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James Wan Teams With ‘Ink Master’ Producers for Unscripted Partnership (Exclusive)

Aquaman director James Wan is diving headfirst into the unscripted genre. Wan and his Atomic Monster banner are teaming with Ink Master producers Truly Original for a new unscripted partnership. The two companies are said to have multiple projects in various stages of development in a number of different unscripted genres. Producer Ingrid Bisu, who […]

James Wan Adapting Horror Thriller ‘Stinger’ as Peacock Series (Exclusive)

Peacock, the streaming home of Yellowstone, is looking to shake things up on the ranch. The NBCUniversal-backed platform is teaming with James Wan to adapt author Robert McCammon’s horror thriller Stinger as a half-hour series. The project, which is titled Teacup and currently in the development stages, is being penned by Yellowstone writer Ian McCulloch. […]

‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis’ Team on Their “Out-There” Ideas

For Aquaman, it’s not easy being king. The new HBO Max series Aquaman: King of Atlantis is gearing up to unveil its second of three installments, with Thursday’s episode picking up after Aquaman (Coopers Andrews) and Mera (Gillian Jacobs) return home only to see that time has moved much faster than they realized, leaving Ocean […]

Unpacking ‘Malignant’ and the Twist Dividing Audiences

[This story contains spoilers for Malignant.] Every once and a while, a genre film comes along that’s so off-the-wall, so against the grain of the current pop-culture zeitgeist, and so wholly the work of a filmmaker’s id and formative instincts that it’s difficult to believe any major studio would give it the green light. I’m […]

James Wan’s ‘Malignant’: Film Review

In the director's new feature, a woman is tormented by horrific visions of murders that turn out to be real.

James Wan’s ‘Malignant’ Scores Day-and-Date Streaming Release in China (Exclusive)

Malignant, director James Wan’s much anticipated return to the horror genre, has scored a rare day-and-date streaming release in China. The film will launch on Chinese streaming channels on Friday, Sept. 10, the same day it debuts in U.S. cinemas and over HBO Max. Chinese film financier Starlight Media, which co-produced the film with Wan’s […]

Jason Momoa Reveals New Aquaman Costume

Jason Momoa on Sunday sent fans into a tizzy when he shared the first look at his new Aquaman costume for his upcoming DC superhero sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. “Second round. New suit. More action. #aquaman Aloha,” the actor wrote on Instagram, along with pictures of his suit from the first film and […]

Stephen King Adaptation ‘Salem’s Lot’ Finds Its Lead in Lewis Pullman (Exclusive)

In perhaps his biggest role to date, Lewis Pullman has nabbed the lead in New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel, Salem’s Lot. Gary Dauberman, who previously tackled King as a writer on New Line’s two-part hit adaptations of It, wrote the script and is directing the feature project, with shooting to get underway […]

Jason Momoa Says He Did Zero Reshoots for ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

Jason Momoa dropped by The Tonight Show on Thursday, where he pulled back the curtain a bit on his involvement in the four-hour Zack Snyder’s Justice League. The Aquaman actor says it surprises fans to learn that he did not do any reshoots for the DC superhero opus that came out earlier this year on […]

‘Aquaman 2’ Is Titled ‘The Lost Kingdom’

James Wan has unveiled the title for his upcoming Aquaman sequel. The film will be called Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, the filmmaker revealed Thursday. The upcoming project stars Jason Momoa as Aquaman, with Amber Heard expected to return as Mera and Patrick Wilson back as Orm. The original Aquaman, released in December 2018, grossed […]

‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’: Film Review

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga return as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, wrestling once again with demonic possession and satanic curses in the seventh film in the 'Conjuring' universe.

James Wan Developing Monster Movie for Universal (Exclusive)

James Wan and Universal are teaming for a monster movie. Robbie Thompson, a longtime writer and co-executive producer on The CW’s 'Supernatural,' is penning the script for the as-yet untitled horror thriller.