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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


‘Paranormal Activity’ Reboot Writer Hints at an “Exciting” Mystery Director

Writer/director Christopher Landon has carved out a nice corner of the genre space for himself over the past few years with the Happy Death Day movies and the new body swap horror film Freaky, which was just released in theaters today. But he’s returning to a familiar franchise as the writer of the upcoming Paranormal Activity reboot, and now he’s teasing that the new film will be led by an “exciting” director who he describes as a “get.” Who could it be? In an interview with Dread Central, L...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Leigh Whannell, Paramount Pictures, Rian Johnson, Reboot, David Lowery, Landon, Sam Raimi, Christopher Landon, Paranormal-Activity


The Best Scene in ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ Shows How Scares Can Serve a Story

(Welcome to  Scariest Scene Ever , a column dedicated to the most pulse-pounding moments in horror. In this edition: A critical scare Insidious: Chapter 3 is as frightening as it is vital to the narrative.) Patrick Wilson is set to return to The Further, both in the director’s seat and as original protagonist Josh Lambert in the upcoming latest installment of the Insidious franchise. The plot will return to the Lambert family, or at least some of them, with Dalton (Ty Simpkins) heading...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Features, Quinn, Leigh Whannell, Elise, Sean, Lambert, Patrick Wilson, Sean He, Michael Reid, Josh Lambert, Featured Stories Sidebar, Whannell, Scott Teems, Elise Rainier Lin Shaye


The Call Review: Visually Stylish & Terrifying Albeit Predictable

Rating:  7.5/10 Cast: Lin Shaye as Edith Cranston 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_30...
Tags: Movies, Leigh Whannell, Edward, Bell, Chris, Edith, Tobin Bell, Woodward, ComingSoon, James Wan, Shaye, Lin Shaye, Timothy Woodward Jr, Sloane Morgan Siegel, Edith Cranston, Edward Cranston Chester Rushing


CS Interview: Tobin Bell on Retro Horror Pic The Call

CS Interview: Tobin Bell on retro horror pic The Call Just in time for the film’s digital debut, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with horror genre legend Tobin Bell (Saw franchise, Belzebuth) to discuss his role in the retro-vibe genre pic The Call in which he stars alongside fellow genre legend Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise)! RELATED: CS Interview: Lin Shaye Talks New Horror Venture The Call PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptS...
Tags: London, Movies, Dublin, Leigh Whannell, Chris Rock, Bell, James, Tonya, Tobin Bell, Zack, Vic, Woodward, Lin, Tobin, Broadway Off Broadway, James Wan


‘Insidious 5’ Will Bring Back Patrick Wilson, Who Will Make His Directorial Debut

Ready to go back to The Further…again? Today at BlumFest, a virtual festival devoted to all-things-Blumhouse, word broke that Insidious 5 is a go. And not only that, but some familiar faces are returning. Patrick Wilson and Ty Simpkins, who played father and son in the series, are both back – and Wilson will be making his feature directorial debut on the film. Curiously absent from the announcement: Rose Byrne, who plays Wilson’s wife in the franchise. The Lamberts are back! Well, some of th...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Horror, Sequels, Rose Byrne, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Wilson, Foster, Dalton, Lambert, Blumhouse, Ty Simpkins, Patrick-Wilson, James Wan, Josh Lambert


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 ...
Tags: Movies, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, James, Wilson, Josh, Scott, Dalton, Leigh, Tye, Patrick Wilson, James Wan, Blumhouse Productions, Josh Lambert, Lin Shaye, Whannell


POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL RESULTS: Who is the greatest slasher icon? After a week and nearly 1500 votes, ComingSoon.net’s poll for who is the greatest horror slasher icon has closed and despite a roster chock-full of variety to choose from, there was one clear winner whose arrival is infamously paired with the Halloween season. Check out the results from the poll below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster? PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB....
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Candyman, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface


POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon? Halloween season has finally arrived, and as we dive back into the wonderful world of horror ComingSoon.net is reflecting on the slasher genre! We’re asking our readers to vote on who they believe is the best of the bunch, with everyone from the wisecracking Freddy Krueger to the silent Michael Myers to the dancing Patrick Bateman and many more! Be sure to place your vote in our poll below, and let us know of any other favorites omitted from the poll i...
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface, Patrick Bateman


CS Interview: Lin Shaye Talks New Horror Venture The Call

CS Interview: Lin Shaye talks new horror venture The Call Just in time for the film’s debut in select theaters, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with horror genre icon Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise) to discuss her role in her latest film The Call, in which she stars alongside fellow genre vet Tobin Bell (Saw franchise). RELATED:The Call Trailer: The Trap is Set, The Game is Revenge in Horror-Thriller PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStan...
Tags: Movies, Leigh Whannell, Elise, Bell, Edith, Tobin Bell, Woodward, Lin, Tobin, Shaye, James Cullen Bressack, Timothy Woodward, Lin Shaye, Elise Rainier, Timothy Woodward Jr, Judd Lormand


