‘Tomorrow War’ Director Chris McKay Tapped For Universal Monster Flick ‘Renfield’

A while back it was announced that Rocketman and Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher was circling a new Universal Monsters project focused on Count Dracula’s brainwashed lackey, Renfield. The script is penned by Rick & Morty’s Ryan Ridley based on an original outline from Robert Kirkman (Walking Dead, Invincible), Ridley’s involvement suggesting a comedic-bendContinue reading “‘Tomorrow War’ Director Chris McKay Tapped For Universal Monster Flick ‘Renfield’”

‘Eternals’ Director Chloe Zhao Tapped By Universal For New ‘Dracula’ Movie That Will Be A Mix of Sci-Fi & Western Genres

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Nomadland and Eternals director Chloe Zhao has been hired by Universal Pictures for a new Dracula film. Instead of treading on previous ground with the good Count, Chloe’s take is said to be a mix of horror, science fiction and western genres. This new Dracula project, however, will beContinue reading “‘Eternals’ Director Chloe Zhao Tapped By Universal For New ‘Dracula’ Movie That Will Be A Mix of Sci-Fi & Western Genres”

‘Van Helsing’: New Movie Coming From ‘Overlord’ Director Julius Avery and ‘Black Widow’ Screenwriter Eric Pearson – James Wan Producing

At one time, Universal Pictures tried to develop a new film focusing on the famous monster hunter Van Helsing with director Guillermo del Toro and Tom Cruise starring. The character best known as the nemesis of Count Dracula in multiple installments from Hammer Films played by Star Wars actor Peter Cushing. More recently played byContinue reading “‘Van Helsing’: New Movie Coming From ‘Overlord’ Director Julius Avery and ‘Black Widow’ Screenwriter Eric Pearson – James Wan Producing”

Lord & Miller Producing Mystery Movie Inspired By Universal Monsters Legacy With Channing Tatum Set To Star

Yesterday, Deadline reported that Channing Tatum is planning on reuniting with his 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who are producing an untitled film for Universal Pictures that will be satirical thriller set in the Universal Monsters universe. Tatum attached to take the lead role. Sources tell Deadline that Universal Pictures, LordContinue reading “Lord & Miller Producing Mystery Movie Inspired By Universal Monsters Legacy With Channing Tatum Set To Star”

Director Leigh Whannell Following Up ‘Invisible Man’ With Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Remake Starring Ryan Gosling

It looks like Blumhouse and Universal Pictures has found the director for their upcoming Wolfman reboot starring Canadian actor Ryan Gosling (Blade Runner 2049). Deadline reports that Leigh Whannell has been tapped and is currently negotiating to direct. Leigh gave Universal their post-Dark Universe hit with Universal Monsters character The Invisible Man, the modern remakeContinue reading “Director Leigh Whannell Following Up ‘Invisible Man’ With Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Remake Starring Ryan Gosling”

Ryan Gosling Attached To Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Reboot

Yesterday, it was reported by Variety that actor Ryan Gosling (Blade Runner 2049, Drive, The Nice Guys) is now attached to lead Universal Pictures’ Wolfman reboot. The film is said to be seeking a director with the new horror film set during present time and expected to take tone cues from the thriller Nightcrawler. OneContinue reading “Ryan Gosling Attached To Universal’s ‘Wolfman’ Reboot”