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The Haunting of Hill House has some new company. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elizabeth Reaser and Henry Thomas have joined the upcoming Netflix TV show.Based on the novel by Shirley Jackson, the classic horror story follows the strange, paranormal experiences of the inhabitants and guests at the mysterious Hill House. The novel has been adapted for film twice, first in 1963 and in 1999, as The Haunting.Read More… »
Henry Thomas (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), Elizabeth Reaser (Twilight) and Kate Siegel (Hush) have become the latest additions to the cast of Netflix’s modern reimagining of the horror classic The Haunting of Hill House.
The as-yet-untitled show has received straight-to-series order from the streaming service, and is set to be directed by Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil, Oculus, Hush) for Paramount TV and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. Although details are scarce at present, it is said that the series will draw from the original ghost story whilst expanding on its mythology.
- Gary Collinson
Scott Glenn has traded in life in the Big Apple for a castle in Maine.
The Leftovers alum has been cast as a series regular in the upcoming Hulu psychological-horror drama Castle Rock. Set in the Stephen King multiverse, Glenn will play retired Sheriff Alan Pangborn, who presided over the fictional titular town during its darkest years.
Mike Flanagan is turning his Netflix adaptation of “The Haunting of Hill House” into one big family reunion! Check it out: Ouija: Origin of Evil stars Henry Thomas and Elizabeth Reaser have joined the cast of the show as well… Continue Reading →
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- Jonathan Barkan
Elizabeth Reaser ("Twilight", "Grey's Anatomy", "Ouija: Origin Of Evil"), Kate Siegel ("Hush", "Ouija: Origin Of Evil", "Oculus") Henry Thomas ("Et, The Extra-terrestrial", "Ouija: Origin Of Evil") have joined Netflix's 10 episode reimagining of "The Haunting Of Hill House", they join Carla Gugino and Michel Huisman. The show is based on the 1959 novel by Shirley Jackson, and will expand on the mythology of the Crane family in the series. Mike Flanagan ("Ouija: Origin Of Evil", "Oculus", "Hush") is at the helm of the series.Based on the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. »
E.T. star Henry Thomas, “Grey’s Anatomy” grad Elizabeth Reaser and Hush‘s Kate Siegel have joined Netflix’s “Haunting of Hill House”, reports THR. Ordered straight to series, the 10-episode project is described as a modern re-imagining of Shirley Jackson’s classic 1959 novel and centers on four people living in an 80-year-old mansion. They join recently cast Michel Huisman and Carla […] »
- Brad Miska
Connie Britton will appear in a multi-episode guest arc on Showtime’s “Smilf,” while Miguel Gomez has landed a series regular role. “Smilf” stars writer, director, and executive producer Frankie Shaw. Britton will play Ally, Bridgette’s (Shaw) unstable boss who struggles with boundaries and finds herself in a constant pursuit of self-betterment. Her expectations for Bridgette’s role in her life go far beyond tutoring her kids. Gomez will play Rafi, a recovering addict in his 20s who is trying to navigate the new world of being a good ex-boyfriend to Bridgette and father to their 2-year old son, Larry. In addition, Raven Goodwin will recur as Eliza, Bridgette’s best friend and sometimes roommate who is in pharmacy school, and Mark Webber will recur as Father Eddie, a »
- Rebecca Rubin
Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser and Kate Siegel have joined the cast of Netflix's 10-episode straight-to-series modern re-imagining of Shirley Jackson's classic 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House. They join recently cast Carla Gugino and Michel Huisman in the untitled horror drama series from genre filmmaker Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil, Oculus, Hush), Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV and Paramount TV. This is a reteaming for the trio with Flanagan. Thomas and… »
A few more names are checking into Netflix's Haunting of Hill House series.
Ordered straight to series, the 10-episode project is described as a modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson's classic 1959 novel and centers on four people living in an 80-year-old mansion. The newly added trio's roles are being kept under wraps.
- Kate Stanhope
Starring Et’s Henry Thomas, this is magical, smartly crafted B-grade 80s nostalgia, if you look past the casual racism
Tucked away in the shadowy annals of Sbs On Demand, along with all the stuff you used to discover on the channel at 2am on a sleepless night, is a strange and rather wonderful should-be Australian classic: a children’s adventure film from 1986 called Frog Dreaming.
Frog Dreaming (variously retitled The Quest and The Go Kids for the world market) plays like a lost tradition of politically incorrect kids’ cinema. Its boy hero is a 15-year-old American called Cody (played by Henry Thomas, the star of Et) who lives in an idyllic Australian valley town. A boy MacGyver equipped with an extensive bank of practical knowledge, Cody is resourceful, unsurprised by anything and ready for everything. One dull day, he takes his two buddies, Wendy and Jane, to venture into Devil’s Knob national park, »
- Lauren Carroll Harris
It's been 35 years since E.T. first phoned home in Steven Spielberg's E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and you can celebrate the film's anniversary with a new limited edition 4K Ultra HD / Blu-ray set from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (just make sure you're stocked up on Reese's Pieces).
