For the naysayers who thought DreamWorks might not be taking its Fright Night remake seriously enough, check out the names of the two latest stars to sign up for the film: Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell as Jerry and Emmy winner Toni Collette as Mrs. Brewster.
And the first bit of possible casting news for the remake of Fright Night has hit the Net, and we have to say it's not too shabby. Has DreamWorks found this generation's Charley Brewster? Read on for more!
It's been a long, tedious road for the remake of the Tom Holland classic Fright Night, but the film finally has its director locked and loaded!
One remake that's having a devil of a time getting off the ground is DreamWorks' proposed retelling of the 1985 Tom Holland helmed vampire camp classic Fright Night. After a long time in the oven, it finally looks as if a director is ready to take the reigns.
More woes for Dimension. It's like they're having a fire sale over there. Yet another one of their properties has set sail for calmer waters ... the live action adaptation of the Joe Hill horror comic Locke & Key.
It seems lately all we get are remakes, stuff based on graphic novels, and the occasional ill-conceived sequel. Every wonder where all the original ideas have gone? DreamWorks has apparently found one right here on the Internet!
Television executives have learned one thing over the last several years -- pretty teenagers plus supernatural beings equals ratings! So now that The Twilight Saga has given us the Chippendale equivalent of werewolves on the big screen, Fox and DreamWorks have partnered to bring some of that lycanthropic magic home!
If there's anything that can make the prospect of a Fright Night remake by DreamWorks more palatable, it's the name of the screenwriter who's been tapped for the redux - Marti Noxon. Ms. Noxon has been in the business of writing about vamps and how best to bring them down since 1997, when she started working on the series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" over the course of 23 episodes.
Last we heard about the proposed Oldboy redux that was in the capable, but rather incongruous, hands of Steven Spielberg and Will Smith, it was moving forward despite some wrangling over various rights issues. Now, however, it seems to be a dead deal with DreamWorks deciding to walk away from the project completely.
And another "young adult" series of books is being readied for the big screen treatment: Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguié's Wicked, which encompasses five installments entitled "Witch," "Curse," "Legacy," "Spellbound," and "Resurrection."
We didn't provide a ton of coverage of Monsters Vs. Aliens when it was released theatrically, but considering 3D technology is such a hot topic nowadays, we thought this latest bit of news about the film's DVD format was topical and timely: Despite the fact that 3D showings accounted for 58% of the CG-animated film’s opening weekend box office take, home viewers won't have the same choice as it's only being released in 2D on DVD and Blu-ray.
It seems even ghosts can suck at their jobs. Without old Beetlejuice around to help them through the rough spots, what's a spooker to do when he just stops being scary? According to DreamWorks Animation, they're to take a page out of Rodney Dangerfield's book and head back to school!
Remember two years ago when we told you that Screen Gems was in the process of getting a remake of Tom Holland's 1985 classic Fright Night off the ground? No? Who could blame ya! Talk of this happening surfaces every now and then, so get ready for the latest!
The Patrick Tatopoulos monster project we've been talking about for a couple of weeks now, Nonstop, finally has a confirmed studio behind it -- Spielberg's Dreamworks. The news broke today along with a few other tasty tidbits of info!
About two weeks ago we told you about Patrick Tatopoulos' latest film, Nonstop. A bit more has come out about the project to bring to your ever so curious attention!