"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 […]
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 […]
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.
The long-in-gestation sequel to Brad Pitt's zombie action thriller World War Z has been shut down, according to reports.
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.
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 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 […]
Judging by its first trailer, it seems Overlord is no longer part of the Cloverfield world.
The studio sold the divisive third "Cloverfield" entry to Netflix in a deal estimated between $40-50 million.
<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 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…
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.