Rumors: Angelina Jolie Directing Captain Marvel, And A Star Wars Reunion

James Gunn talks Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Samuel L. Jackson may join Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, while a Firefly actor could co-star in Deadpool. Plus, pictures from the Sherlock Christmas special, and the first details about The Lego Movie 2's new female character. Spoilers, Assemble! » 2/09/15 6:00am 2/09/15 6:00am

Why James Gunn Is Right About Shared Universes

We're living in the age of the Shared Universe - more and more studios want a snifter of Marvel's money, and we're due for even more Cinematic Universes in our moviegoing future. But over the weekend James Gunn raised an excellent point on Facebook that really highlights the potentially ruinous flaw in this new boom. » 11/24/14 4:50pm 11/24/14 4:50pm

How to Make a Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe

So Universal is going forward with their plans of making a Cinematic Universe for their once classic movie monsters. And, apparently, they aren't even going to try to make them into horror films, instead opting for "action-adventure," perhaps taking a cue from the recent Dracula Untold (which did make a total of over… » 11/17/14 11:43am 11/17/14 11:43am

Universal's Monster-Verse Movies Aren't Even Going To Try To Be Scary

On Friday we mentioned how Universal was hiring a stable of writers to help build their Marvel-style cinematic universe based on their classic monsters. Apparently that was the good news. Now here's the bad news: Universal has abandoned any pretense that these will be horror movies. » 11/16/14 10:00am 11/16/14 10:00am

Universal Will Reboot The Wolf Man Yet Again For Its Monster Verse

Universal is hoping we can all just forget the lackluster Benicio Del Toro Wolf Man movie from four years ago, because they're making a NEW Wolf Man movie for their much talked about Universal Monster Universe, which is basically imitating the Marvel Cinematic Universe but with Dracula and Frankenstein and the like. » 11/12/14 2:20pm 11/12/14 2:20pm

Universal has staked out April 21st, 2017, for its third installment in its new classic monster cinematic universe after 2016's The Mummy. Despite my use of the word "stake", it'll probably be feature Frankenstein's monster of the Wolf Man, since Dracula's origin has so recently been Untold. » 11/05/14 12:51pm 11/05/14 12:51pm

Suddenly, Dracula Untold Is The Start Of Universal's New Monsterverse

We knew Universal had designs to beginning a Marvel-style cinematic universe based on its classic stable of monsters; supposedly the inaugural movie was going to be the aptly titled The Mummy: The First Monster in 2016. But apparently Dracula Untold has been retrofitted to be the birth of the monster-verse. » 10/02/14 6:25am 10/02/14 6:25am

Universal's Monstrous Cinematic Universe Will Begin With The Mummy

Universal has big plans for their stable of classic movie monsters, specifically beginning a "Universal Monsters cinematic universe" a la Marvel. And the studio has announced it will begin with Universal's Mummy: The First Monster, to be directed by Alex Kurtzman, and due out in 2016. » 7/31/14 1:40pm 7/31/14 1:40pm

Universal Rebooting Wolfman One More Time?

Just over a year ago, Joe Johnston's remake of The Wolfman starring Benicio Del Toro came out, to pretty crummy reviews. But Universal refuses to give up on the classic monster movies, so they're giving Wolfman one more chance. » 6/09/11 11:31am 6/09/11 11:31am

Rarest movie poster in the world on sale, features Frankenstein…

What's the rarest movie poster in the world? This 1935 poster for Bride of Frankenstein, which boasts a chained, philandering Boris Karloff. Only one copy is known to exist, and you can own it for a mere $700K. » 10/20/10 12:45pm 10/20/10 12:45pm