satisfy the needs of horror fans stuck at home right now with BlumFest, an all-day event this Thursday, October 29th starting at 10 AM PST on its youtube channel and on Facebook. "This year has sidelined a lot for all of us, but Halloween is a treasured season at Blumhouse, so we conceived […]

Back to the Future Writer Bob Gale Explains Opening Clock Sequence

Back to the Future Writer Bob Gale Explains Opening Clock Sequence

In the opening of Back to the Future (1985), director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale start with a series of panning shots of Dr. Emmett Brown's (Christopher Lloyd) garage showing audiences his vast collection of clocks along with his elaborate Rube Goldberg device. Among the clocks that stood out included a cuckoo and ones […]

Candyman Director Nia DaCosta On Not Saying His Name In The Mirror

Candyman Director Nia DaCosta On Not Saying His Name In The Mirror

Candyman, directed by Nia DaCosta and starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, will open in theaters in 2021 now, after having its release date changed multiple times this year during the pandemic. It is a shame, as this was one of the more anticipated horror events of 2020. No matter though, we will […]

Justin Lin to Direct the Final Two Fast and Furious Movies

Justin Lin to Direct the Final Two Fast and Furious Movies

It appears that Universal is looking to extend the Fast and Furious movies by one more to round out the series. What was once looking to be a minor hit for Universal Pictures back in 2001, the Fast and Furious movies have slowly become one of the biggest franchises ever and certainly the biggest one […]