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Ridley Scott’s The Martian Highlight of 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon 2015 Event

25 April 2015 6:38 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Following the exciting presentation at CinemaCon last week, 20th Century Fox released some new details for their upcoming releases. Check out the official synopses along with some photos for all their 2015 and 2016 films.

The highlight of the event was the must-see film of 2015 – Ridley Scott’s The Martian.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, Nasa and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, »

- Michelle McCue

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James Wan to Produce The Entity Remake

21 April 2015 6:02 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Director James Wan and his Conjuring scripters Carey & Chad Hayes are teaming for a remake of Sidney J. Furie’s frightening, 1982 based on a true story horror, The Entity. Wan will produce with Roy Lee (The Ring, Poltergeist 2015) for New Line, while the Hayes write a new version of the film, about a…

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The Entity remake to be overseen by The Conjuring team

20 April 2015 10:54 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

James Wan will produce a new take on The Entity, along with his The Conjuring producing partner Roy Lee.

This week's new remake to add to the list is a fresh take on Sidney Furie's 1983 horror flick, The Entity.

The original film starred Barbara Hershey, and was based on the novel by Frank De Felitta. In the movie, Hershey plays a woman attacked by a supernatural entity, with Ron Silver taking on the role of the doctor who thinks she's inflicted damage on herself.

The new take on the movie is to be produced by James Wan, who's directed The Conjuring, Insidious and Fast & Furious 7. Joining him on producer duties is Roy Lee, whilst Chad and Carey Hayes have been signed up to pen the new screenplay.

It's unclear as of yet who's going to direct the new film, or when to expect the new The Entity. But »

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James Wan to Produce The Entity (1983) Remake

20 April 2015 5:26 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

You might remember The Entity from when it first haunted the big screen in 1983, telling the supposedly true life tale of Doris Bither, a woman who claimed she was sexually abused by a supernatural presence. It's now been announced that The Entity is being reimagined in a remake produced by James Wan and Roy Lee, with two notable horror movie scribes set to write the script.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Entity remake will be penned by Chad and Carey Hayes, the brothers behind the respective screenplays of The Conjuring (and its upcoming sequel), 2005's House of Wax, and The Reaping. No director is attached to the project at this time.

In 1983's The Entity, directed by Sidney J. Furie, "Barbara Hershey played Moran while Ron Silver played a doctor who believes the woman is actually abusing herself and experiencing delusions brought about by a troubled past. Also figuring »

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James Wan To Conjure The Entity

20 April 2015 5:04 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Fast & Furious 7's world-conquering box office means James Wan can pretty much do what he likes these days. But he hasn't forgotten his smaller-scale roots, and what he clearly still likes is horror. Already working on The Conjuring 2, he's now also set his sights on a new version of the 1983 horror The Entity.The Conjuring's Chad and Carey Hayes will write the screenplay, finding a new spin for the tale of the demon-abused single mother and her sceptical psychiatrist. Based on a true story - of course - the original's director was Sidney J. Furie (The Ipcress File, Superman IV, Iron Eagle) whose stars were Barbara Hershey and Ron Silver. Martin Scorsese thinks it's one of the scariest films ever made. So no pressure there for the Hayes brothers.Wan won't direct this one, since he currently has his hands full of Enfield Poltergeist and may also be diving towards Aquaman. »

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James Wan, Roy Lee Tackling The Entity Remake

20 April 2015 4:40 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though his spectacular work behind the camera on Furious 7 is sure to send countless blockbuster offers across his desk, James Wan is still keeping true to his bloodcurdling origins. The Insidious helmer will produce a remake of 1980s horror pic The Entity with the same creative team behind his 2013 horror hit The Conjuring.

Chad and Carey Hayes, who scripted The Conjuring and are also set to reteam with Wan in the same capacity when he directs next year’s The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist, will write the screenplay, working from novelist Frank De Felitta’s original script. Roy Lee, a major player in the horror world, is also attached as a producer.

