Sequel to Horror Film ‘Lights Out’ in the Works at New Line

New Line is in early development on a sequel to horror-thriller “Lights Out,” which grossed $27 million domestically in its first five days on a budget of under $5 million. The key creatives are returning for the project with David F. Sandberg back to direct from script by Eric Heisserer. James Wan will again produce… Read more »

‘Stranger Things’ Co-Creators On How They Left Things “Open Ended” For Possible Season 2- TCA

Netflix hasn’t officially renewed its ssupernatural drama series Stranger Things, but given the critical acclaim and massive online buzz the show has recieved since its July 15 premiere date, a second season seems like a lock. Alas, much like Ted Sarandos ealier in the afternoon, series co-creators Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer were largely mum on whether or not will return today during the show’s TCA Summer Tour panel discussion at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. But…

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Jared Leto Didn’t Really Send ‘Suicide Squad’ Cast Used Condoms & Other Things We Learned From His ‘Rolling Stone’ Profile

We’ve been excited to see Jared Leto play the Joker in the new Suicide Squad flick for a long time and after a lengthy hype cycle, the big day…

Film Review: ‘In the Shadow of the Hill’

In first-time filmmaker Dan Jackson’s “In the Shadow of the Hill,” Brazil’s 2011 plan to rid the gargantuan Rio de Janeiro favela Rocinha of drug traffickers in advance of the 2014 World Cup and the upcoming Olympic games falters when one family’s very public protest of their disappeared patriarch goes global. Winner of the Documentary… Read more »

TV News: Michelle Obama To Appear On Nickelodeon, Pop Announces ‘Wolf Creek’ Premiere Date

In today’s TV news roundup, Pop TV announces a “Wolf Creek” series. Plus, First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on Nickelodeon. CASTING First Lady Michelle Obama will appear in a new episode of Nickelodeon’s “All In With Cam Newton.” The episode will follow Cam Newton taking 10-year-old Rosie Smolowitz to the White House in Washington, D.C. to… Read more »

‘American Horror Story’ Releases Chilling First Teasers for Season 6

FX released the first grisly teasers for season six of “American Horror Story” via Snapchat on Wednesday. But, the clips still do not ease fans’ anxiety and reveal the plot. The teasers open with a distant farm house billowing smoke from the chimney, forming a bizarre question mark-like symbol as a chainsaw and a woman’s… Read more »

Geoff Johns Promoted to President of DC Entertainment

Warner Bros. has promoted Geoff Johns to the post of president of DC Entertainment as it continues to  reorganize the executives handling its DC movies. Johns retains the chief operating officer title and continues to report to DC Entertainment topper Diane Nelson. The promotion of Johns to the presidency of DC Entertainment actually took place… Read more »

‘The Fighter’ Scribes To Co-Write Movie About Leicester City’s Hollywood-Ending English Soccer Season

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, the Oscar-nominated screenwriters of The Fighter and who also penned the upcoming Boston Marathon bombing pic Patriots Day, have found a new project to kick around. The have been set to write a screenplay with Goal: The Dream Begins scribe Adrian Butchart about Leicester City, the club which despite 5000-to-1 odds won the English Premiere League title this year overcoming perennial monied powerhouses like Arsenal, Chelsea…

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