Latest News on Poltergeist

March 7, 2013

Gil Kenan Hired to Direct Poltergeist Remake

MGM taps the "Monster House" director to trap Carol Anne in the television all over again.More…

February 28, 2011

Tobe Hooper Possessed by Djinn

Director Tobe Hooper is attached to helm "Djinn," about a family who must confront a nasty spirit in their apartment.More…

October 13, 2010

The 20 Most Iconic Horror Movie Scenes of All Time

Stock up your Netflix queue for Halloween with Moviefone's list of the 20 most iconic horror movie scenes of all time!More…

January 27, 2010

Zelda Rubinstein: 1933-2010

Zelda Rubinstein, the actress most famously remembered for her portrayal of the psychic Tangina Barrons in the "Poltergeist" movies, has passed away. She was 76.More…

August 13, 2009

Poltergeist Remake Arriving in November 2010

MGM is moving forward with its planned "Poltergeist" remake, setting aside November 24, 2010 for its release.More…

March 24, 2009

Screenwriters Talk Poltergeist, The Birds Remakes

What would possess a screenwriter to try and update "The Birds" and "Poltergeist"? Thanks to a new interview with husband-and-wife duo Stiles White and Juliet Snowden, you can get an idea.More…

September 2, 2008

Perelman in Talks for Poltergeist Remake

Could Vadim Perelman wind up directing MGM's upcoming "Poltergeist" remake?More…

August 22, 2008

Weekly Ketchup: Superman gets rebooted, Poltergeist gets remade

This week's Ketchup bottle has news about a Superman franchise reboot, and remakes of Poltergeist, Child's Play, and Highlander.More…

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…

May 4, 2008

The Ghost Stays in the Picture

Shutter, the latest J-Horror remake, is not the first example of supernatural beings appearing on camera. People have been claiming to capture the undead on film ever since the camera was invented. More…

October 11, 2007

Tobe Hooper Behind the Wheel of Stephen King's Buick 8

Just in time for the 25th anniversary of Poltergeist comes word that its director, Tobe Hooper, is plotting a horrorific return to the big screen.More…

January 31, 2007

Yeah, Yeah; A New "Poltergeist" Movie, I Know This One

This story came up a few months back, but was quickly shot down. And now it resurfaces, bland and boring and entirely unaware that we don't care. (Sigh.) Anyway, yeah, someone still thinks a new "Poltergeist" movie might be a really grand idea. How can we convince this person otherwise?More…

December 5, 2006

Rumors of a "Poltergeist" Remake are False

Last week we caught wind of a little gossip regarding a new-fangled remake of Tobe Hooper's "Poltergeist," but now we know that the info was just that: Gossip. That's not to say there'll never be a "Poltergeist" remake ... just that nobody's working on one right now.More…

November 29, 2006

Horror Remake of the Week: Poltergeist?

We haven't heard any horror remake rumors for about a week, so here's a new one: "Poltergeist" just might be getting a new-generation facelift for those movie-fans too young to appreciate a movie made waaaaaaay back in ... 1982.More…