‘Insidious’ actress Lin Shaye takes on bullies in the new horror film ‘The Call’

While actress Lin Shaye made us laugh in Farrelly Brothers movies like “Dumb and Dumber,” “There’s Something About Mary” and “Kingpin,” she’s also able to make our smiles melt away by conjuring up some of the most terrifying portrayals of possession in the business. She’s done this time and again in her role as Elise Rainier in the “Insidious” film franchise as well as a slew of other scary movies. Shaye is back to her old tricks this haunting season as she takes on the role of Edith Cranston in...
Tags: Halloween, Movies, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Bell, Kingpin, Operations, Tobin Bell, Mary, Shelley Winters, Los Angeles Daily News


Exclusive: Lin Shaye Talks Status of Insidious Franchise & Possible Return

Exclusive: Lin Shaye talks status of Insidious franchise & possible return While chatting with the star for her upcoming film The Call in which she stars alongside fellow horror genre icon Tobin Bell (Saw franchise), ComingSoon.net explored the state of the Insidious franchise and the possibility of her return for a fifth installment in the Leigh Whannell-penned series. RELATED: Patrick Wilson Open to Returning for Insidious 5 PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: Movies, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Elise, James, ComingSoon, Patrick Wilson, Blumhouse Productions, Shaye, Lin Shaye, Adam Robitel, Whannell, James Wan Aquaman, Tobin Bell Saw, Whannell Wan


Exclusive: Spiral’s Darren Lynn Bousman on Return to Saw & Working With Chris Rock

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive: Spiral’s Darren Lynn Bousman on return to Saw & working with Chris Rock While audiences may still have to wait a while for the highly-anticipated ninth installment in the Saw franchise, Spiral, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to dive a bit further into the project with director Darren Lynn Bousman, as well as his return to the series and working with executive producer, story author and star Chris Rock! RELATED: Death of Me Trailer Previews Darren Lynn Bous...
Tags: Movies, Rock, Jordan, Spike Lee, Jackson, Leigh Whannell, Maggie, Chris Rock, Chris, Wes Craven, James Wan, Pete Goldfinger, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Oren Koules, Darren Lynn Bousman


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in September 2020

The HBO Max library continues to grow, and September offers up some exciting titles. Now if only HBO Max and Roku could settle their dispute so more people could take advantage. Here are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in September 2020. The Invisible Man One of the year’s best films – and not just because there really haven’t been that many films this year – The Invisible Man is a brilliant reimagining of the classic story. Leigh Whannell directs Elisabeth Moss in this #Me...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, White House, Star, Fbi, Roku, Victoria, Jfk, Leigh Whannell, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Bigelow, Elisabeth Moss, Virginia Woolf, Patrick Swayze, Gene Hackman, Moss


The Gray Man: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans to Star in Russo Brothers Thriller

The Gray Man: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans to Star in Russo Brothers Thriller Deadline is reporting that Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling (La La Land, Half Nelson, Drive) and MCU star Chris Evans (Avengers: Endgame, Knives Out, Defending Jacob) are set to star in The Gray Man, an espionage thriller set at Netflix and directed by AGBO’s Joe and Anthony Russo (Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.g...
Tags: Movies, America, Los Angeles, Netflix, James Bond, Evans, Cia, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Chris Evans, New Regency, Russo brothers, Joe, Ryan, Jacob, Gentry


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


Ryan Gosling's Wolfman Movie Lands Invisible Man Director

If you’re going to make a Universal Monsters movie, why not get a director who’s already a proven success in the genre? According to Deadline, that’s exactly what’s about to happen. Read more...
Tags: Science, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Blumhouse, The Invisible Man, Wolfman, The Wolfman, Universalmonsters


Daily Podcast: The Wolfman, Peter Pan, Movie Theaters, Film Festivals, Halloween Kills, Ready Player Two & Hamilton

On the July 8, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including The Wolfman, Peter Pan, Movie Theaters, Film Festivals, Halloween Kills, Ready Player Two , and Hamilton . In The News : Chris: Leigh Whannell to direct Wolfman Peter: What take do you want? HT: Disney’s Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ Remake Casts Jude Law as Hot Captain Hook ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, New Jersey, Leigh Whannell, Jude Law, Hamilton, Chris, Peter, Tenet, Cinemark, Peter Sciretta, AMC Regal, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume


