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CS Swag Bag with Fantasy Island’s Michael Peña, Lucy Hale & Jeff Wadlow!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Swag Bag with Fantasy Island’s Michael Peña, Lucy Hale & Jeff Wadlow! Welcome to a special Fantasy Island edition of ComingSoon.net’s video feature CS Swag Bag, where we chat with our favorite actors and directors about the strangest or most interesting pieces of swag they’ve ever been given, or even possibly taken from a set. This installment, featuring Michael Peña (Ant-Man), Lucy Hale (Katy Keene) and Jeff Wadlow (Truth or Dare), can be viewed in the player below! ...
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Sonic the Hedgehog Sprints to First Place at the Box Office!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sonic the Hedgehog Sprints to First Place at the Box Office! Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog shot like Cupid’s Arrow to #1 at the Valentine’s Day Weekend box office with a $57 million three day debut and a $68 million estimated four day. The impressive debut speeds past last year’s Pokémon Detective Pikachu to crown Sonic for the biggest opening ever for a video game movie. This is a huge win for Paramount and director Jeff Fowler, who took the poisonous response to...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Sony, Michael Pena, Harley Quinn, Box Office, Will Ferrell, Sega, Paramount, Valentine, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Issa Rae, CinemaScore, ComingSoon, Movie News


CS Video: Michael Peña & the Fantasy Island Cast!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Video: Michael Peña & the Fantasy Island Cast! Sony Pictures and Blumhouse Productions invited ComingSoon.net to interview stars Michael Peña and Lucy Hale of the horror reimagining of the classic series Fantasy Island, along with director Jeff Wadlow. Check out the video interview in the player below! The movie is now playing in theaters everywhere! RELATED: Fantasy Island International Trailer Features Michael Rooker The synopsis for Fantasy Island teases a murder m...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Michael Pena, Sony Pictures, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Lucy Hale, Michael Rooker, ComingSoon, Movie News, Jeff Wadlow, Blumhouse Productions, Couper Samuelson


‘Fantasy Island’ Review: Stay Far, Far Away From Blumhouse’s Horror Getaway

Fantasy Island, the late ’70s/early ’80s TV series that made the catchphrase “The plane! The plane!” wildly popular, heads to the big screen thanks to the fright masters at Blumhouse. As is their want, Blumhouse has warped the show into a horror movie – a move that’s not entirely unprecedented. The original show had plenty of supernatural elements – there was even an episode featuring the Devil. And the old adage of “be careful what you wish for” has been exploited time and time again for scary...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Features, Movie Reviews, Michael Pena, Fiji, Patrick, Gwen, Jacobs, Melanie, Fantasy Island, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Lucy Hale, Michael Rooker


‘Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island’: Film Review

Somewhere, someone has been desperately hoping that Hollywood would get around to making a movie adaptation of the late-’70s TV show “Fantasy Island.” Meanwhile, it would seem that the rest of us — that is, the filmgoing public — are just extras in an elaborate cautionary tale designed to teach that person a lesson. The […]
Tags: Reviews, Hollywood, Michael Pena, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Jeff Wadlow, Maggie Q


Fantasy Island Review

Rating:  2/10 Cast: Michael Peña as Mr. Roarke Maggie Q as Elena Lucy Hale as Melanie Austin Stowell as Sonja Jimmy O. Yang as Brax Ryan Hansen as JD Michael Rooker as Morgan Directed and co-written by Jeff Wadlow Fantasy Island Review: It’s been 15 years since audiences were first introduced to the mind of writer/director Jeff Wadlow in the critically lambasted Cry/Wolf and in the years since he’s tried his hand at everything from 2008’s martial arts actioner Never Back Down to 2013’s grap...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Michael Pena, Wolf, Blumhouse, Roarke, Lucy Hale, Tommy Wiseau, Michael Rooker, Jeff Wadlow, Wadlow, Fantasy Island Review, Roarke Maggie Q, Elena Lucy Hale, Melanie Austin Stowell, Sonja Jimmy O Yang


Producer Jason Blum on ‘The Hunt’ Rescheduling: ‘If the Controversy Gets More People to See It, That’s Okay with Me’

Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions has ruled the box office when it comes to the horror genre in recent years, so when “The Hunt” cancelled its planned September 2019 release, it was a major shock. The film — a satiric thriller that follows a group of liberal elites who try to track down and kill “red […]
Tags: News, Jason Blum, Fantasy Island, Lucy Hale, Jeff Wadlow, Blumhouse Productions, The Hunt


