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“Dune”: 1984 Star Kyle MacLachlan Talks 2020 Remake

"Dune": 1984 Star Kyle MacLachlan Talks 2020 Remake

Actor Kyle MacLachlan and director/writer David Lynch have a long history together working on classics like Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, and Dune. With interest peaking in nostalgia, MacLachlan and Lynch got to work together again in 2017's Twin Peaks revival series and Dune is being adapted for the big screen again for 2020 and television […]

Universal’s Back into “The Hunt”, New Trailer, Poster

Universal's Back into "The Hunt", New Trailer, Poster

Looks like Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions are throwing their hats back into the race with their politically-charged satire The Hunt. Originally slated for a September 27th, 2019 release, the studios shelved the film amidst controversy surrounding mass shootings in California, Ohio, and Texas. The film surrounds a group of conservatives kidnapped and relocated to […]

New TV Spot for "The Invisible Man" Teases Physiological Horror

New TV Spot for "The Invisible Man" Teases Physiological Horror

Universal is taking a different approach to their monsters with The Invisible Man later this month. After the Dark Universe failed to take off with The Mummy it looks like they are going for lower budget movies that are actually horror movies. Universal has released a new TV spot for the movie that is looking to really […]


The First Trailer for "The Invisible Man" Teases a Psychological Thriller

"The Invisible Man": Elizabeth Moss Talks the Abuse Analogy Plus a New Image

Universal Pictures tried to do their own version of a shared cinematic universe with their monster movies but the Dark Universe didn't end up panning out. That doesn't mean that Universal isn't going to make movies starring those infamous monsters though; it just means they are going in a different direction. In the case of The […]

“Kung Fu” Film Remake with David Leitch Directing for Universal

"Kung Fu" Film Remake with David Leitch Directing for Universal

David Leitch is quickly becoming the go-to director for action blockbusters following the success of Atomic Blonde. John Wick, Deadpool 2, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Universal Pictures now trusts him with the film remake of the 1972 television series Kung Fu, according to Deadline Hollywood. "Kung Fu" 1972 Plot Created by […]

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Giveaway: "The Addams Family" Blu-ray Combo Pack

Would you like to win a Blu-ray combo pack of The Addams Family, which will be released on January 28th? All you need is a Twitter account. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has provided us a chance to give away a copy of the film. What do you need to do to win this? In order […]

Lauren Looks Back: The Mummy (1932)

Lauren Looks Back: "The Mummy" (1932)

Universal Studios The Mummy needs no introduction. This pre-code horror film is typically grouped in with Universal's other classic horror movies, including Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Creature From the Black Lagoon. The plot is simple – in 1921 the tomb of Im-Ho-Tep is uncovered. It is revealed that Im-Ho-Tep was condemned and buried alive. Along […]

"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

[OP-ED] The Disturbing Implications of the "Cats" Post-Release Patch

While Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is dominating the headlines as it posts an opening box-office number of $195 million, Cats is drawing everyone's attention and not for good reasons either. Universal is now faced with the reality of having the single greatest box-office flop of 2019 and perhaps of the last decade. Rather than back down […]

`Universal Drops Terrifying Trailer for New Horror Flick, "Cats"

Judi Dench Says Her "Cats" Character Is Trans

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, Judi Dench described her Cats character as being transgender while on the press tour. Gender-flipping a character is not the definition of being transgender. It never has been and it never will be. It's one thing to cast a transgender person in a role. To describe one's […]

Universal Pictures and LEGO are in Talks for a Film Partnership

It's looking like LEGO is looking for a new home for its film division. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part came out earlier this year and unlike the first movie it did not do well at the box office despite decent reviews. It brought in under $200 million at the worldwide box office and with […]


"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

Cats is a strange beast to begin with, but the combination of strange CGI makes the translation from stage to screen even worse. Director: Tom Hooper Summary: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. Full Disclosure: […]

“Firestarter": Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

"Firestarter": Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

Get ready for another remake of a Stephen King classic on the big screen. Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, and Weed Road Production recruited Keith Thomas (The Vigil) to direct the Firestarter reboot. Production Details Scott Teems (Halloween Kills) will pen the latest adaptation of the King novel, according to Variety. Firestarter follows the story of […]

`Universal Drops Terrifying Trailer for New Horror Flick, "Cats"

Universal Pictures Should Probably Delay the Release of "Cats" [OPINION]

The release of Cats so far been handled so poorly by Universal that it almost seems intentional. Do they realize that going up against the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is just a futile venture? The whole film seems awfully rushed (which could be because they wanted to make it in time to qualify […]

'Dolittle': Eight Character Posters Revealed For Each Character

'Dolittle': Eight Character Posters Revealed, Spotlighting Each Animal

Dolittle is coming very soon, in January to be exact. Eight new character posters were revealed for the Robert Downey Jr. version of the doctor. If nothing else these posters prove that the film has quite the impressive voice cast. Craig Robinson, Marion Cotillard, Selena Gomez, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Tom Holland, Rami Malek, Ralph […]

Elizabeth Banks to Direct, Star in 'Invisible Woman' at Universal

Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in Invisible Woman for Universal Studios. She pitched the film, with a script being written by Erin Cressida Wilson (Girl on the Train). This will not however cross over with the new Invisible Man film coming in February starring Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. That film was a co-production […]

Studio excecutives wanted Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman

Studio Executives Wanted Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman

As surprising as it may sound, studio executives suggested that actress Julia Roberts portray Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman. The report comes by way of a recent interview for Focus Features with screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard.  Howard's script was in development hell for the better part of almost three decades. Howard studied the Freedom Fighter […]

“Black Christmas” Remake Trailer Has Lots of “Sleighing”

"Black Christmas" Writer Says PG-13 Rating Due to Test Screenings

Some horror fans are scoffing that the latest Black Christmas remake is rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessors. Directed by Sophia Takal and co-written by April Wolfe, the film received unexpected backlash. Wolfe took to social media to defend the change due to test screenings. Here's the deal: We wrote it with an […]

"Jurassic World 3" is Bringing Back Two Cast Members from "Fallen Kingdom

"Jurassic World 3" is Bringing Back Two Cast Members

The cast of Jurassic World 3 continues to grow. We found out back in September that Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill would be returning for the third movie on top of Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. It seems that some more familiar faces from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will be returning as well. According to Collider Justice […]