When Cloverfield debuted in 2008 as a found footage creature feature, many didn't know what to expect yet found themselves intrigued by the mystery surrounding the premise. With a very detailed ARG campaign and made by an insanely talented creative team (J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves) moviegoers were drawn to the unique concept and couldn't […]
DC has certainly changed its narrative over the last two years. The success of Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Shazam, and now Joker have seemingly turned the perception of their properties around. Where they go from here will be most important however. With Birds of Prey and Wonder Woman 1984 the next big openers for them, DC […]
Looks like that upcoming JJ Abrams-produced Apple series based on Stephen King's 2006 horror-romance best-seller Lisey's Story just found their star- Oscar winner Julianne Moore. Described as a "deeply personal thriller that follows Lisey (Moore) two years following the death of her husband", the series explores "a series of events that causes her to begin facing amazing […]
It appears J.J. Abrams and company are looking to expand into interactive media as his production company and Tencent have formed a new partnership in Bad Robot Games. The company will have WBIE as a minor stakeholder as the new venture will be creating games for PC, console, and mobile devices. There are no projects announced […]
Jonathan Majors (Hostiles) will be joining previously announced Jurnee Smollett-Bellhas on HBO's upcoming series roadtrip through Lovecraft Country. Adapted from Matt Ruff's novel of the same name, the project stems from Academy Award winner Jordan Peele's (Get Out) Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television. Yann Demange (Top Boy) will direct and executive produce […]
Filmmaker JJ Abrams confirmed several things today during Paramount Pictures' panel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. One of the big ones being that a 'true Cloverfield sequel' is on the way, but his World War II horror film Overlord is NOT that sequel. Overlord is a horror tale set to the backdrop of D-day and is already a […]
After a fairly groundbreaking and successful film in 10 Cloverfield Lane, it's been a topsy-turvy time for the Cloverfield franchise. There was immediate talk of a sequel to the 2016 film, which starred Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman. Originally called Valencia (at least on paper), the third film in the alien saga has gone through at least three title […]
Anthology format series seem to be coming back into vogue once again, with news coming out this evening that J. J. Abrams' Bad Robot and horror author Stephen King have teamed up to produce another new show for Hulu, Castle Rock. Castle Rock is the setting for a range of King's books, including The Dead Zone, Cujo, […]
Phantasm is a special movie. It rests at the axis of cheesy and sublime. It is one of the few films to actually work as dream logic and yet remain compelling. It also gave us one of the great horror heroes in the form of Reggie Bannister. It's available on DVD, as are its sequels, […]
Karl Urban. There's your reason for tuning into this.
is Revolution about astronauts landing on the moon? Of course not.
I cracked the mystery box open with a simple bit of actually looking at things when the first trailer hit, and now the second promo for S. admits just what it is: a book.
About a Wild West theme park "land" where the robotic attractions become self aware and dangerous.
Nothing to do with Star Wars, Lost or Voltron. Sorry.
I think they're doing it wrong.
Thanks to the internets, you can now read the script for the pilot episode of Believe, a new Bad Robot series that NBC will be taking to series this Autumn. The whole thing lives in the window below. This script was co-written by Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Friedman, and Cuaron will be directing. Surely that […]
A buddy cop story in which both buddies are part human, part machine - just to different degrees.
The last time we discussed Stephen King's time travel story 11/22/63 is when Jonathan Demme was planning to adapt it into a feature film. Well... that isn't happening.
What's the bigger deal? Abrams getting into games, or Abrams turning games into movies?
A remake of a ten year old Israeli TV movie. Good thing it sounds fascinating.