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Jon M. Chu To Direct ‘Wicked’ Film Adaptation

Is the long-anticipated Wicked movie… actually happening? After nearly a decade of discussing, planning, and replanning, it looks like Universal might be closing in on making the feature a reality. Universal first announced plans to produce a movie based on the successful Broadway musical back in 2012. Since then, the production has been a roller […]

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News of the World Review: A Beautiful Western

It’s been a few years since we’ve gotten a great western. I mean yes we’ve had great films like The Hateful Eight, Hostiles, and The Homesman. But nothing the likes of Unforgiven, or the western films of old. Let me present to you Paul Greengrass’s masterful western, News of the World. The film stars Tom […]

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‘Wicked’ Movie Delayed Yet Again As Director Exits

At the risk of sounding pessimistic…are we ever actually going to get a Wicked movie? Universal first announced plans to develop a feature film based on the successful stage musical back in 2012. (And rumors of a possible film started years before that.)  It’s hard to even keep track of how many times Wicked has […]

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THS Fright-A-Thon: Why The Universal Monsters Movies Matter More Now

Universal tried and failed miserably to make a cinematic universe out of their original Universal Monsters. The supposed “Dark Universe” all started with Tom Cruise’s The Mummy. It led to one of the most publicized photos in horror history with this portrait. Now this portrait was a final gasp from Universal. It was a very […]

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News of the World Trailer Shows Tom Hanks Return as a Cowboy

News of the World, directed by Paul Greengrass and distributed by Universal Pictures, is Tom Hank’s return to playing a cowboy since Toy Story‘s Sheriff Woody. And boy, is Tom Hanks still a great cowboy. I mean, see for yourself in this brand new trailer. Funnily enough, this is also Tom Hank’s reunion with Paul […]

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NASA Space Movie Starring Tom Cruise Gets Tentative October 2021 Liftoff Date

Looks like that NASA will get their space movie starring Tom Cruise after all. We’ll only have to wait just over a year for it, but well, SPACE! Apparently, NASA really wants to have a movie shot in outer space. In fact, it would be the first movie in history to do so. Not only […]

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Nintendo and Illumination Partnering to Make 2022 Super Mario Movie

Nintendo and Illumination have formed an alliance. To do what, you may ask? Why, they’re making an animated Super Mario movie, of course. Did you know that Nintendo has a corporate management policy briefing? It sounds like a snooze-fest, but there’s actually some interesting news in it. If you scroll down a bit, you come […]

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Horror

‘Freaky’ Is If Freaky Friday And Friday The 13th Had A Kid

Blumhouse and Universal Pictures have a very lucrative deal together. Basically being the posterchild for masterful horror these days, Blumhouse might have done it again. Freaky Friday meets Friday the 13th. That’s the easiest way to describe Freaky. While it might not be the most original concept in the book, it takes the ball and […]

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‘Toy Story 4’ Director Josh Cooley Boards ‘Little Monsters’

Josh Cooley will write and direct Universal’s Little Monsters. Rather than taking an R-rated horror approach, the film will be family-friendly. The live-action hybrid monster feature will be produced by Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman of Mandeville Films. Concept art from Crash McCreery (Jurassic World, Rango) serves as the artistic direction for the film. McCreery […]

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Universal To Put The Hunt, Invisible Man, and More On VOD, Friday

If you didn’t get the chance to go out to the theater to see The Hunt or Invisible Man, we don’t blame you. Movie theaters are now closing due to CDC guidelines about gatherings of larger than 50 people. Luckily for all of us, Universal is giving us a gift during this time. They’re skipping […]