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Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin Teaser Previews Paramount+ Debut

Paramount+ has released the first Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin teaser for Paramount Players and Blumhouse’s upcoming reboot of the hit found-footage horror franchise. The film is currently slated to make its debut on Friday, October 29, just in time for this year’s Halloween season. The video, which you can check out below, teases the new installment’s setting which is very different from the house setting in previous films. It seemingly takes place in a cult-like environment, where a young ...
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The Purge 6 Already Has A Script, Will Bring Frank Grillo Back To The Franchise

The Purge will go on. Despite chatter ahead of the release of "The Forever Purge," which hit theaters this summer, that the fifth installment would end the long-running franchise, plans have changed. Now, we have word that Frank Grillo ("The Grey," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier") is set to make his return as Leo Barnes in "The Purge 6," with franchise creator James DeMonaco back in the saddle. The Purge 6 Is A Go In a recent interview with The Playlist, Grillo, who previously starred in "...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, America, Jason Blum, James, Don, Blumhouse, Blum, Grillo, Frank Grillo, Blumhouse Productions, James DeMonaco, DeMonaco, SlashFilm, Leo Barnes

Scott Derrickson's The Black Phone Will Premiere At Fantastic Fest This Month — Get Your First Look Here

Surprise! "The Black Phone," the much-anticipated new horror flick from Blumhouse Productions and director Scott Derrickson, is set to have its world premiere later this month at Fantastic Fest. A trailer for the movie was recently screened at CinemaCon, and it allegedly scared the pants off of those who attended. What's more, we got a creepy first look at the horrors to come from Derrickson himself on Twitter. Let's take a gander.Creepy Ethan Hawke? Check. Scary mask? Check. Dark hallway where ...
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The 'Welcome to the Blumhouse' Trailer Promises a Quartet of Thrills and Chills

Last week, we shared the first look at Black as Night, one of four new horror movies arriving on Amazon Prime in October as part of the “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series. Today, there’s a very fun trailer showing footage from all of the films, which also include Bingo Hell, Madres, and The Manor. Check out the trailer…Read more...
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New ‘Spawn’ Movie Gets a New Writer, But Will It Ever Actually Get Made?

In April 2009 (you read that right), we reported that Todd McFarlane was in talks to make a new Spawn movie. Since then, children have been born and they’ve grown to the age of 12 without ever knowing what Spawn is. Yet there are those of us who grew up in the 1990s who do remember Spawn, not only the Image Comic but also the New Line Cinema film starring Michael Jai White in hamburger-face makeup. Over the years, we’ve heard various updates about McFarlane’s Spawn reboot. The latest one involv...
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A New Exorcist Trilogy Is Coming From Universal and Blumhouse [Updated]

One of the scariest, most influential horror franchises of all-time is making a mega blockbuster comeback. reports that David Gordon Green (the new Halloween films) will write and direct a reboot/sequel in which Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. plays the father of a possessed girl. Desperate for help, he…Read more...
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A New Exorcist Trilogy Is Coming From Universal and Blumhouse

One of the scariest, most influential horror franchises of all-time is making a mega blockbuster comeback. reports that David Gordon Green (the new Halloween films) will write and direct a reboot/sequel in which Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. plays the father of a possessed girl. Desperate for help, he…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Films, Universal, Hamilton, Peacock, Ellen Burstyn, David Gordon Green, Leslie Odom Jr, The Exorcist, Blumhouse Productions, MacNeil, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Chris Macneil

Blumhouse’s Mary Lisio Steps Down as EVP of Alternative and Non-Scripted (EXCLUSIVE)

Blumhouse Television’s Mary Lisio is resigning her post. Named executive vice president of alternative and non-scripted programming at Jason Blum’s division in 2018, Lisio is departing the company amicably to pursue other opportunities. Her departure comes as a result of Blumhouse TV’s recent exclusive, multi-year unscripted overall deal with ITV America. The pact was designed […]
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Halloween Kills: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Happy Halloween! Michael Myers will once again go after Laurie Strode in Halloween Kills, the sequel to 2018’s Halloween, which was a direct sequel to the original Halloween that ignored practically every other sequel. Michael was left for dead at the end of the 2018 Halloween, but he has a habit of cheating death, over and over ...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Green, Sequels, Universal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Blum, Michael, John Carpenter, Barker, Loomis, McBride, Laurie, Haddonfield

The Forever Purge Posters Introduce a Bunch of Rule Breakers

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released new The Forever Purge posters for their upcoming fifth and final installment to the action-horror franchise The Purge. The new posters give the spotlight to the film’s main antagonists, a group of insane masked individuals who decide to go against the rules and continue to purge beyond the one annual night, causing the country to descend into total chaos. Check out the full posters in the gallery below! (via IMP Awar...
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Sony’s Adam Driver-Led Sci-Fi Thriller 65 Sets Release Date

