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Jason Blum Would “Love” An ‘Upgrade’ Sequel But Director Leigh Whannell Isn’t Convinced

With “The Invisible Man” arriving in theaters this week, director Leigh Whannell’s previous film, “Upgrade,” is back in the public consciousness. The 2018 film starring Logan Marshall-Green is a film that resonated quite well with certain film fans while flying under the radar for most. That said, the film does have a fairly decent cult […]

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‘The Invisible Man’ Director Refused to Let Blumhouse Spoil His Film Even More in Trailers

The biggest complaint against movie trailers is they give the entire plot of their respective films away, ruining all the surprises a director has in store for moviegoers. Such was the case for Blumhouse and Universal’s upcoming horror release “The Invisible Man,” starring Elisabeth Moss and directed by “Upgrade” filmmaker Leigh Whannell. Universal dropped the […]

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Toy Soldiers Remake Reportedly In Development, Queen Latifah Eyed

The production company behind two of this month’s biggest reboots, Fantasy Island and The Invisible Man, are reportedly eyeing another blast from the past to modernize for today’s audience. According to our sources – the same ones who said a Swamp Thing movie is in the works, which Bloody Disgusting has since confirmed, and that […]

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‘Solo’ Slumps in Second Weekend While ‘Rbg’ and ‘Overboard’ Reach Studio Milestones

There were no big surprises this weekend as Disney and Lucasfilms’s Solo: A Star Wars Story suffered a steep drop following a disappointing debut and the week’s new releases made hardly a dent. Stx’s Adrift led the way, though fell short of expectations, while Bh Tilt’s micro-budgeted feature Upgrade delivered solid results based on its […]

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Box Office: Shailene Woodley’s ‘Adrift’ Sails to $725,000 on Thursday Night

Shailene Woodley’s survival drama “Adrift” sailed to $725,000 during Thursday night previews.STX is expanding “Adrift” to 3,015 sites on Friday with forecasts in the $7 million to $11 million range for its opening weekend. Woodley and Sam Claflin star as a couple that sets sail across the ocean in 1983. Loosely based on a true […]

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‘Upgrade’ Trailer: Brutal, Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Fighting Abound In The Latest From Blumhouse

Jason Blum, and his Blumhouse Productions, is one of the most interesting stories in Hollywood. Starting out by producing micro-budget horror a decade ago (which seems to be all the rage nowadays), Blumhouse Productions has started to broaden its horizons, including films that don’t necessarily fit in that typical horror movie mold, such as last […]

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‘Upgrade’ Review: ‘Her’ as a Gory Action Movie – And It’s Terrific [SXSW]

Leigh Whannell’s latest film Upgrade is one of the most strikingly invigorated sci-fi watches I’ve been awestruck by in quite some time. I’m talking *hard* sci-fi, with callbacks to anything from eXistenZ to The Matrix to Minority Report. Whannell customizes an “efficient” future not so far from our own, where self-driving Loop Dash vehicles chauffeur […]

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