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The Battersea Poltergeist Picked Up by Blumhouse and Maniac

Blumhouse Television and Michael Seitzman’s Maniac Productions have secured the rights to BBC Radio 4’s The Battersea Poltergeist podcast, presented by Danny Robins, which the company is developing as the first season of a scripted ongoing series and a companion unscripted series, titled Blumhouse’s Ghost Story. Additionally, the companies have also secured Hitchings’ life rights, …

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Firestarter Movie Starts Filming in Canada

Blumhouse Productions announced today via social media (see tweet below), that the company’s Firestarter movie has started production today in Canada. In the Firestarter movie, a young girl develops pyrokinetic abilities and is abducted by a secret government agency that wants to harness her powerful gift as a weapon. Zac Efron (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil …

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The Forever Purge Trailer and Poster Debut

Universal Pictures has revealed the trailer and poster for The Forever Purge, scheduled to open in theaters on July 2. This summer, all the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end in The Forever Purge. Vaulting from the …

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Jeremy Davies to Star in Blumhouse’s The Black Phone

Jeremy Davies has been cast in Scott Derrickson’s upcoming film for Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures, titled The Black Phone. Derrickson and frequent collaborator C. Robert Cargill adapted the script based on Joe Hill’s short story. Derrickson, Cargill and Jason Blum, for Blumhouse, are producing The Black Phone. Universal and Blumhouse will present the Crooked …

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Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill Sign TV Deal with Blumhouse

Blumhouse announced today that Crooked Highway, Scott Derrickson (Bermuda, Doctor Strange, Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) and C. Robert Cargill’s (Bermuda, Doctor Strange, Sinister) production company, has signed a first-look television deal. Under the new two-year deal, the recently formed production company will develop projects for the television company. Sherryl Clark (Cloverfield, Morning Glory, …

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Freaky Review: The New Body-Swap Horror Comedy

Millie doesn’t have a lot going for her. She’s unpopular at school. She’s bullied by other girls as well as her teacher. Her mother is an alcoholic. And as the school mascot, even the football players pick on her. Her only comforts are her friends Nyla and Josh. As if things weren’t bad enough, there’s a serial …

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Insidious 5 and Project Poltergeist Directors Announced

In addition to the new Halloween Kills teaser trailer, Blumhouse Productions made more announcements during its first annual BlumFest, which you can watch in full below. We’ll start with the news that Insidious 5 is moving forward! Insidious 5 will be distributed globally by Sony Pictures. Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring, Aquaman, Little Children, Angels in …

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Halloween Kills Teaser Features New Footage

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions today revealed the Halloween Kills teaser trailer, which reveals new footage from the October 15, 2021 release. You can watch the trailer below! The Halloween Kills teaser was shown during the first annual Blumfest 2020, which you can watch in full here. In the video, Writer/director David Gordon Green, star …

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It’s a Slaughterhouse in the Freaky Extended Look

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have brought online a Freaky extended look, which previews the twisted take on the body-swap movie. The film is scheduled to open in theaters on November 13. In the movie, seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton, Blockers, HBO’s Big Little Lies) is just trying to survive the bloodthirsty halls of Blissfield …

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Allison Williams to Star in Blumhouse Tech Thriller M3GAN

After her turn in Get Out, Allison Williams is reuniting with Blumhouse Productions to star in the upcoming tech horror thriller M3GAN. In the film, Williams plays Gemma, a brilliant roboticist at a toy company. She uses artificial intelligence to develop M3GAN, a life-like doll programmed to be a kid’s greatest companion and a parent’s …

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Zac Efron to Star in New Firestarter Movie

Zac Efron (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, The Greatest Showman) has signed on to star in Firestarter, the upcoming film from Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions and Weed Road Productions. Firestarter will be an adaptation of Stephen King’s classic sci-fi thriller novel of the same name (buy at Amazon). In the new movie, a young …

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The Craft: Legacy Hitting PVOD on October 28

Blumhouse Productions and Columbia Pictures announced today that The Craft: Legacy will be available widely on PVOD on October 28 with leading digital retailers for a 48-hour rental period at a suggested retail price of $19.99, and for premium digital purchase at a suggested retail price of $24.99. An international theatrical release is anticipated in …

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Welcome to the Blumhouse Trailers Preview the First Four Films

Amazon Prime Video has brought online the individual Welcome to the Blumhouse trailers, which give you a look at the first four films in the series. You can view both the Welcome to the Blumhouse trailers and posters below. Black Box, Evil Eye, The Lie, and Nocturne are the first four of eight films in …

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Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn Swap Bodies in Freaky Trailer

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have revealed the trailer for Freaky, which is now scheduled to open in theaters on November 13. You can view both the trailer and poster below! The film is a twisted take on the body-swap movie in which a teenage girl switches bodies with a relentless serial killer. Seventeen-year-old Millie …

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New Black Box, The Lie, Evil Eye and Nocturne Details

Just yesterday, Amazon Prime Video announced Welcome to the Blumhouse, a program of eight unsettling, genre movies produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios. We now have new details and photos from the first four – Black Box, The Lie, Evil Eye and Nocturne. Sharing the spine-tingling suspense that’s a Blumhouse signature, each …

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Welcome to the Blumhouse Movies Announced by Amazon

Amazon Prime Video today announced Welcome to the Blumhouse, a program of eight unsettling, genre movies produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios. Sharing the spine-tingling suspense that’s a Blumhouse signature, each film presents a distinctive vision and unique perspective on common themes centered around family and love as redemptive or destructive forces. …

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Elisabeth Moss Reteams with Blumhouse on Mrs. March

Blumhouse and Elisabeth Moss and her Love and Squalor Pictures production company are developing the book Mrs. March into a feature film. Moss will also star in the film as the titular character. The feature film, based on Virginia Feito’s delicious psychological thriller by the same name, is the story of a polished Upper East …

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Candyman, The Forever Purge, Halloween Kills & Ends Delayed

Universal Pictures has delayed the release dates of Candyman, The Forever Purge, Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends, the studio announced today. Universal Pictures’ release of MGM and Monkeypaw Productions’ Candyman, in association with BRON Creative, will move from September 25, 2020, to Friday, October 16, 2020. Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions’ The Forever Purge will …

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Interview: You Should Have Left Director David Koepp

If you’ve been watching movies going back to the ’90s, you’re probably familiar with David Koepp’s writing from blockbusters like Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, its sequel The Lost World, the first Mission: Impossible or even the first Spider-Man movie in 2002. Every few years when he’s not being one of Hollywood’s most in-demand writers, David Koepp would direct a movie or …

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