Sony Really Wants to Make Zombieland 2 Soon

It's been five years since Zombieland was released. But Sony's getting serious about a sequel, hiring a writer and locking down the return of the original director. » 10/01/14 5:30am 10/01/14 5:30am

Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. » 6/05/14 9:00am 6/05/14 9:00am

Pranks from science fiction and fantasy that teach Very Special Lessons

Pranks can do more than provide a little comic relief. They can teach important lessons. Like, "Don't take yourself too seriously." Or "Here's a taste of your own medicine." Or "I'm a dick." Here are pranks from science fiction and fantasy, some of which say something of value and some of the "I'm a dick" variety. » 7/25/13 1:08pm 7/25/13 1:08pm

NRA celebrates the gun wisdom in The Terminator and The Road Warrior

Last December, the NRA's Wayne LaPierre decided to blame Hollywood's "blood-soaked" gun "pornography" for gun violence. But now, the NRA has posted a list of great gun movies, and what they taught us. What important lesson about guns did we learn from The Terminator and Zombieland? » 5/23/13 10:37am 5/23/13 10:37am

The Zombieland TV show is your zombie kill of the week

Amazon has decided not pick up the Zombieland TV series, whose pilot premiered last month. Writer/producer Rhett Reese was especially bitter, tweeting that "die-hard Zombieland [movie] fans" had "hated it out of existence." I guess the fact that the pilot was just a lackluster imitation of the movie was just a… » 5/17/13 10:20am 5/17/13 10:20am

The Zombieland TV series is a cheap bootleg of Zombieland the movie

I assume by the law of averages, someone, somewhere, watched the movie Zombieland and said to himself, "You know, this is good, but it would be even better with less talented actors, a smaller budget, and more hokiness." That person would be a weirdo, but they'd enjoy the shit out of Amazon's new Zombieland TV series. » 4/22/13 12:00pm 4/22/13 12:00pm

First Zombieland TV series trailer is funny but still feels wrong

The very first trailer for Zombieland's TV series takes place in the same post-apocalyptic world as the movie, and it even has the same collection of life-saving rules the characters follow. However, the original band of survivors has been recast and it feels... off. » 4/17/13 1:43pm 4/17/13 1:43pm

The Zombieland TV show heads to Amazon.com

A bit of surprising but potentially very exciting news: Zombieland, the TV series, is no longer going to air on a regular broadcast network. Instead, Amazon.com has snapped it up and is developing the series in hopes of showing it on their instant video service. » 1/21/13 11:16am 1/21/13 11:16am

First Hints About How Zombieland Will Become a Weekly TV Show

Zombieland was one of the freshest horror comedies of the past decade — and there were reports in late 2011 that it was going to become a TV show for CBS. Now, it looks like the Zombieland TV show is actually a real thing, because casting calls just went out yesterday for the show's main characters. » 1/16/13 3:40pm 1/16/13 3:40pm

The Best Meta Horror Movies Of All Time

This weekend sees the release of two self-aware takes on the horror genre: Cabin in the Woods and Detention. So this is a great time to pay tribute to the long tradition of meta horror films that have winked at the audience and poked fun at the tropes of the genre. » 4/12/12 12:00pm 4/12/12 12:00pm

Zombieland writers turn their undead sequel into a TV show, write a…

We've got a double dose of news about everyone's favorite horror comedy writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Looks like Zombieland 2 might become a TV show, and there may be a potentially hilarious Micronauts film in our future! » 10/18/11 9:50am 10/18/11 9:50am

Casting calls for G.I. Joe 2 reveal what the Zombieland writers have in…

Yes, the first G.I. Joe movie wasn't exactly a masterpiece. But the sequel has a script by the Zombieland team of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and it's being directed by Legion of Extraordinary Dancers creator Jon M. Chu. So you know, we oughta give it the benefit of the doubt. » 8/11/11 1:30pm 8/11/11 1:30pm

Canadian motorists warned about undead traffic delays

The stalwart zombie-road-sign prank recently befuddled drivers outside of St. John's, Canada. Anonymous pranksters set it up to inform unwitting Newfoundlanders/Labradorians of a necrotic outbreak. Walking dead and those darn space rays, griefing the roadways of North America. » 6/28/11 4:30pm 6/28/11 4:30pm

The Dark Knight Rises composer explains the movie's epic core. Plus a…

Longtime Batman composer Hans Zimmer explains why his score for The Dark Knight Rises will be his most epic yet. The Amazing Spider-Man costar Irrfan Khan explains how his character fits into the movie. Woody Harrelson isn't so sure about a sequel to Zombieland. There's a great new image of everyone's favorite… » 2/17/11 6:00am 2/17/11 6:00am

Tron Legacy director admits one special effect doesn't totally work.…

Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is proud of his movie, but there's one major special effect that he's not happy with. Christopher Nolan is handing Superman over to Zack Snyder, and he won't say no to another Inception. Spoilers forever! » 12/02/10 6:00am 12/02/10 6:00am

Tron Legacy trailer reveals more of Sam Flynn's quest. Plus Avengers…

The writer of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot explains why this idea might not be completely terrible. Zombieland 2 is looking for a new cameo that will top Bill Murray's. The Hobbit is going 3D. Huzzah for spoilers! » 11/29/10 6:00am 11/29/10 6:00am

The End Is Near! A collection of the greatest end-of-the-world signs

What's the perfect fashion item to be wearing when disaster strikes? A big sign that says "The End is Near." So we rounded up our favorite signs that forewarn the end of days — or at least made us laugh. » 11/24/10 2:50pm 11/24/10 2:50pm

The Deadpool movie script gets a B

The screenplay to the upcoming Deadpool movie leaked online yesterday, and we had a chance to read it. Good news: It's very close to the original comic book in tone and content. Bad news: it wouldn't make a great movie. » 10/29/10 11:55am 10/29/10 11:55am

Darren Aronofsky could bring his own very famous Lois Lane to the…

If Darren Aronofsky gets the job directing Superman, he might cast one of his Black Swan stars as Lois Lane. The Flash offers his own very special brand of athletic wish fulfillment. See behind-the-scenes videos from Monsters and The Bay. » 9/29/10 6:00am 9/29/10 6:00am

An unlikely contender for Spidey's new love interest, plus the most…

Battleship and Journey of the Center of the Earth 2 are adding some major class. Watch the most horrific clip yet from Resident Evil Afterlife. The look of Captain America villain Red Skull is totally terrifying. » 9/08/10 6:00am 9/08/10 6:00am