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Universal Monster Comedy Will Reunite Channing Tatum With Phil Lord & Chris Miller

The Universal monster revival continues. After failing miserably with the interconnected Dark Universe, Universal has bounced back with The Invisible Man and plans for future standalone films. The latest entry is an untitled Unititled Monster Project being developed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Details are vague for the moment, but we do know that the film will reunite Lord and Miller with 21 Jump Street Star Channing Tatum. Deadline has the scoop on the Untitled Monster Comedy coming from...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Channing-Tatum, Magic Mike, Universal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Bill Condon, Miller, Abbott

Lord, Miller & Tatum Reunite for Universal’s Untitled Monster Project

Lord, Miller & Tatum reunite for Universal’s untitled monster project It’s been six years since we last saw Channing Tatum, Phil Lord and Chris Miller properly team up for both The LEGO Movie and 22 Jump Street and now the trio are reuniting for an untitled monster thriller at Universal Pictures, according to Deadline. RELATED: Lord, Miller, Morales & Fiallo Team for Miami-Set Comedy at Universal PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
Tags: Movies, Natalie Morales, Elizabeth Banks, Miami, Universal, Chris Miller, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, MGM, Universal Pictures, Miller, Tatum, Karyn Kusama, Gosling, Dexter Fletcher, David Koepp

‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ on the “Back Burner” According to Director Dexter Fletcher

Earlier this month Robert Downey Jr. was talking about how he wanted to create a Sherlock Holmes Cinematic Universe after Sherlock Holmes 3 comes out. And that’s all well and good, but first – Sherlock Holmes 3 has to actually get made, and it doesn’t seem like that’s happening anytime soon. Dexter Fletcher, who is taking over the franchise from Guy Ritchie, recently said that the long-awaited sequel is now “on the back burner,” suggesting things won’t get off the ground anytime soon. While ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Robert-Downey-Jr, Sequels, Sherlock-Holmes, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Guy Ritchie, Fletcher, Conan Doyle, Dexter Fletcher, Warner Media, Downey Jr, Robert Downey Jr Sherlock Holmes, Susan Downey, Digital Spy

Robert Downey Jr. Thinks Sherlock Holmes Could Go the MCU Route

Robert Downey Jr. Thinks Sherlock Holmes Could Go the Marvel Universe Route While speaking at a keynote panel at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival, Robert Downey Jr. and producer Susan Downey laid out some ideas they have in store for the long-delayed Sherlock Holmes series. Evidently, both are keen to expand the two-film franchise into something more beginning with the third film, which is currently slated to release in theaters (finally) on December 22, 2021, some 10 years after the seque...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, Sherlock Holmes, Warner Bros, Fast Company, Jude Law, Downey, John Watson, Conan Doyle, Denis Villeneuve, Dexter Fletcher, Warner Media, Downey Jr, Movie News

The Glorias Review: Moving & Timely But Wildly Uneven

Rating:  7/10 Cast: Julianne Moore as Gloria Steinem PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).addSize([750, 0], []).addSize([980, 0], []).build(); PB.gptStandAlone['pb_prebidjs_300x250_a_1601...
Tags: New York, Movies, Julianne Moore, India, Movie Reviews, Elton John, Lincoln, Bette Midler, Academy, Steven Spielberg, Gloria Steinem, Janelle Monae, Alicia Vikander, Steinem, Monáe, Lorraine Toussaint

Miramax’s Fletch Reboot Taps Jon Hamm to Lead & Produce!

Miramax’s Fletch reboot taps Jon Hamm to lead & produce! It’s been over five years since we last heard that Jason Sudeikis (Booksmart) was set to take on the iconic role of Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher in a reboot of the Chevy Chase-led franchise at Warner Bros. and now The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Jon Hamm (Tag) has signed on for the titular role at Miramax! RELATED: Dexter Fletcher to Direct Paramount’s The Saint Reboot PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Zach Braff, Jon Hamm, Warner Bros, Chevy Chase, Miramax, Kevin Smith, PAUL, Lawrence, McDonald, Irwin, Fletcher, Hamm, Bill Lawrence, Joneses

