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Jason Blum at the Halloween Ends World Premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on October 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA, James Wan at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival - The Conjuring 2 Premiere at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on June 7, 2016, photos by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com
Jason Blum and James Wan, the mega-producers behind such franchises as The Conjuring, The Purge, Paranormal Activity, Halloween, and more, are set to merge their companies under the Universal umbrella at the beginning of 2023, according to a new story on in The New York Times The deal will see wan become a significant shareholder[...]
Robert Englund Freddy Goldbergs Still 5
Despite this, if Blumhouse head Jason Blum has things pan out his own ideal way, we'd receive yet another legacy horror gift like no other. In a recent conversation with Screen Rant, Blum expressed his own desires, accompanied by some rather undeniable confidence after his recent sequel to The Exorcist Blum tells the publication, "I could[...]
Halloween Ends Will Truly Be the End (For Blumhouse)
With the trilogy now coming to a close this October when Halloween Ends is released, it will also become the lengthiest addition to the Halloween continuity, telling a complete (four-chapter) story from start to finish without any drastic changes to the team. Now, as Halloween Ends is gearing up to conclude the Blumhouse tales, the studio's[...]
Jessica Rothe in Happy Death Day 2 U. Credit Universal:Blumhouse
Now, Blumhouse head Jason Blum is (sort of) offering an update regarding the status of a potential third film in the younger-skewing horror franchise A fan took to Twitter while Blum was holding a Q& and asked, "any updates on a 3rd death day that we should be happy about?" to which Blum coyly responded,[...]
Halloween Kills Watch Party With Green, Blum, And More TOnight
Director David Gordon Green, producer Jason Blum, star Anthony Michael Hall, and more will be participating in a Twitter Watch along for the film's extended cut tonight starting at 9 PM EST/6 PM PST Our friends at Bloody Disgusting are hosting the event, which you can follow along with on Twitter using the hashtag #HallowenKillsAtHome. Halloween[...]
Derek Cianfrance in Talks to Direct Ryan Gosling's Wolfman
Gosling, Ken Kao, and Jason Blum are producing, and Cianfrance will be writing the script for the film himself The news was first seen on Deadline. Derek Cianfrance, Ryan Gosling arrives at The Weinstein Company 2011 Golden Globe Awards Party at Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, CA Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins[...]
Five Nights At Freddy’s Creator Scott Cawthon Announces Retirement
After a lot of creative changes and shifts within the creative realm, we began to think that production could kick off this year – but the obstacles continue. Credit: Scott Cawthon During an interview via Collider with Jason Blum himself, the Blumhouse mastermind confirmed that the film's writer and director, Chris Columbus was no longer attached to the[...]
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Briggs also talks about how he puts together his monologues and the ways that political humor has changed over the years he's been in business. Says the producers about the new special: Joe Bob's Halloween Hoedown will feature special guests from the upcoming Halloween franchise installment, Halloween Kills: director David Gordon Green and producer/Blumhouse CEO and founder Jason[...]
Tyler Perry Announces New Film Fro Blumhouse At Blumfest 2021
He will produce along with Jason Blum, his first for them, which will be written and directed by Alan McElroy (Star Trek: Discovery, Wrong Turn), and filing will take place at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta next year Details are under wraps for what exactly the film is going to be about, but this is a[...]
The Forever Purge Producer Jason Blum on The Hunt’s Prerelease Failure
It's always a dangerous slippery slope when any work is censored due to the prerelease outrage, as The Forever Purge producer Jason Blum is all too familiar with Blum, who runs Blumhouse Productions, dealt with that first hand when Universal pulled the release of Craig Zobel's The Hunt from its release schedule for its overt[...]
Christine Remake Coming From Sony/Blumhouse W/ Bryan Fuller Directing
Sony and Blumhouse will produce a remake of Stephen King's possessed car novel written and directed by Bryan Fuller. Jason Blum is producing for Blumhouse, and Vincenzo Natali and Steven Hoban are also producing The original 1983 film version is a classic and was directed by John Carpenter. Christine is about "a shy teen who comes out of his shell after he buys a[...]
Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday
Announcing new films, creative teams, and featuring interviews with studio head Jason Blum and the stars of their slate of films, it was a ton of fun and, more importantly, straight to the point They will run it back, with this year's BlumFest taking place on October 1st It will again be held virtually Halloween[...]
Kevin Smith, Jamie Lee Curtis, More At 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The ceremony honored the best in horror from 2020 and featured presenters including Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween), Keith David (The Thing), Gigi Saul Guerrero (director, Culture Shock), Issa Lopez (director, Tigers Are Not Afraid), Kevin Smith (Clerks), Tananarive Due (Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror), Blumhouse founder and CEO Jason Blum, James Jude Courtney (Halloween), Doug Jones (The Shape of Water) and drag artist and The Boulet Brothers' Dragula season two winner Biqtch Puddin' as[...]
