Universal Studios Hollywood’s Jurassic Park attraction was in dire need of an upgrade, and it’s finally getting one in the form of Jurassic World – The Ride, a revamped version of the old attraction which will incorporate elements from the new movies. That revamp includes a new addition that allows the ride to respond to inclement weather – something I’ve never seen done in a theme park ride before.
And thanks to a new press release, we know the new ride will also incorporate actors from those films: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and BD Wong are reprising their roles. Read More »
The Invisible Man remake will be appearing in theaters in 2020, with Universal officially setting the release date for the Blumhouse-produced film starring Elisabeth Moss and directed by Leigh Whannell.
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Of all the forms of magical transportation in Harry Potter‘s Wizarding World, perhaps the most hilarious is Hagrid’s motorbike: a giant, hulking beast of a motorcycle with a tiny sidecar in which Harry was often unceremoniously thrown in to escape capture by the Dark Lord and his minions. And soon, you’ll get to know what it feels like to plummet through the skies in a rickety sidecar in the all-new attraction opening next month in the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is part rollercoaster, part immersive experience that takes you through the gentle half-giant’s enchanting and dangerous world of magical creatures — with a lifelike cameo from Hagrid himself. Universal Studios Orlando is offering you a sneak peek of the roller coaster part of the attraction, with a POV video that takes you through all its twists and turns.
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Back in 2017, Fast and Furious franchise star Michelle Rodriguez worried fans with talk of potentially not returning for Fast and Furious 9 unless producers chose to “show some love to the women of the franchise on the next one.” Apparently she stuck to her word, because Michelle Rodriguez is returning for the forthcoming sequel, but she didn’t sign her deal until a female screenwriter was brought on board to help give the female characters a little more depth. Find out more about the details behind Michelle Rodriguez in Fast and Furious 9 below. Read More »
Superheroes can’t stop the super franchise that is The Secret Life of Pets. The Secret Life of Pets 2 box office tracking shows that Universal’s animated sequel is head toward $65 million during the June 7-9 weekend, soaring past its main competitor, Dark Phoenix, which is only tracking for $50 million.
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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Pictures will be holding their last Purge. The fifth and final The Purge movie is set to open in theaters in July 2020, bringing to an end the series created by James DeMonaco that went from sleeper horror hit to critically acclaimed franchise.
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After nearly two decades of dealing with producer Neal Moritz on the Fast and Furious franchise, Universal Pictures has apparently had enough with their contentious relationship. The studio has dropped Moritz as a producer on the upcoming Hobbs & Shaw spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, and they’re also keeping him from working on an other Fast and Furious movies that may come in the future, including Fast and Furious 9, which starts shooting in a few weeks. So what happened? Read More »
It’s summer blockbuster season, and Screen Junkies is taking advantage of it by bringing forth a series of Honest Trailers looking back at some of the biggest movies from years ago. First up on the docket is The Mummy. No, not the easy target starring Tom Cruise (they’ve already done that one). Instead, it’s The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser where he plays a smoldering hero who is uncannily like Indiana Jones, except he shoots at every problem a lot more. Seriously, every problem. Watch The Mummy Honest Trailer below. Read More »
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Blockbuster sequels aren’t just limited to big action bonanzas like Avengers: Endgame, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Family films are getting the sequel treatment this summer too, and one of them will be hitting the big screen much sooner than anticipated.
The Secret Life of Pets 2 is the latest movie to become part of Fandango’s Early Access Screening program that is available to all members of the free-to-join Fandango VIP rewards program. The movie will open towards the end of this month, nearly two weeks ahead of its wide theatrical release next month. Read More »
It’s far too early to begin thinking about this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, but here we are with the first geeky event that will be happening in the midst of the pop culture convention.
San Diego will be the first to debut Galaxy Quest in Concert, a live symphony event where David Newman’s incredible score will be played by the San Diego Symphony orchestra right along with the film starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Daryl Mitchell, and Sam Rockwell. Plus, Newman himself will be conducting the symphony. Get details on Galaxy Quest in Concert below. Read More »