• ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Sequel in the Works (EXCLUSIVE)
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    Variety

    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Sequel in the Works (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Sonic the Hedgehog" is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy confirmed on Thursday that they have commenced development on a sequel to the live-action family comedy. The sequel would reteam the filmmakers, with Jeff Fowler directing, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller writing the script. The movie is still in the development stage […]

  • ‘Star Trek’ Poised To Become New Marvel? CBS & Viacom Merger Brings Franchise Under One Fleet
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    Deadline

    ‘Star Trek’ Poised To Become New Marvel? CBS & Viacom Merger Brings Franchise Under One Fleet

    The introduction of Mr. Spock last season on the sleek CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery may be the first in many new frontiers for the fabled franchise now that the Paramount-owning Viacom and CBS are boldly going toward corporate reunification. Taking a page from the now Fox-expanded Disney book, new ViacomCBS kingpin Bob Bakish made […]

  • 'Sexy Beast' is getting a prequel TV series
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    Yahoo Movies UK

    'Sexy Beast' is getting a prequel TV series

    British gangster flick Sexy Beast, starring Ray Winstone and Ben Kinsgley, has a 10-episode prequel series green-lit

  • 'Bumblebee' is the start of a 'Transformers' movie reboot, confirms Hasbro
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    'Bumblebee' is the start of a 'Transformers' movie reboot, confirms Hasbro

    What with the notable lack of the slo-mo destruction that typified the previous Michael Bay Transformers movies, most reckoned that Bumblebee might be a new direction for the franchise.

  • Brad Pitt's long-planned 'World War Z' sequel is axed
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    Brad Pitt's long-planned 'World War Z' sequel is axed

    The long-in-gestation sequel to Brad Pitt's zombie action thriller World War Z has been shut down, according to reports.

  • ‘Overlord’ Wins Early Raves at Fantastic Fest: ‘Everything I Wanted From a WWII Nazi Zombie Movie’
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    The Wrap

    ‘Overlord’ Wins Early Raves at Fantastic Fest: ‘Everything I Wanted From a WWII Nazi Zombie Movie’

    If the reaction from its premiere at Fantastic Fest is any indication, “Overlord” may be exactly what you are looking for. Last night, the WWII zombie film from director Julius Avery and producer J.J. Abrams earned rave reviews at the genre-oriented film festival in Austin, with “Deadpool” creator Rob Liefeld and “Doctor Strange” writer C. Robert Cargill among those in the audience.

  • Paramount sets release date for untitled A Quiet Place sequel
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    Entertainment Weekly

    Paramount sets release date for untitled A Quiet Place sequel

    A Quiet Place sequel gets release date, Top Gun sequel pushed

  • Michael Pena To Play Papa Of ‘Dora The Explorer’ In Paramount’s Live-Action Pic
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    Deadline

    Michael Pena To Play Papa Of ‘Dora The Explorer’ In Paramount’s Live-Action Pic

    Deadline has confirmed that  <em>Ant-Man and The Wasp </em>star Michael Pena is joining Paramount’s live-action feature adaptation of Nickelodeon’s  <em>Dora The Explorer, </em>playing the title character’s father to Eva Longoria’s mother. The James Bobin-directed pic hits theaters on Aug. 2, 2019. Dora experiences high school life after venturing through the jungles, however, she sets off on a brand new adventure. Isabela Moner plays Dora with Eugenio Derbez, Micke Moreno, Nicholas Coombe…

  • Paramount Fires TV Chief Amy Powell for Comments That Spurred Complaints
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    Variety

    Paramount Fires TV Chief Amy Powell for Comments That Spurred Complaints

    Paramount Television president Amy Powell has been fired after making statements that were “inconsistent” with the studio’s values, Paramount Pictures said Thursday. Paramount Pictures chairman Jim Gianopulos told studio staffers in a memo that Powell was terminated Thursday after complaints from other employees sparked an investigation into her remarks. Powell’s remarks were made last week […]

  • First trailer for JJ Abrams' 'Overlord' confirms it's NOT a 'Cloverfield' film after all
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    First trailer for JJ Abrams' 'Overlord' confirms it's NOT a 'Cloverfield' film after all

    Judging by its first trailer, it seems Overlord is no longer part of the Cloverfield world.

  • Paramount Executive Admits ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ Theatrical Release Would’ve Lacked ‘Commercial Playability’
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    Paramount Executive Admits ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ Theatrical Release Would’ve Lacked ‘Commercial Playability’

    The studio sold the divisive third "Cloverfield" entry to Netflix in a deal estimated between $40-50 million.

  • Paramount drops Transformers 6 from its slate
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    Digital Spy

    Paramount drops Transformers 6 from its slate

    Could it be developing a universe reboot instead?

