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Tina Fey Headlining ‘Produced By’ New York Conference

29 June 2015 12:04 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Tina Fey will headline the Producers Guild of America’s upcoming second annual Produced By: New York conference.

The October 24 event will feature an in-depth discussion with Fey in the “Conversations With” series.

Fey is an executive producer on the Netflix comedy “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and was an exec producer on the NBC sitcom “30 Rock.” She’s also a producer on her upcoming film “Sisters.”

Last year’s inaugural Produced By: New York included Darren Aronofsky, Jake Gyllenhaal, Don Lemon, Morgan Spurlock, Harvey Weinstein and Terence Winter.

The PGA’s seventh annual Produced By conference in Los Angeles included presentations by Reese Witherspoon, Tyler Perry and Jason Blum in May.

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Comic Con 2015 Friday Schedule

26 June 2015 3:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Friday, July 10. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.

10:00am - 11:00am - Inside The Big Bang Theory Writer's Room

The Big Bang Theory writers once again open the curtain and take you behind the scenes of TV's #1 comedy. From huge guest stars to the shocking moments in the season finale (Was that a ring, my Precious? Will what happened in Vegas stay in Vegas?), find out what it takes to make the hit series each week. Join the show's executive producers and writers »

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Go traveling, meet new people, and get eaten in new Green Inferno trailer

26 June 2015 12:38 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

After being held up in...distribution hell...for over a year, Eli Roth's cannibalistic epic The Green Inferno was rescued by Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions and will finally see a theatrical release on September 25, 2015 via the studio's Bh Tilt banner. A newly updated trailer for the splatter-pic has been released which should get your blood pumping,... Read More »

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Interview: Producer Jason Blum on the Future of Blumhouse and Always Chasing Scary Movies

25 June 2015 9:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Producer Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions really only started to branch out beyond the Paranormal Activity franchise three years ago, but those three years have been ridiculously prolific. In that short time, Blumhouse has established itself as a powerhouse in Hollywood horror, with a consistent string of hits like Insidious, Sinister, and The Purge proving that low budgets don't have to equate to bad movies. Blumhouse has even begun dipping its toes outside of the horror genre, most notably with last year's Best Picture nominee Whiplash. And it's all because Blum had this crazy plan to enable filmmakers to make the kind of movies they want to make so long as they aim high and spend low. Last week one of Blumhouse's most recent hits...

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New Trailer: Eli Roth's "Green Inferno"

25 June 2015 6:17 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

After being delayed by over a year, Eli Roth's gory new cannibal thriller "The Green Inferno" is finally making its way to cinemas on September 25th through Jason Blum's Blumhouse Tilt distribution label.

Though two trailers have been previously released, that was a while back and so to push the new date, a new trailer has been assembled for the film. The story follows a group of student activists who travel to the Amazon to save a tribe from extinction, only to be taken hostage by the very cannibals they sought to protect.

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'Green Inferno' Trailer #3 Promises Gruesome Cannibal Carnage

25 June 2015 6:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A group of college activist's trip to save an endangered tribe in the rain forest takes a horrific turn in the third trailer for director Eli Roth's new thriller The Green Inferno. After being pushed off its September 2014 release date indefinitely, it was announced earlier this month that the gory thriller will be released in theaters on September 25, 2015, with producer Jason Blum's Blumhouse Tilt company stepping in to distribute the film. The horror thriller marks Eli Roth's first directorial outing since Hostel: Part II back in 2007.

Directed and produced by Eli Roth, The Green Inferno follows a group of student activists who travel from New York City to the Amazon to save a tribe from extinction. In an unfortunate twist of fate, when the group arrives, they are taken hostage by the very cannibals they sought to protect. Director Eli Roth also has Knock, Knock starring Keanu Reeves »

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‘Mr. Robot’ Creator Sam Esmail Inks Overall Deal with Universal Cable Productions

24 June 2015 7:28 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It’s been quite a day for “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail. Hours before his first series premiere, “Mr. Robot” was given an early second season renewal and now, Universal Cable Productions has announced Esmail’s overall deal.

Under the seven-figure pact, which marks Esmail’s first-ever television deal, the writer/producer will develop and produce scripted programming for NBCUniversal’s portfolio of networks — which houses USA Network, home to his “Mr. Robot” — plus external and over-the-top channels.

“Sam is a visionary and, although he might not use the term himself, a real mensch,” announced Jeff Wachtel, Cco of NBCUniversal cable entertainment and president of Universal Cable Productions on Wednesday. “Everything about the process on ‘Mr. Robot’ has been a dream. We look forward to creating other wonderful shows with him.”

