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Universal Spends $400 Million On New EXORCIST Trilogy

Universal Pictures has closed a deal with Blumhouse and Morgan Creek to purchase worldwide rights for a new Exorcist trilogy. The deal is reportedly worth an eye-popping $400 million and it may see the films premiere on streaming service Peacock. [...]

July 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: M. Night Shyamalan’s THE VISIT

M.Night Shyamalan’s The Visit was a film which saw the director beginning to refind his groove. It doesn’t deliver on the mastery he showed with The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs and The Village. That was a fantastic run of features and [...]

July 23, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Joel Edgerton’s THE GIFT

Joel Edgerton made his directorial debut with 2015’s The Gift, a thriller that is very much in the vein of the dramatic thrillers of the 1980s and 1990s (it has shades of the 1992 Kurt Russell/ Ray Liotta thriller Unlawful Entry). The Gift [...]

July 14, 2021

Kurt Sutter Delivers THIS BEAST To Blumhouse & Netflix

The mighty Kurt Sutter will write, direct and produce This Beast for Blumhouse and Netflix. The medieval thriller will mark the feature directing debut of the Sons Of Anarchy creator – and it sounds brilliant: An 18th century English village [...]

March 9, 2021

Leigh Whannell To Direct Ryan Gosling In THE WOLFMAN

After scoring a critical and commercial hit with The Invisible Man, Leigh Whannell has now been tapped by Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions to direct the reboot of the 1941 horror classic The Wolfman, which is set to star Ryan Gosling. [...]

July 10, 2020

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