The original Entity starred Barbara Hershey as Carla Moran, a single mother who was reportedly assaulted, both physically and sexually, by a supernatural presence. Ron Silver also starred as a doctor who believed Moran was abusing »

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The Entity: James Wan to Produce Horror Remake from The Conjuring Scribes

20 April 2015 4:29 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Coming off the mammoth success of Furious 7, which has already passed $1 billion in global sales, James Wan has probably got a lot of attractive projects on the table right now, which makes it all the more exciting that he's choosing to return to his horror roots - at least as a producer. Wan is teaming up with horror heavyweight Roy Lee to produce a remake of the 1982 horror classic The Entity. THR reports that Wan will reteam with The Conjuring writers Chad and Carey Hayes for the remake. The original film, inspired by the true story of Carla Moran, stars Barbara Hershey as a single mother who is physically and sexually abused by a vicious supernatural demon. Ron Silver co-stars as a doctor who believes Moran is abusing herself, spurred on by delusions caused by her troubled past. Wan is not currently attached to direct, but that's no surprise given his current slate, »

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"Conjuring" Trio Plans "Entity" Remake

20 April 2015 3:54 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"The Conjuring" scribes Chad and Carey Hayes are re-teaming with that film's director James Wan for a remake of the 1983 horror film "The Entity". The Hayes will pen the script and Wan will produce the new take on the property.

Barbara Hershey starred in the original as a single mom who was abused physically and sexually by a supernatural demon. Ron Silver played a doctor who believes the woman is actually abusing herself and experiencing delusions brought about by a troubled past.

Wan, who is not attached to direct "Entity," will direct "Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist" this Fall. Roy Lee is also slated to produce the film.

Source: Heat Vision »

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News Bits: Pics, Girl, Wake, Shot, 37th, Chiraq

12 April 2015 1:55 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

New Photos

A Summer movie preview feature has gone up at USA Today including a bunch of first look photos from all sorts of movies scheduled to open over the next few months including "Southpaw," "Fantastic Four," "Inside Out," "Pixels," "Entourage," "Spy," "Magic Mike Xxl," "Mission Impossible Rogue Nation," "Masterminds," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "Ricki and the Flash" and many more. Click here for the full gallery.

Luckiest Girl Alive

Lions gate has scored the movie rights to Jessica Knoll's debut novel "Luckiest Girl Alive”. The story follows a 28-year-old New Yorker who appears to have a perfect life until a dark trauma from her past resurfaces. Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea will produce through their Pacific Standard company. [Source: Variety]

The Good Girl

Anonymous Content has picked up rights to Mary Kubica's debut novel "The Good Girl". The story depicts the kidnapping of a judge’s daughter gone really wrong. »

- Garth Franklin

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Warner Bros. Options Book ’21st Century Robot’ for Roy Lee and Eric Roth (Exclusive)

10 April 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner Bros. has optioned the film rights to the book “21st Century Robot” by Brian David Johnson, with Roy Lee and Eric Roth attached to produce.

The story follows Jimmy, the first-of-its-kind social interactive robot. Intel and Trossen Robotics designed a kit that allows someone to create his or her own open-source 3D-printable robot that runs on Intel’s Edison chip. With this chip, the robot is able to adapt to society, and it serves as a sort of sidekick to whomever purchases it.

Johnson’s book came as a way to tell a fictional story of Jimmy while also cataloging some of his adventures, including his actual trip to the Maker Faire in New York.

Chantal Nong and Julia Spiro will oversee for Warner Bros.

Roth and Johnson are repped by CAA, who brokered the deal.

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Plants vs. Zombies Is Heading To The Big Screen

10 April 2015 9:41 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In what is almost certainly the most unsurprising movie announcement since news broke of a sequel to The Lego Movie, The Tracking Board is reporting that a film adaptation of the video game Plants vs. Zombies is officially being developed. In fact, the news is so unsurprising that observers would be forgiven for thinking that this was actually already happening – which, in itself, is demonstration of the fact that this was both a foregone conclusion, and the kind of cash-in that Hollywood is famous for.

