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Channing Tatum Is Set to Star in a Monster Movie From 21 Jump Street Directors, Lord and Miller

Cue “The Boys are Back in Town.” Channing Tatum is reuniting with his very funny former directors on 21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, for another film. A monster movie. Read more...
Tags: Science, Channing Tatum, Universal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Monsters, Miller, Dark Universe, Universalmonsters


Channing Tatum Is Set to Star in a Monster Movie Produced by His Former 21 Jump Street Directors, Lord and Miller

Cue “The Boys are Back in Town.” Channing Tatum is reuniting with his very funny former directors on 21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, for another film. A monster movie. Read more...
Tags: Science, Channing Tatum, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Monsters, Universal Pictures, Miller, Dark Universe, Universalmonsters


Wolfman's Got Nards Explores How The Monster Squad Finally Became a Hit

In 1987, Hollywood released the Avengers of Universal Monsters. A film about a group of normal kids who had to fight Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolfman, Mummy, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Almost no one saw it.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Interview, Documentary, Ryan Gosling, Monsters, Avengers, Nostalgia, Fred Dekker, Shane Black, The Monster Squad, André Gower, Wolfmans Got Nards, Universalmonsters, Henry Mccomas


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


This Excellent Frankenstein Poster Looks Totally Frankensteined

Frankenstein’s monster is kind of like a human puzzle. In most iterations of the story, he was crudely pieced together using leftover body parts before being brought back to life. He’s a hodgepodge. More than a little disjointed. And that’s the energy artist Anthony Petrie shocked into his latest poster.Read more...
Tags: Science, Posters, This Is Awesome, Anthony Petrie, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Boris Karloff, James Whale, Bottleneck Gallery, Universalmonsters


Dracula Will Rise Again From Director Karyn Kusama

We’ve known for awhile that Invisible Man was just the beginning of Universal’s “let’s try this again” revival of its monster series (after the Dark Universe flopped). Now, there’s another classic joining the list of upcoming projects: a brand-new take on Dracula from a director with major horror cred.Read more...
Tags: Science, Vampires, Universal, Dracula, Blumhouse, Karyn Kusama, Universalmonsters


James Wan Is Developing a New Monster Movie For Universal

Universal is never going to stop dreaming of monsters. Read more...
Tags: Science, Universal, James Wan, Universalmonsters


The Invisible Man Is a Hit, But Its Director and Star Haven't Talked About a Sequel Yet

With a $29 million opening weekend against a reported production budget of just $7 million, The Invisible Man is officially a hit. And, if you’ve seen the movie, you know it very much ends in a way that could set up a sequel. Those two facts seem to suggest a follow up could be coming, but when io9 spoke with the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Leigh Whannell, Elisabeth Moss, The Invisible Man, Universalmonsters, The Invisible Woman, Blumhhouse


How to Make the Other Universal Monsters Scary Again

Dracula. The Wolf Man. The Mummy. The Creature from the Black Lagoon. Frankenstein(’s monster) and the Bride of Frankenstein(’s Monster). They’re all icons of cinematic horror, many for nearly a century—and that’s the problem.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Universal, Monsters, Nostalgia, Frankenstein, Dracula, bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Mummy, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Creature From The Black Lagoon, The Wolfman, Universalmonsters, Black Lagoon Frankenstein


What the New Invisible Man Did to Make Its Universal Monster Scary Again

The latest rebirth of the Universal Monsters happened so fast, you almost couldn’t see it. Writer and director Leigh Whannell was in a meeting that he thought was about his recent movie, Upgrade, when the conversation started to veer into the iconic collection of creatures.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Horror, Universal, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Elisabeth Moss, Blumhouse, The Invisible Man, Universalmonsters


7 Essential Invisible Men (and One Invisible Woman)

H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man was published in 1897, giving sci-fi one of its most intriguing and enduring characters. Thankfully, that Dark Universe version with Johnny Depp never came to fruition, but the latest adaptation—starring Elisabeth Moss as a woman tormented by her invisible ex—is out February 28. Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Kevin Bacon, Johnny Depp, Universal, Chevy Chase, Paul Verhoeven, Elisabeth Moss, Hg Wells, John Carpenter, Ed Begley Jr, Elisabeth Shue, Daryl Hannah, G Wells, The Invisible Man, Invisibility


A New Invisible Man Film Rises as the Dark Universe Dies

The moment we all knew was coming has arrived. Variety reports that Universal has “tabled” its idea for an interconnected universe of classic monster movies (called the “Dark Universe”) and are starting thing fresh with Invisible Man.Read more...
Tags: Science, Johnny Depp, Universal, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Variety, Dark Universe, Invisible Man, Universalmonsters