the black phone cast

The Black Phone, the new horror film from the Sinister team of Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill, has added Jeremy Davies to the cast. The film is based on a short story by Joe Hill and follows a kidnapped boy locked in a basement with a creepy, unconnected telephone that suddenly starts ringing. Since the kidnapper is the only adult in the story it’s all but certain that Davies is playing that character.

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the black phone movie

Sinister team C. Robert Cargill and Scott Derrickson are ready to answer The Black Phone. The pair will adapt the short story by Joe Hill into a feature film for Blumhouse, with Derrickson directing a script he co-wrote with Cargill. Mason Thames (For All Mankind) and Madeleine McGraw (Toy Story 4, Secrets of Sulphur Springs) are set to star in the adaptation, which tells the story of a kidnapped boy who receives a ghostly call on the broken phone located in the basement where he’s being held captive.

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doctor strange throwback video

Benedict Cumberbatch walks into a store dressed as Doctor Strange… It sounds like the set-up to the most wholesome joke, but we get to see the end result of thanks to a Doctor Strange throwback video shared by director Scott Derrickson on Twitter.

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labyrinth sequel director

After all these years, Labyrinth still has the power of voodoo over us. Jim Henson‘s 1986 cult hit is getting a long-awaited sequel, which has been in the works under TriStar Pictures in some form since at least 2014. But after hiring Don’t Breathe director Fede Alvarez to helm the sequel in 2017, TriStar Pictures has found a new filmmaker to dance, magic, dance into the director’s chair. Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson, who recently left Marvel over creative differences with Doctor Strange 2, has been tapped to helm the Labyrinth sequel.

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Chris Evans Joins Bermuda Triangle Movie

It sounds like Chris Evans is going to be very busy now that he’s done with Captain America for the foreseeable future. The actor just booked a role as the sadistic dentist Orin Scrivello in the upcoming remake of Little Shop of Horrors, and now he’s gearing up to star in the long-developing sci-fi project Bermuda at Skydance. And yes, it’s a movie about the famed Bermuda Triangle. Read More »

doctor strange 2 director

Breaking news: Scott Derrickson, the filmmaker behind 2016’s Doctor Strange, will no longer direct the film’s sequel, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessRead More »

Doctor Strange Horror Influences

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is slated to arrive in theaters early in the summer of 2021, and it will bring some horror to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. More specifically, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige says it will draw inspiration from the horror of the 1980s, the kind that Steven Spielberg brought to the big screen with Raiders of the Lost Ark or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom that offered scares and adventure hand-in-hand.

Find out what Feige had to say about the Doctor Strange horror headed our way, as well as a tease of some unexpected characters who will enter the MCU in the mystical sequel. Read More »

scott derrickson returning to horror

Before he directed Marvel’s magical hit Doctor Strange in 2016, Scott Derrickson was a well-known name in the horror community, having shot to fame with films like The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister. But it has been four years since Derrickson has directed a horror film and fans had been wondering whether he intended to return to the genre at all. But Derrickson is here to ease their fears: he’s already got a horror movie lined up — after he wraps up Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

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doctor strange 2 director

By the Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth! Marvel Studios has found its Doctor Strange 2 director, and it’s a familiar face: Scott Derrickson, the filmmaker behind the 2016 Doctor Strange movie, will return behind the camera once again for the sequel. Read More »

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Snowpiercer director

TNT’s adaptation of Snowpiercer is barreling toward the small screen, and now it’s found a new director to keep it on the rails.

Just a few days after original director Scott Derrickson turned down his option to direct extensive reshoots for the show’s pilot episode, the network has hired a new Snowpiercer director: James Hawes, a British filmmaker known for directing episodes of Doctor Who, Penny Dreadful, and more.

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