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With the worst August in twenty years and worst summer in over ten years now behind us, this weekend will turn up the heat as Fall 2017 gets underway. Debuting in over 4,100 theaters, Warner Bros. and New Line's adaptation of Stephen King's It is looking to break more than just a few records while Open Road's Home Again starring Reese Witherspoon will quietly target a much smaller audience as a counter-programming option. Before it even hits theaters, WB and New Line's It has already broken records as its 4,103 theaters is the largest opening for an R-rated film ever, topping the 4,071 theaters Logan opened in earlier this year. Obviously, that also makes it the largest opening for an R-rated horror movie, improving on the 3,761 theaters Alien: Covenant debuted in earlier this year when it opened with $36 million. This, of course, begs the question So how much is it going to open with? »
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From the producer of Get Out, The Purge and The Visit, we have the first trailer for Happy Death Day. And it arrives in theaters on one of the most ghoulish days of the year, Friday the 13th this October. You can watch the trailer below, which comes with the first poster and photos courtesy of Universal Pictures.
Blumhouse produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy Death Day, in which a college student (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity. Happy Death Day is directed by Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones) and written by Scott Lobdell and Landon.
Joining Jessica Rothe in this terrifyingly intense masterwork of schlock cinema are Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton. Jason Blum produces alongside executive producers Angela Mancuso, John Baldecchi, »
Universal Pictures has debuted the first trailer preview for Happy Death Day, originally entitled Half to Death, which reveals the first of many deaths for a young college student named Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe). Blumhouse produces this original and inventive rewinding thriller where Tree relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity. This 20-second video will get fans ready for the first full trailer that arrives on Wednesday.
Universal Pictures debuted this trailer preview on its YouTube page, which is where the full trailer will arrive on Wednesday. The trailer preview begins with Tree Gelbman waking up in a dorm room, before returning to her sorority house to get ready for her own birthday party. While the party is in full swing, Tree is seen entering a darkened room, where she is met by a masked intruder, who »
Akiva Goldsman may be best known as an Oscar-winning screenwriter whose credits include “A Beautiful Mind” and “Cinderella Man,” but he appears to have found a second act as a horror director. At the inaugural edition of The Overlook Film Festival, a horror film festival taking place at the Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, Oregon, Goldsman premiered “Stephanie,” the low-budget supernatural horror film that he directed for Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions.
After the screening, Goldsman and Blum shared some breaking news with the audience: The pair would be teaming up again for a new adaptation of “Firestarter,” Stephen King’s 1980 novel about a young girl with pyrokensis and the government agency on her trail.
- Eric Kohn
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