‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti Eyed for ‘Electric State’ From Russo Brothers

‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti Eyed for ‘Electric State’ From Russo Brothers “It” director Andy Muschietti is in talks with Russo Brothers Studio to board a movie version of Simon Stalenhag’s illustrated novel “The Electric State.” The story, set in an alternative 1997, ...

‘Shazam:’ DC Superhero Movie Adds ‘It’ Star Jack Dylan Grazer

‘Shazam:’ DC Superhero Movie Adds ‘It’ Star Jack Dylan Grazer New Line’s upcoming DC superhero movie “Shazam” has added “It” star Jack Dylan Grazer, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Grazer will play Freddy, Billy Batson’s best friend. ...

‘It’ Scene Stealer Sophia Lillis on Creating a Rebellious Beverly With Director Andy Muschietti

‘It’ Scene Stealer Sophia Lillis on Creating a Rebellious Beverly With Director Andy Muschietti After studying acting for half of her young life, Sophia Lillis is officially breaking big. The teenage talent scored the role of Beverly Marsh in “It” from Andy Muschietti. Though the horror film, ...

An ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark’ Movie Is Happening with ‘It’ Screenwriter

An ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark’ Movie Is Happening with ‘It’ Screenwriter The dream of the 90s is alive in reboots, and another TV classic is being brought back to life. According to Variety, Paramount Players (a new division of Paramount that focuses on on reviving legacy ...

'It,' 'Three Billboards,' 'La La Land' Campaigns Win at Clio Entertainment Awards

'It,' 'Three Billboards,' 'La La Land' Campaigns Win at Clio Entertainment Awards The marketing campaigns for It, La La Land and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri were among the "grand" winners Thursday night at the Clio Entertainment Awards (formerly the Clio Key Art ...

Horror Movies Have Grossed Over $1 Billion at the Box Office in 2017

Horror Movies Have Grossed Over $1 Billion at the Box Office in 2017 For many people on Halloween, going to see a horror movie is a great way to spend the night. But this year, moviegoers have gone to see horror at an unprecedented rate. According to comScore, which ...

Paramount Finds ‘Pet Sematary’ Directors (Exclusive)

Paramount Finds ‘Pet Sematary’ Directors (Exclusive) Following the huge success of summer blockbuster “It,” Paramount is ready to get the gears moving on another Stephen King classic. “Starry Eyes” helmers Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer have been ...

'Jigsaw' Brings the 'Saw' Franchise Back to the Big Screen as 'Thor: Ragnarok' Debuts Overseas

'Jigsaw' Brings the 'Saw' Franchise Back to the Big Screen as 'Thor: Ragnarok' Debuts Overseas Over the last couple of years, October hasn't been the haven for horror one would think it would be. This year, however, not only has the year itself been dominated by top quality horror releases, but ...

‘It,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Drive Strong Time Warner Quarterly Earnings

‘It,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Drive Strong Time Warner Quarterly Earnings The box office success of “It” and water cooler buzz around “Game of Thrones” fueled Time Warner’s quarterly earnings, helping the media conglomerate trounce Wall Street’s expectations. The strong ...

Pennywise Isn’t Welcome at Los Angeles Public Schools, as District Continues Its Clown Ban for Halloween

Pennywise Isn’t Welcome at Los Angeles Public Schools, as District Continues Its Clown Ban for Halloween They all float down here. Except, apparently, on Los Angeles Unified School District campuses. For the second year in a row, the LAUSD has banned all clown costumes and masks for Halloween. That ...

Blumhouse's 'Happy Death Day' Debuts with Excellent $26.5 Million

Blumhouse's 'Happy Death Day' Debuts with Excellent $26.5 Million Universal and Blumhouse score yet again, this time with Happy Death Day. The horror film easily topped the weekend box office, adding to the production house's impressive stable of original horror ...

Blumhouse Makes a Wish for Another #1 Opener with 'Happy Death Day'

Blumhouse Makes a Wish for Another #1 Opener with 'Happy Death Day' It's been a good year for Blumhouse Productions so far with Get Out and Split delivering impressive returns on minuscule budgets. This weekend their latest, Happy Death Day, hopes to follow suit as it ...

WB and New Line's 'It' Propels September 2017 to Record Heights

WB and New Line's 'It' Propels September 2017 to Record Heights September 2017 saw record returns with calendar grosses topping $695 million, falling just shy of becoming the first September to ever total $700 million at the domestic box office. Leading the way ...

‘It’ Becomes First Horror Movie to Gross $300 Million in U.S.

‘It’ Becomes First Horror Movie to Gross $300 Million in U.S. While the big story at the box office this weekend is “Blade Runner 2049” and its surprising collapse, another Warner Bros. release, “It,” has quietly reached a milestone that few R-rated movies — ...

'Blade Runner 2049' Struggles to $31.5 Million Opening Weekend

'Blade Runner 2049' Struggles to $31.5 Million Opening Weekend Warner Bros.'s release of Blade Runner 2049 isn't getting October off to the kind of start September saw one month ago. The dystopian sequel, arriving 35 years after the original, crash landed over ...

'Blade Runner 2049' Aims for $50M+ Opening, Hoping for Long Legs Throughout October

'Blade Runner 2049' Aims for $50M+ Opening, Hoping for Long Legs Throughout October Debuting 35 years after the original, Blade Runner 2049 hopes to get October off to a good start on the heels of record numbers this past September. And while the sci-fi drama is looking for big ...

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ Dead Even With ‘It,’ ‘Kingsman 2’

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ Dead Even With ‘It,’ ‘Kingsman 2’ Three films are essentially tied at the top of the weekend box office, as of Sunday morning. Warner Bros. and New Line’s “It” appears to be back on top with $17.3 million from 3,917 locations. But ...

Weekend #1 Up for Grabs after Record September at the Box Office Comes to an End

Weekend #1 Up for Grabs after Record September at the Box Office Comes to an End As a record September comes to an end, it's a race for number one with three films separated by a mere $310k. Based on estimates, it's a return to #1 for WB and New Line's It, but hot on its heels is ...

‘American Made’ Neck-and-Neck With ‘Kingsman’ and ‘It’ for Weekend Box Office Crown

‘American Made’ Neck-and-Neck With ‘Kingsman’ and ‘It’ for Weekend Box Office Crown Universal’s “American Made” is currently in a tight race against “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and “It” for the top spot at this weekend’s box office. Estimates currently have the R-Rated Tom Cruise ...

'American Made' and 'Flatliners' Target Spots in the Weekend Box Office Top Five

'American Made' and 'Flatliners' Target Spots in the Weekend Box Office Top Five As of the end of the day Wednesday, the month-to-date gross is less than $6 million shy of becoming the largest September ever. Much of the month's $620+ million is thanks to the record performance ...

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