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James Wan To Produce New Frankenstein Film

James Wan is developing a new 'Frankenstein' movie.Universal has reportedly had meetings with a number of directors about the potential film, which will be produced by the 'Aquaman' filmmaker and his Atomic Monster company, according...

Willem Dafoe Find Superhero Films Too Long And Too Noisy

Willem Dafoe finds superhero films ''too long and too noisy''.The four-time Oscar nominee has previously starred in both 'Spider-Man' and 'Aquaman', but thinks that the industry ''outgrew itself''.Speaking at a screening of his latest film,...

James Wan Announces New Movie Malignant As Filming Gets Underway

James Wan has revealed his next film is called 'Malignant'.The iconic horror director has confirmed work is underway for his 10th movie and he's ''excited'' to see how it turns out.Taking to Instagram this week,...

Maddie Hasson To Star In Silvercup

Maddie Hasson is set to star in 'Silvercup'.The 24-year-old actress will join previously announced stars Annabelle Wallis, George Young, and Jake Abel in the upcoming horror flick from James Wan, according to Deadline.Plot details for...

Annabelle Wallis Joins James Wan's New Horror Film

Annabelle Wallis has joined the cast of James Wan's new horror movie.The 34-year-old actress, according to Variety, has signed up to star in the secretive film which is being made from a story by Wan...

James Wan Says His New Horror Film Will Return To 'Indie Roots'

James Wan teased his upcoming ''hard-R thriller'' will go back to his ''indie roots''. The acclaimed director and producer has insisted he's ''super excited'' to direct a fresh horror movie for New Line and has...

James Wan Working On New Horror Movie

James Wan is to direct a new horror movie.The 'Aquaman' filmmaker is returning to his horror roots for New Line Cinema, according to Variety.Details about the plot have been very close guarded but Wan has...

Chris Rock's Saw Reboot Set For Release In May 2020

Chris Rock's 'Saw' reboot has been moved forward to May 2020. The re-imagining of the $1 billion horror franchise, which will be helmed by director Darren Lynn Bousman, was due to hit the big screen...

Samuel L. Jackson Joins Chris Rock's 'Saw' Reboot

Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of Chris Rock's 'Saw' reboot. The 70-year-old actor will star alongside the 54-year-old comedian in the re-imagining of the $1 billion horror franchise, which will be helmed by...

Chris Rock's Saw Reboot Will Begin Shooting Next Week

Chris Rock's 'Saw' reboot will begin filming next week. It was previously announced that the 54-year-old comedian-and-actor has partnered with Lionsgate to create ''a really intense and twisted'' re-imagining of the $1 billion horror franchise,...

Aquaman Spin-off The Trench Still In Scripting Stage

James Wan says his team are ''deep'' into ''crafting the script'' of 'Aquaman' spin-off 'The Trench' .The movie is based on the deadly creatures who attacked Jason Momoa's titular alter ego and his love Mera...

Stephen King's The Long Walk Coming To The Big Screen

Stephen King's 'The Long Walk' is being made into a film that is being directed by Norwegian filmmaker André Øvredal.The 'Troll Hunter' director is set to helm New Line's big screen adaptation of the book,...

Chris Rock To Reboot Saw Franchise

Chris Rock is rebooting the 'Saw' franchise. The 54-year-old comedian-and-actor will partner with Lionsgate to create ''a really intense and twisted'' re-imagining of the $1bn horror franchise, which consists of eight feature films and was...

James Wan Adapting Stephen King's Salem's Lot

James Wan is adapting Stephen King's novel 'Salem's Lot' for the big screen.The producer is teaming up with screenwriter Gary Dauberman - who penned the script for 2017's remake of King's classic horror novel 'It'...

Aquaman 2 Gets December 2022 Release Date

The 'Aquaman' sequel has been given a release date of December 16, 2022.Fans of the 2018 box office smash starring Jason Momoa as the titular DC Comics superhero will have to wait two years for...