‘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


Leigh Whannell in Talks for Ryan Gosling’s Wolfman at Universal

Leigh Whannell in talks for Ryan Gosling’s Wolfman at Universal This year saw Leigh Whannell bring a modern-day twist to H.G. Wells’ classic The Invisible Man for Universal Pictures in brilliant fashion and now he has his eyes set on another classic monster in the studio’s roster as he has entered talks to direct the Ryan Gosling-led reboot of Wolfman, according to The Wrap. RELATED: Ryan Gosling Set to Play the Wolfman in Universal’s Reboot! PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Feig, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Orange, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, John Krasinski, New Black, Luca Guadagnino, Gosling


‘Invisible Man’ Director Leigh Whannell in Talks for Ryan Gosling’s ‘Wolfman’

“The Invisible Man” director Leigh Whannell is in negotiations to helm Ryan Gosling’s “Wolfman” for Universal Pictures. Whannell will also be writing the treatment for the film, based on an original idea of his own. Blumhouse, which teamed with Whannell on “The Invisible Man,” has come on board to produce “The Wolfman.” Variety first reported […]
Tags: News, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Whannell, The Wolfman, Wolfman for Universal Pictures Whannell


Sequel Bits: ‘Alien’, ‘Spider-Man’, ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘Mallrats’, ‘Scream’, ‘The Invisible Man’, ‘My Name is Bruce’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Walter Hill wrote a 50-page treatment for a new Alien movie with Ripley, but Sigourney Weaver doesn’t seem interested. David Koepp had different plans for Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy. He also opens up about leaving Indiana Jones 5. David Dobkin says there might be a Wedding Crashers sequel for some reason. Kevin Smith wants fans to pick the Mallrats 2 title. Paramount is releasing the new Scream movie. Elisabeth Moss says she’ll take part in an Invisible Man ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Rachel Mcadams, Sigourney Weaver, Leigh Whannell, Smith, Ridley Scott, Alien, Paramount Pictures, Indiana Jones, Paramount, Steven Spielberg, Elisabeth Moss, Neill Blomkamp, Bruce Campbell


CS Interview: Tobin Bell on Chilling Possession Pic Belzebuth

CS Interview: Tobin Bell on chilling possession pic Belzebuth ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with horror icon Tobin Bell (Saw franchise) to discuss his role in the possession pic Belzebuth, which is coming to shelves on Blu-ray and DVD from Shudder on July 7 and can be pre-ordered here! RELATED: Belzebuth Review PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone'...
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Thirtysomething Sequel Series Not Moving Forward at ABC

Thirtysomething sequel series not moving forward at ABC Fans were treated with some exciting news earlier this year that ABC had ordered a pilot for a sequel series to its hit ’80s drama Thirtysomething but now the network is here to squash that excitement as they have elected to pass on the pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Leigh Whannell Developing Upgrade Sequel Series! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; P...
Tags: TV, Movies, Abc, Disney, TV News, Leigh Whannell, Reno, ABC Studios, MGM Television, Timothy Busfield, ComingSoon, TV Premiere, Edward Zwick, Ken Olin, Thirtysomething, Quibi


New on Blu-ray and Digital: ‘Jaws’ 4K, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, ‘Scorsese Shorts’, ‘The Invisible Man’, ‘Creepshow’

Gather round, children, and I shall tell you a tale. A tale of the wonderful world of home media! These are the new Blu-ray releases (and digital releases, too) you should check out this week, and beyond. Jaws 4K I don’t need to tell you how good Jaws is, do I? I mean…come on. It’s a classic for a reason. Steven Spielberg invented the summer blockbuster, and proved he was the real-deal, with this 1975 film about a big fish with a big appetite. Employing thrilling filmmaking and great ch...
Tags: New York, Movies, Stephen King, Features, Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Leigh Whannell, Hulu, George Romero, John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Public Radio, Elisabeth Moss, New England, Jaws, Murray


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


Daily Podcast: The Future of Movie Theaters & Film Productions, Wolfman reboot, Suicide Squad: The Ayer Cut, Martin Scorsese, Upgrade TV Series.

On the June 3, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Alien , the future of movie theaters and movie productions, Wolfman reboot, Suicide Squad : The Ayer Cut, Martin Scorsese and an Upgrade tv series. Opening Banter : The country is in crisis right now, but our entertainment news coverage must go on. ...
Tags: Movies, Justice League, Amc Theatres, Warner Bros, Ryan Gosling, Henry Cavill, Leigh Whannell, Ridley Scott, Chris, Martin Scorsese, David Ayer, Ben, Tenet, Hollywood Studios, Cinemark, Peter Sciretta