Plants vs. Zombies was launched in 2009 by PopCap Games and rounded out that year with a clutch of awards nominations and a spot on Gamezebo’s games of the year list. It falls in the ‘tower defense’ subgenre of video games, which means a featured goal is to prevent enemies from reaching a particular point by way of ambush from an elevated position, constructed by the player. »

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Warner Bros. Snaps Up Rights For Five Nights At Freddy’s Feature Film

8 April 2015 11:02 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Warner Bros. has snapped up the rights to Scott Cawthon’s creepy horror series Five Nights at Freddy’s, with Roy LeeDavid Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith on board to help shepherd the idiosyncratic project to the silver screen.

In a separate statement, Grahame-Smith and Cawthon touched upon the video game franchise’s innate cinematic tendencies, and how Five Nights at Freddy’s will introduce moviegoers to a very particular slice of terror.

“We’re looking forward to working with Scott to make an insane, terrifying and weirdly adorable movie,” said Grahame-Smith.

Cawthon went on to say, “the story really lends itself to being a movie and it taps into a largely unexplored niche of horror that a lot of people will be able to relate to.”

Not word yet on any casting information, though it’s understood the project is being shopped to »

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Five Nights At Freddy's Is Getting A Movie

8 April 2015 9:58 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The indie horror title has worked up a deal with WB to become a movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, indie horror game Five Nights At Freddy's will join Minecraft in becoming WB's latest movie adaptation.

So far that is pretty much all we know. The film has Roy Lee (The Departed, The Lego Movie) and Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions (the upcoming Beetlejuice sequel) as producers, but so far no rumored cast, director, or writers are being hinted at.

The studio is said to be working closely with Scott Cawthon, the creator of the game, but that is about as much as we know. Perhaps Chucke E. Cheese's will be the set? Who knows.

The game revolves around a person taking place as a security guard and as the night goes on some creepy stuff happens. Eventually you will get jump scared by robotic characters and die. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Dustin Spino)

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Round-Up: Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Adaptation In the Works, Contamination (1980) Blu-ray / DVD

8 April 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

You might have seen your birthday party reflected in their gleaming surfaces once upon a time. As they sang, their glazed eyes may have caught your own lively ones, and perhaps you noticed a little life in the pupils of the animatronic animal on stage. In the Five Nights at Freddy's video game, those robotic performers walk and kill at night, and Warner Bros. has taken notice of this creepy premise, as they have acquired the adaptation rights to the popular survival horror game. In our latest round-up, we also take a look at the release information for Arrow Video's Blu-ray / DVD of 1980's Contamination.

Five Nights at Freddy's: The Hollywood Reporter reveals that a Five Nights at Freddy's feature film adaptation is in development at Warner Bros.

Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and KatzSmith Productions' Seth Grahame-Smith (author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) and David Katzenberg will produce the movie. »

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Five Nights At Freddy’S Getting a Film Adaptation to Haunt Your Dreams

8 April 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Five Nights at Freddy’s is the latest interactive horror sensation, so naturally Hollywood wants to send it to the big screen. THR reports that producers Roy Lee (Dark Water), Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and David Katzenberg (the It remake) are teaming up produce the video game adaptation. For those who haven’t played the game, THR breaks it down pretty well: The game takes place in Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a darker version of Chuck-e-Cheese, where an animatronic animal band performs kiddy songs by day, and goes on murderous rampages by night. The goal of the game is survive a night locked inside, knowing that a furry death machine might jump out of the dark at any moment. The challenge of the game is that you have to choose between watching the monitors to see how the animatronic terrors are moving or using power to keep the door locked. »

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"Five Nights At Freddy's" Film Is Coming

8 April 2015 7:30 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg are all set to produce a film adaptation of the popular indie survival horror video game title "Five Nights at Freddy's" which Warner Bros. Pictures has scored the rights to.