New Fantasy Island Clips Reveal the Rules of the Island

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Fantasy Island clips reveal the rules of the island Ahead of the film’s debut this Friday, three new clips from Sony Pictures and Blumhouse Productions’ upcoming horror reimagining of the classic series Fantasy Island have arrived online, featuring Michael Peña as he explains the rules of the island. Also starring Lucy Hale and Maggie Q, you can check out the videos below! RELATED: Fantasy Island International Trailer Features Michael Rooker The synopsis for Fantasy ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Sony, Michael Pena, Sony Pictures, Maggie, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Lucy Hale, Michael Rooker, ComingSoon, Movie News


‘Fantasy Island’ Trailer: Be Careful What You Wish For in Blumhouse’s Horror Take on the TV Series

How about one last trailer for Fantasy Island, Blumhouse’s horror-centric take on the 1970s TV series? In the new film, a group of young, attractive people travel to an island that offers to make their fantasies real. But, in true The Monkey’s Paw fashion, the island ends up twisting their fantasies into something nightmarish. Watch the final Fantasy Island trailer below. Fantasy Island Trailer I have a feeling Fantasy Island is going to be a big hit. Every time I’ve seen a trailer for ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Movie Trailers, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Michael Rooker, Jeff Wadlow, Wadlow Chris Roach Jillian Jacobs, Jason Blum Marc Toberoff


Fantasy Island Final Trailer: Every Fantasy Comes at a Price

Fantasy Island final trailer: Every fantasy comes at a price Sony Pictures has released the Fantasy Island final trailer for Blumhouse’s upcoming horror feature adaptation releasing in theaters on Valentine’s Day. You can check out the trailer now in the player below! RELATED: Fantasy Island International Trailer Features Michael Rooker The synopsis for Fantasy Island teases a murder mystery challenge which reads as follows: “The Enigmatic Mr. Roarke (played by Michael Peña) makes the secret ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Sony, Michael Pena, Sony Pictures, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Lucy Hale, Michael Rooker, ComingSoon, Movie News


Fantasy Island International Trailer Features Michael Rooker

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Fantasy Island international trailer features Michael Rooker Sony Pictures has released an international trailer for the upcoming horror thriller Fantasy Island, and it features the first appearance of Michael Rooker’s mysterious character. Check out the trailer in the player below! The synopsis for Fantasy Island teases a murder mystery challenge which reads as follows: “The Enigmatic Mr. Roarke (played by Michael Peña) makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come t...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Sony, Michael Pena, Sony Pictures, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Michael Rooker, Dane DeHaan, ComingSoon, Movie News, Jeff Wadlow


The New Fantasy Island Poster is Bone Chilling

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The New Fantasy Island poster is bone chilling Blumhouse has released a new poster for the upcoming thriller Fantasy Island, which teases another chiller from the producer of Get Out and Halloween that exploits your greatest desires and everything you fear. Check it out in the gallery below! The newly-released synopsis for Fantasy Island teases a murder mystery challenge which reads as follows: “The Enigmatic Mr. Roarke (played by Michael Peña) makes the secret dreams of...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Michael Pena, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Ryan Hansen, Blumhouse, Roarke, Jeff Wadlow, Wadlow, Chris Roach, Madison Iseman, Sydney Sweeney, Matt Milan, Jillian Jacobs Jason Blum, Couper Samuelson Ryan Turek


‘Bloodshot’ Trailer: Vin Diesel Gets Resurrected as the Valiant Comics Super Soldier

Vin Diesel is no stranger to the comic book movie world since he provides the voice of the giant tree creature known as Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. But now the Fast and Furious franchise star is getting his own franchise courtesy of Valiant Comics. Bloodshot finds Vin Diesel playing a former soldier with powers of regeneration, technomancy and meta-morphing made possible through nanites injected into his blood. Will fans turn out to see Diesel as the lead of his own comic bo...
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Vin Diesel’s ‘Bloodshot’ Revealed in Action Figure Form

We have no idea what’s happening with the Bloodshot movie starring Vin Diesel. There has been very little info on the project since its announcement, and we haven’t seen a single official image of Diesel in character. We did get a glimpse of some concept art a while back though, and now, we have our best look yet…in action figure form. Below, check out the Bloodshot movie toy that looks…well, it looks like a very pale Vin Diesel. #Bloodshot movie action figure from @Todd_McFarlane Toys at #...
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‘Danger Girl’ Movie in the Works from ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Director Jeff Wadlow

