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‘The Humans’ Review: Stephen Karam Adapts His Tony-Winning Play into the First Real Horror Movie About 9/11

Every film made in response to 9/11 is a horror film in one way or another, but none of them — from the unbearable simulation of “United 93” to the eerie found footage of “Cloverfield” and the chilling-that-this-was-nominated-for-Best-Picture-ness of “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” — have spoken the genre’s common tongue more fluently than “The […]

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‘Cloverfield’ Sequel in the Works

Cloverfield, the J. J. Abrams-produced horror hit released in 2008 that launched filmmaker Matt Reeves on the path of genre auteur, is getting a sequel.Abrams’ Bad Robot banner and Paramount Pictures have tapped rising British scribe Joe Barton to pen the script for the project, which, unlike its predecessor, will not be in the found […]

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Michael Bay’s Pandemic Thriller ‘Songbird’ Scores First Sale with Germany’s Leonine (Exclusive)

Michael Bay-produced pandemic thriller “Songbird” has secured its first international sale out of the virtual Cannes market.European powerhouse Leonine has snapped up rights for German-speaking Europe, Variety can reveal. It’s believed there’s been strong interest on the continent, and that a number of U.S. distributors are also circling the film, which was shopped to buyers […]

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‘Overlord’: J.J. Abrams Presents Supernatural, Spooky Nazis In Final Trailer

For all his success as a director (and there has been a lot of it), J.J. Abrams might be stronger in his skills as a producer, bringing television shows like “Lost” and “Castle Rock” and movies like the “Cloverfield” franchise and the latter half of the “Mission: Impossible” series to life under his Bad Robot […]

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J.J. Abrams Says ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel “In The Works For Theaters”, Shows Off ‘Overlord’ – CinemaCon

Beaming in by video at CinemaCon, J.J. Abrams introduced a work-in-progress clip for Overlord and casually mentioned, “It’s not a Cloverfield movie,” but one “is in the works for theaters.” He provided no further details, keeping the focus on Bad Robot’s first R-rated movie Overlord, a sci-fi film set during World War II. He introduced […]

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J.J. Abrams Says ‘Overlord’ is Not a ‘Cloverfield’ Movie, “Proper” Sequel on the Way

J.J. Abrams has cracked open his patented mystery box. But just a little bit. The director made an appearance at CinemaCon is Las Vegas to present footage from Bad Robot’s Overlord, which is being touted as the company’s first R-rated film. He also threw water on a popular story spreading all over the internet, insisting […]

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