James Gunn Reveals Universal Rejected His ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’ Remake After The Success Of ‘Dawn Of The Dead’

Many know James Gunn thanks to directing credits on projects like Guardians of The Galaxy and his upcoming DC Comics film The Suicide Squad, but made waves because of his writing work on the hit Zack Snyder-directed zombie flick Dawn of The Dead, a remake of the classic George A. Romero movie. During a fanContinue reading “James Gunn Reveals Universal Rejected His ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’ Remake After The Success Of ‘Dawn Of The Dead’”

‘Nobody 2’: Sequel To Bob Odenkirk Action Flick In The Works From ‘John Wick’ Screenwriter Derek Kolstad

While John Wick franchise creator Derek Kolstad has stated he won’t be involved with the writing of John Wick: Chapter 4 or John Wick: Chapter 5, he’s apparently going to be busy writing a sequel to the Bob Odenkirk action movie Nobody. The development news comes from Nobody director Ilya Naishuller (Hardcore Henry) speaking withContinue reading “‘Nobody 2’: Sequel To Bob Odenkirk Action Flick In The Works From ‘John Wick’ Screenwriter Derek Kolstad”

Adam Wingard & Robert Kirkman Team For Universal’s Feature Film Adaptation of Sci-Fi Comic Book ‘Hardcore’

Director Adam Wingard’s profile has risen thanks to the box office success of Godzilla Vs. Kong, the crossover film set in Legendary’s Monsterverse has become the biggest box office earner since the pandemic began as it crossed $400 million globally and is inching towards reaching $100 million domestically. Another genre project has arrived. Universal isContinue reading “Adam Wingard & Robert Kirkman Team For Universal’s Feature Film Adaptation of Sci-Fi Comic Book ‘Hardcore’”

‘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”