James Wan Reacts To Theory Home Alone's Kevin Is Jigsaw's Saw

James Wan thinks the viral theory that 'Home Alone' hero Kevin McCallister grew up to be Jigsaw from 'Saw' is ''amazing''. A viral theory surfaced in 2014, which argued that the lead character from the...

James Wan Slams Oscars Snub

James Wan has slammed the Oscars for failing to acknowledge 'Aquaman'.The 41-year-old filmmaker is unhappy that his superhero blockbuster - which features Jason Momoa in the titular role - wasn't recognised in the shortlist for...

James Wan Is Respectful Towards Aquaman Haters

James Wan is ''respectful'' of people who don't like 'Aquaman'.The new superhero movie has proven to be a box-office success, but James says it's okay if people haven't been impressed by his efforts.The director wrote...

James Wan Reveals Plot Details For The Conjuring 3

James Wan says 'The Conjuring 3' will focus on a murder trial.The 41-year-old filmmaker - who helmed the first two movies in the 'Conjuring' franchise - has teased details of the next film in the...

James Wan: Making Aquaman's Suit Cool Was Tough

James Wan admits it was ''a challenge'' making a cool version of the 'Aquaman' suit.The filmmaker behind the new blockbuster wanted to find a way to pay tribute to the DC Comics material while giving...

James Wan Always Wanted Nicole Kidman For Aquaman Role

James Wan always knew he wanted Nicole Kidman to star as Queen Atlanna in 'Aquaman'.The 51-year-old Australian actress plays the warrior mother of Jason Momoa's Arthur Curry in the DC fantasy thriller, and she has...

Aquaman Hits $250m At Global Box Office Before Us Release

'Aquaman' has earned more then $250 million ahead of its US release later this week.The highly anticipated blockbuster - which stars Jason Momoa in the fresh adaptation of the classic DC Comics superhero - hits...

Jason Momoa Hasn't Seen Aquaman

Jason Momoa still hasn't watched 'Aquaman'.The 39-year-old actor plays the central character in the new James Wan-directed superhero movie, but Jason has admitted he's still not seen the film because he's been waiting to watch...

Nicole Kidman Issues Plea To Moviegoers

Nicole Kidman has urged moviegoers to throw their support behind lower-budget productions. The Academy Award-winning actress recognises that the movie business is facing increased competition from the TV industry, and Nicole has therefore stressed the...

James Wan Wants To Make A Batman Horror Film

James Wan wants to direct a ''horror version of Batman''.The 41-year-old filmmaker has been given the chance to step into the world of DC Comics by helming the new 'Aquaman' movie but before he got...

Amber Heard Loves Her 'Badass' Aquaman Character

Amber Heard was instantly ''sold'' on playing her 'Aquaman' character when she found out she would be a ''''badass warrior queen''.The 32-year-old actress plays Mera in the James Wan-directed superhero flick and the star revealed...

James Wan: Aquaman Is Not A Traditional Superhero Film

James Wan says 'Aquaman' is ''different'' to a ''traditional'' superhero film. The 41-year-old filmmaker has created an underwater world to bring the unique DC Comics character to life on the big screen and because of...

James Wan Taking Resident Evil Back To Its Scary Roots

James Wan and Greg Russo's reboot of the 'Resident Evil' movies is going to take the franchise back to its scary ''roots''.The survival horror video game series was brought to the big screen by Paul...

James Wan Hails Michael Chaves As 'The Perfect Fit For Next Conjuring Movie'

James Wan says Michael Chaves is the ''perfect fit to direct the next 'Conjuring' film''.The 41-year-old filmmaker was responsible for helming the first two movies in the franchise, but James has stepped aside for 'The...

James Wan To Produce Train To Busan Remake

James Wan is set to produce a remake of 'Train to Busan'.The horror movie icon - who has lent his directing and writing talents to franchises like 'Saw', 'Insidious' and 'The Conjuring' - is reportedly...

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