Posts Tagged ‘Universal Pictures’

News – Tom Cruise to Star in Van Helsing Remake

Universal is planning to remake Van Helsing and the classic, The Mummy. They have announced that Tom Cruise is to star in the Van Helsing Remake. You can read more past the break, unless this news is just too much to bear.

News – Dark Tower Collapses

In September it was announced that Stephen King’s Dark Tower series was to be adapted to film by Universal, with Ron Howard Directing and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment producing. King’s fans were delighted, but today it is being reported that Universal has passed on bringing the series to life and unless it is picked [...]

News – Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights to Feature ‘The Thing’ Haunted Attraction

An abandoned scientific research facility in the midst of a vast and frozen Antarctica will set the stage for “The Thing,” an all-new horror maze inspired by Universal Pictures’ upcoming film, at both Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights events, which begins on September 23 and continues on select nights through [...]

News – Chucky Stars in Child’s Play the Video Game

We reported a while back here that the Original Child’s Play starring everyone’s favorite evil doll incarnate, Chucky is getting a remake. While we are waiting for Chucky’s new look Universal and Tiki Games is set to bring Child’s Play movie-star Chucky to life for the first time in a videogame.

News – Stephen King’s Dark Tower Movie on Hold

This is certainly disappointing  news. I guess even the big movie houses are having problems in this crazy economy. According to Variety: Universal’s Dark Tower movie trilogy and interlocking TV series, seen as a hugely ambitious project from the start, may wind up being too big for the studio’s appetite.

News – Classic Horror Remains King in Movie Poster Auction

A superb 1935 Universal Werewolf of London half sheet movie poster brought $47,800.

News – Firestarter Remake in the Works

Universal Pictures and Dino De Laurentiis Co. are planning a remake of the 1984  horror movie  Firestarter. Mark L. Smith is on board to write the script.