Jared Leto, Darren Aronofsky Teaming With Blumhouse For Supernatural Thriller ‘Adrift’

It seems MGM is looking to make the first major acquisition of 2021. Per Deadline, the studio is nearing a deal to nab Adrift. The project is being described as a supernatural thriller from The Ring scribe Koji Suzuki. Jared Leto is attached to star in the picture while Darren Aronofsky is set to direct. … Continue reading Jared Leto, Darren Aronofsky Teaming With Blumhouse For Supernatural Thriller ‘Adrift’

Patrick Wilson Directing ‘Insidious: Chapter 5’

Patrick Wilson is ready to step back into The Further in a big, bad way. During Blumhouse's inaugural BlumFest Thursday, the fifth installment in the studio's successful Insidious franchise was announced. Not only is series star Patrick Wilson returning in Insidious: Chapter 5, but the project will officially mark the actor's directorial debut. In front … Continue reading Patrick Wilson Directing ‘Insidious: Chapter 5’

Blumhouse Taps Zac Efron For Remake Of Stephen King’s ‘Firestarter’

Blumhouse and Universal are teaming up, again; this time to tackle a modern adaptation of Stephen King's novel Firestarter. According to Collider, Zac Efron is set to star. The book, which was originally published in 1980, follows a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities who is abducted by a secret government agency that wants to harness her … Continue reading Blumhouse Taps Zac Efron For Remake Of Stephen King’s ‘Firestarter’

‘The Invisible Man’ (2020) Movie Review: What’s Old Is Frightening Again!

DIRECTORLeigh WhannellSCREENWRITERLeigh WhannellSTARSElisabeth MossOliver Jackson-CohenAldis HodgeStorm ReidHarriet DyerMichael Dorman RATINGR (for some strong bloody violence, and language)RUNTIME113 minutesRELEASE DATEFebruary 28, 2020STUDIOUniversal PicturesGENREHorror, Mystery/Suspense For nearly two decades, Universal Pictures has tried but failed to revamp their legacy monster movies as fantastical, action-packed adventures. Their grander vision ultimately included a shared cinematic universe that culminated with … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ (2020) Movie Review: What’s Old Is Frightening Again!

‘Fantasy Island’ Movie Review

Directed by: Jeff WadlowWritten by: Christopher Roach & Jillian JacobsStarring: Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O. Yang, Ryan Hansen & Michael PeñaRelease date: February 14, 2020Rating: PG-13 (for violence, terror, drug content, suggestive material and brief strong language)Runtime: 1 hr. 50 mins.Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery/SuspenseStudio: Columbia Pictures Synopsis: The enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael … Continue reading ‘Fantasy Island’ Movie Review

Blumhouse’s ‘The Hunt’ Gets New Release Date

The Hunt isn’t over. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has set a new release date for Blumhouse’s The Hunt, a satirical look at class warfare wherein a sect of the wealthy elite kidnap and hunt “deplorables” for sport. The film will now release on March 13, six months after the studio pulled the film … Continue reading Blumhouse’s ‘The Hunt’ Gets New Release Date

Blumhouse Adapting Long Lost Novel That Inspired ‘The Thing’

Since its initial 1938 publication, John W. Campbell Jr’s novella Who Goes There?, about a shape-shifting monster from space that terrorizes a group of scientists in Antarctica, has twice been adapted for the big screen. The first attempt came with 1951's The Thing From Another World. The more recognized interpretation, of course, is John Carpenter's … Continue reading Blumhouse Adapting Long Lost Novel That Inspired ‘The Thing’

‘Black Christmas’ (2019) Movie Review: Holiday horror that’s more broke than woke

Directed by: Sophia Takal Written by: Sophia Takal & April Wolfe Starring: Imogen Poots, Brittany O'Grady, Lily Donoghue, Aleyse Shannon, Cary Elwes & Caleb Eberhardt Rating: PG-13 (for violence, terror, thematic content involving sexual assault, language, sexual material and drinking) Genre: Horror, Slasher, Mystery & Suspense Release date: Dec. 13, 2019 (Wide)Runtime: 86 minutes Studio: … Continue reading ‘Black Christmas’ (2019) Movie Review: Holiday horror that’s more broke than woke

‘The Invisible Man’ Remake Finally Gets A Plot Synopsis

If you've been following this blog for any amount of time, you know how pumped this blogger is for Blumhouse's The Invisible Man remake. Over the last few months, we've heard tidbits of information such as casting and now we finally have a full plot synopsis. Courtesy of Bloody Disgusting: “What you can’t see can … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ Remake Finally Gets A Plot Synopsis

John Carpenter Scoring ‘Halloween Kills’ & ‘Halloween Ends’

Last month Blumhouse announced it is moving forward with not one, but two new Halloween films, Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends. Last year's Halloween not only reinvigorated audience interest in the long-running slasher series, but also the interest of original franchise co-creator John Carpenter, who got involved with Michael Myers for the first time in … Continue reading John Carpenter Scoring ‘Halloween Kills’ & ‘Halloween Ends’