green lantern show

HBO Max is about to go green.

A new report says that after a year of development, a Green Lantern show based on the popular, ring-wearing DC Comics character has officially received the greenlight at the streaming service. Fear not: this won’t be a show about just one character who has the mantle – instead, it will introduce “a multitude of Lanterns” into the action. Read more about the upcoming show below. Read More »

eyes of the dragon tv series update

Back in 2019, we learned that Hulu was moving forward with an Eyes of the Dragon TV series, based on the Stephen King fantasy novel of the same name. Seth Grahame-Smith, who served as producer on the two It films, was set as showrunner, and the general consensus was that this was a chance for Hulu to have their own Game of Thrones-like series. Since the announcement, we’ve heard very little about the show – and there’s a good reason for that: it’s no longer happening.

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Just Beyond TV Series

R.L. Stine‘s classic children’s horror series Goosebumps is getting a live-action series reboot at Sony Pictures Television, but a more recent book series from the beloved author will be turned into a series over at Disney+.

Just Beyond is R.L. Stine’s horror anthology graphic novel series from BOOM! Studios that takes kids “just beyond the real world to an always surprising place of fantasy and fright.” Now the pages will come to life in a series at Disney+ thanks to writer and executive producer Seth Grahame-Smith, best known for writing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, as well as scripting Dark Shadows and The LEGO Batman Movie. Read More »

eyes of the dragon series

Game of Thrones is ending this weekend, but there’s always room for new fantasy shows. Enter Hulu, who are developing a pilot for an Eyes of the Dragon series, based on the fantasy novel by Stephen King. The book has dragons, knights, sorcery, conspiracies – all the stuff Game of Thrones fans seem to love, just not as R-rated. Seth Grahame-Smith, who executive produced the King adaptations It and It Chapter Two, is writing the pilot and will serve as showrunner.  Read More »

Child's Play Remake Rated R

While the MPAA has yet to issue an official rating for the Child’s Play remake, producer Seth Grahame-Smith wants to assure horror fans that the new take on Chucky will have a firm R-rating. According to Grahame-Smith, you can expect a whole lot of gore and intensity in the upcoming movie, so at least that’s one less thing to worry about.

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Child's Play remake

This week, I had the chance to get an early look at a scene from the upcoming Child’s Play remake, which just released a brand new trailer. I also spoke with director Lars Klevberg and producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg about why they wanted to modernize a popular horror character, their approach to the new story, and more.

Check out our description of the scene and their quotes below, including some brief updates about Grahame-Smith’s rumored Fantastic Four script and the feature-length Kung Fury film. Read More »

It producer interview

Last week, I attended the press junket for Warner Bros. new film adaptation of Stephen King’s It, the horror story about an ancient entity that terrorizes and feeds on the children of Derry, Maine and often takes the form of a menacing clown named Pennywise. Along with a handful of other writers, I spoke with producers Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and David Katzenberg (The Goldbergs) about the challenges of bringing such a classic book to the big screen, Bill Skarsgard‘s intense performance, a possible sequel, and more.
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Fantastic Four reboot

Back in June, it was rumored a more kid-friendly Fantastic Four was in the works after audiences didn’t flock to see 20th Century Fox’s bleak take on the property. After the rocky experiencing making Josh Trank’s butchered comic book movie, the studio wanted to go in an entirely different direction inspired by Pixar’s The Incredibles. A new rumor from the same source says 20th Century Fox is basing the new reboot off Mark Millar and artist Curtis Tieg‘s unpublished children’s book, Kindergarten Heroes.

Below, learn more about the potential Fantastic Four reboot.

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THE FANTASTIC FOUR

The dark, edgy and moody take on Fantastic Four didn’t pan out with Josh Trank‘s reboot. Even after audiences failed to turn up for the troubled movie, 20th Century Fox and producer Simon Kinberg continued to discuss a potential sequel. A sequel, which was originally dated to come out about two weeks ago, won’t happen – but at some point, a reboot will.

Below, learn more about a potential Fantastic Four reboot.

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UPDATED: Stephen King has shared his thoughts on the movie on Twitter. You can find that below.

There’s a chance that Stephen King‘s It may be the finest horror novel ever written, the work of a legitimate genius spending 1,000-plus pages working through the kind of stuff we don’t like to talk about. Few tales of terror are this long and complex and maddening. Even fewer find a permanent home at the bottom of your psyche and linger there. To finish It is to grant this particular story real estate in your mind for as long as you live.

So, when it comes to the director Andrés Muschietti‘s film adaptation due out on September 8, 2017: no pressure, everyone. At the very least, we now know that King himself has a seen a cut of the movie and he has apparently given it his stamp of approval.

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