Even though Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment have been dominating the comic book movie scene for years now, there are a lot of other comic books out there which might look good on the big screen. One such property is in the works from Constantin Films. Danger Girl is a comic book from IDW Publishing which focuses on Abbey Chase, described as a champion marksman, virtuoso of languages, scholar of world history, and a heart-stopping femme fatale. But she’s also a treasure hunter with a knack f...
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Jeff Wadlow to Direct Film Adaptation of Comic Book Series Danger Girl

Jeff Wadlow to direct film adaptation of comic book series Danger Girl The film adaptation of the comic book Danger Girl has found its director, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jeff Wadlow is slated to helm the movie for Constantin Film. He will also contribute to the script, originally written by Umair Aleem—whose only credit to date is 2015’s Extraction , starring Bruce Willis and Kellan Lutz. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone |...
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A Danger Girl Movie May Be Coming From the Director of Kick-Ass 2

Suffice to say, the success of Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel has made it clear that audiences are all about superhero movies starring women. With that in mind, it’s hardly surprising that Danger Girl is now on the horizon.Read more...
Tags: Science, Jeff Wadlow, IDW Comics, Danger Girl, Umair Aleem


Fantasy Island Adaptation Adds Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney & More

Fantasy Island adaptation adds Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney & more Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead), Charlotte McKinney (Flatliners, Baywatch), Parisa Fitz-Henley (Luke Cage, Jessica Jones), and Austin Stowell (Catch 22, Battle of the Sexes) have joined the Fantasy Island adaptation, Deadline has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Michael Pena, Silicon Valley, Pacific Ocean, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Charlotte McKinney, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Michael Rooker, Dave Bautista, Movie News, Jeff Wadlow, Austin Stowell


‘Bird Box’ Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on Building a Mysterious Post-Apocalypse and Working With Netflix [Interview]

Bird Box is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the exact cause of the apocalypse is never shown. Something out there causes people to kill themselves when they look at it, and much of the world commits suicide in the first days. Malorie (Sandra Bullock) ends up in a stranger’s house where a group of survivors covers the windows, and the audience never sees the monstrous forces in Bird Box. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer adapted Bird Box from the novel by Josh Malerman. He previously adapted ...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Horror, Features, Netflix, Sandra Bullock, Warner Bros, Shell, Paul Walker, Grand Canyon, Paramount, Ted Chiang, Van Helsing, Jeff Wadlow, Eric Heisserer, Josh Malerman


The Fantasy Island Movie Lands a 2020 Release Date

The Fantasy Island movie lands a 2020 release date The big-screen adaptation of the classic TV series Fantasy Island has landed a release date. The movie, based on the ABC series that ran from 1977-1984, will land in theaters February 28, 2020. Michael Pena (Ant-Man & The Wasp) will star as Mr. Roarke, who was played by Ricardo Montalban on the small screen. Other cast members include Lucy Hale (Truth or Dare), Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley), and Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Michael Pena, Silicon Valley, Pacific Ocean, Release Date, Samuel L Jackson, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon, Movie News, Jeff Wadlow


Lucy Hale Officially Boards Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island Movie

Lucy Hale officially boards Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island movie After recent talks that the actress might portray Melanie in Blumhouse and Sony’s upcoming Fantasy Island, Deadline has confirmed that Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars, Truth or Dare) has joined the cast of the film adaptation of the classic ABC series. Hale will be starring alongside Michael Pena (Ant Man and The Wasp), Dave Bautista (Avengers: Infinity War) and Jimmy O. Yang (Crazy Rich Asians). Pena will be the film lead star as Mi...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Sony, Pacific Ocean, Samuel L Jackson, Yang, Melanie, Hale, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Pena, Lucy Hale, Bautista


Lucy Hale in Talks to Star in Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island

Lucy Hale in talks to star in Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island Following the recent casting of Dave Bautista, The Wrap reports Pretty Little Liars alum Lucy Hale is currently in talks for the role of Melanie in Blumhouse and Sony’s upcoming Fantasy Island, a film adaptation of the classic ABC series. The feature would reunite Hale and director Jeff Wadlow who both have previously worked on the 2018 horror film Truth or Dare. Hale would be joining Michael Pena (Ant Man and The Wasp), Dave Bautista (...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Sony, Michael Pena, Spike Lee, Pacific Ocean, Samuel L Jackson, Yang, Melanie, Hale, Hervé Villechaize, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Pena


