G.I. Joe 3 May Have Its Director. And Is Still Happening, Apparently

I kind of totally forgot that the live-action G.I. Joe movies were a thing that were happening. And now it looks like Paramount is gearing up for a third go at this, with another new director. » 1/12/15 10:00pm 1/12/15 10:00pm

Ben-Hur Remake Wants Tom Hiddleston As Its Star

According to Deadline, MGM and Paramount are trying to woo Tom Hiddleston into starring in the latest remake of Ben-Hur. Well, he certainly has experience in both big-budget action films and in historical epics set in Rome. Just at the start of this year, he was in the Donmar Playhouse's production of Coriolanus. » 8/13/14 3:00am 8/13/14 3:00am

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is coming. After surprising everyone by unseating Guardians of the Galaxy with a $65 million opening weekend, Paramount's already planning the sequel. Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec, who penned the first, will return to write the second and executive produce. [The Hollywood Reporter] » 8/11/14 12:00am 8/11/14 12:00am

A Decent Star Trek Into Darkness Blu-Ray Is Finally Coming, But...

Remember how Paramount decided to split the special features for Star Trek Into Darkness among the Target, Best Buy and iTunes Blu-ray releases? Well, it's taken almost a full year, but a decent STiD Blu-ray chock full of all the extras is finally on it's way! There's just one small catch... » 6/24/14 6:50am 6/24/14 6:50am

Now Disney Owns Indiana Jones, Too

After Disney swallowed up Marvel and consumed Lucasfilm, we thought they'd be prying the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount's cold dead hands. But not so — Paramount has signed over the rights. Congratulations Disney, you now own everything we love. » 12/06/13 3:46pm 12/06/13 3:46pm

Attack the Block's Joe Cornish may be the director of Star Trek 3

He's been rumored to be in the running for a while now, but apparently Joe Cornish — director of the British scifi hit Attack the Block and co-writer of the CG Tintin movie and Edgar Wright's upcoming Ant-Man film — is Paramount's #1 choice to take over directing duties for the Star Trek movie franchise. » 11/04/13 11:40am 11/04/13 11:40am

Why the Star Trek Into Darkness Blu-ray is going to rip you off

Despite its mixed reviews, surely some of you were looking forward to the DVD and Blu-ray release of Star Trek Into Darkness. You were probably looking forward to checking out all the extras, too. Well, I have news for you, and that news is Paramount is about to screw you like Kirk in an Orion Slave Girl sorority… » 8/29/13 10:30am 8/29/13 10:30am

How Las Vegas missed out on a life-sized Starship Enterprise

In 1992, plans were in the works to create a life-sized Starship Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas. The model ship would have been roughly as long as the Eiffel Tower is tall, and would have contained all the key rooms and areas from the original Star Trek series. Vegas business owners loved the idea, and so did… » 4/07/12 12:30pm 4/07/12 12:30pm

No New Star Trek For You... Yet

Looking forward to further adventures of JJ Abrams' rebooted Enterprise crew on their ongoing Star Trek? Keep looking - Pocket Books has indefinitely postponed the spin-off titles scheduled to be released this summer. But why? » 1/16/10 7:00am 1/16/10 7:00am

What's J.J. Abrams' Next Mystery Project?

Buried deep down in the bottom of New York Times' interview with Paramount's Chariman Brad Grey was the news that neither the Star Trek sequel nor Mission Impossible 4 may be J.J. Abrams' next film project. But what is? » 12/14/09 7:20am 12/14/09 7:20am

Paranormal Activity So Scarily Good, Everyone Can See It

After two weekends of sold-out midnight-only limited release, Paranormal Activity (AKA, this year's new Blair Witch) has been allowed out during daylight. Has the film become less scary, or just convinced the studio that it can make money? » 10/05/09 7:30am 10/05/09 7:30am

The G.I. Joe Remake You Really Wanted

If you've ever sat around and reenacted scenes from G.I. Joe with your toys, Paramount's viral movie is for you. The Hasbro toys star in an affectionate parody of the cartoon — right down to the public service announcement. » 8/07/09 2:00pm 8/07/09 2:00pm

Star Trek Boldly Resurrects Franchise

Box office estimates place Star Trek somewhere in the region of a $70 million domestic take for its opening weekend, roughly half of the JJ Abrams movie's estimated budget. But what does that actually mean? » 5/10/09 7:00am 5/10/09 7:00am

Domo Arigato, Kid Robot Movies

Paramount Pictures’ kid brother, Nickelodeon, has designs on turning some of those badass graffiti-influenced Kid Robot toys into, we can only hope, badass graffiti-influenced cinema. According to Variety, Kid Robot's parent company, W!ldbrain Incorporated—which already produces the hipster Yo Gabba Gabba! » 9/10/08 4:30pm 9/10/08 4:30pm kids show…

Who's Responsible For No Star Trek At Comic-Con, Really?

Much to everyone's surprise, yesterday's Fringe panel - featuring Star Trek director JJ Abrams and Star Trek writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman - didn't include a special sneak preview of next summer's reboot of Space and The Final Frontier. It's not that any such preview had been announced (just the opposite, in… » 7/27/08 3:20pm 7/27/08 3:20pm

False Advertising In Star Trek Movie Posters: A Complete History

Movie posters used to be simple and dignified, until marketing departments realized that the more sensational the poster, the more ticket-buyers. It's like the cover of a comic book: You might see an image of Batman riddled with bullets and dead, but that never takes place in the actual story itself. Star Trek has… » 4/03/08 3:38pm 4/03/08 3:38pm

Cloverfield Toy Revealed — Start Canceling Your Preorders

Paramount has finally allowed Hasbro to release images of the Cloverfield toy, probably thinking that they've milked almost every possible box office dollar out of the thing. But based on the new pics, it's hard to imagine anybody shelling out a hundred bucks for this thing. When you stumble of the the theater after… » 2/15/08 11:20am 2/15/08 11:20am

Secrets of the SNAFU Behind the Name "Cloverfield"

Director Matt Reeves dropped the news that the name Cloverfield came about entirely by accident, almost like playing a game of telephone. » 1/09/08 1:06pm 1/09/08 1:06pm

Just like Nome, Alaska, eh? Not that it changes the story much, and he still doesn't tell us anything about the Slusho connection, dammit.

We're Starting To Think Cloverfield Has No Monster

Paramount released another photo from the upcoming Cloverfield yesterday, and it's nothing less than completely pointless. The poster for the movie tells us loads more than the above shot featuring actors Michael Stahl-David and Mike Vogel does. But leaking irrelevant pictures is typical Hollywood behavior. Still,… » 1/04/08 10:15am 1/04/08 10:15am

Twelve New Cloverfield Images Test the Limits of Teaser Campaigns

Twelve new images from the upcoming monster film Cloverfield have been released online. But just like the new trailer, they sadly don't reveal anything new about the J.J. Abrams-produced thriller. If they keep releasing non-information to the masses, people are either going to turn out in droves to find out what it's… » 11/19/07 11:45am 11/19/07 11:45am