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Blumhouse Horror ‘Run Sweetheart Run’ To Star Ella Balinska, Pilou Asbaek, Clark Gregg, Aml Ameen, Betsy Brandt, More

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Blumhouse Horror ‘Run Sweetheart Run’ To Star Ella Balinska, Pilou Asbaek, Clark Gregg, Aml Ameen, Betsy Brandt, More
Exclusive: Ella Balinska (Charlie’s Angels), Pilou Asbaek (Game of Thrones), Clark Gregg (The Avengers), Aml Ameen (The Maze Runner), Dayo Okeniyi (Shades of Blue), Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad) and Shohreh Aghdashloo (Star Trek Beyond) have been set to star in Blumhouse horror-thriller Run Sweetheart Run.

Shoot is underway in Los Angeles on the anticipated film, which could mark genre kingpin Blumhouse’s first theatrically released horror film with a female director. Shana Feste (Endless Love) is writer-director on the pic about a blind date which turns violent.

Fast-rising star Balinska, one of the leads in Sony’s upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot, will play a woman chased on foot through Los Angeles by her psychotic date.

Blumhouse’s Jason Blum and Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (who have previously collaborated on the Sinister and Insidious franchises) are producing with Feste for Quiet Girl Productions. Jennifer Besser, Couper Samuelson, Bea Sequeira
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First Official Trailer for ‘Ma’ Released

In the new thriller, Ma, Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town (Diana Silvers), to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids Must stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.” But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on earth.

Genre: Thriller Cast: Octavia Spencer, Juliette Lewis,
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Hospitality Turns Into Obsession in the Trailer for Ma, Starring Octavia Spencer

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At Ma's, you can party all you want downstairs, as long as you don't go upstairs... In the new movie Ma, Octavia Spencer plays a woman who hosts teenage parties in her basement, but the teens find that the party can't last forever when her "hospitality" transforms into something malevolent in the trailer for the new Blumhouse film from director Tate Taylor (The Help), coming to theaters on May 31st from Universal Pictures:

"Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.

Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

She offers the kids the chance to avoid
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‘Ma’ Trailer: Octavia Spencer Makes Some Young “Friends” In Blumhouse Thriller

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‘Ma’ Trailer: Octavia Spencer Makes Some Young “Friends” In Blumhouse Thriller
Some Ohio teenagers ask a random woman to buy them booze. Harmless kid stuff, right? Not when the askee is Sue Ann, a loner who sees an opportunity to make some new friends.

Here’s the first trailer for Ma, a Blumhouse starring Oscar winner Octavia Spencer as the woman who agrees to purchase alcohol for the group and even offers up her basement as a place to party. But there are rules: One of the kids has to stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.” What seems like a golden opportunity for the new teen in town (Diana Silvers) and her pals turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s house goes from the best place in town to the worst place on Earth.

Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans, McKaley Miller, Missi Pyle, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni Paolo and Dante Brown also star in the thriller
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Ma Trailer: Octavia Spencer Turns Evil in New Blumhouse Thriller

Ma Trailer: Octavia Spencer Turns Evil in New Blumhouse Thriller
Welcome to Ma's. From the producers of Get Out and Happy Death Day, Octavia Spencer stars in Ma, which is one of this summer's big horror offerings. It will be in theaters May 31. The first trailer will be shown in theaters with Happy Death Day 2U as a special Valentine's Day treat. But we have a first look for you here, along with the creep poster.

Everybody's welcome at Ma's. But good luck getting home safe

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home.
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Tate Taylor’s Blumhouse Thriller ‘Ma’ Gets Summer Release Date

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Tate Taylor’s Blumhouse Thriller ‘Ma’ Gets Summer Release Date
Ma, the thriller from Tate Taylor and Jason Blum that stars Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, has landed a release date. Universal said the pic is taking on a slot held for a Blumhouse project and will bow wide in theaters May 31.

Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner in a quiet Ohio town who one day is asked by Maggie (Diana Silvers), a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends. Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own, and offers them the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in her basement. Her hospitality quickly starts to curdle into obsession. Scotty Landes (Workaholics) and Taylor co-wrote the script.

Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans, Missi Pyle, McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni Paolo and Dante Brown also star. Producers are Blum, Taylor and John Norris. Spencer Couper Samuelson,
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‘Fantasy Island’ Welcomes Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney, Parisa Fitz-Henley & Austin Stowell

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‘Fantasy Island’ Welcomes Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney, Parisa Fitz-Henley & Austin Stowell
Exclusive: Michael Rooker, Charlotte McKinney, Parisa Fitz-Henley, and Austin Stowell are headed to Fantasy Island. The Sony Pictures/ Blumhouse film adaptation of the popular ABC series is set to begin production next week in Fiji.