(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) According to Deadline, Sony Pictures has officially set the theatrical release date for their upcoming sci-fi thriller titled 65 from the A Quiet Place writing duo and producer Sam Raimi. Starring Oscar nominee Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt (Love and Monsters), and Chloe Coleman (My Spy), the film is now scheduled to make its debut on May 13, 2022. The film’s current release date will see 65 going up against Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions’ untit...
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Blumhouse’s Zac Efron-Led Firestarter Remake Begins Production 

Blumhouse Productions took to Twitter to confirm that production on Universal Pictures’ upcoming Firestarter remake has finally begun after 37 years since the theatrical release of 1984’s Drew Barrymore-led version. Based on Stephen King’s classic horror sci-fi thriller novel of the same name, the project will be led by Zac Efron (The Greatest Showman) and Michael Greyeyes (Fear the Walking Dead). The filming start also came with the release of the first behind-the-scenes footage from the Fires...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Stephen King, Sci-fi, Dennis Hopper, Zac Efron, Universal Pictures, Scott, Golden Globe, Barrymore, Charlie, George C Scott, Lester, Blumhouse, Martha De Laurentiis, David Keith

The Forever Purge's First Trailer Exposes the Movie's Fatal Flaw

Although there have been about a million Purge movies (and a TV series), I believe The Forever Purge is the first to explore the revolutionary idea that even though all crime is legal for one day, what if some people didn’t stop Purging when the day was over? What if some people decided to keep committing crimes when…Read more...
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One Night is Not Enough in The Forever Purge Trailer 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Universal Pictures has released The Forever Purge trailer for Blumhouse Productions’ upcoming fifth and final installment to the action-horror franchise The Purge. The video features America on the verge of total chaos as a number of citizens go against the rules by continuing to purge beyond the one annual night it was usually set. The film is scheduled to arrive in theaters on Friday, July 2. Check out the video in the player below along with the poster and photos! RELATED...
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Universal Sets Release Date for Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone

Universal and Blumhouse Productions announced on Tuesday that the upcoming horror thriller The Black Phone officially has a release date, with the company targeting January 28, 2022, as its release date. RELATED: James Ransone Reuniting With Derrickson & Hawke for The Black Phone The film, which will be directed by Scott Derrickson, tells the story of Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, who is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement. When a disconnected pho...
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New to Hulu May 2021: All the Movies & Shows Coming & Going

New to Hulu May 2021: All the movies & shows coming & going The schedule for the new movie and TV titles coming to Hulu in May 2021 has been revealed (via Vital Thrills), which you can view below, along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. This includes the arrival of new seasons for several Hulu original series: SNL alum Aidy Bryant’s Shrill Season 3; and Madagascar: A Little Wild Season 3, as well as the series debut of the streamer’s newest animated...
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Kurt Sutter Sets Feature Directorial Debut, The Beast, at Netflix

Kurt Sutter sets feature directorial debut, The Beast, at Netflix After making his feature acting debut in the Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley-fronted sci-fi blockbuster Chaos Walking, Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter has set his feature directorial debut at Netflix with the horror-thriller The Beast. RELATED: Netflix Acquires Global Rights to Christian Bale-Led The Pale Blue Eye if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmir...
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‘This Beast’: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Creator Heads to Netflix for His Feature Directorial Debut

Kurt Sutter is heading to Netflix. The creator of Sons of Anarchy and The Bastard Executioner, who has spent a huge percentage of his career writing and producing shows for FX, will make the jump to Netflix to direct his first feature film: a mysterious film called This Beast. According to the NetflixFilm Twitter account, Sutter will write and direct This Beast, which “is set in an 18th century English village besieged by a mysterious and elusive beast.” The nature of the beast is being kept...
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‘Paranormal Activity’ Getting Reboot From Will Eubank, Christopher Landon

Will Eubank and Chrisotpher Landon are teaming up to direct a new “Paranormal Activity” film for Paramount Players, set for release on March 4, 2022. Eubank will helm the project, described as a “new, unexpected retooling” of the highly lucrative franchise. Landon returns to write his fifth “Paranormal” movie and will executive produce. Blumhouse Productions […]
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Universal & Chloé Zhao Teaming for Sci-Fi Western Dracula Reimagining

Universal & Chloé Zhao teaming for sci-fi western Dracula reimagining While already developing a more faithful adaptation of Bram Stoker’s iconic novel and character, Universal Pictures is eyeing another Dracula project as they are partnering up with Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) for a sci-fi Western reimagining of the classic vampire, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Dracula: Karyn Kusama Teases Her Faithful Adaptation to the Classic Novel if ( ! ezoi...
Tags: Movies, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Bram Stoker, Universal Pictures, Golden Globe, Dracula, Zhao, Karyn Kusama, Dexter Fletcher, ComingSoon, Wolf Man, Blumhouse Productions, Phil Hay