Little Monsters: Josh Cooley to Direct Universal’s Newest Monster Project

Little Monsters: Josh Cooley to direct Universal’s newest monster project Universal Pictures continues to expand and invest in their classic monsters with The Hollywood Reporter bringing word that the studio is currently developing a new project titled Little Monsters which will reportedly be a more family-friendly take on the iconic horror characters. Long-time Pixar animator Josh Cooley, who is known for directing the Oscar-winning animated film Toy Story 4, has officially signed on to writ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Pixar, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Moss, Universal Pictures, Javier Bardem, Karyn Kusama, Mandeville, Dexter Fletcher, David Koepp, ComingSoon

‘Little Monsters’, All-Ages Approach to Classic Universal Monsters, Coming From ‘Toy Story 4’ Director Josh Cooley

Universal continues to go all-in on ways to revive their classic Universal Monsters. The latest: Little Monsters, an all-ages approach to the monsters coming from Josh Cooley, director of Toy Story 4. Plot details are slim, but the project is described as “a live-action hybrid monster feature” that’s also “a love letter to classic Hollywood and the history of filmmaking with a story that takes a multi-generational approach to the monsters.” THR has the scoop on Little Monsters, a new family-...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Karyn Kusama, Dexter Fletcher, Family Films, Josh Cooley, McCreery, Little Monsters, Matt Stawski, Renfield Elizabeth Banks, Tom Cruise The

‘The Wolfman’ Reboot Starring Ryan Gosling Lands ‘Invisible Man’ Director Leigh Whannell

Having already proven he has the goods to bring a new twist to classic Universal Monsters with The Invisible Man, Leigh Whannell is now in negotiations to helm The Wolfman. Ryan Gosling is set to star in the horror pic, which was previously reported as being partially inspired by Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler. That might be changing, though, as Whannell is also going to be writing a treatment for the film based on his own idea. Joining Whannell on the project is Blumhouse, with whom Whannell has a ...
Tags: London, Movies, Horror, Jake Gyllenhaal, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan-Gosling, Leigh-Whannell, Elisabeth Moss, Remakes, Talbot, Blumhouse, Lon Chaney Jr, Karyn Kusama, Gosling, Dexter Fletcher

CS Recommends: Thor Comics, Plus Video Games & More!

CS Recommends: Thor Comics, Plus Video Games & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including Thor by Jason Aaron: The Complete Collection & more. Check out our picks below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds...
Tags: TV, Movies, Cdc, Horror, New York City, Digital, Tom Hanks, Elton John, TV News, Steve Martin, John, Annie, Thor, Marvel Comics, Columbia, Martin Short

Bride of Frankenstein: David Koepp Confirms Project is Still in Active Development

Bride of Frankenstein: David Koepp confirms project is still in active development Earlier this year it was reported that Academy Award-nominated producer Amy Pascal was planning to revive Universal Pictures’ long-in-development reboot of The Bride of Frankenstein. Now, it seems like the project is still in active development with Jurassic Park writer David Koepp, who has been attached to the film since 2015, officially confirming that he and studio are still very committed to producing the r...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Kevin Bacon, Angelina Jolie, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Tom Cruise, Amy Pascal, Bill Condon, Pascal, Universal Pictures, Frankenstein, Condon, Javier Bardem, Blumhouse, Dexter Fletcher

Dracula: Karyn Kusama Teases Her Faithful Adaptation to the Classic Novel

Dracula: Karyn Kusama teases her faithful adaptation to the classic novel As Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures continue to develop new projects centered on the iconic classic monsters, many are intrigued with what they will do to reinvent the fan-favorite horror figures such as Dracula and Frankenstein, especially given the critical and commercial success of Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man. Now, Destroyer director Karyn Kusama has finally opened up about her upcoming film adapta...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Abc, Horror, Stephen King, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Amy Pascal, Elisabeth Moss, Bram Stoker, Universal Pictures, Jennifer, Frankenstein, Dracula

The Universal Horror Revival Continues with ‘Wolfman’ Starring Ryan Gosling

After bumbling and stumbling with The Mummy, Universal seems to finally be back on their feet when it comes to reviving their classic monsters. They had big success with Leigh Whannell’s Invisible Man, and already have several other monster-themed projects in the works. Now a new beastie has joined the lineup: Wolfman. Ryan Gosling is set to play the lycanthrope, and Universal is said to be closing in on a director. Variety has the scoop on the Wolfman reboot, stating the project is being de...
Tags: Orange Is The New Black, London, Tibet, Movies, Casting, Horror, Los Angeles, Jake Gyllenhaal, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan-Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Remakes, Wolf, Talbot, Lon Chaney Jr