The four join Michael Pena, who will star as Mr. Roarke, as well as previously announced co-stars Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O. Yang, and Ryan Hansen.

Jeff Wadlow, the director and co-writer behind Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare pic, is helming the film, which is co-financed by Blumhouse and Sony and will be released February 28, 2020 via Sony. Wadlow also wrote the screenplay with his Truth Or Dare scribes Jillian Jacobs and Chris Roach. Plot details have not been released.

Jason Blum is producing, while Wadlow will serve as
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‘Truth Or Dare’ Crosses $90M Ww, Tops Blumhouse Cousins ‘Purge’ & ‘Sinisters’

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‘Truth Or Dare’ Crosses $90M Ww, Tops Blumhouse Cousins ‘Purge’ & ‘Sinisters’
As Universal/Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare crosses $50M at the international box office, and $90M worldwide, producer Jason Blum says he looks forward to working with director Jeff Wadlow “forever.” This is the Kick-Ass 2 helmer’s highest-grossing film to date domestically ($40.7M), internationally ($50.1M) and globally ($90.8M).

Blum tells me, “Even though we have done it before, I can attest that getting a $5M movie to 90 million bucks worldwide is no easy feat. Truth Or Dare has surpassed the worldwide gross of the first installment of our Purge franchise and our first and second Sinister movies as well. And Jeff Wadlow deserves all the credit. I am looking forward to working with him forever.”

Truth Or Dare is an original micro-budgeted pic with a solid overseas base. Universal kicked off a staggered international release on the teen horror beginning April 12, and opened North America to $19M for the Friday the 13th weekend,
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Win movie merchandise with Truth or Dare

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To mark the release of Truth or Dare on 13th April, we’ve been given 5 merchandise packs including a hoodie, a mug, a T-Shirt and a phone cover to give away.

Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) lead the cast of Truth or Dare, a supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions. A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.

Directed by Jeff Wadlow (Kick-Ass 2), the thriller co-stars Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron, Sophia Taylor Ali and Nolan Gerard Funk. The film was produced by Blumhouse’s Jason Blum and executive produced by Wadlow, Chris Roach, Jeanette Volturno and Couper Samuelson.

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Horror Highlights: Twilight Hotel, Truth Or Dare Contest, What The Waters Left Behind, Disembodied Blu-ray

Topping today's Horror Highlights is news that Square Biz Entertainment will launch a new Kickstarter campaign for the comic book series Twilight Hotel. We also have a contest for Blumhouse's new movie Truth or Dare, a trailer and teaser posters for What the Waters Left Behind, and Blu-ray release details for Disembodied.

Twilight Hotel Four Issue Comic Book Series Kickstarter Campaign: Press Release: "Los Angeles, California – April 1, 2018. “Twilight Hotel”, is a 4-issue horror comic book series, from the production team of Ra X, and Darrell Smith the creators of the award-winning and critically acclaimed indie horror film, “Rage”.

Twilight Hotel is the first offering from their new company Square Biz Entertainment, a publishing and movie production company specializing in horror genre product. Twilight Hotel is the story of a 100-year-old West Florida hotel that has a very sinister secret. Built on land that was once the home of the
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to ‘Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare’ From ‘Get Out’ Producer

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new horror film “Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare” from the producer of “Get Out”!

“Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare,” which opens on April 13, 2018 and is rated “PG-13,” stars Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey and Violett Beane from director Jeff Wadlow, writers Jillian Jacobs and Michael Reisz and producer Jason Blum.

To win your free passes to “Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

Deadline: Entries can continue being submitted through Monday,
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Happy Death Day Coming to Blu-ray, DVD & Digital with Alternate Ending & Deleted Scenes in January

"We're gonna party like it's your birthday..." Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release Happy Death Day on Digital 4K Ultra HD and standard definition through the Movies Anywhere app on January 2nd as well as on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD platforms on the 16th. Continue reading for specs and fun Happy Death Day featurettes:

Press Release: Universal City, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Universal Pictures Home Entertainment presents the "fun horror ride" (Don Kaye, Den of Geek) Happy Death Day, where a college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. Perfect for horror fans, this film is available on Digital in 4K Ultra HD and standard definition as well as via the all-new digital movie app Movies Anywhere on January 2, 2018, and on Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand January 16, 2018. Own Happy Death Day on Blu-ray,
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Happy Death Day Trailer: The Groundhog Day of Horror Movies

Happy Death Day Trailer: The Groundhog Day of Horror Movies
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,
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David Oyelowo to star in Jacob Estes’ time travel thriller Only You from Blumhouse

After deciding to move into the television market with a Purge television series, Blumhouse has a new feature film lined up that will star Selma’s David Oyelowo. Per Deadline, he’ll be the lead in Only You, a time travel thriller that will will be written and directed by Jacob Estes.

