Month: January 2019

Jordan Peele Steps Into ‘The Twilight Zone’ This April

Speaking at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, CBS All Access Executive Vice President of Original Content Julie McNamara let it be known that the all-new Twilight Zone series will launch April 1st of this year. No joke. That Monday will see not one, but two full episodes drop with new episodes added every Thursday. Academy

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‘Final Destination’ Reboot Coming From ‘Saw’ Franchise Writers

New Line Cinema is gearing up for a Final Destination reboot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is interested in restarting the popular horror movie franchise and have hired Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to pen the script. The pair previously collaborated on the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh installments of the Saw series as

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‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ Coming November 2019

The feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining sequel, Doctor Sleep, will be checking in earlier than expected. Recently, Warner Bros. announced a slew of release dates for a bunch of upcoming projects (via Deadline). In the announcement came the news that Doctor Sleep has been moved up from its original January 2020 release

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‘The Batman’ Will Release Summer 2021 Without Ben Affleck

Batfleck is dead. The next standalone Batman movie will land in theaters on July 25, 2021. When it does, it won’t be Ben Affleck, who played the iconic hero in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad and Justice League, under the cowl as the film will focus on a younger Bruce Wayne. This

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James Gunn To Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’ For Warner Bros. And DC

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn will make his directorial return to comic book movies with Suicide Squad 2, the follow-up to Warner Bros. and DC’s hit 2016 anti-hero flick. This news comes to us from The Hollywood Reporter. The outlet points out that Gunn was already signed on to pen the script for

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Zack Snyder Returns To Movies With Zombie Action Pic For Netflix

It has been a trying few years to say the least for Justice League director Zack Snyder. The filmmaker was put in charge of the DC Extended Universe following Man of Steel. The filmmaker ultimately had to step away from movies in 2017 to deal with a family tragedy, leaving Avengers director Joss Whedon to

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Matt Reeves Says ‘The Batman’ Will Be An ‘Emotional’ Detective Story

The next standalone Batman movie has been in development for so long that you could be forgiven for having forgotten all about it. War for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves was brought aboard by Warner Bros. back in February of 2017 to head up the film; however, with the exception of a

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Syfy Picks Up ‘Chucky’ TV Series From Original Creator

Chucky, the infamous killer doll from the Child’s Play franchise, has been living on the small screen since 2016’s Curse of Chucky in a series of direct-to-digital feature films. Now he it looks like he is moving in with Syfy for his own television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the in-development show landed at

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Universal Taps Blumhouse for ‘The Invisible Man’ Remake

Upgrade director Leigh Whannell has signed on to direct a reboot of Universal’s sci-fi classic The Invisible Man. Whannell will re-team with producer Jason Blum and will release the film via the Blumhouse label. As was the case with Upgrade, Leigh Whannell will also write the script. According to Variety, this marks a brand new

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Winners: The 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, better known as the SAG’s, were held last night and I’m happy to report that a diverse selection of wonderful films and performances were recognized. Now, there were a couple of curve balls thrown, but nothing egregious, I think. Again, SAG did honor performances in television, but for

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