Mr. Robot,” starring Christian Slater and Rami Malek, made its mark winning the audience award at this year’s SXSW festival in March. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Jason Blum And The Gallows Directors Talk About The New Horror Film

24 June 2015 6:01 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Prior to the opening night showing of Insidious 3, audiences were shown the trailer for The Gallows. Needless to say, the packed theater (and me) freaked out. It would have been laughable if it hadn’t been so scary.

Twenty years after an accident caused the death of the lead actor during a high school play, students at the same small town school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy—but ultimately find out that some things are better left alone.

Producer Jason Blum and directors Chris Lofing & Travis Cluff recently sat down to discuss New Line Cinema’s upcoming horror film.

The film stars Cassidy Gifford (“God’s Not Dead”), Ryan Shoos (“As Night Comes”), Reese Mishler (the web series “Youthful Daze”) and Pfeifer Brown under the direction of Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff, who wrote the screenplay.

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Trailer Breakdown - Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

24 June 2015 1:55 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Producer Jason Blum has confirmed that Ghost Dimension will be the absolute last sequel in the Paranormal Activity franchise, which began in 2009 after the first film became a surprise hit, reigniting the love for found footage cinema in Hollywood.

With a definite ending looming, we have so many lingering questions regarding Paranormal Activity. Will we find out what Toby actually looks like up close? Who is Toby? Will we ever find out why these families keep on get terrorized by ghosts (and, we assume, their respective dimensions)?

Let’s break down the trailer for Ghost Dimension, the final installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise, and figure out what terrors are in store for us this October:

“Where did you get this?”

Oh, you got this weird VHS from a box the old homeowners left in the basement – and the tapes are labeled with menacing titles like “The Letting” and “Lesson 14”? Yeah, »

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'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' Will Finish the Franchise; Watch the First Trailer

24 June 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Update: The full trailer is now online. Check it out at the bottom of this post. "We're not going to grind this horror franchise into the ground." That's Jason Blum on the Paranormal Activity series, the first installment of which broke him out as one of today's most prominent and prolific producers, particularly of scary movies. The final installment, by this claim, is titled Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, and it's hitting theaters this October. Speaking to USA Today, Blum also promised that the sequel will conclude in a proper way, tying up all loose ends to truly put the franchise to bed. "What does Toby look like? What's the backstory to the families? These questions have been teased out. Now they will be...

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Full-Length Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Trailer Opens Up A Whole New Can Of Worms

24 June 2015 10:36 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Barely 24 hours have passed since the release of the eerie first teaser for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension and Paramount – showing a complete disregard to those with bad nerves – has now unveiled the full-length clip.

Billed as the fifth and final entry in the cult horror series, The Ghost Dimension will be helmed by Gregory Plotkin, who has served as both editor and co-producer on a number of entires in the franchise. The trailer itself paints a very familiar scene; naive family moves into a deceivingly nice house, stumbles upon some form of spiritual conduit, shit hits the fan.

In this instance, The Ghost Dimension‘s MacGuffin is a collection of old video tapes and a mysterious, unwieldy camera that holds the power to peek into the titular alternate reality. From there, our protagonists – led by Chris J. Murray and Brit Snow – uncover dark secret after dark secret causing all sorts of supernatural trouble. »

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‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’, the last in the franchise, gets a trailer

24 June 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Paranormal Activity franchise of horror films is now six films deep, and the sixth and latest film, The Ghost Dimension, may be its last. USA Today spoke with Jason Blum and confirmed that this is the finale.

However, this will not only make a directorial debut for The Ghost Dimension‘s director Gregory Plotkin, but will also be the first film in the franchise to be shot in 3-D. The story involves a camera that can see spirits and demons invisible to the naked eye as well as the summoning of Bloody Mary and a demon known by a little girl as “Toby”.

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension opens October 23. Watch the first trailer below:

The post ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’, the last in the franchise, gets a trailer appeared first on Sound On Sight.

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Producer Says Don't Judge "Jem" By Trailer

24 June 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Scoring a surprisingly divided reaction upon its release, the first trailer for the "Jem and the Holograms" movie may have gotten across its premise but seemed to have little to do with the original 1980s cartoon that inspired it.

Out doing some early press for "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension," the film's producer Jason Blum was asked by Collider if he worried about the backlash and what are his overall thoughts on the project:

“Well, the answer to both of those is yes. It makes me worried for sure, but the movie's done so we're not changing the movie. The reason I'm not as worried is because I think it's people reacting off the trailer.

A trailer is 2 minutes, a movie is 90, so you can't show the whole movie in 2 minutes, so a lot of the things that people feel are not in the trailer and were in Jem and »

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'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' -- See First Trailer for Series' Final Film!

