‘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’”

Best Actor Oscar Nominee Steven Yeun In Negotiations To Join Jordan Peele’s Next Movie Releasing In July 2022

Universal and Jordan Peele are reuniting for an untitled film that will be a follow-up to his hits Get Out and Us. Peele is attempting to cast Daniel Kaluuya in a lead role, who previously worked with the filmmaker on Get Out and actress KeKe Palmer is also attached to the project. Daniel has recentlyContinue reading “Best Actor Oscar Nominee Steven Yeun In Negotiations To Join Jordan Peele’s Next Movie Releasing In July 2022”

Universal Bumps ‘F9’ From May 28th To June 25th – Would Go Head-To-Head With Sony’s ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’

Deadline has revealed that Universal Pictures is looking to delay the release of F9: The Fast Saga from May 28th to June 25th. It’s an interesting spot in the summer given that Sony Pictures is already using that summer date for Tom Hardy’s Marvel flick Venom: Let There Be Carnage directed by Andy Serkis. WeContinue reading “Universal Bumps ‘F9’ From May 28th To June 25th – Would Go Head-To-Head With Sony’s ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’”

Jordan Peele Reportedly Taps Keke Palmer & Daniel Kaluuya As Leads In His Next Film Coming July 2022

Deadline reports that actress Keke Palmer has joined the cast of Jordan Peele’s next feature film for Universal Pictures. They’re also backing up a previous report from The Illuminerdi that Get Out breakout-star Daniel Kaluuya is negotiating to reunite with Peele on the untitled film. Illuminerdi also claimed that Daniel’s Judas & The Black MessiahContinue reading “Jordan Peele Reportedly Taps Keke Palmer & Daniel Kaluuya As Leads In His Next Film Coming July 2022”

‘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”

Millie Bobby Brown Tapped To Lead Sci-Fi Film ‘The Electric State’ For Universal – The Russo Brothers To Direct

The Electric State has new directors after Deadline reports that Andy Muschietti (IT, The Flash) has stepped aside as the film’s potential director due to scheduling conflicts with his upcoming Flash movie starring Ezra Miller. However, Andy and sister Barbara Muschietti will stay on as producers. READ MORE: First Concept Artwork From ‘The Flash’ FeaturesContinue reading “Millie Bobby Brown Tapped To Lead Sci-Fi Film ‘The Electric State’ For Universal – The Russo Brothers To Direct”

‘Nobody’: Bob Odenkirk Spent Two Years Training Including Hundreds of Hours Learning Fight Choreography Before Production Even Started

After the exciting trailer for Bob Odenkirk‘s action film Nobody it’s pretty interesting to hear him confirm he spent two years training for the film even before they shot a single frame. Here is what he had to say during a recent interview with IGN. ODENKIRK: “I trained for two years before we started shooting.Continue reading “‘Nobody’: Bob Odenkirk Spent Two Years Training Including Hundreds of Hours Learning Fight Choreography Before Production Even Started”

Florence Pugh To Star In Universal’s Whodunit ‘The Maid’

Universal has secured the rights to the upcoming murder mystery novel The Maid written by Nita Prose, which won’t even be published at Penguin Random House/HarperFiction until 2022. Deadline also reports that Midsommar-breakout actress Florence Pugh is set to play the role of Molly the maid in the new film, however, a director nor screenwriterContinue reading “Florence Pugh To Star In Universal’s Whodunit ‘The Maid’”

TRAILER: Bob Odenkirk Channels Keanu Reeves To Become A Full-On Badass In ‘Nobody’ – From The Architect of The ‘John Wick’ Franchise

NOBODY – Sometimes the man you don’t notice is the most dangerous of all. Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody. When two thieves break into his suburban homeContinue reading “TRAILER: Bob Odenkirk Channels Keanu Reeves To Become A Full-On Badass In ‘Nobody’ – From The Architect of The ‘John Wick’ Franchise”

‘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”