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2015 Summer Movies Heading To Your Local Cinemas

13 April 2015 2:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The middle of Spring actually means a new selection of summer blockbusters to look forward to, and with a ton of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, the summer of 2015 looks like one to remember.

From the new Mad Max (which is already on our end-of -year top ten list event though we haven’t yet seen it) to Avengers, Poltergeists, male strippers, talking teddy bears, and a reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, this summer’s trips to the theaters will be jam-packed with sequels and new tales. From May 1st right through to the end of August, some of the movies on our list could wind up on year-end “best of” lists or even receive some Oscar talk by December.

Grab your calendar, because Wamg has a rundown of this summer’s films we’re most excited about, so check them out below! »

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Insidious: Chapter 3 WonderCon Clip Hints at The Film’s Big Bad; Plus Panel Recap

4 April 2015 8:55 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Confession: I vastly prefer the spook-a-minute heightened Poltergeist-reality of the Insidious franchise to that of the more somber Exorcist-esque The Conjuring. That both franchises were started by newfound action extraordinaire James Wan only serves as proof of the man’s death grip hold on mainstream horror cinema. Sure -- the horror scene is a booming in the indie verse (see It Follows or The Babadook or Spring…); but for the mainstream wide-release horrors, chances are (if its any good) you’ll see one of two names attached: producer Jason Blum or James Wan. For Insidious though -- you get both. In the third entry in the surprisingly durable series, writer Leigh Whannell takes over directorial duties from James Wan. Insidious: Chapter 3 serves as a prequel to the first two films, allowing Whannell to bring back and focus in on the best character of the series: Lin Shaye’s »

- Tommy Cook

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The problem with the 'Poltergeist' remake

3 April 2015 6:18 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When it comes to glossy studio-backed haunted-house movies, "Poltergeist" was the first out of the gate and arguably remains the best, a thrilling big-budget adventure ride produced (and some would say partially directed) by Steven Spielberg that brought an Amblin-esque sheen to a creaky sub-genre harkening back to such "old dark house" fare as 1927's "The Cat and the Canary" and 1944's "The Uninvited." At the time it undoubtedly felt like a fresh take, and even more than 1979's "The Amityville Horror" it set the template for the modern supernatural horror movie. The upcoming Gil Kenan-directed remake, meanwhile? Can't say I'm chomping at the bit for it. Though I felt cautiously optimistic after hearing about the talent attached -- "Rabbit Hole" playwright and screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire wrote the script, while Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie Dewitt were set to star as the central couple who fight to free their young »

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New Poltergeist Trailer Asks What Are You Afraid Of?

2 April 2015 12:45 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“I want you all to clear your minds. They already know what scares you.” It was effective when Tangina (Zelda Rubenstein) said it in 1982. It rattles the nerves again to hear it in the brand new trailer for the supernatural thriller, Poltergeist.

This summer, legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a suburban family’s fight to save their youngest daughter, when she is captured by the evil forces haunting their home.

Also, be sure to check out Poltergeist‘s terrifying “Fear Factory”, where fans who post about their own fears using the hashtag #WhatAreYouAfraidOf will be sent personalized content bringing those fears to life. Tell us #WhatAreYouAfraidOf, and see all the customized content on the official Poltergeist Twitter account @Poltergeist today.

From Fox 2000 Pictures and Metro-goldwyn-mayer Pictures and starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, »

- Michelle McCue

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The Poltergeist Reboot Might Be Even More Terrifying Than the Original

2 April 2015 11:45 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Not scared enough by the first pictures from the Poltergeist reboot? The new trailer will fix that. One of several of 2015's upcoming horror movies, the 1985 classic has been reworked to give nightmares to a whole new generation. This version - which will be in 3D - stars Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt as parents of youngster Madison (Kennedi Clements), who disappears inside their newly purchased home. She's not just hiding under the bed, either. An evil spirit has taken ahold of the house, and it starts controlling things to scare the ever-loving crap out of its owners. Enter the medium, a role originated by Zelda Rubinstein and now played by Mad Men's Jared Harris. The trailer looks really fun (in a terrifying way), and the movie opens on July 31. Here's the original, as well. »

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New trailer for Poltergeist remake scares its way online

2 April 2015 11:36 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

MGM and 20th Century Fox have today released a brand new trailer for their summer horror remake of Poltergeist, which you can watch below!

Legendary filmmaker and producer Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, Evil Dead, Drag Me to Hell) and director Gil Kenan (Monster House) contemporize Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg’s the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

Poltergeist stars Sam Rockwell (The Way, Way Back), Rosemarie DeWitt (Men, Women and Children), Jared Harris (The Quiet Ones), Saxon Sharbino (Trust Me), and Jane Adams (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), along with 8-year-old Kennedi Clements.

Poltergeist is set for release on May 22nd.

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Latest Trailer For Gil Kenan’s Poltergeist Retelling Is A Frightful Delight

2 April 2015 10:59 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

20th Century Fox and MGM have unveiled the second full-length trailer for the studios forthcoming horror retelling of Tobe Hooper’s 1982 chiller, Poltergeist.