Paul Feig Discusses Development of Universal’s Dark Army

Paul Feig discusses development of Universal’s Dark Army After chatting with ComingSoon.net last year about his vision for the Universal Classic Monster crossover film Dark Army, writer/director Paul Feig (A Simple Favor) has opened up to Collider with new details on the development of the project. RELATED: Paul Feig Reveals the Status of Universal’s Dark Army The project, one of many deviations from Universal’s now abandoned interconnected Dark Universe, has been in the works since Septem...
Tags: Movies, Office, Paul Feig, Leigh Whannell, Amy Pascal, Frankenstein, Dexter Fletcher, Feig, ComingSoon, James Whale, Dark Army, Henry Golding, Emilia Clarke Emma Thompson, Status of Universal 's Dark Army, Matt Stawski Feig, Renfield Elizabeth

Disney+ Greenlights Just Beyond Series Adaptation of R.L. Stine Graphic Novels

Disney+ Greenlights Just Beyond Series Adaptation of R.L. Stine Graphic Novels Disney+ has ordered the 8-episode series Just Beyond from writer Seth Grahame-Smith and produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The horror/comedy anthology, based on the best-selling BOOM! Studios graphic novel series from iconic children’s writer R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), was created by Grahame-Smith, who has a history of moving between horror and comedy as author of the bestselling novels Pride and Prejudice and ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Tim Burton, Disney, Walt Disney World, Hunter, Abraham Lincoln, Seth Grahame-smith, Stine, Dexter Fletcher, Ziffren Brittenham, ComingSoon, Grahame Smith, Fox Television, David Katzenberg

‘The Saint’ Remake: Chris Pine Replaces Chris Pratt as the Master of Disguise

Chris Pine may have found his next starring role – and hopefully it will require plenty of goofy accents. He’ll lead Paramount’s remake/reboot of The Saint, a spy thriller about a literary character named Simon Templar, a master of disguise who serves as a Robin Hood-type figure who robs corrupt politicians or evil rich people and redistributes their ill-gotten wealth to those in need. Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman) is set to direct. The Saint was a big deal in the 1960s; Roger Moore played the...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Robin Hood, Thriller, Adaptation, Sherlock Holmes, Chris Pratt, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Roger Moore, Remakes, Joe, Val Kilmer, Chris-Pine, Variety

Paramount’s The Saint Reboot Lands Chris Pine To Star

Paramount’s The Saint reboot lands Chris Pine to star Paramount’s upcoming reboot of the 1997 Val Kilmer (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang)-starring action thriller The Saint has entered talks with Star Trek reboot series and Wonder Woman 1984 star Chris Pine to star in the titular role, according to Variety. RELATED: Dexter Fletcher to Direct Paramount’s The Saint Reboot The new adaptation is being penned by Seth Grahame-Smith (The Lego Batman Movie) and directed by Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman), with L...
Tags: Movies, Star Trek, Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans, Paramount, Val Kilmer, Tom Clancy, Chris Pine, Kirk, Pine, Seth Grahame Smith, Charteris, Kilmer, Christopher McQuarrie, Dexter Fletcher

Daily Dose: Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! (With Sir Elton)

Welcome to Queerty’s latest entry in our Queerantined: Daily Dose series. Every day as long as the COVID-19 pandemic has us under quarantine, we’ll release a suggested bit of gloriously queer entertainment designed to keep you from getting stir crazy in the house. Each weekend, we will also suggest a bingable title to keep you extra busy. The Jam: Rocketman Saturday night’s alright for fighting, indeed…or just rocking out to the music of Sir Elton John. Rocketman, of course, dramatizes the rise...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Elton John, John, Elton, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jamie, Taron Egerton, Dexter Fletcher, Amazon YouTube, Daily Dose, Rocketman, Elton John Rocketman, Queerantined