Press Release: Universal City, Calif., July 13, 2017 -- In 1982, acclaimed director Steven Spielberg created iconic movie magic with his classic film, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, the unforgettable and emotional adventure of an adorable alien lost on Earth and the lonely boy who befriends him. Winner of four Academy Awards®, including Best Music, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial has become a cinematic touchstone for generations of moviegoers and one of the most beloved films of all time. Now, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the film's original theatrical release with a special gift set, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35th Anniversary Limited Edition on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ + Digital available »
- Derek Anderson
The Blue Lagoon (1980) Brooke Shields Christopher Atkins play two Victorian-era kids who are left to fend for themselves after a shipwreck in the South Pacific. They eventually find romance as they grow up on the remote island. Time Bandits (1981) A young boy, played by Craig Warnock, is pulled into another dimension in this the fantasy Terry Gilliam film by a group time-traveling dwarves looking for treasure. E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982) Henry Thomas’ naturalistic, emotional performance as Elliot got the world believing in E.T. — and sobbing when the alien’s life was in peril. It was the highest grossing movie of the. »
- Meriah Doty
13 May 2017 8:25 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The action-adventure movie tells the true story of a team of sled dog mushers in 1925 who race through a blizzard to bring a needed antitoxin to Nome, Alaska, to prevent an outbreak of diphtheria. Presley, who plays the lead musher Leonhard Seppala, also wrote the script and produced the film through his newly formed production company Rebel Road Entertainment, along with producers Mark David and Will Wallace.
- Gregg Kilday
Ryan Lambie May 23, 2017
When E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial emerged in 1982, its childlike alien melted hearts everywhere. At the Cannes Film Festival, where Steven Spielberg's film was screened out of competition, E.T. got a standing ovation, its audience clapping for a full 15 minutes as the final credits rolled. At a royal gala screening, Princess Diana reportedly cried so much that she had to be whisked away to have her makeup fixed by her aides.
As E.T. smashed attendance records, eventually topping Star Wars as the highest-grossing film up to that point, the sci-fi drama's classic status seemed assured. The performances from the child cast, including Henry Thomas as the lead, Elliott, »
2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Stephen King fans, with both The Dark Tower and It set to hit the big screen. However, we do have another King adaptation on the horizon courtesy of Netflix, with Mike Falanagan (Hush, Oculus) directing Gerald’s Game, and during an interview with Arrow in the Head, producer Trevor Macy has shared a few words on the project.
“Well, I’m a big fan of the book as well, and one of the more fulfilling moments in my professional life was showing this cut to Stephen King and having him tweet how excited he was about it,” said Macy. “I think the challenge with that – if you’re a fan of the book, so much of it takes place internally, in her [Jessie’s] head. So, ‘how do you do that in a cinematic way?’ was the fundamental question when you’re taking »
- Gary Collinson
Even some of the biggest fans of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial aren't aware of Harrison Ford's cameo. And for good reason, as it was cut from the finished movie. But now the true story behind this legendary missing footage is being told by those who were there, and it all comes courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and their annual reunion issue.
You might think to yourself, where could Harrison Ford have shown up in E.T.? Was he Dee Wallace Stone's unseen Halloween date? Was he part of the research team? No. He was supposed to be part of the iconic frog escape that comes midway through the movie. Alas, his role in this scene has gone unseen for over thirty years.
Sing, E.T., and a special Looney Tunes presentation in our April Family Favourites!Sing, E.T., and a special Looney Tunes presentation in our April Family Favourites!Jenny Bullough3/30/2017 10:00:00 Am Spring has sprung at last! We couldn’t be happier that warmer weather is finally here. And we couldn’t be more excited about the lineup of Family Favourites playing this month!! From recent hits like Sing to classics like E.T. and a very special theatrical showing of the greatest Looney Tunes cartoons of all time, at only 2.99 per ticket we might just spend every Saturday morning at the movies! April 1 – Looney Tunes Shorts A treat for kids and adults alike, Family Favourites presents A Looney Tunes Cartoon Celebration! Starring everyone’s favorite wascally wabbit and all his pals, don’t miss this opportunity to see classic cartoons like “One Froggy Evening”, “Rabbit Seasoning” and “Duck Dodgers in the »
- Jenny Bullough
Norman Reedus was in the news this week because he went public with his relationship to Diane Kruger. That wasn’t my Norman Reedus news though. Mine was the fact that he and Henry Thomas have a striking resemblance. To tie it all together and highlight the week, Reedus stopped by the Tonight Show to chat with Jimmy Fallon about neither of these things. As many of you might know, Reedus has a strong affinity for motorcycles. What you might not know is that his buddy Dave Chappelle does too. Turns out the two like to ride motorcycles together. Not only
- Nat Berman
So the huge news trending this morning is how Norman Reedus is in a relationship with Diane Kruger. The two were seen out and about engaging in some serious Pda. To that I say, “wonderful.” While it’s lovely to hear that Daryl Dixon has found himself a romantic partner, I’m not so sure it should be the number one news topic of the day. Like I said, I’m happy for the two of them and I hope they’re extremely content with one another. But that’s not why I’m focusing on Reedus today. I’m focusing on Reedus because oddly enough his
- Nat Berman
Stars: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso, Henry Thomas, Parker Mack, Halle Charlton, Alexis G. Zall, Doug Jones, Kate Siegel, Sam Anderson, Chelsea Gonzalez | Written by Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard | Directed by Mike Flanagan
When a horror film does well enough an inevitable sequel is churned out to make more money, and this could have been the case with Ouija. Giving the film to Mike Flanagan though and letting him do what he wants with it, horror fans are in for a treat. This is exactly what Ouija: Origin of Evil is, a treat for horror fans.
Set in 1967 Ouija: Origin of Evil is a prequel to the first movie. In it we see single mother Doris Zander (Elizabeth Reaser) and her two daughters Lina (Annalise Basso) and Doris (Lulu Wilson) running a séance scam. When the Ouija board game is used as a new stunt to bolster their business, »
- Paul Metcalf
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