Nightcrawler Halloween

When one film moves around on the calendar, others often follow suit. Recently David Ayer’s Fury was pulled up from a November 2014 opening to a mid-October date, the better to (hopefully) enjoy a long awards season runup. That put it directly in competition with Nightcrawler, the indie thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Now Nightcrawler has backed off a couple weeks to put room between the two releases. In addition to the Nightcrawler Halloween date, there’s news about Universal and Legendary dating a pair of genre films for 2015 and 2016. Read More »

As the script for Ghostbusters 3 gathers dust on Bill Murray’s desk, another writer is taking the idea and running in a whole other direction. Legendary Pictures, the company who is producing The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel and Pacific Rim, has just purchased a project by writer Ian Fried called Spectral. The idea of the film is described as a more realistic, gritty and action-packed Ghostbusters as a group of special ops soldiers are specially trained to battle and capture evil ghosts in Manhattan. One word comes to mind: awesome. Read more after the jump. Read More »