‘Dracula’ Reboot Coming From Jason Blum and Director Karyn Kusama

Welcome to a whole new world of gods and monsters. In the wake of the box office and critical success of The Invisible Man, there’s a mad dash for a monster mash, with more and more classic monsters being rebooted. The latest: Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse is about to sink its fangs into Dracula reboot and they have The Invitation and Destroyer director Karyn Kusama set to helm. THR has the scoop on the Dracula reboot from Karyn Kusama. While Dracula is perhaps best known as being part of the Unive...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Feig, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Jason Blum, Jennifer, Dracula, Kusama, Blumhouse, Karyn Kusama, Dexter Fletcher, James Wan, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi

Jason Blum Would Love to Make a Frankenstein Movie

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jason Blum would love to make a Frankenstein movie After the critical and commercial success of Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions’ Invisible Man, it looks like Blumhouse horror producer Jason Blum is setting his sights on another Universal Monster project. During a recent interview at The Evolution of Horror podcast (via Comic Book), when asked if Blumhouse already has plans to continue rebooting other monster projects he revealed that they aren’t currently de...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Paul Feig, Rotten Tomatoes, Amy Pascal, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, Frankenstein, Aldis Hodge, Blumhouse, Mary Shelley, Blum, Cecilia, Dexter Fletcher, ComingSoon, Movie News

Daily Podcast: Martin McDonagh’s In Bruges Reunion, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, Escape From New York Remake, and More

On the February 18, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai , Leigh Whannell ’s Escape from New York remake, The Saint reboot director, and Martin McDonagh ’s new movie.  Opening Banter :    In the News : HT – ‘Gremlins’ Director Joe Dante Will Consult on HBO Max’s Animated ‘Gremlins: Secrets o...
Tags: New York, Movies, Mogwai, Bruges, Martin Mcdonagh, Ben, Ben Pearson, Dexter Fletcher, Joe Dante, Jacob Hall, Hoai Tran Bui, Inisheer, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Direct Paramount, HBO Max

‘The Saint’: ‘Rocketman’s Dexter Fletcher to Direct Paramount’s Thriller Remake

Since 2016, Paramount Pictures has been interested in producing a new version of The Saint, which began as a series of novels before becoming a TV series starring future James Bond actor Roger Moore and then a big budget movie in 1997 starring Val Kilmer. Now Paramount has finally found its The Saint remake director: Dexter Fletcher, the filmmaker behind last year’s Elton John musical Rocketman. Variety reports that Fletcher will take the reins on The Saint, which follows a British protagoni...
Tags: Movies, Robin Hood, Thriller, Elton John, Adaptation, James Bond, Chris Pratt, Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans, Paramount, Roger Moore, Joe, Val Kilmer, Hunter, Pratt, Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher to Direct Paramount’s The Saint Reboot

Dexter Fletcher to direct Paramount’s The Saint reboot Variety is reporting that director Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman) is set to helm Paramount Pictures’ The Saint reboot from a script written by Seth Grahame-Smith (The Lego Batman Movie, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Dark Shadows). RELATED: CS Video: James Marsden & Ben Schwartz Talk Sonic the Hedgehog The movie follows Simon Templar (a.k.a. The Saint), a Robin Hood-esque criminal and thief for hire. The Simon Templar character made his de...
Tags: UK, Movies, Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans, Joe, Val Kilmer, Abraham Lincoln, Seth Grahame Smith, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Charteris, Kilmer, Christopher McQuarrie, Dexter Fletcher, Movie News, Phillip Noyce, Leslie Charteris

Paul Feig Reveals the Status of Universal’s Dark Army

Paul Feig Reveals the Status of Universal’s Dark Army Last year, ComingSoon.net had the chance to talk with Emmy nominee Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy, Ghostbusters) where he opened up about his love for monster movies and his vision for Universal Pictures’ forthcoming Dark Army. In the interview, he also revealed that he had already finished writing the first draft of the script. Now Feig has finally shared a new update about the status of his monster movie, revealing that he is currently rew...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Office, Paul Feig, Emmy, Leigh Whannell, Amy Pascal, Universal Pictures, Frankenstein, Dexter Fletcher, Feig, ComingSoon, Movie News, Dark Army, Henry Golding, Emilia Clarke Emma Thompson

Amy Pascal May Resurrect Universal’s Bride of Frankenstein

Amy Pascal planning to resurrect Universal’s Bride of Frankenstein Coming off from the critical and commercial success of Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, Variety brings word that Academy Award-nominated producer Amy Pascal has been exploring ways to bring a new life to Universal Pictures‘ long-in development reboot film of The Bride of Frankenstein. Last summer, Pascal decided to move her overall production deal to Universal from Sony Pictures. “Amy expressed interest in being involved with The...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Angelina Jolie, Sony Pictures, Greta Gerwig, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Amy Pascal, Bill Condon, Pascal, Universal Pictures, John Krasinski, Amy, Frankenstein, Condon, Javier Bardem

POLL RESULTS: Who Should Direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?