24 June 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

The final "Paranormal Activity" film is on its way ... and it's finally promising some answers! After four previous outings and a spinoff, "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" is set to wrap up all the loose strings from the incredibly popular horror franchise. The first trailer for the film hit late last night, teasing the truth behind Katie and Kristi's creepy childhood, the identity of Toby and hinting at what really happened to little Hunter. "This is it, the finale," producer Jason Blum tells USA Today. "We're saying it before the movie opens. We're not going to grind this horror franchise into the ground. This will keep 'Paranormal Activity' as part of this culture and this particular time in a really fantastic way." This time around, a family moves into a new home, only to find a box of tapes and an old video camera in their garage. What's on the tapes, »

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Jem And The Holograms: Jason Blum Says Don’t Judge the Movie By the Trailer

24 June 2015 6:41 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I dug the Jem and the Holograms trailer. Yes, there’s something very familiar about the scenario of skyrocketing to stardom and not being able to handle the fame and attention, but there’s still something especially grounded and sincere about the material and it left me wanting more. However, I’ve never seen a single episode of the Jem animated series and a good deal of fans with a strong connection to the source material had a very different reaction to the trailer. [caption id="attachment_458143" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Universal[/caption] While talking to producer Jason Blum about his upcoming film, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, I asked for his thoughts on the especially intense backlash that flooded the Internet after the debut of the Jem trailer. Here’s what he said when asked if it worries him or if he needs to just stick to his guns and believe in what they made: “Well, »

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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Trailer Promises Answers

24 June 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The first trailer for the fifth numbered entry in the Paranormal Activity franchise (excluding last year's spin-off) has landed, and being that it's the end of the series, it's giving fans a glimpse of the answers they've been wanting.  Come inside to check it out.  

The highly successful horror franchise, Paranormal Activity, is coming to an end...at least according to producer Jason Blum

"It’s coming to an end. This is it, the finale. We’re saying it before the movie opens. We’re not going to grind this horror franchise into the ground.his will keep Paranormal Activity as part of this culture and this particular time in a really fantastic way […] All the questions that everyone has asked from the past Paranormal Activity films: What does Toby look like? What’s the backstory to the families? These questions have been teased out. Now they will be answered. »

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'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' Will Finish the Franchise; Watch the First Trailer

24 June 2015 6:12 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

"We're not going to grind this horror franchise into the ground." That's Jason Blum on the Paranormal Activity series, the first installment of which broke him out as one of today's most prominent and prolific producers, particularly of scary movies. The final installment, by this claim, is titled Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, and it's hitting theaters this October 23. Check out the first official trailer below. Speaking to USA...

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Jason Blum Talks Wrapping up the Franchise with Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

24 June 2015 6:07 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The other day I got an e-mail saying that producer Jason Blum was available for interviews because the Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension trailer was coming. I’m always happy to talk to Blum about anything and everything, but it did seem a bit strange that he’d be doing press just for a trailer release. However, mere minutes into our conversation, I learned why he made a point to talk about the movie well ahead of its release - the Paranormal Activity franchise is coming to an end with The Ghost Dimension. As a longtime fan of the series, I’m certainly a bit bummed that this is it, but on the bright side, Blum and co. are using the opportunity to make sure that the Pa franchise goes out with a bang. Check out what he told me about answering most of the questions raised in the first four films, »

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First Trailer for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

24 June 2015 5:38 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Paramount Pictures just unveiled the official trailer for "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension," which promises to be the last installment in the franchise. Check it out below. "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" centers on the Fleeges — father Ryan (Chris J. Murray), mother Emily (Brit Shaw) and their young daughter Leila (Ivy George) — who move into a house and discover a video camera and a box of tapes in the garage. When they look through the camera's lens, they begin to see the paranormal activity happening around them – including the re-emergence of young Kristi and Katie. "It's coming to an end. This is it, the finale. We're saying it before the movie opens. We're not going to grind this horror franchise into the ground," said producer Jason Blum. "This will keep 'Paranormal Activity' as part of this culture and this particular time in a really fantastic way... All the questions that »

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Watch: First Trailer for 'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension'

24 June 2015 4:57 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Every secret will be revealed. Paramount Pictures has revealed the first official trailer for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, supposedly the final feature in the Paranormal Activity franchise. Or at least the marketing is billing it as such: "Experience Paranormal Activity in a way you never have before as the series comes to a shocking end." That "way you never have before" means in 3D, since that's the extra "dimension" per the title. They even hid spooky ghosts in the 3D parts of the trailer, but since this is just viewable in 2D online it doesn't work as well. Take a look at the next entry in the Paranormal horror series. Here's the first trailer for Gregory Plotkin's Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension on YouTube: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension is directed by Gregory Plotkin (an editor on the Paranormal series making his feature directing debut), from a screenplay by Gavin Heffernan & Adam Robitel, »

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