Latest News on Jack the Giant Slayer

June 21, 2013

Parental Guidance: Monsters University and Jack the Giant Slayer

Two new releases and one on DVD comprise our selections for potentially family-friendly movie watching, and Christy Lemire offers up her take on each for the benefit of those looking for something to watch with the kids. More…

June 18, 2013

RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Jack the Giant Slayer and Quartet

This week on home video, we've got a special effects-laden fairy tale, Dustin Hoffman's quiet but effective directorial debut, and a moody psychological thriller. Then we've also got a couple of raunchy comedy flops, a horror sequel, and a few notable rereleases. Click through for the full list! More…

June 4, 2013

Digital Multiplex: Jack the Giant Slayer and Hansel & Gretel

If you're hankering for some alternate takes on well known fairy tales this week, then look no further than your laptop or smart TV, because we've got a couple of them headlining this week's streaming choices. On top of that, we've got the American debut of an acclaimed South Korean director, a Sam Fuller film, a well-received German drama, a sentimental documentary, and an omnibus horror flick you can see before it hits theaters. Read on to find out what's available to watch right now. More…

April 3, 2013

Jack the Giant Slayer Losing Giant Money

Projections estimate that Warner Bros. could take a $140 million hit. More…

March 4, 2013

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Giant Falls with Weak $28M Opening

The big-budget fantasy epic Jack the Giant Slayer opened at number one at the North American box office, however its weak performance hardly justified the enormous production and marketing costs invested into the fairy tale actioner. Other new releases were also soft in their debuts as moviegoers showed little excitement over any of these new titles. March came in like a lamb as the Top 20 grossed only $105M, down sharply compared to the first weekend of this month from each of the last three years. More…

March 1, 2013

Critics Consensus: Jack the Giant Slayer is Fee-Fie-Fokay

This week at the movies, we've got fairy tale swashbuckling (Jack the Giant Slayer, starring Nicholas Hoult and Ewan McGregor), submarine suspense (Phantom, starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny), excessive partying (21 and Over, starring Miles Teller and Skylar Astin), and devilish doings (The Last Exorcism Part II, starring Ashley Bell and Spencer Treat Clark). What do the critics have to say? More…

March 1, 2013

Parental Guidance: Jack the Giant Slayer, The Last Exorcism Part II, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

This week in theaters, we've got a fairy tale fantasy (Jack the Giant Slayer), a demonic possession (The Last Exorcism Part II), and on DVD we've got sparkly vampires (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2) and a surfing drama (Chasing Mavericks). Read on to find out what's appropriate for family viewing. More…

February 28, 2013

Total Recall: Ewan McGregor's Best Movies

From independent dramas to a certain trilogy of big-budget sci-fi prequels, Ewan McGregor has led an admirably varied life on the big screen -- as well as off, where he's an accomplished stage actor as well as a bestselling author. This weekend, McGregor takes another step in a new direction with his appearance in Bryan Singer's Jack the Giant Slayer, a tongue-in-cheek, action-packed retelling of everyone's favorite magic bean-fueled fairytale, and we decided to take the opportunity to pay tribute with a look back at some of his finest films. Yes, that's right...it's time for Total McRecall! More…

February 26, 2013

Bryan Singer Talks Jack the Giant Slayer

"It is not actually a classic fairy tale, it's just a fairy-tale-like story that's based on icons from a fairy tale." More…

January 31, 2013

Ewan McGregor Talks Jack the Giant Slayer

"I have done a military film before, but it was fun to be in charge." More…

October 18, 2012

Jack the Giant Killer Is Now Jack the Giant Slayer

It's also coming out three weeks earlier -- on March 1, 2013. More…

January 17, 2012

Ewan McGregor Talks Haywire and Jack the Giant Killer

A busy year ahead for Mr. McGregor. More…

November 14, 2011

Warwick Davis Talks Harry Potter, Star Wars, and More

A look behind the scenes of two classic franchises -- plus a few words about his work on upcoming projects like "Jack the Giant Killer." More…

March 22, 2011

Ian McShane Joins Jack the Giant Killer

Ian McShane has joined the cast of "Jack the Giant Killer" to play the stern King Brahmwell. More…

February 24, 2011

Ewan McGregor Joins Jack the Giant Killer

Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of "Jack the Giant Killer," where he'll play "the leader of the king's elite guard." More…

February 10, 2011

Jack the Giant Killer Adds a Villain and a Giant Head

Bryan Singer has started casting "Jack the Giant Killer," and he's gotten things off on the right foot: Stanley Tucci and Bill Nighy are the first two actors to join. More…

January 12, 2011

Neal Moritz Talks Jack the Giant Killer, 21 Jump Street, and More

In a new interview, producer Neal Moritz shared a few scoops from upcoming projects, including "Jack the Giant Killer," "21 Jump Street," and "R.I.P.D." More…

December 1, 2010

Bryan Singer Makes a List for Jack the Giant Killer

Bryan Singer is assembling the cast of his "Jack the Giant Killer," and Aaron Johnson and Juno Temple are some of his potential stars. More…