Goosebumps

Goosebumps was one of 2015’s more pleasant surprises, a goofy and spooky horror romp that was just scary enough for kids and just clever enough for their parents. It also managed to evoke R.L. Stine’s original books while lovingly poking fun at them. It’s a good kids’ movie, a kind of gateway horror movie that functions much like the original books in that it offers youngsters a successful entry point into an intimidating genre.

Now, the sequel has a new director. Unless it doesn’t get made. Because even as the sequel moves forward, some behind-the-scenes issues have been plaguing the follow-up as it struggles to get off the ground.

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Venom movie

Venom, the movie that is definitely real and not an elaborate early April Fools’ hoax, will be based on some very real comic book storylines.

Director Ruben Fleischer has the unenviable task of bringing the popular Spider-Man antihero to the big screen, sans Spider-Man. Thankfully, he has a plethora of Venom comic book arcs and issues to draw from. But no one Venom storyline will do — he’s going to adapt two.

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Animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Trailer

Right now fans are enjoying the most recent iteration of Spider-Man played by Tom Holland being part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But Sony Pictures is still doing everything they can to milk the rights to all of the characters from the webslinger’s comic book universe in every other form. There’s a Venom spin-off in production right now, Silver and Black focusing on Silver Sable and Black Cat (which may launch a female Spider-Man universe), and even a Morbius the Living Vampire movie. But there’s also a whole new Spider-Man on the way.

No, we’re not getting yet another live-action reboot of Spider-Man, but instead Sony Pictures is delivering an animated Spider-Man movie focusing on Miles Morales as your friendly nieghborhood wallcrawler. Today they announced the official title for the project to be Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and the first trailer arrived along with it. Read More »

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review

I may be speaking too much in haste, but I feel reasonably confident in saying that Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is the most pure fun I’ve had at a movie in 2017. I laughed to the point that I felt compelled to apologize to my seatmates once the credits rolled, I involuntarily gasped out loud at a plot twist I probably should have seen coming, and I wasn’t bored for even a minute of the movie’s two-hour runtime. In short: Jumanji is a blast. No, it isn’t in contention with, say, The Shape of Water or The Post, but does it have to be?

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Sverrir Gudnason

Meet your new Mikael Blomkvist.

Norwegian actor Sverrir Gudnason has been cast as the male lead in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Sony’s sequel to David Fincher’s English-language adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Gudnason is taking on the role of Mikael Blomkvist, the intrepid journalist who becomes a wary ally of Lisbeth Salander (now played by The Crown star Claire Foy). The Blomqvist role was previously played by Daniel Craig in Fincher’s adaptation and Michael Nyqvist in the Swedish films.

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Baby Driver - Morning Watch

Edgar Wright has made his fair share of terrific films, but Baby Driver became something the filmmaker had never achieved before: a bonafide box office smash. Naturally, that means discussions about a Baby Driver sequel have begun and while Wright won’t confirm that he’s returning to the director’s chair, he does say that he plans to write the screenplay.

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Next Quentin Tarantino Movie Release date

Quentin Tarantino‘s next movie doesn’t have a title yet, but it does have a release date. The film, which is set in Los Angeles in 1969 against the backdrop of the Manson Family murders, has been given a 2019 release date that suggests a certain amount of confidence from Sony, who recently signed on to produce the film for the acclaimed director.

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masters of the universe reboot

There may be a new master of the Masters of the Universe soon.

Frequent comic book movie writer David S. Goyer is in talks to take over directing duties for the Masters of the Universe reboot, after McG was initially attached to helm the remake of the ’80s fantasy property.

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Dragon Tattoo sequel cast

David Fincher may not be involved with the sequel to his 2011 thriller The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, but an actor he recently worked with is. Cameron Britton, who delivered a show-stopping performance as serial killer Ed Kemper on Fincher’s Netflix series Mindhunter, has joined the The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a follow-up to Dragon Tattoo. More details on the Dragon Tattoo sequel cast await you below.

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Jumanji Welcome to the JungleAmazon Prime Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Early Screening Trailer

There are still three weeks until Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle hits theaters. The sequel to the original 1995 movie puts a more modern spin on the children’s book classic by Chris Van Allsburg by throwing four high school kids into the jungle as video game avatars brought to life by Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan. If the early buzz got you excited to see how the movie turned out, Amazon is offering you a chance to see it before all your friends.

Anyone with an Amazon Prime account can now purchase tickets to an early screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle happening two weeks early. There’s quite a wide array of theaters hosting the event which you can find out more about below. Read More »