  • Fired ‘Amusement Park’ Helmer Disputes Misconduct Claims, “Considering His Legal Options” – Update
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    Deadline

    Fired ‘Amusement Park’ Helmer Disputes Misconduct Claims, “Considering His Legal Options” – Update

    <strong>UPDATED with Dylan Brown statement, 7:55 PM: </strong>The attorney for the fired director of Paramount’s <em> Amusement Park</em> tonight responded to the claims of misconduct made by multiple women. Said Andrew B. Brettler of Lavely & Singer in Los Angeles: "Mr. Brown disputes these allegations. They are defamatory, and he is considering his legal options." <strong>PREVIOUSLY, 3:47 PM:</strong> Director Dylan Brown has been fired from Paramount’s animated film <em> Amusement Park</em> after multiple women made…

  • Netflix Circling ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel ‘God Particle’?
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    Netflix Circling ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel ‘God Particle’?

    Netflix has been uncharacteristically quiet in the acquisitions marketplace at the Sundance Film Festival, but word in Park City is that the streaming service has a big picture deal cooking. No confirmation yet, but I hear the streaming service is bearing down on a deal to acquire from Paramount nearly all rights to <em>God Particle</em>, the Julius Onah-directed film that is considered a sequel to the low-budget genre hit <em>Cloverfield</em>. It is produced by JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot…

  • Here's what Tarantino's 'Star Trek' movie could be based on
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    Here's what Tarantino's 'Star Trek' movie could be based on

    The director has pitched a Star Trek film idea to Paramount and it could be based on these episodes from the original series and The Next Generation.

  • Paramount finds 'Pet Sematary' directors
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    Paramount finds 'Pet Sematary' directors

    Following the huge success of summer blockbuster “It,” Paramount is ready to get the gears moving on another Stephen King classic.

  • Studio speaks out in defence of Mother! in the face of audience backlash
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    Studio speaks out in defence of Mother! in the face of audience backlash

    Paramount call writer-director Darren Aronofsky's divisive Jennifer Lawrence vehicle "audacious and brave."

  • Scarlett Johansson wants a Ghost In The Shell sequel on one condition (exclusive)
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    Scarlett Johansson wants a Ghost In The Shell sequel on one condition (exclusive)

    ‘Ghost In The Shell’ star Scarlett Johansson has already confirmed her interest in a making a sequel to the live action anime adaptation ahead of its release on Friday, 31 March. Johansson, who plays Major in the film, told Yahoo Movies that she’s up for a second installment as long as director Rupert Sanders was involved again. “I would do another if Rupert [Sanders, director] would do another one, yes,” the 32-year-old star told us, “I could only do it with him.

  • Paramount Sued Because Transformers: Age Of Extinction Didn’t Have Enough Product Placement
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    Paramount Sued Because Transformers: Age Of Extinction Didn’t Have Enough Product Placement

    Each instalment from the ‘Transformers’ franchise has been packed to the brim with product placement, as Paramount look to earn millions back from companies eager to profit from the series’ success. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Bay and his ‘Transformers’ cohorts shot some scenes for ‘Age Of Extinction’ in Wulong Karst National Park after the studio reached an agreement with the Wulong Karst Tourism company.

  • Paramount Scrap US Cinema Release Of The Little Prince
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    Paramount Scrap US Cinema Release Of The Little Prince

    No doubt anyone out there who loves animation has been looking forward to ‘The Little Prince’ for some time, but Paramount have decided to can it right before release. Its director, Mark Osborne, took to his personal Twitter to announce the frustrating news that his stop motion and computer generated feature was not coming out this month in the US as originally planned, and that fans would unfortunately have to wait a little longer before seeing it. The anticipated film, based on classic 1943 book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, débuted at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, and has already made around $80 million in overseas revenue.

  • Strike A Pose For The First Zoolander 2 Poster
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    Strike A Pose For The First Zoolander 2 Poster

    Let it be known that male models Derek Zoolander and Hansel have stayed on trend ever since they made their movie debut in 2001′s ‘Zoolander’.

  • Paramount Delays Horror Reboots Friday The 13th and Rings
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    Paramount Delays Horror Reboots Friday The 13th and Rings

    The latest revival of the ‘Friday the 13th’ series was originally penclled in to hit cinemas on 13 March of this year. Now, Deadline report that Paramount Pictures have postponed the new ‘Friday the 13th’ for a third time, changing the release date to - wait for it - 13 January 2017. Yes, that was the next available Friday the 13th on the calendar.

  • Hilarious Red-Band Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse Trailer
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    Hilarious Red-Band Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse Trailer

    After giving us ‘Paranormal Activity’ movies pretty much every Halloween for the past five years or so, Paramount Pictures have something a little different up their sleeves for this trick-or-treat season, and it looks like it could quite a lot of fun - and definitely not one for younger viewers. Directed by Christopher Landon (marking a rather marked shift in tone for the filmmaker behind ’Paranormal Activity: the Marked Ones’), ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’ - originally entitled simply ‘Scouts Vs Zombies’ - pits a largely unknown young cast against the walking dead.