• 'Truth or Dare' trailer: Lucy Hale and friends are played by a deadly game
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    Nick Schager

    'Truth or Dare' trailer: Lucy Hale and friends are played by a deadly game

    Not to be confused with 2017 film of the same name (or the 1991 Madonna concert movie), new "Truth or Dare" finds group of teens forced to tell the truth, do a dare, or die.

  • Jamie Lee Curtis returns in new Halloween sequel
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    Ben Bussey

    Jamie Lee Curtis returns in new Halloween sequel

    The original scream queen is back as Laurie Strode in semi-reboot from Blumhouse and director David Gordon Green.

  • Blumhouse Teams With DreamWorks Animation on Dark Comedy ‘Spooky Jack’
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    Variety

    Blumhouse Teams With DreamWorks Animation on Dark Comedy ‘Spooky Jack’

    Horror specialist Blumhouse Productions is moving into animation, teaming with DreamWorks Animation on a feature film: a dark comedy tentatively titled “Spooky Jack.” The companies have tapped Robert Ben Garant to write the script, based on his original idea about three siblings who move into a new house and accidentally finding monsters — and discover that... Read more »

  • 'Spawn' to Be Resurrected in New Feature Film, From Creator Todd McFarlane and Blumhouse Productions
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    Nick Schager

    'Spawn' to Be Resurrected in New Feature Film, From Creator Todd McFarlane and Blumhouse Productions

    McFarlane reiterated that the first draft of the screenplay is complete, and that he’ll be stepping behind the camera on the film, described as “a dark, R-rated, scary, badass.”

  • 'Firestarter' Remake in the Works from Akiva Goldsman
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    Ethan Alter

    'Firestarter' Remake in the Works from Akiva Goldsman

    At Overlook Film Fest, Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman announces he's planning to write and direct new 'Firestarter' from Stephen King 1980 novel

  • Blumhouse Launches Indie TV Studio With ITV; ‘The Purge’ Becomes Series, Roger Ailes Fox News Series Lands At Showtime
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    Deadline

    Blumhouse Launches Indie TV Studio With ITV; ‘The Purge’ Becomes Series, Roger Ailes Fox News Series Lands At Showtime

    BREAKING : Blumhouse has launched an independent television studio with ITV Studios acquiring a 45 per cent stake. This investment, which values the company at $80 million, according to sources, gives Blumhouse Television the ability to be a true independent studio with the ability to finance and producing original scripted and unscripted 'dark' genre programming aimed at global audiences. The first two series in the deal will be a series version of The Purge , the highly…

  • Is Get Out set to be 2017's first surprise horror hit?
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    Ben Bussey

    Is Get Out set to be 2017's first surprise horror hit?

    It’s the directorial debut of a figure hitherto known exclusively for working in comedy, but it looks like ‘Get Out’ is poised to be 2017’s first major breakthrough horror movie. Produced by Jason Blum of Blumhouse – the production company behind ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Insidious,’ ‘The Purge’ and many more modern horror hits – ‘Get Out’ is written and directed by Jordan Peele, one half of TV comedy duo Key and Peele, who also starred in 2016 comedy ‘Keanu.’ However, ‘Get Out’ sees Peele stay entirely behind the camera to create something altogether different – and so far, the response stateside has been hugely enthusiastic.

  • Universal Sets Summer 2018 Release for ‘The Purge’ 4
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    The Wrap

    Universal Sets Summer 2018 Release for ‘The Purge’ 4

    Barricade your doors: “The Purge” is coming back for a fourth round. Universal Pictures has set the release date for the next installment of James DeMonaco’s horror series: July 4, 2018. The last installment of the series, “The Purge: Election Year,” was released on the Fourth of July last year and was influenced by the presidential election, though the film was largely completed before Donald Trump began his rise to the presidency.