amazon blumhouse movies

Amazon has just closed a deal with the frightmasters at Blumhouse to create eight films exclusively for Amazon Prime Video. Each of the entries will be from diverse filmmakers, and marks Amazon’s first foray into feature-length properties created strictly for their streaming service. Details are what the individual features will be are slim, but since Blumhouse is involved, you can bet jump-scares will feature in somewhere. More on the Amazon Blumhouse movies below.

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five nights at freddy's movie

Earlier this year, word came out that Blumhouse Productions was set to make a Five Nights at Freddy’s movie based on the popular video game series, with Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Mrs. Doubtfire) lined up to direct. The project was at one point aiming for a 2020 release date, but now Scott Cawthon, the creator of the games and producer of the film, says that the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie has been delayed because it’s getting a total overhaul. Read More »

Blumhouse 4 billion

The word “visionary” gets thrown around a lot in the entertainment industry, but Jason Blum is truly one of Hollywood’s most visionary film producers. Over the past twelve years, he popularized a business model that slashes filmmaking costs, gives directors the type of creative control they often don’t find elsewhere, and rakes in serious profits if the movie proves to be a hit.

Aided by the recent success of David Gordon Green’s new Halloween movie, Blumhouse has officially crossed the $4 billion mark at the global box office. Read on for some of Blum’s thoughts about possible sequels to Halloween and Get Out. Read More »

Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween sequel

There’s been a lot of talk about a potential Halloween sequel in the wake of the new film’s box office success. But one pressing question that’s lingered has been whether or not Jamie Lee Curtis would return for yet another film as ultimate final girl Laurie Strode. We now have the answer! According to Curtis herself, she’d be happy to come back – under one very specific condition.

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halloween sequel

There have been rumblings of a Halloween sequel before the new Halloween even hit theaters, but the information has varied. Now, screenwriter Danny McBride has confirmed that sequel talks have definitely begun, and that he and the other writers have been asked to figure out where the franchise can go from here. More on the potential Halloween sequel below.

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Halloween in IMAX

David Gordon Green‘s Halloween, the new sequel to John Carpenter’s horror classic, has already stalked into theaters and broken some box office records, but now it’s officially about to creep its way into IMAX theaters, too. But its IMAX run will only last for one week, so you’ll need to act quickly if you want to see Jamie Lee Curtis‘s Laurie Strode go head to head with Michael Myers/The Shape on the biggest screen possible. Read More »

Halloween easter egg

David Gordon Green‘s Halloween broke box office records this past weekend, making it the biggest opening in history for a slasher movie. Michael Myers is back, baby – and speaking of babies, there’s one specific moment in the film involving an infant child that’s dripping with so much suspense that it practically forces audiences to hold their breath.

During a recent interview, Green explained Myers’ decision in that moment, and he also revealed a surprising Halloween easter egg: star Jamie Lee Curtis, who returned to play Laurie Strode, also plays another role in the film – and it’s not who you might think. Read More »

halloween deleted scenes

Halloween is now playing everywhere, and audiences are eating it up like a trick-or-treat bag overflowing with candy. David Gordon Green‘s sequel/reboot is loaded with funny, scary and altogether memorable scenes. But what about scenes that didn’t make the final cut? Some trailers and TV spots confirm there are a handful of Halloween deleted scenes that don’t appear in the final film. Let’s take a look at some of them below. Spoilers follow.

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jason blum Female Directors

Yesterday, horror maestro Jason Blum found himself in hot water after carelessly claiming that “There are not a lot of female directors period” when asked why Blumhouse hasn’t yet hired a female director. But after vast swaths of the internet informed him of exactly how many working female directors there are in Hollywood, Blum has issued an apology for his “dumb comments.”

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Female Blumhouse Directors

There has yet to be a female filmmaker in charge of a Blumhouse movie, and that’s unfortunate. Even more unfortunate: Jason Blum‘s response when asked why he’s yet to hire a female director. When questioned about the distinct lack of female representation behind the cameras over at Blumhouse, Blum gave a rather misguided answer.

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