MGM in Talks to Acquire Blumhouse & Darren Aronofsky’s Adrift

MGM in talks to acquire Blumhouse & Darren Aronofsky’s Adrift Just 24 hours after it was announced that Requiem for a Dream co-writer/director Darren Aronofsky and star Jared Leto were set to partner with Blumhouse for the horror pic, it’s been revealed that MGM is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Adrift, though sources confirm no deal has closed just yet and details are currently unknown until it does, according to Deadline. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Movies, Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto, MGM, Golden Globe, Blumhouse, Blum, Leto, Paradox, Blumhouse Productions, Carla Hacken, Aronofsky, Denzel Washington Stars, Emma Ludbrook, Luke Dawson, Koji Suzuki

Adrift: Leto & Aronofsky Reuniting on Jason Blum-Produced Project

Adrift: Leto & Aronofsky reuniting on Jason Blum-produced project Requiem for a Dream alums Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club, Suicide Squad, The Little Things) and Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Mother!, The Whale) are reportedly reuniting on a new feature titled Adrift, according to Deadline, with Jason Blum (Get Out, BlacKkKlansman, Whiplash) attached to produce. Leto will star in the feature with Aronofsky set to direct and co-write. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto, Jason Blum, Golden Globe, Blum, Leto, ComingSoon, Paradox, Movie News, Blumhouse Productions, Jamie McCarthy Getty, Carla Hacken, Aronofsky, Denzel Washington Stars

David Gordon Green in Talks to Helm The Exorcist Sequel for Blumhouse

David Gordon Green in talks to helm The Exorcist sequel for Blumhouse Coming off from the success of 2018’s Halloween film, the Observer brings word that director David Gordon Green is looking to reunite with Blumhouse Productions in order to breathe new life into another dormant horror franchise as he officially enters negotiations to helm the studio’s upcoming sequel feature to 1973’s The Exorcist. Should the deal push through, this will probably be his first directorial project following ...
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David Gordon Green in Talks to Direct ‘Exorcist’ Sequel for Blumhouse

“Halloween” filmmaker David Gordon Green is in talks to direct a sequel to “The Exorcist” from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Productions. The new film would continue the profitable relationship between the filmmaker and Blumhouse following 2018’s “Halloween” (which earned $255.8 million on a $10 million budget), the upcoming “Halloween Kills” (slated for an October 2021 release) […]
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‘Freaky’ Repeats as Winner at Quiet U.S. Box Office With $1.2 Million

Body-swap horror comedy “Freaky” repeated as the winner of a seriously subdued U.S. box office with $1.2 million at 2,057 locations in North America. The Universal and Blumhouse Productions’ movie stars Vince Vaughn as a serial killer and Kathryn Newton as a low-profile high schooler who inadvertently switch bodies on Friday the 13th. “Freaky” has […]
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‘Freaky’ Repeats as Winner of Quiet U.S. Box Office With $1.2 Million

Body-swap horror comedy “Freaky” repeated as the winner of a seriously subdued U.S. box office with $1.2 million at 2,057 locations in North America during the Friday-Sunday weekend. The Universal and Blumhouse Productions’ movie stars Vince Vaughn as a serial killer and Kathryn Newton as a low-profile high schooler who inadvertently switch bodies on Friday […]
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Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton’s ‘Freaky’ Rules Over Box Office With $3.7 Million Debut

“Freaky,” a body-swap horror movie from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, slashed its box office competition, debuting to $3.7 million over the weekend. In the coronavirus era, when nearly every movie scheduled for theatrical release has been postponed, those ticket sales were easily enough to nab first place on U.S. charts. The film played on […]
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Amazon Studios Welcomes Fans to a Virtual Murder Mystery Experience

Amazon Studios has partnered with Blumhouse Productions to offer streamers a chance to explore an immersive live virtual experience to promote the studios' recently released thrillers
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Fifth Insidious Film on the Way With Patrick Wilson Directing in Debut!

Fifth Insidious film on the way with Patrick Wilson directing in debut! After word circled from the star and franchise lead Lin Shaye (The Call) through this year, it’s now been confirmed that a fifth installment in the Leigh Whannell-created Insidious horror franchise is on the way with Patrick Wilson (Aquaman) both reprising his role as Josh Lambert as well as making his directorial debut! RELATED: Exclusive: Lin Shaye Talks Status of Insidious Franchise & Possible Return ...
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Inside the Casting World at Blumhouse Productions and Horror Casting

Terri Taylor has been the in-house casting director for Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Prods. since 2013, a job that’s unusual at the studio level. Blum and Taylor have built a language and relationship that goes back even further, to the studio’s 2010 “Paranormal Activity 2.” When she’s not working on casting Blumhouse productions, Taylor invests her […]
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