POLL RESULTS: Who Should Direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? Following the sudden departure of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness director Scott Derrickson, who helmed the first movie that introduced Benedict Cumberbatch’s Master of the Mystic Arts into the MCU, ComingSoon.net asked its readers to vote on who they feel would be the best-suited filmmaker to take the reins on the massive sequel that is scheduled to begin production in May. After receiving nearly 2,000 v...
Tags: New York, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Marvel, Neil Gaiman, Disney, Netflix, Bryce Dallas Howard, Olivia Wilde, Morten Tyldum, Avengers, Natalie Portman, David Goyer, James Gray, Eli Roth, Bill Condon

Dolittle Character Featurettes Give Highlight to the All-Star Voice Cast

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Dolittle character featurettes give highlight to the all-star voice cast Ahead of the film’s theatrical release this Friday, Universal Pictures has released a bunch of featurettes for their upcoming adventure comedy film Dolittle, featuring most of the film’s talking animal characters including Tom Holland’s Jip the Dog, John Cena’s Yoshi the Polar Bear, Rami Malek’s Chee-Chee the Gorilla, and Ralph Fiennes’ Barry the Tiger, Octavia Spencer’s Dab-Dab the Duck, Kumail Nanji...
Tags: Video, UK, England, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Victoria, Sherlock Holmes, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent, Dunkirk, Universal Pictures, Octavia Spencer, John Cena, Howard, Yoshi, Rami Malek

ComingSoon’s Top 10 Films of 2019!

ComingSoon’s Top 10 Films of 2019! ComingSoon.net is wrapping the year up with a list of our Top 10 Films of 2019, featuring managing editor Max Evry, associate editor Kylie Hemmert, and staff writers Grant Hermanns, Maggie Dela Paz, Jeff Ames and Josh Plainse. Check out all our lists now, and be sure to chime in with your own lists in the comments section below! Max Evry 1) Knives Out – Rian Johnson crafts a killer mystery, while Daniel Craig reveals the incredible depth of his previously...
Tags: South Korea, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, La, Germany, Nazis, Stephen King, Ferrari, Ford, Robert Pattinson, Elton John, Adelaide, Stanley Kubrick, Daniel Craig, Scarlett Johansson

New Dolittle TV Spots Feature New Funny Animal Scenes

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Dolittle TV spots feature new funny animal scenes A bunch of new TV spots for Universal Pictures‘ upcoming adventure comedy film Dolittle have been released online, featuring new footage of the funny animal scenes that we should expect to see in the film. Featuring a star-studded voice cast led by MCU alum Robert Downey Jr. (Avengers: Endgame) as the titular doctor, you can check out the videos below (via Comic Book)! RELATED: The Dolittle Trailer Has Robert Downey Jr....
Tags: Video, England, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Victoria, Sherlock Holmes, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent, Dunkirk, Universal Pictures, Howard, Rami Malek, Robert Downey, Dolittle, MCU, Kumail Nanjiani

Elizabeth Banks to Direct and Star in Universal’s Invisible Woman

Elizabeth Banks to direct and star in Universal’s Invisible Woman According to Deadline, Universal Pictures is currently in the process of developing a new film titled Invisible Woman with Elizabeth Banks set to helm and star in the film. This marks the latest collaboration between Banks and the studio, who have worked together on the blockbuster film franchise Pitch Perfect. Erin Cressida Wilson (The Girl on the Train) wrote the current draft. This project also comes three months ahead of t...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Feig, James Gunn, Leigh Whannell, Elisabeth Moss, Alison, Universal Pictures, Sam Raimi, Blumhouse, Max Handelman, Cecilia, Dexter Fletcher, Erin Cressida Wilson, Movie News

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