SEE THE EVOLUTION OF IT’S EVIL ENTITY IN NEW CREATING PENNYWISE FEATURETTE

SEE THE EVOLUTION OF IT’S EVIL ENTITY IN NEW CREATING PENNYWISE FEATURETTE

If Andy Muschietti’s IT scared the stuffing out of you and induced a permanent state of coulrophobia, you’ll be cautiously intrigued by Warner Bros.’ new “Creating Pennywise” featurette delving into how Stephen King’s demonic creature was devised for this 21st century remake. Listen to Muschietti, Bill Skarsgard, and the producers discuss their attempts to bring an unsettling air to the creepy character of Pennywise the Dancing Clown using voice, body language, and unpredictability to attain an unprecedented fear factor and keeping his frightening visage away from the kids to evoke a more natural reaction. It’s interesting to hear that it’s Read more »

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Wraps Post-Production, Says Rian Johnson

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Wraps Post-Production, Says Rian Johnson

“Aaaand that’s a wrap on the hardest working post production team in the galaxy,” said the director. Star Wars is over. Or, at least, the latest episode is. Director Ryan Johnson took to Instagram to reveal that post-production on Star Wars: The Last Jedi has officially been completed, 19 months after shooting began. Accompanying a shot of the post-production team on the movie, Johnson wrote, “Aaaand that’s a wrap on the hardest working post production team in the galaxy. Going to miss sitting in dark rooms with these goobers.” It’s also a wrap of Johnson sharing Instagram teases of the Read more »

THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 8 TEASES “ALL OUT WAR” FROM THE COMICS

THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 8 TEASES “ALL OUT WAR” FROM THE COMICS

Everything in The Walking Dead season seven led to one major storyline: “All-Out War.” The upcoming eighth season will send Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors up against the Saviors as they try to end Negan’s reign of terror. If the story sticks to the source material from the comic book series, then it’s going to be a bloody ride and not everyone is going to make it out alive. But this war is only the beginning, and a new promo video from AMC is already teasing what’s coming next for the series. The key takeaway here isn’t Rick’s speech, Read more »

Exclusive: Kiersey Clemons’ scenes as Iris West cut from ‘Justice League’

Exclusive: Kiersey Clemons’ scenes as Iris West cut from ‘Justice League’

Kiersey Clemons recently described her Justice League scenes as “f*cking sick”, but fans may never get to see them. Sources tell Batman News that Clemons’ character Iris West has been cut from the movie. Batman News has also confirmed the rumor that Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor has been cut from Justice League. He is not in the version of the movie that Warner Bros. is currently testing. That’s not to say he can’t be added back in, but as of right now, Justice League doesn’t feature Lex Luthor. Hopefully some of these deleted scenes will be included on the Justice Read more »

A sex symbol on ‘Game of Thrones,’ Pedro Pascal is having a moment with ‘Narcos’ and ‘Kingsman’

A sex symbol on ‘Game of Thrones,’ Pedro Pascal is having a moment with ‘Narcos’ and ‘Kingsman’

hen Pedro Pascal was a 26-year-old struggling actor, he moved into a cheap, one-bedroom apartment in Red Hook, Brooklyn. For much of the past 15 years, he strung together rent in the time-honored New York tradition of waiting tables and booking the occasional guest spot on “Law & Order.” By his mid-30s, Pascal, who studied acting at New York University, was finally gaining steam with recurring parts in “The Good Wife” and “Brothers & Sisters.” But the real tipping point arrived when Pascal was cast as sexually voracious swordsman Oberyn Martell in Season 4 of “Game of Thrones,” a part Read more »

Stephen King’s It is a parable for life under Donald Trump (Guest Column)

Stephen King’s It is a parable for life under Donald Trump (Guest Column)

It takes years to make a film, so it’s difficult for movies to comment on current events. But occasionally, a story taps into something fundamental about human nature just as it’s erupting again in the culture. As Stephen King’s It heads into its third weekend, guest columnist Samantha Becker theorizes that this is part of the appeal of the killer clown movie’s blockbuster appeal. Becker spent a decade as an executive assistant to Steven Spielberg, working closely with him behind the scenes on such films as War of the Worlds, Munich, Lincoln, and Bridge of Spies. Most recently, she served Read more »

IT Beats The Exorcist as Biggest Horror Movie Ever

IT Beats The Exorcist as Biggest Horror Movie Ever

Andres Muschietti’s big screen adaptation of IT terrified author Stephen King and is continuing to break records in the process, but the latest record is one to truly behold. IT is now on track to become the highest grossing domestic horror movie ever, beating long-standing classic The Exorcist. IT devoured its competition in its debut weekend, earning a record breaking $123 million dollars domestically, making it the highest grossing horror movie debut of all-time. Before IT came around, New Line dominated the genre, but it looks like Warner Bros. just took over that throne and in record time. Anabelle: Creation Read more »

‘It’ Becoming Biggest Horror Pic Ever Beating ‘The Exorcist’; ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Scares Up $100M+

‘It’ Becoming Biggest Horror Pic Ever Beating ‘The Exorcist’; ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Scares Up $100M+

When it came to horror movies in the past month, New Line owned the genre. Annabelle: Creation crossed the $100M threshold Tuesday, while It will click past 1973’s The Exorcist $232.9M lifetime domestic gross Thursday to become the highest-grossing horror pic of all time. Warner Bros. is calling the record from a pure genre standpoint, with all other pics such as The Sixth Sense ($293M), Jaws ($260M) and Will Smith’s sci-fi zombie pic I Am Legend ($256.4M) considered horror hybrids. Sixth Sense is drama suspense, Jaws action suspense, and I Am Legend — which Warner Bros. produced and released — Read more »

Becoming Pennywise: A behind the scenes look at the monster of Stephen King’s It

Becoming Pennywise: A behind the scenes look at the monster of Stephen King’s It

“Like a demonic animal.” Under most circumstances, that type of description of an actor usually means trouble on set. But in the case of Bill Skarsgård portraying Pennywise the Dancing Clown, this is a major compliment. As the movie version of Stephen King’s It heads into its third weekend, the filmmakers have released this behind-the-scenes featurette showing a little bit of how the actor brought the shapeshifting evil presence to life. In an earlier interview, just as he was about to start filming last summer, Skarsgård talked to EW about playing the monster. “It’s such an extreme character. Inhumane,” Skarsgård Read more »

The Walking Dead season 8: Spoiler pictures GAFFE may have revealed MAJOR death

The Walking Dead season 8: Spoiler pictures GAFFE may have revealed MAJOR death

THE WALKING DEAD has seemingly hinted at the death of one member of Rick Grimes’ gang in the recently released spoiler pictures. As fans prepare for the “all out war” between Rick (played by Andrew Lincoln) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), the latest photos released by AMC suggest the Alexandrians are separated and in turmoil. However, one particular shot appears to spell trouble for Father Gabriel (Seth Gilliam), who is seen cowering behind a burned out car, hiding from either blood-thirsty zombies or a blood-thirsty baseball bat. With the priest out on his own and the Saviours out for revenge, Read more »