Monster Trucks News

I feel like a 4-year-old boy when I say it, but Monster Trucks is my #1 movie of 2017. Of course, this being only the second week of January, it's also my only movie for 2017 so far. But speaking of 4-year-old boys, I've heard tell that that's exactly who thought up the concept of this movie: a Paramount Studios exec's very young son. Monster Trucks = trucks with monsters in them!

Monster Trucks Expected to Bomb, Will Lose Paramount $115M Paramount posts an expected $115 million loss for an upcoming movie many expect to be Monster Trucks, which could be the first big bomb of 2017.

Monster Trucks Producer: Why New Stories (Not Franchises) Are Exciting More than ever before, blockbuster franchises are dominating the box office – driving ticket sales records higher and higher. With a few exceptions, the most successful films in movie history (both domestic and globally) are sequels to popular franchises – and, as shared universes become even more prolific, that trend is unlikely to slow down any time soon. The result?

Monster Trucks‘ road to the screen has been a long and winding one. Originally put into development in 2013, it finished shooting in 2014 for release in summer 2015… only to be delayed to Christmas 2015, and then to spring 2016, and then all the way to early 2017. But Paramount is finally ready to offer us a little peek of what’s in store.

The live-action/CG animated adventure 'Monster Trucks' has once again shifted on Paramount's release slate, leaving 2015.

Abrams Talks The Larger Universe Surrounding 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' As has been announced, LucasFilm/Disney has hired a fleet of writers to flesh out the world surrounding Star Wars: The Force Awakens. From books that fill in the gaps between Episodes VI and VII, officially-sanctioned literary solo adventures for certain characters, and the upcoming Star Wars Anthology films, it's clear that the folks in charge are taking that "galaxy far, far away" to a whole new scale. In a recent chat with Vanity Fair, director J.J.


Rob Lowe Joins ‘Monster Trucks’ – EXCLUSIVE: Rob Lowe is the latest cast member to join Paramount’s live-action animation hybrid pic Monster Trucks, which has already set Danny Glover, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Lucas Till, Holt McCallany, Thomas Lennon, and Barry Pepper. Plot details are being kept under wraps on the May 29, 2015 release. Pic will mark Lowe’s second straight summer in a studio release after this July’s Sony comedy Sex Tape with Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal. 5 years 42 weeks ago via jetli

Holt McCallany Revs Up Villainous Role In Paramount’s ‘Monster Trucks’ – EXCLUSIVE: The actor has booked a baddie gig in the hybrid live-action/CGI pic based on the Hasbro toy line. Holt McCallany is joining Lucas Till, Amy Ryan and Jane Levy in Paramount Animation’s Monster Trucks for director Chris Wedge (Epic, Ice Age). He’ll play Burke, an intense and dangerous security contractor who will stop at nothing to get his job done — even it means roughing up teenagers. 5 years 46 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Monster Trucks

Movie based on Hasbro's toy line.
Chris Wedge
May 29, 2015