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‘Barbarian’ Breakout Georgina Campbell Joins Dakota Fanning in New Line Supernatural Thriller ‘The Watchers’ (Exclusive)

Georgina Campbell, who toplined last year’s surprise horror hit Barbarian, has joined Dakota Fanning to star in New Line’s supernatural thriller The Watchers. The feature is serving as the directorial debut of Ishana Night Shyamalan, the daughter of The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan. Based on a novel by A.M. Shine and […]

M. Night Shyamalan Departs Universal for Warner Bros. First-Look Deal

After a long stint at Universal that helped reinvigorate his career, M. Night Shyamalan has found a new studio home. The filmmaker and his Blinding Edge Pictures have inked a multi-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. The studio has already set a date for his next feature, Trap, which will open Aug. 2, 2024. Under […]

Ishana Night Shyamalan to Make Feature Directorial Debut with ‘The Watchers’ for New Line

Ishana Night Shyamalan is stepping behind the camera for her first feature, The Watchers, which New Line has picked up in a bidding war. It has a release date of June 7, 2024. Shyamalan will write and direct the feature, based on A.M. Shine’s novel, which according to the log-line, centers on “Mina, a 28-year […]

Box Office: ‘Knock at the Cabin’ Topples ‘Avatar 2’ With $14.2M, M. Night Shyamalan’s Lowest Opening

To borrow from American football lingo, the weekend box office contest was full of interesting plays. M. Night Shyamalan’s newest movie, Knock at the Cabin, topped the domestic chart with $14.2 million from 3,643 theaters. While the psychological-tinged horror pic has bragging rights to finally being the film to topple Avatar: The Way of Water […]

‘Knock at the Cabin’ Star Ben Aldridge Talks His Big-Screen Breakout and the Relief of Not Shooting a Tragic Book Moment

For most moviegoers, M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin will serve as their introduction to Ben Aldridge, and what an introduction it is.  The English actor — who’s most known for his TV work including Pennyworth’s Thomas Wayne and Fleabag’s “Arsehole Guy” — also appeared in December’s well-reviewed but underseen Spoiler Alert, so Aldridge has been […]

Box Office: ‘Knock at the Cabin’ Earns $1.45M in Thursday Previews, ’80 for Brady’ Kicks Off With $750K

M. Night Shyamalan’s newest movie, Knock at the Cabin scared up $1.45 million in Thursday previews beginning at 5 p.m. On Friday, the film will be playing in a total of 3,643 theaters in North America. The tale follows a young girl and her parents who are taken hostage at a remote cabin by a […]

‘Knock at the Cabin’ Review: M. Night Shyamalan Gets Biblical in Tense but Torturous Apocalyptic Thriller

Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge star as a couple whose family vacation is interrupted by prophesiers of imminent doom, led by gentle giant Dave Bautista.

‘Knock at the Cabin’ Star Dave Bautista on Hopes for His Legacy: “Whatever You Asked Him to Do He Could Do”

Dave Bautista is having a big year, with appearances over the past 12 months in several Marvel projects as well as a major role in Glass Onion. And now he stars in M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin. Bautista, who said he never considered the upcoming film “a horror movie, it felt more like […]

M. Night Shyamalan Says He Has Experienced Hollywood Highs and Lows So Many Times

M. Night Shyamalan thought his career was over. In the mid- to late-’90s, he was trapped at Miramax, and his little-seen second film, 1998’s Wide Awake, had been put through the Harvey Weinstein wringer. His dreams of being a working Hollywood director were fading day by day until his reps at UTA found a crack […]

‘Servant’ Star Nell Tiger Free Talks M. Night Shyamalan’s “Mystical Hold” and Her ‘The Omen’ Prequel

[This story contains spoilers for Servant’s season three finale, “Mama.”] Servant star Nell Tiger Free, much like her character, gained a family throughout the course of filming the M. Night Shyamalan-produced series.  Free, who’s also known for her tragic turns on Game of Thrones and Too Old to Die Young, plays Leanne Grayson, a mysterious […]

‘Servant’ EP M. Night Shyamalan Talks Ending His First TV Series and Nearly Connecting ‘The Visit’ and ‘Glass’

[The following story contains spoilers for Servant’s season three finale, “Mama.”] M. Night Shyamalan certainly knows how to end a movie, but now he’s trying his hand at ending a TV series for the first time. A couple years ago, the Servant showrunner outlined the quirky psychological thriller’s trajectory including its conclusion, so his creative […]

CES: M. Night Shyamalan Teams With Canon to Create ‘Knock at the Cabin’ Immersive Experience

The potential of immersive content is a key theme this week at CES, and demonstrating his interest in the subject, director M. Night Shyamalan took the stage at Canon’s press conference Wednesday to introduce several unique experiences that he created in collaboration with the tech developer. They aim to allow CES attendees to step into […]