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‘Pennywise: The Story of It’ Documentary Explores Making of Tim Curry’s Monster Clown

Before there was the popular two-part horror film franchise “It,” a 1990 mini-series featuring Tim Curry as the child-eating clown Pennywise scared the bejesus out of a generation of television watchers.“Pennywise: The Story of It,” offers up a behind-the-scenes look at the making of that earlier adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, which has achieve cult […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Pilou Asbæk Joins New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ in Key Role (Exclusive)

Pilou Asbæk, best known for playing the vile Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, has nabbed a pivotal role in Salem’s Lot, New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel.The horror thriller is now in production in Boston, with Lewis Pullman leading an ensemble that includes Alfre Woodard, Makenzie Leigh, Bill Camp and Spencer Treat […]

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NBA Champ John Salley, Lexi Underwood, Chosen Jacobs Star in Disney Plus Musical ‘Sneakerella’

Chosen Jacobs (“It”) and Lexi Underwood (“Little Fires Everywhere”) are starring alongside four-time NBA champion John Salley in the Disney Plus original film “Sneakerella,” which is now in production.The pop/hip-hop musical aims to leave a sneaker culture imprint on the “Cinderella” fairy tale. Set in the avant-garde street-sneaker subculture of New York City, the film […]

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Zac Efron Starring in ‘Firestarter’ Reboot From Blumhouse, Universal

Zac Efron will star in “Firestarter,” a new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel.The film centers on a young girl who develops pyrokinetic powers and the ability to see the future. She is abducted by a mysterious government agency that plans to weaponize her superhuman skills. The film is backed by Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions […]

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The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Black Cauldron’ Lives Up to Its Reputation as the Movie That Almost Killed Disney Animation

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Black Cauldron Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: In a far-flung fantasy world, a young assistant pig keeper discovers that his pig has the power to […]

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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Ghost Town’ Makes Ricky Gervais Endearing in a RomCom from ‘Spider-Man’ Writer

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Ghost Town Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime The Pitch: After a near-death experience during a routine colonoscopy, people-hating dentist Bertrum Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is shocked to discover […]

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The Quarantine Stream: Meet the Many Stray Cats of Istanbul in the Charming Documentary ‘Kedi’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Kedi Where You Can Stream It: YouTube Premium and Kanopy and (all you need is a library card) The Pitch: Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of […]

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