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Zac Efron in ‘Firestarter’: Film Review

The actor stars in this remake of the 1984 horror film based on Stephen King's book.

Blumhouse, WWE’s Vince McMahon Drama Tags in ‘Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Writers

The writers of a movie about Mister Rogers are taking on a project about a very different TV Mister: WWE chairman Vince McMahon. Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue, who wrote the screenplay for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, will write and serve as showrunners on The United States of America vs. Vince McMahon, a […]

Sundance Winner ‘Nanny’ Sells to Amazon, Blumhouse

The winner of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize, Nanny, has sold to Blumhouse and Amazon Prime Video, nearly two months after making its debut at the virtual festival. The horror drama comes from director Nikyatu Jusu and stars Anna Diop as a Senegalese immigrant nanny, piecing together a new life in New […]

Allison Williams Thriller ‘M3GAN’ Sets January 2023 Release in Theaters

Get Out star Allison Williams‘ evil doll thriller M3GAN will hit theaters on Jan. 13, 2023, Universal announced Wednesday. The Blumhouse and Atomic Monster film, based on a story by master of horror James Wan, stars Williams as Gemma, a brilliant roboticist working at a toy company who creates a lifelike doll. When she gains […]

From Prank Zoom Video to Blumhouse Deal: How ‘Host’ and ‘Dashcam’ Director Became a “Pandemic Profiteer”

Of the handful of films that — incredibly — managed to be conceived, developed, shot and even released during the pandemic last year, one stands out from pack as having not just been a critical smash but launching a career in the process. Host, from British writer-director Rob Savage, was a hugely inventive display of […]

‘Halloween Kills’ Team on Future of Film Series: “It’s Next Level, Which Fans of This Franchise Want and Need”

Halloween returned on Tuesday night for the premiere of the next installment in the classic Michael Myers saga: Halloween Kills.   Dressed for a full-fledged costume party, the cast and creators arrived at Hollywood’s landmark TCL Chinese Theater to celebrate the film’s debut — an occasion that was delayed a full year due to the pandemic.  […]

‘The Manor’: Film Review

The latest entry in Amazon's 'Welcome to the Blumhouse' horror anthology series concerns an elderly woman, played by Barbara Hershey, who checks herself into a nursing home after suffering a minor stroke.

Universal Plans New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy With Peacock

Leslie Odom Jr. is set to star in the coming reboot of The Exorcist from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Productions, in partnership with Universal and Peacock. Ellen Burstyn will also reprise her role as Chris MacNeil, with David Gordon Green earlier tapped to direct the first of three planned movies. Universal and Peacock acquired the […]

Vince McMahon Scripted Series in the Works From Blumhouse TV, WWE

WWE chairman Vince McMahon, who has frequently played the heel on the company’s wrestling shows, will get to be the good guy in a scripted series. Blumhouse Television is partnering with the WWE to develop a limited series based on McMahon’s 1990s trial for allegedly supplying steroids to members of the WWE roster. The United […]

Katey Sagal to Topline Blumhouse Movie for Epix (Exclusive)

Katey Sagal is set to star in an original movie at premium cable outlet Epix. The Rebel actress will play a former country music star turned recluse in Tattered Hearts, a thriller that’s part of a series of films Blumhouse Television is making for Epix. It’s slated to debut sometime in 2022. The movie will […]

Blumhouse Sues ‘Boss Level’ Producers, Hulu Over Recutting Deal

Blumhouse Productions says it was “swindled” by the producers of Boss Level after it was brought in to recut and salvage the film because the initial version failed to sell. Boss Level, which stars Mel Gibson, Frank Grillo and Naomi Watts, was licensed by Hulu — but only after Blumhouse reworked the picture, which the […]

Discovery+ Orders True-Crime Series From Blumhouse Television (Exclusive)

Discovery+ has ordered a true-crime series centered on a documentary filmmaker’s obsessive journey to find the truth behind the disappearance of a missing woman. Relentless will follow Christina Fontana search for what happened to 21-year-old Christina Whittaker, who disappeared in the small town of Hannibal, Mo., leaving behind her 6-month-old daughter. Eight months later, Fontana […]