Scott Cawthon created the three games in the series so far with each set in a fictional pizza restaurant. Using security cameras, the player must track the movements of malfunctioning and murderous animatronic animal characters. The aim is to survive five nights, knowing that a giant killer furry could jump out at you at any moment.

Cawthon says: "The story really lends itself to being a movie and it taps into a largely unexplored niche of horror that a lot of people will be able to relate to." The project is currently out to writers, and Adam Stone and Jay Ireland will exec produce.

Source: Heat Vision »

- Garth Franklin

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Twisted Video Game 'Five Nights at Freddy's' to Become a Movie

8 April 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Fans of demonic bears are in luck: Video game "Five Nights at Freddy's" is getting the big screen treatment.

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Warner Bros. will distribute a film version of "Freddy's," the popular game created by Scott Cawthon. Seth Grahame-Smith ("Dark Shadows," "Beetlejuice 2") and David Katzenberg are producing, alongside Roy Lee. (That trio is currently at work on Cary Fukunaga's adaptation of Stephen King's "It.")

The game description, per THR:

The game takes place in Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, a darker version of Chuck-e-Cheese, where an animatronic animal band performs kiddy songs by day, and goes on murderous rampages by night. The goal of the game is survive a night locked inside, knowing that a furry death machine might jump out of the dark at any moment.

Grahame-Smith noted that the flick would be "an insane, terrifying and weirdly adorable movie."

"The story really lends itself »

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Five Nights at Freddy’s movie in development

8 April 2015 5:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has snapped up the movie rights to the video game franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s, with Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg set to produce.

“We’re looking forward to working with Scott to make an insane, terrifying and weirdly adorable movie,” said Grahame-Smith, with creator Scott Cawthon adding that, “The story really lends itself to being a movie and it taps into a largely unexplored niche of horror that a lot of people will be able to relate to.

Five Nights at Freddy’s “takes place in Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a darker version of Chuck-e-Cheese, where an animatronic animal band performs kiddy songs by day, and goes on murderous rampages by night. The goal of the game is survive a night locked inside, knowing that a furry death machine might jump out of the dark at any moment.”

Released last year, »

- Gary Collinson

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Five Nights At Freddy's Coming To The Big Screen

8 April 2015 3:50 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

It may have only been released in August of last year, but survival horror game Five Nights at Freddy's has racked up quite the fan base, praising it's simplistic design, non traditional storytelling, and ability to wring genuine paranoia and scares from a genre that has seriously gone down hill as of late. It has also given way to countless Let's Play videos, two sequels (again, the first one was only released last Summer), and now, the big screen beckons with Warner Bros. picking up the rights for a feature adaption, with Roy Lee (The Ring, the upcoming Poltergeist remake), Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), and David Katzenberg (the soon to be shooting remake of Stephen King's It) in line to produce. The game puts you into the shoes of the night security guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, a darker version of Chuck E. Cheese, and the aim is »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Five Nights at Freddy's movie rights picked up by Warner Bros

8 April 2015 2:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The movie rights for Five Nights at Freddy's have been picked up by Warner Bros.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie adaptation will be produced by Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee, whose previous credits include Run all Night and the Poltergeist remake.

KatzSmith Productions' Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg will produce the movie too.

Grahame-Smith, who is also working on the Beetlejuice sequel, said that he and Katzenberg are looking forward to making "an insane, terrifying and weirdly adorable movie".

Game creator Scott Cawthon added: "The story really lends itself to being a movie and it taps into a largely unexplored niche of horror that a lot of people will be able to relate to."

Five Nights at Freddy's is a point and click survival horror series which takes place in a fictional pizza chain.

As the night security guard, players attempt to survive an onslaught of homicidal »

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