Not much known is beyond the sci-fi setting, but Oyelowo will also serve as an executive producer alongside Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno and Jay Martin. Blumhouse founder Jason Blum will also serve as one of the main producers on the film.

Blumhouse recently had a massive success with the horror film Get Out, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut. The film has grossed a U.S. domestic box office of $167.6 million, becoming the second-highest grossing horror film in the country after The Exorcist.

Oyelowo will next be seen in Amazon’s untitled Nash Edgerton directed film as well as
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David Oyelowo joins Blumhouse thriller Only You

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Author: Zehra Phelan

After the box office success of Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Blumhouse is upping the stakes on their next project thriller, Only You, by securing Golden Globe nominated actor David Oyelowo to star and also take a seat in the executive producer’s chair.

Related: David Oyelowo A United Kingdom Interview

Only You, which is to be written and directed by the man who wrote Paramount’s Rings, Jacob Estes has been reported to be a thriller which includes time travel but as yet no official plot line has been released for the project. Joining Oyelowo in the executive producer spots are Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno and Jay Martin and will see Jason Blum as producer.

Oyelowo who made a star turn as Dr Martin Luther King in Ava DuVernay’s Selma and who was recently seen in Disney’s Queen of Katwe and subsequently A United Kingdom opposite Rosamund Pike,
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David Oyelowo headlining time travel film Only You

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The next film being overseen by Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions? Time travel movie Only You...

David Oyelowo signed up to star in the upcoming time-travel thriller Only You. Only You was written and will be directed by Jacob Estes, who made Mean Creek.

Oyelowo, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for his turn as Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s Selma, will also executive produce the film along with Selma actor Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno and Jay Martin. Only You is being produced by Jason Blum of Blumhouse. Blumhouse productions recently released Jordan Peele's horror satire Get Out, which made $200 million at the worldwide box office, and M Night Shyalaman's Split.

No details on Only You release date or casting details have been announced.

Oyelowo appeared in A United Kingdom, Queen of Katwe and Five Nights in Maine. will next be
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David Oyelowo Joins Blumhouse’s ‘Only You’

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David Oyelowo Joins Blumhouse’s ‘Only You’
David Oyelowo has signed on to Blumhouse’s “Only You,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. “Mean Creek” writer/director Jacob Estes is directing the movie, which is a thriller involving time travel. The plot itself remains under wraps. Blumhouse honcho Jason Blum is producing, and Oyelowo is attached as an executive producer along with Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno and Jay Martin. Also Read: Jared Kushner Hires Blumhouse PR Chief for White House Role Blumhouse’s latest hits include “Split” and “Get Out,” the latter of which was a hit critically and financially. Other films produced by Blumhouse include “The Visit,
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Get Out DVD and Blu-Ray Details, Release Date Announced

Get Out DVD and Blu-Ray Details, Release Date Announced
A speculative thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Split, Insidious franchise, The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, the first African-American writer/director to cross $100 million at the box office with his debut film, Get Out arrives on Digital HD on May 9, 2017 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on May 23, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Known as the best reviewed movie of 2017 on Rotten Tomatoes to date, the dark and unsettling break-out hit is deeply relevant to modern day topics, captivating audiences with thrilling conflicts and danger at every turn. Own Get Out on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD and be the first to see the chilling alternate ending that flips the script, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, plus much more!

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario), a young African-American man, and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), a young white woman, have been dating for several months,
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Jordan Peele’s Get Out Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD & VOD This May, Bonus Features Include Alternate Ending

If you missed it in theaters or you can't wait to visit the "Sunken Place" once again, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release Jordan Peele's Get Out on Digital HD beginning May 9th, followed by a Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD release on May 23rd.

Horror fans who pick this one up on Blu-ray or DVD will have plenty of bonus features to enjoy, including an alternate ending, deleted scenes, and audio commentary with Peele. For more information, we have the official press release with full details below, and, in case you missed it, check out our Sundance review of Get Out.

Press Release: Universal City, California, April 4, 2017 – A speculative thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Split, Insidious franchise, The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, the first African-American writer/director to cross $100 million at the box office with his debut film, Get Out arrives on Digital HD on
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Watch Behind-the-Scenes Footage from Get Out

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Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Get Out, is currently making a huge cinematic splash in theaters, and if you're interested in learning more about the making of the renowned horror movie, you can go behind-the-scenes on the set in official B-roll footage from the film.

"In Universal PicturesGet Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation.

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods).

At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts
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