Dave Bautista May Head To ‘Fantasy Island’, Which is Described as “Westworld Meets The Cabin in the Woods”

While we wait around to see what the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise will hold, actor Dave Bautista is busy lining up more film roles. The wrestler-turned-actor is now in talks to join the cast of Fantasy Island, Sony and Blumhouse’s film adaptation of the popular 1970s television show. Michael Peña (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and Jimmy O. Yang (Crazy Rich Asians) are already on board in key roles, but keep reading to learn more about the Dave Bautista Fantasy Island casting. The ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Thriller, Sony, Michael Pena, Jason Blum, Yang, Hollywood Reporter, Fantasy Island, Blumhouse, Ricardo Montalban, Roarke, Pena, Bautista, Dave Bautista, Jeff Wadlow


‘Fantasy Island’ Movie Casts Michael Peña as Mr. Roarke

Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island movie has found its Mr. Roarke. Ant-Man actor Michael Peña will take on the role originated by Ricardo Montalban in the classic TV series. Roarke is the mysterious owner of a magical island that has the power to make its guest’s wildest dreams come true. Jeff Wadlow, who directed Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, will helm the TV-to-film adaptation. The Fantasy Island movie might seem like a weird project, but at least it’s starting to assemble a promising cast. Deadline ...
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Michael Pena Is Heading To Fantasy Island as Mr. Roarke

Michael Pena is heading to Fantasy Island as Mr. Roarke The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that 42-year-old actor Michael Pena has signed on to star in the upcoming film adaptation of the classic ABC series Fantasy Island, which will be directed by Jeff Wadlow, in the lead role of Mr. Roarke. RELATED: Jeff Wadlow to Direct Blumhouse & Sony’s Fantasy Island Feature Fantasy Island ran on ABC from 1977-1984 and quickly became a fan-favorite. The island drama dealt with dark themes and the...
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Jeff Wadlow to Direct Blumhouse & Sony’s Fantasy Island Feature

Jeff Wadlow to direct Blumhouse & Sony’s Fantasy Island feature Deadline is reporting that director Jeff Wadlow (Truth or Dare, Kick-Ass 2, Cry Wolf) is teaming up with Blumhouse and Sony Pictures to reimagine the ABC series Fantasy Island into a movie. Sony owns the rights to the original series which was created by Gene Levitt and executive produced by Aaron Spelling. Fantasy Island ran on ABC from 1977-1984 and quickly became a fan-favorite. The island drama dealt with dark themes and the ...
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‘Fantasy Island’ Movie in the Works at Blumhouse

Blumhouse and Sony are teaming up for a “Fantasy Island” movie with “Truth or Dare” filmmaker Jeff Wadlow attached to direct. The “Fantasy Island” television series, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Prods., ran on ABC between 1977 and 1984. It starred Ricardo Montalbán as the white-suited Mr. Roarke who oversees of a mysterious island where people could […]
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Blumhouse is Making a ‘Fantasy Island’ Movie

The frightmasters at Blumhouse have come up with their most terrifying idea yet! They’re developing…*checks notes*…a Fantasy Island movie! Yes, that’s right – a film based on the 1970s Aaron Spelling series about an island where all your dreams can come true…for a price. Jeff Wadlow, who directed Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, will helm the TV-to-film adaptation. Even if you’ve never seen a single episode of Fantasy Island, I’m betting you’re familiar with it. It was a brightly-lit ’70s-’80s TV ...
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A Quiet Place Returns to First Place at the Box Office

BEGIN SLIDESHOW A Quiet Place returns to first place at the box office After dropping to second place last weekend, A Quiet Place (Paramount Pictures) returned to the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend with $22 million. After three weeks, the film has grossed $132.4 million. Internationally, A Quiet Place grossed $15 million from 57 markets this weekend to push its overseas total to $74.8 million, with China (May 18), France (June 20), and Japan (Sept. 14) still to go. World...
Tags: Japan, Movies, France, China, Amy Schumer, Andy Serkis, Box Office, Mark Rylance, Ryan Coogler, Steven Spielberg, John Krasinski, Warner Bros Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Frank Wood, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Brad Peyton


Rampage Box Office Grows to $148.6 Million Globally in First Weekend

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