This time around, Monster House‘s Gil Kenan is in the director’s chair, and it’s understood that this modern incarnation will only use the original as a touching point, rather than simply cutting and pasting all of those effective haunted house tropes from thirty years ago. Mind you, Kenan’s reboot of-sorts will still be largely situated within the confinements of one old, haunted house.

Hoping to start a new chapter in their lives, it’s Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt young couple who move into said house, which effectively tips the first malevolent domino over and instigates a whole host of spine-chilling events. It’s not long before their daughter suddenly goes missing, abducted into the realm of all-things-evil, leaving the pair with no »

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Watch the New Trailer for Poltergeist

2 April 2015 9:06 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"I want you all to clear your minds. They already know what scares ya." The second trailer for the Poltergeist remake has arrived, so prepare to clear your minds and watch more spirit-driven scares in the Bowen's haunted home.

"Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever."

Poltergeist stars Sam Rockwell (Eric Bowen), Rosemarie DeWitt (Amy Bowen), Saxon Sharbino (Kendra Bowen), Kyle Catlett (Griffin Bowen), Jared Harris (Carrigan), and Kennedi Clements (Madison Bowen).

A remake of the 1982 film of the same name that was directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) and produced and co-written by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist is rated »

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Poltergeist Trailer: More Than a Few Pissed Off Ghosts

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

The second official Poltergeist trailer is here and through the sort of modern conceit of unnaturally strobing a preview to make it seem more intense, there are some nice nods and inversions to the original Spielberg-produced, Tobe Hooper-directed classic.  It’s certainly cute that the young Griffin Bowen’s (Kyle Catlett) bedsheets in the film recall the hat and dress…

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This Clown On The Poltergeist Poster Is Really Creepy

31 March 2015 3:38 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The upcoming remake of Poltergeist has already shown that it will be reimagining some of the most iconic moments from the original film, including a young girl sitting in front of a static-filled television and a killer evil tree, but it's the famous clown that has wound up being front and center of the movie's new poster. You can check it out below: This new poster comes to us from Games Radar, and it's definitely quite terrifying. The mouth alone is creepy - as nothing that's not evil or insane smiles that big - but it's really the eyes that may induce pant-wetting. After all, those are some very human-looking eyeballs, and they are a lot more "alive" than the ones featured in one of the Poltergeist remake's first stills. Of course, the biggest question that arises is whether or not it is scarier than the clown from Tobe Hooper »

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'Poltergeist' Poster: This Clown Will Scare You!

31 March 2015 12:48 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After a number of trailers and TV spots, it's quite clear that the iconic clown from the original 1982 horror classic Poltergeist is responsible for one of this remake's biggest scares. A new poster has arrived for the new haunted house thrill ride, and it showcases the not-so-funny doll cracking an evil grin before it leaps off the toy shelf with its cruel intentions. Don't be afraid, it's only a movie!

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi takes over from Steven Spielberg as producer on Poltergeist, with director Gil Kenan stepping in for original director Tobe Hooper. Together, they bring a contemporized spin on this legendary tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

20th Century Fox and MGM will release Poltergeist this summer, »

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Coach to Return to NBC for 13-Episode Run, with Craig T. Nelson

27 March 2015 9:13 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Get that letterman jacket out of storage and get ready for more old white people on TV. Following this week’s announcement that Fox will be backing a six-episode return of Chris Carter’s The X-Files, NBC has now announced that they have ordered a 13-episode renewal of Coach, the inexplicably long-running sitcom that made a star out of Craig T. Nelson. The basic plot find’s Nelson’s Hayden Fox playing second-fiddle to his son, the head coach of an Ivy League school in Pennsylvania that has never had a football team before. Barry Kemp, the creator-producer-writer of the original series, which went off the air in 1997, will return to write the new series, while also executive producing the show with Nelson. [caption id="attachment_87541" align="alignright" width="352"] Image via Pixar[/caption] Little else is known about the casting or salient narrative details of the new series, other than it will be a multi-cam sitcom. »

- Chris Cabin

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Watch Poltergeist teaser: A whole new generation is haunted

20 March 2015 9:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Rosemarie DeWitt bring Poltergeist to a whole new generation in a frightening trailer for this year's reboot.

This updated version of the Steven Spielberg-produced horror classic brings the terror of the vengeful spirit world to a modern family.

The Bowens (Rockwell and DeWitt) must bring their family together to rescue their young daughter when demons invade their home to kidnap her.

Horror genre legend Sam Raimi is producing this version of Poltergeist, which is directed by City of Ember filmmaker Gil Kenan. The updated screenplay was adapted by Inkheart writer David Lindsay-Abaire.

Rockwell has described this updated version of Poltergeist as more of a kids' movie than true horror.

Poltergeist opens on May 22 in the UK and the Us.

Watch Digital Spy's preview of this year's biggest blockbusters below: »

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First TV spot for Poltergeist remake

20 March 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

20th Century Fox and MGM have debuted the first TV spot for Poltergeist, the remake of Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper’s 1982 horror classic.

Directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House) and produced by horror maestro Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Spider-Man), the remake remiagines and contemporises the classic tale of a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

See Also: Sam Rockwell says the Poltergeist remake is “more of a kids’ movie” and won’t be “rated-r scary”

Poltergeist stars Sam Rockwell (The Way, Way Back), Rosemarie DeWitt (Men, Women and Children), Jared Harris (The Quiet Ones), Jane Adams (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), along with 8-year-old Kennedi Clements as Madison, a new character replacing Heather O’Rourke’s Carol Anne from the original. »

- Scott J. Davis

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Video Round-Up: Poltergeist, Salem, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Scream Queens

20 March 2015 8:15 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"The door to their world could close at any moment. I've got to go in and get her out." A commercial for the Poltergeist remake teases more horrors for the Bowen family. Also included in our latest video round-up is a new Salem Season 2 trailer and clip, along with a recent Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot and another Scream Queens teaser.

Poltergeist: A remake of the 1982 film of the same name that was directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) and produced and co-written by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist is rated PG-13 and will hit theaters in 2D and 3D on May 22nd.

Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt star as the Bowen parents, who move their family to a new home. Their children are played by Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, and Kyle Catlett. Jared Harris (Lincoln, The Quiet Ones) plays the star of a TV show, titled Haunted House Cleaners, »

- Derek Anderson

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First TV Spot For Poltergeist Remake Hints At New Brand Of Terror

19 March 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

By switching up its summer release slate, 20th Century Fox are now faced with upping its marketing techniques for Poltergeist. Originally positioned for a late July opening, the spooky remake was moved up by two months and is now set to open nationwide at the end of May. That’s only eight weeks to build anticipation, muster excitement and to generally make sure there are sufficient bums on seats when the movie debuts.

February marked the arrival of the film’s first teaser trailers, both of which sought to distance this rebooted modern day version from Tobe Hooper’s 1982 original. Once again, the introduction of a new type of evil unseen ghostie is front and center in this first TV spot, which you can check out for yourself above. While the domestic and international previews flesh out the backstory and pile on more scares, this creepy morsel is still well worth a watch. »

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New TV Spot Puts Poltergeist on a Pedestal

18 March 2015 7:37 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

“There are ghost stories, and then there’s Poltergeist.” The first TV Spot for the upcoming remake of the Steven Spielberg-produced, Tobe Hooper-directed 1982 horror classic puts the original on a pedestal and then recalls and references some of its finest moments.  Gil Kenan’s Poltergeist (2015) was likely always going to replay some of the original film’s most iconic beats. They’re…

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- Samuel Zimmerman

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‘Poltergeist’ Reboot Moved Up to May 22, ‘Spy’ Back to June 5

5 March 2015 6:13 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox is shuffling its summer release schedule, moving MGM’s reboot of “Poltergeist” forward two months to May 22 and shifting Melissa McCarthy comedy “Spy” back two weeks to June 5.

Poltergeist” is directed by “Monster House” helmer Gil Kenan with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Roy Lee producing. Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Rosemarie DeWitt star in the reboot in which a family struggling to make ends meet relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter.

MGM released a trio of “Poltergeist” titles during the ’80s. The first film was produced by Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall and starred Craig T. Nelson and Jobeth Williams as parents terrorized by ghosts who communicate with their youngest daughter through the TV set.

Spy” is directed by Paul Feig with McCarthy portraying a CIA analyst who goes undercover to infiltrate the world of an »

- Dave McNary

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Fox Shifts Poltergeist Reboot By Two Months; Now Set To Arrive In May

4 March 2015 3:16 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

20th Century Fox has shuffled around their upcoming summer slate. Now, we’re set to be haunted by those invisible ghosties in Poltergeist two months earlier than scheduled. Also affected by the changes are Melissa McCarthy-Paul Feig comedy, Spy, and John Green adaptation, Paper Towns. The Poltergeist reboot will now land on May 22, the date originally held by Spy, which itself shifts to June 5. Paper Towns, meanwhile, now nabs the July 24 slot that was previously held by Poltergeist.

The reboot of Tobe Hooper’s 1982 original scarefest was developed by producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan. A ‘loose’ adaptation the eighties take, this modern day Poltergeist stars Rosemary Dewitt and Sam Rockwell as a married couple whose recent move to a new home comes with its price; they have to share it with ghosts. On top of that, the unseen beasties steal their daughter and begin taunting her parents. »

- Gem Seddon

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Poltergeist Remake Release Date Bumped Up to May 22nd, 2015

4 March 2015 2:34 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

They're going to be here earlier than expected. The evil spirits in the Bowen home apparently cannot wait to be unleashed on a new generation of moviegoers, as 20th Century Fox has changed the release date of their Poltergeist remake from July 24th to May 22nd.

"Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever."

The new release date is according to Box Office Mojo. Directed by Gil Kenan off a screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, and produced by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Roy Lee, the Poltergeist remake stars Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams, Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, and Kyle Catlett. »

- Derek Anderson

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