Blumhouse's Forms A TV Deal With The Minds Behind 'Sinister'
John Logan will be making his directorial debut with the film, which will be produced by Jason Blum along with Michael Aguilar Ryan Turek will also be on the project for the studio Logan received the Tony Award for his play Red and wrote the book for the musical Moulin Rouge As a screenwriter, he is a[...]
Paranormal Activity. Credit Paramount
Blumhouse's Jason Blum and original Paranormal Activity director Oren Pell will produce According to reports, the new film would be an "unexpected retooling" of the franchise, whatever that could possibly mean One thing is for sure; the found footage aspect would stay Our friends at Bloody Disgusting had the news of the delay. Paranormal Activity[...]
Blumhouse Signs Deal With Epix For Eight New Films
But when unexpected visitors arrive, their facade of family unity starts to unravel, as terrifying secrets come to light." Below you can find a press release about the deal. Blumhouse/Epix Blumhouse & Epix Should Go Beautifully Together "Premium network EPIX® and Blumhouse today announced a new partnership, in which Jason Blum's television company will develop and produce eight[...]
SEPTEMBER 7, 2013: Kurt Sutter at the season 6 premiere of "Sons of Anarchy" at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood. Editorial credit: Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com
And Netflix is the perfect venue for that bloody ceremony." "We've long been fans of Kurt and his unparalleled storytelling — that's both visceral and packs an emotional punch," Jason Blum said "We're excited that Blumhouse is producing his first feature for Netflix." Smart of Blumhouse to grab Sutter when he is… less in demand, we[...]
Paranormal Activity. Credit Paramount
Blumhouse head Jason Blum will produce, along with Oren Peli, and Steven Schneider will executive produce Basically, this is the dream team you would want for this franchise to come back Blumhouse fans, get excited There have been six installments in the franchise so far, yet none of them reached the first film's heights or[...]
Michael Greyeyes Cast In Stephen King Firestarter Adaptation
Jason Blum and Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman will produce Martha De Laurentiis, who was an associate producer on the 1984 version of Firestarter that starred a really young Drew Barrymore, will executive produce. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Michael Greyeyes[...]
Blumhouse Releases Trailer & Poster For Into The Dark Film Tentacles
This new episode will star Dana Drori (Freaky), Casey Deidrick (In the Dark), Evan Williams (Versailles), and Kasey Elise (North Hollywood). Clara Aranovich (Tantalum) directs from a teleplay by Channel Zero alum Alexandra Pechman. Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Alexander Koehne, Lauren Downey, Nick Antosca, Alex Hedlund, Clara Aranovich, and John Hegeman will produce[...]
New Blumhouse Into The Dark Cycle Starting, First Episode Details
Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Alexander Koehne, Lauren Downey, Nick Antosca, Alex Hedlund, Clara Aranovich, and John Hegeman will produce The first image from the new Blumhouse Into The Dark episode of 2021 can be found below. Into The Dark: Tentacles Still Credit Blumhouse Into the Dark Needs To Gain Some Momentum Again Tentacles is a psychosexual horror-thriller[...]
New Trailer For Freaky Released Ahead Of BlumFest Thursday
Jason Blum, Blumhouse head and my close personal friend even though he doesn't know it yet, responded to a fan on Twitter when asked if Freaky was on VOD yet, and Blum answered, "17 Days!" He since deleted the tweet, so I do not think he was supposed to let that cat out of the[...]
Spawn Reboot Update: Taking A Long Time To Get The Story Right
In a new interview with Inverse, Blumhouse head Jason Blum gave a quick update on where Spawn's big return to theaters stands The answer may not be of much comfort to those who have been waiting so long, as it sounds like we are nowhere close. Spawn Spawn Fans Have To Keep Being Patient "It's gonna be very[...]
Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday
Jason Blum joined the director for a small chat moderated by Jacqueline Coley about the film during today's BlumFest 2020, and there is rightfully some excitement behind the project Based on the recently published Truly*Adventurous article, Project Poltergeist, written by Saleah Blancaflor Ridley will write and direct the project The article focuses on true, unexplained events[...]
Insidious 5 Is A Go From Blumhouse & Sony, Patrick Wilson Directing
The film will debut in theaters in 2022, as promised by Blumhouse head honcho Jason Blum making the announcement.   Insidious 5 Was Announced Today By Blumhouse During BlumFest 2020 Insidious 5 Picks Up The Threads "I'm honored and thrilled to be at the helm of the next Insidious installment, which will provide an amazing chance to unpack everything the[...]
Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday
"This year has sidelined a lot for all of us, but Halloween is a treasured season at Blumhouse, so we conceived BlumFest to celebrate with our fans via a virtual event that will feature exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage on an upcoming release or two," said Jason Blum, Blumhouse CEO & founder Stars and creators[...]
Halloween Kills Coming  October 2021 "No Matter What" Says Jason Blum
Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, and Andy Matichak all return, along with Robert Longstreet, Charles Cyphers, Anthony Michael Hall, Kyle Richards, Nancy Stephens, and James Jude Courtney. But what if the pandemic still has its grip on us this time next year? Would they delay Halloween Kills again? Nope, not according to a new interview with Blumhouse[...]