Peeps News

The Download: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,' Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Breaking Up, and Peeps

2:24 PM 4/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Hobbit
The third and final Hobbit movie is getting its title changed from The Hobbit: There and Back Again to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and they're making a movie inspired by a marshmallowy treat. We discuss that and more on this week's Download.

What's Popping: 'Peeps: The Movie,' 'Man of Steel' Sequel, 'Jurassic World,' 'Captain America 3,' and Steve Jobs Biopic

7:05 PM 4/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Peeps, the ubiquitous chick-shaped marshmallow treats that show up on store shelves during Easter, is coming to a theater near you courtesy of Detroit Rock City helmer Adam Rifkin. He reportedly got the idea for the movie by watching his niece and nephew construct a diorama out of these marshmallow treats for a school project.

Expect More Movies "Inspired" by Toys, Candy, and Theme Park Rides

10:22 AM 4/23/2014 by Jeff Giles
It's easy to be cynical about Hollywood, and we try to give ourselves daily reminders that there really are a lot of quality original movies being made in and around the studio system, even if it seems like all we get anymore are remakes, reboots, sequels, and superheroes. But those reminders don't amount to much in the face of today's triple shot of tragic development news:


Adam Rifkin Eyes ‘Peeps’ Classic Candy Treats For Animated Film & TV Franchise – EXCLUSIVE: The classic Peeps marshmallow candies could be making the leap from Easter baskets to the big screen via filmmaker Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City, Underdog), who has optioned film and TV rights to the sugary confections along with his producing partners Brent Tinter and Brian E. Rochlin. Bethlehem, PA-based candy company Just Born moves $2 billion of the baby chicks and bunny-shaped treats a year domestically and has started to branch out into Peeps-themed merchandising in recent years. 7 years 25 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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