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Mike Flanagan Teases Three-Hour ‘Doctor Sleep’ Director’s Cut

Mike Flanagan’s “Doctor Sleep” is rife with visual homages to Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 horror classic “The Shining,” of which the source material’s author, Stephen King, has been notoriously, publicly critical. There’s no need to go down that road anymore, but it’s worth mentioning that Flanagan’s new film seems caught between paying ode to King’s novel […]

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Mike Flanagan Teases “More Literary” 3-Hour Director’s Cut Of ‘Doctor Sleep’ Coming Soon

The release of director Mike Flanagan’s “Doctor Sleep” is one of the more interesting of the year. The film, while the overall reception has been mixed, is looked at as a fairly decent Stephen King adaptation that does its best to respect “The Shining,” as well as introduce a proper sequel that is more beholden […]

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez Developing White House Horror Movie With Legendary

“Don’t Breathe” director-producer Fede Alvarez is teaming with Legendary Pictures for an untitled White House horror movie.The project, described as “The Shining” set in the White House, will be directed by Alvarez from a script by Joe Epstein and produced by Alvarez’s Bad Hombre Films. Legendary announced the horror movie Tuesday as part of closing […]

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Fede Alvarez To Produce ‘Texas Chainsaw’ Reboot & Direct A Horror Film Described As “‘The Shining’ Set In The White House”

Despite a bit of a creative setback with “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” Fede Alvarez has already proven himself to be a pretty great horror director with films like the 2013 “Evil Dead” remake and the breakout hit “Don’t Breathe.” Based on his work in those two films alone, it’s clear why Legendary Pictures […]

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez Developing White House Horror Movie With Legendary

“Don’t Breathe” director-producer Fede Alvarez is teaming with Legendary Pictures for an untitled White House horror movie.The project, described as “The Shining” set in the White House, will be directed by Alvarez from a script by Joe Epstein and produced by Alvarez’s Bad Hombre Films. Legendary announced the horror movie Tuesday as part of closing […]

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Box Office: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Rouses $1.5 Million on Thursday Night

Warner Bros.’ supernatural thriller “Doctor Sleep” roused $1.5 million in North America during Thursday night preview showings.Lionsgate’s “Midway” took in $925,000 at 2,600 locations from Thursday night previews and Universal’s “Last Christmas” came up with $575,000 at 2,700 sites.“Doctor Sleep,” starring Ewan McGregor, is expected to dominate moviegoing this weekend at 3,855 sites amid forecasts […]

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‘It Chapter Two’: How Jessica Chastain Made the Bloodiest Horror Scene Ever

When “It Chapter Two” director Andy Muschietti wanted to raise the blood quotient for grownup Bev in the sequel, Jessica Chastain was so enthusiastic that she insisted on making it “‘Carrie’ on steroids.” Thus, for the scene where Bev gets engulfed by blood in the high school bathroom stall, the late special effects coordinator Warren […]

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