The huge success of Stephen King's It this year means that movie studios are mining King's old material to try to find more gold. In 2019, Paramount will give Pet Semetary a try. The movie will be an adaptation of King's 1983 novel and a remake of a 1989 film version of the story. The original film wasn't much of a hit, either financially or critically, but Paramount is hoping that movie-goers are hungry for anything with King's name on it right now. They might, however, want to consider the box-office failure of this year's The Dark Tower.
Via The Hollywood Reporter.
The upcoming Stephen King adaptation Pet Semetary has carved out a release date.
Paramount will release the film April 19, 2019, the studio announced Thursday.
Directors Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch are helming the adaptation of the 1983 novel, which tells the story of Louis Creed,
The 1990s gave us successful Marvel cartoons like X-Men: The Animated Series and Spider-Man: The Animated Series. In addition, there were a lot of somewhat less popular, but still successful, Marvel animated shows from this fertile period to draw from, including Iron Man,
Actress Jessica Chastain has been brought up multiple times about taking on the adult version of Beverly Marsh, who was played by Sophia Lillis in the recent film. Even the young actress wants to see her character played by Chastain. You know who else wants Jessica Chastain to play the character? Jessica Chastain! During a recent interview with Screen Rant while promoting her upcoming film Molly’s Game, Chastain was asked if she’d be up for starring in the sequel and this is what she had to say:
"Well, I love Andy and [producer] Barbara [Muschietti]. I worked with them on Andy’s directorial debut, you know, his film, Mama. His first film.
EliteDaily suggests that Stranger Things and It take place in the same universe, but I don't believe that for a second. That way too much of a reach. However, Stranger Things definitely contains homages to It and some fans on Twitter pointed them out and you can see them below.
One of the most intriguing connects that was pointed out involved Bob and how his parents are from Maine and he was haunted by a clown when he was a kid.
Bob’s parents are from Maine, and he was haunted by an evil clown when he was a kid which would
The original 1989 classic Pet Sematary was based on the Stephen King novel, which follows the tribulations of a family who moves into a new home next to a cemetery with evil powers that allow the creatures buried in it to come back from the dead.
Previously Y'all were feeling more Sense than Sensibility last week, giving Emma Thompson a solid 67% of your vote in last week's tribute to Ang Lee's classic film. Said lylee:
"Yay for Emma leading! It helps
The fast-food chain said on its YouTube page that it will give free Whoppers to the first 500 people dressed as clowns from 7 p.m. until closing time at participating locations, including restaurants in Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Austin, Boston, Salt Lake City,
The theory comes to us from The Film Theorists and, basically, it centers on those who have the ability to Shine, like Danny Torrence in The Shining. Essentially, the theory presents quite a bit of evidence that suggests the members of The Losers Club have this ability, which explains
This was such a great opening sequence and it perfectly set the tone of the film. Georgie encountering Pennywise the Clown in the storm drain for the first time was absolutely terrifying. I loved Bill Skarsgård in the role of Pennywise, and how his eyes are all off. I'm excited to see the character explored in more depth in the sequel that's currently in development.
You can read more about what the sequel might entail and a horrifying deleted scene from the first film that it might include in the sequel here.
It: Chapter 2 is scheduled to be released on September 6th, 2019. We've got a long way to go, but you can enjoy the clip below!
My sister asked me to shoot her engagement pics so I hid Pennywise the Clown in every photo. Countdown until she notices.
I don't know how she can't notice Pennywise in these shots! I'm sure she'll get a kick out of it, unless she really hates creepy-ass killer clowns!
My sister asked me to shoot her engagement pics so I hid Pennywise the Clown in every photo. Countdown until she notices. pic.twitter.com/Z7QZPsq2ym
— Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) October 22, 2017
As it turns out, the photographer is the brother of the soon-to-be bride and he decided to carefully, or not, depending on your outlook, place Pennywise in every picture in an almost Where's Waldo?
"The first movie worked so well at what it is trying to do, I think, and ultimately that is the kids’ story, and you follow these kids and you sort of fall in love with these kids. And the second one will be the adult story. And I think the right way to do it is to make that movie actively different.
Keep an eye out for Funko's It movie Vynl. figures to emerge from the sewers of Derry sometime in the next several months, and check out official images and details on the creepy collectibles below. Will you be adding them to your shelf?
From Funko: “Vynl.: It – Pennywise and Georgie
There’s no I in Vynl. – because there’s always two of them. The newest Vynl. features characters from the terrifying film It! Will Pennywise convince Georgie to float?
This Vynl. pair features Pennywise holding his enticing red balloon, and Georgie - complete with his raincoat and SS Georgie boat!
This year's The Mummy reboot shares a surprising amount with the 1985 sci-fi horror classic, Lifeforce...
Nb: The following contains spoilers for 2017's The Mummy and 1985's Lifeforce.
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When Universal Studios made The Mummy back in 1932, it was in the wake of Tut-mania: the fascination with Ancient Egypt following the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb a decade earlier. As Egyptian-inspired symbols and designs began to appear on everything from jewellery to cigarette ads, stories began to circulate that the pharoah's tomb was cursed - and thus The Mummy, about a group of archaeologists who provoke the wrath of a long-dead Imhotep (Boris Karloff, hypnotic as always) emerged.
The Mummy's success was such that it became a long-running franchise: Universal made four direct sequels between 1940 and 1944, with a comedy spin-off, Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy, joining them in 1955. The UK's Hammer Film
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