9 items from 2015
With Disney already developing a movie adaptation based on their theme park attraction Jungle Cruise, the studio is also moving forward with another theme park-based movie, Tower of Terror. Deadline reports that the studio is currently seeking screenwriters, who will write the script based on a treatment by John August. Both John August and producer Jim Whitaker took their idea to Disney, and the studio sparked to their take.
The attraction opened at DisneyWorld's Hollywood Studios in 1994, which is based on the anthology series The Twilight Zone. The attraction is set at the fictional Hollywood Tower Hotel, where visitors step inside an elevator, where they're told stories about several people who have disappeared in that very same elevator over the years. The movie adaptation will follow a group of five people, who enter an elevator in a posh hotel. They all disappear after the hotel is struck by lightning. The »
The pint-sized burlap-clad Sam is back in the four-part graphic novel Days of the Dead from Michael Dougherty, the creator of Trick 'r Treat. Also: release details for Lavalantula, an excerpt from Mark Morris' The Society of Blood, and a special Halloween weekend iTunes release for Crazy Bitches.
Trick 'R Treat Graphic Novel: "From the twisted imagination of Trick ‘r Treat creator Michael Dougherty (director of the upcoming Krampus and Trick ‘r Treat 2 and screenwriter of X-Men 2 and Superman Returns) alongside a top-notch team of creators including writers Todd Casey and Zach Shields (Krampus), Marc Andreyko (Batwoman) and artists Fiona Staples (Saga), Stephen Byrne (Buffy/Angel), Stuart Sayger (Bram Stoker’s Death Ship) and Zid (Son of Merlin) comes this 4-part collection that paves the way for the Trick ‘r Treat film sequel.
- Tamika Jones
This Pretty Little Liars star is going through something that's not so pretty. E! News confirms that TV actress Nia Peeples has filed for divorce against her surfer husband Sam George in Los Angeles Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences. The pair, who married in August 2007, have been together for nearly eight years, and have no children together. Peeples has a son and daughter from previous relationships. The Pll star addressed the divorce rumors on Twitter earlier today after a fan asked if it were true, but didn't go into specifics. nullThe mention of the trailer refers to reports claiming that Peeples was looking to keep their $875,000 mobile home in Malibu, which overlooks »
Nia Peeples is ditching her husband and she wants to keep the trailer they rode in on. Nia filed for divorce from professional surfer Sam George, and in her docs she says the home on wheels is hers. Maybe that's a little misleading ... the "trailer" is actually a fancy Malibu mobile home which has an ocean view and is valued at $875,000. The "Pretty Little Liars" star also wants to keep her 2005 Honda Element but she's »
- TMZ Staff
Just a few days after Lavalantula debuted on Syfy this weekend, the cable network has given the green light for a sequel, entitled 2 Lava 2 Lantula. The title is a reference to Universal Pictures' 2003 sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious, but don't hold your breath for high-octane racing action in 2 Lava 2 Lantula. Syfy will release 2 Lava 2 Lantula as a 2016 summer movie, but no cast members or filmmakers have been confirmed quite yet.
Police Academy stars Steve Guttenberg, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey and Michael Winslow reunited to star in Lavalantula, and the hope is to bring them all back. The story follows a "washed up 90s action hero actor" played by Steve Guttenberg, who joins forces with Leslie Easterbrook and Michael Winslow's characters to stop a monstrous swarm of bloodthirsty lava-breathing tarantulas who burn their victims alive. The supporting cast includes Nia Peeples, Danny Woodburn, Ralph Garman, Marion Ramsey, Jon Mack, D.J. Pierce and Patrick Renna. »
Following last night’s premiere of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, Syfy has released a first trailer for its next ridiculous monster movie Lavalantula, which sees Steve Guttenberg and the cast of Police Academy taking on a clutter of fire breathing spiders! Check it out here…
See Also: Syfy confirms Sharknado 4, viewers to determine what happens next
Lavalantula sees Guttenberg starring alongside Police Academy’s Leslie Easterbrook, Michael Winslow and Marion Ramsey, while the cast also includes Nia Peeples (Pretty Little Liars) and Ralph Garman (Sharktopus). It is set to premiere on Syfy on Saturday, July 25th.
- Gary Collinson
Lythgoe is partnering with the cable network for an updated version of the 1980s dance-themed drama series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Development is still in the early stages, with writer Josh Safran currently attached to pen the pilot episode about dancers attending a major performing arts academy.
Safran is familiar with the musical drama format through his work as showrunner of short-lived NBC series Smash's second season.
No cast members are attached to Fame yet, and it's not clear when it will air on Lifetime.
A Fame revival has long been in development from MGM, having first been announced back in the summer of 2012.
Last season, the mystery of "A's" identity was finally revealed and many fans weren't happy about it. Will that hurt the ABC Family show's ratings? The cable channel already renewed it through season seven (which is believed to be the final season). However,if the ratings really tank, couldn't they cancel it instead? Stay tuned!
Pretty Little Liars continues to revolve around a group of young ladies from the little town of Rosewood, Pa who have plenty of secrets. The show's cast includes Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish, Ian Harding, Holly Marie Combs, Chad Lowe, Keegan Allen, Tyler Blackburn, Tammin Sursok, Torrey Devitto, Drew Van Acker, Nia Peeples, Julian Morris, Brendan Robinson, Brant Daugherty, Laura Leighton, and Lesley Fera.
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Fans of Pretty Little Liars on ABC Family don't have to worry out their show being cancelled for quite awhile. It's already been renewed for two more seasons. Will the series continue to be strong in the ratings or will the numbers fall so the execs regret the decision? Stay tuned.
In the fifth season of Pretty Little Liars, the young ladies deal with the aftermath of Alison's revelations. The show's cast includes Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Ian Harding, Janel Parrish, Holly Marie Combs, Chad Lowe, Keegan Allen, Tammin Sursok, Torrey Devitto, Drew Van Acker, Nia Peeples, Julian Morris, Brendan Robinson, Brant Daugherty, and Lesley Fera.
Below are the show's TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress: (more…) »
9 items from 2015
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