Once again the horror genre proves itself to be critic-proof as Samuel Bayer’s remake of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET is sitting atop the weekend box office with a respectable $32.2 million. The film currently holds a ‘rotten’ 15% rating at Rotten Tomatoes but that didn’t stop it from storming the box office and [...]
According to Bloody Disgusting Niels Arden, fresh from the international success of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, is heading to Hollywood to adapt Jennifer Egan’s horror novella, THE KEEP. The book was published by Knopf, and is a supernatural thriller set in a haunted castle in which a woman is seduced by a mysterious [...]
Warner Bros’ distribution chief, Dan Fellman, recently sent out an email confirming the release date for Christopher Nolan’s (THE DARK KNIGHT, INCEPTION) BATMAN 3 and it’s the 20th of July, 2012. While this isn’t too surprising (given that both of the previous BATMAN reboots were released on that date and INCEPTION is due out on [...]
According to Shock ‘Til You Drop Sara Paxton (THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, HAUNTED LIGHTHOUSE) has signed on for Ti West’s (THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL) new horror film, THE INKEEPERS. She’ll be joining a cast which already includes Kelly McGillis, George Ridley and Pat Healy.
THE INKEEPERS will follow the last two employees of [...]
Sharlto Copley, star of last years sci-fi sleep hit, DISTRICT 9, has been talking to Empire during the press tour for THE A-TEAM and sheds some light on its follow up. Copley explains how he and DISTRICT 9 director, Neil Blomkamp, are thinking of making a prequel rather than a direct sequel and plan to [...]
Following Peter Jackon’s previous recap on highly anticipated fantasy prequel, THE HOBBIT, comes a new press release from IMAX.com which states the film is due for release in 2013. A lot could happen between now and then but it’s a good signal that the troubled production is finally getting closer to our screens.
THE HOBBIT, an [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter Sony have backed out of producing the adaptation of James Patterson’s MAXIMUM RIDE series and instead Universal are trying for the rights. They want to adapt the fantasy novels for the big screen and have Catherine Hardwicke (TWILIGHT, THE GIRL WITH THE RED RIDING HOOD) lined up to direct.
MAXIMUM RIDE [...]
SuperHeroHype have been talking with Marvel Studios President of Production, Kevin Feige, on the eve of IRON MAN 2’s release and he has some new information about one of the studio’s smaller properties, ANT MAN. Apparently Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ) is still directing the comic book adaptation and is set to [...]
According to The Hollywood Reporter Paramount are giving horror series THE RING, which is based on the Japanese originals, another shot. The studio are planning to make THE RING 3 with a younger cast in mind and of course, want to shoot it in 3D.
The original RING films were about a mysterious [...]
The third trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s (THE SIXTH SENSE, LADY IN THE WATER) new fantasy epic, THE LAST AIRBENDER has arrived on Apple Trailers for all to see. This new promo features some previously released footage but focuses more on outlining the main storyline and has plenty of new action to show off. View [...]
You’ll remember last month we reported that the FINAL DESTINATION franchise was to receive a forth sequel and now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, New Line have hired someone to write the thing. The studio have chosen Eric Heisserer, who previously worked on new versions of THE THING and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.
Both THE [...]
According to New York Magazine’s Vulture blog comic book movie sequel, GHOST RIDER 2, is definitely on its way. After the first film made $270m worldwide way back in 2007 a sequel is finally coming together, with or without its star, Nicolas Cage (KICK-ASS, THE WICKER MAN).
Work on GHOST RIDER 2 has been fast-tracked since [...]
MTV have been speaking to Ridley Scott (ALIEN, BLADE RUNNER) during his ROBIN HOOD press tour and have managed to squeeze some exciting information out of him in regards to ALIEN 5. We’ve been aware that Scott has signed on to direct the prequel for a while but the director has remained largely silent on [...]