Danny McBride, a co-writer of the new "Halloween" sequel, explains how they convinced Jamie Lee Curtis to return to the rebooted franchise.
The Purge franchise is coming to television in 2018. Think what you like about The Purge trilogy, but you can’t deny the profitability of the three films in the franchise (so far). For those not up to speed, The Purge films imagine a world in which all crime is legal for 12 hours once a year.
Casey Affleck is set to star in Stoner, directed by Joe Wright, and produced by Jason Blum’s 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.”
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.