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“Viewer Beware!” Live-action Goosebumps series in the works The thrills from your childhood is a getting another chance at the live-action small screen treatment. It has been announced that a Goosebumps TV series based on R.L. Stine’s bestselling books is in the works. Scholastic Entertainment, the media division of Scholastic, is teaming with Neal H. Moritz, producer of the feature film versions of the books… Read More...

Well, Now Sonic the Hedgehog Is Getting His Own Movie Franchise

5:02 PM 6/10/2014 by Jeff Giles
In the good old days of Hollywood (which always kind of seemed like the cruddy old days, but we digress), film fans grew accustomed to the notion that there was a certain bar that intellectual properties needed to clear before they were considered worthy of film adaptation. But those days are done, friends, and in the new Hollywood, anything that has even the slightest bit of brand recognition is fair game.


Posted February 26th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Jack Black plays author R.L. Stine. When the demons from Stine's mind are release by a demonic ventriloquist's dummy, it's up to Stine's niece Hannah and a new neighbor to set things right.


Exclusive: Producer Neil Moritz Talks FAST & FURIOUS 6, 7, and Beyond; Confirms James Wan Is Directing FAST 7 and Says The Rock Will Return – As we approach the release of the sixth film in the Fast and Furious franchise, it’s a bit crazy to think that the series is actually at the top of its game this far in. The worldwide box office total of 2011’s Fast Five doubled that of the second-highest grossing entry in the series, Fast & Furious, and now director Justin Lin’s Fast & Furious 6 is poised to be one of the biggest films of a very crowded summer. 9 years 4 weeks ago via jetli

'Jack the Giant Slayer' Could Lose Nearly $150 Million

9:24 AM 4/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack the Giant Slayer
We knew the reviews were tepid for Jack the Giant Slayer, just as we knew it had already fallen out of the top 10 at the box office after only five weeks of release -- but now, thanks to the folks at the Hollywood Reporter, we're starting to get an idea of just how poorly it's performing for Warner Bros.

Dwayne Johnson Could Get a 'Fast & Furious' Spinoff

11:44 AM 3/19/2013 by Jeff Giles
Dwayne Johnson
For a film franchise that once looked like it was on the verge of permanent direct-to-video exile, the Fast & Furious series is surprisingly robust -- in fact, in the weeks leading up to the sixth installment's arrival in theaters on May 24, recent addition Dwayne Johnson's talking about a spinoff for his character.

New 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Trailer Emphasizes That Whole "Slayer" Thing

3:18 PM 2/11/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack the Giant Slayer
After a release delay, a title switch, and an underwhelming trailer, it seems more or less safe to assume that Bryan Singer's Jack the Giant Slayer is headed for a chilly critical reception when it reaches the box office on March 1. But if you're still on the fence about whether to head out and see a revisionist take on the legend of a simple farmboy (Nicholas Hoult) who unwittingly reawakens a war between humans and their giant-sized, sky-dwelling ancient antagonists, Warner Bros.

Furious 7

Posted February 18th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Seventh Fast & Furious movie said to be in the vein of a revenge thriller.


Sony, Moritz pursue Uziel actioner – Sony has set up an action-comedy at Neal H. Moritz' Original Films, snapping up an untitled pitch from "Kitchen Sink" scribe Oren Uziel. 10 years 16 weeks ago via jackiechan
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