Leigh Whannell | Michael Buckner/Deadline Universal is looking to get back into the kung-fu superhero business. The studio has for weeks now been meeting with potential directors for their upcoming The Green Hornet and Kato movie. However, sources are telling Deadline that since Leigh Whannell threw his hat into the ring, Universal has been itching … Continue reading Universal Eyeing ‘The Invisible Man’ Director Leigh Whannell For ‘Green Hornet and Kato’ Reboot
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’
As I mentioned in my review for The Invisible Man, Universal Pictures has been desperate for quite some time now to resurrect their gallery of classical movie monsters. They’ve tried again and again to reinvent the wheel in hopes of appealing to a younger generation of moviegoers and each time they’ve failed to sustain any … Continue reading Universal Monsters: What’s Coming After ‘The Invisible Man’?
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!
The Turning (January 24, 2020) Directed by: Floria Sigismondi Written by: Carey W. Hayes & Chad HayesStarring: Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard & Brooklynn Prince Synopsis: Hired to take care of two orphans, a young nanny starts to believe that their country mansion is haunted. Why you should start screaming: Admittedly, my expectations will only get … Continue reading AHHctober: Ten 2020 Horror Movies To Start Screaming About
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
With Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures gearing up for The Invisible Man, it's finally been revealed who will take on the titular antagonist. Per Variety, The Haunting of Hill House star Oliver Jackson-Cohen will take on the role of the classic Universal movie monster for writer/director/producer Leigh Whannell's (Upgrade) re-imagining of the 1933 classic, which itself … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ Adds ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Star in Titular Role
I don't mean to brag, but I totally called it when I named Mark Hamill as an excellent stand-in for Brad Dourif as the new voice of Chucky in this year's Child's Play remake. (Obviously I am joking. Any nerd could have made that obvious pick, and many did!) So, clearly I have a nose … Continue reading 5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake
An official release date for Universal's The Invisible Man remake has appeared. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the film will materialize in theaters come March 13, 2020. Principal photography on the film begins this July in Sydney, Australia. Leigh Whannell (Upgrade) is writing and directing the project, which will star Elizabeth Moss alongside A Wrinkle In … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ Officially Gets A Release Date
Get ready to see Saw like you've never seen Saw before. According to Deadline, Lionsgate is teaming up with comedy legend Chris Rock to develop a spinoff of the popular horror franchise. Rock has written a story that is being developed by Saw alumnus Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg. Original Saw creators James Wan and Leigh … Continue reading ‘Saw’ Spinoff Coming From… Chris Rock?