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Upgrade Series to Pick Up a Few Years After the Film

Blumhouse Television and UCP, a division of NBCUniversal Content Studios, have announced they are developing an Upgrade series. Leigh Whannell, who directed the 2018 sci-fi thriller Upgrade (buy at Amazon), will also direct the series. The Upgrade series, which Whannell co-created and will executive produce along with showrunner Tim Walsh (Treadstone, Chicago P.D., Shooter), picks …

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Invisible Man Director Leigh Whannell Signs 2-Year Deal with Blumhouse

The Invisible Man director Leigh Whannell has signed an overall first-look deal with Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions, the company announced today. The two-year deal will cover possible films and TV shows. Whannell and Blumhouse have previously worked together on seven projects. “Leigh creates movies which not only launch franchises but fundamentally change the landscape of …

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The Invisible Man Review: As Disturbing as It Is Frightening

Horror, more than any other genre, it seems, has its hand directly on the pulse of the here and now. It has to be – our fears are changing and evolving, even while those base instincts remain the same. Our monsters may come with different, more modern costumes, but they are still monsters. The Invisible …

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Interview: Leigh Whannell Revives The Invisible Man

It’s been a long time since there’s been a film iteration of H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man with Paul Verhoeven last giving it a go 20 years ago with The Hollow Man, starring Kevin Bacon. Universal Pictures has been trying for a while to get something going for one of their Classic Movie Monsters, although …

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You Can’t Escape What You Can’t See in The Invisible Man Trailer

Following the recent Super Bowl spot, Universal Pictures has released the official The Invisible Man trailer, which you can watch using the player below. You’ll find new the IMAX poster and new photos in the gallery underneath as well. The thriller is opening in theaters on February 28. What you can’t see can hurt you. Emmy winner Elisabeth …

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The Invisible Man Haunts Elisabeth Moss in the First Trailer

Universal Pictures has released the trailer and poster for The Invisible Man, opening in theaters on February 28. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss (Us, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in this terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character. Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes …

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Escape from New York Remake to Be Written by Leigh Whannell

It’s been a big week for Australian filmmaker Leigh Whannell. On Tuesday, it was announced that Whannell had signed on to write and direct Universal Pictures’ new The Invisible Man movie. Now comes word from The Hollywood Reporter that he will write the script for the 20th Century Fox’s remake of John Carpenter’s Escape from New York …

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Invisible Man Movie to Be Directed by Leigh Whannell

Universal Pictures is moving forward with its new The Invisible Man movie, written and to be directed by Leigh Whannell, according to Variety. Whannell will reunite with Jason Blum, who is producing through his Blumhouse Productions. The two have previously worked together on films such as Insidious: The Last Key and Upgrade. The trade says Universal is moving on …

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