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August 20, 2008

They're Here: Poltergeist Remake Gets Writers

MGM's planned Poltergeist remake got a little bit closer to the screen yesterday, when the studio announced it had hired Boogeyman writers Juliet Snowden and Stiles White to pen the script.More…

January 31, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Montana Hopes to Win Super Bowl Trophy

While Brady and Manning duke it out in Phoenix, the $15 movie ticket aims to conquer the multiplexes over Super Bowl weekend. That's the admission price that theaters are charging moviegoers that line up for Disney's Hannah Montana concert film which opens Friday on a wave of fan frenzy that has given the hot pic event-film status with young girls everywhere.More…

February 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Messengers" Scores Slim Win Over Super Bowl Weekend

With the Super Bowl taking males out of the picture, mothers and daughters squared off at the North American box office this weekend with the younger set earning a slim victory. The spooky thriller "The Messengers" opened at number one driven by teenage girls and young women while the Diane Keaton comedy "Because I Said So" bowed close behind in the runnerup position drawing upon older women.More…

October 11, 2006

"Boogeyman 2" Gets Director

There's another "Boogeyman" in the works, and it's got a director. According to Production Weekly (via Cinescape), it's Jeff Betancourt, who edited a number of recent flicks, including "When a Stranger Calls," "The Exorcism of Emily Rose," and "Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle."More…

July 3, 2006

Platinum Dunes Announces "Birds" Remake

I know, I know: You hear the phrase "Birds remake" and you start getting all fidgety and mad. That's a good reaction to have. But producer Brad Fuller wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The new-fangled version of "The Birds" is a new re-telling of the original short story, period. Those expecting stuff found in the Hitchcock flick will probably be disappointed.More…

February 17, 2006

"Terabithia" Starts Production Down Under

ComingSoon.net shares with us a press release from the workaholics over at Walden Media, and the newest news is this: Production has already begun on Walden & Disney's "Bridge to Terabithia," a sprawling fantasy adventure inspired by the works of author Katherine Paterson. Flick's got a pretty solid cast & crew lined up, too.More…

June 16, 2005

Raimi's Ghost House Grabs a New "Monkey's Paw"

Ghost House Pictures, home of director Sam Raimi, producer Robert Tapert, and movies like "Boogeyman" and "The Grudge," will produce a family-friendly spooky movie based on the classic tale of "The Monkey's Paw."More…

April 25, 2005

Craven Not "Waiting" to Produce an Indie Horror Flick

Horror maven Wes Craven ("Scream," "Cursed") will executive produce the indie thriller "Waiting," written by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White, the team behind the surprisingly profitable "Boogeyman" from a few months back.More…

February 7, 2005

Scary, 10% "Boogeyman" Tops Box Office

What is it with horror films these days? It doesn't matter how badly they are reviewed, or what they're about; they just keep raking in money at the box office. "Boogeyman," which has a very moldy Tomatometer of 8%, dominated the box office this weekend with $19M. It is directed by the director/writer (Stephen Kay) of such classics as the 0% "Mod Squad" and the 10% Stallone dud "Get Carter" -- maybe it's all those Lucy Lawless ("Xena") fans who just wanted to see her back on the screen (big or small).More…