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‘The Black Phone’ Director Scott Derrickson Reveals a Last-Minute Change to the End

[This story contains spoilers for The Black Phone.] Making a horror film about a sadistic child killer could be a challenge in and of itself, but The Black Phone co-writer and director Scott Derrickson said there was one scene that was particularly difficult to execute. In one upsetting moment, Terrence Blake (Jeremy Davies), the alcoholic father […]

‘The Black Phone’ Director Scott Derrickson on Ethan Hawke’s Serial Killer and His Scary Mask

Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone deals with tough subject matter: A sadistic child killer named the Grabber, played by Ethan Hawke, abducts children, never to be seen again. When he takes his sixth victim, the young boy gets mysterious phone calls from a disconnected phone in the Grabber’s dungeon from the children that have come […]

Universal Studios Introduces Blumhouse Maze Featuring ‘The Black Phone’ for 2022 Halloween Horror Nights

A maze based on two Blumhouse films will be a new addition to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios this fall. The theme park on Thursday unveiled The Horrors of Blumhouse haunted house, which will be based on the upcoming supernatural thriller Black Phone and horror-comedy Freaky (2020). The Scott Derrickson-directed Black Phone, starring Ethan […]

Scott Derrickson to Direct Action Love Story ‘The Gorge’ for Skydance

While he awaits the release of his latest horror movie, The Black Phone, Scott Derrickson isn’t sitting idle. The filmmaker, who also counts Doctor Strange and Sinister among his credits, has come aboard to direct The Gorge for Skydance. Logline details are being kept deep in the earth, but Gorge is described as “a high-action, […]

‘The Black Phone’: Film Review | Fantastic Fest 2021

Scott Derrickson’s adaptation of a Joe Hill story stars Mason Thames as a boy who receives supernatural help in his attempts to escape a serial killer played by Ethan Hawke.

Scott Derrickson to Direct ‘Labyrinth’ Sequel

Scott Derrickson is stepping into the world of 'Labyrinth.'

Scott Derrickson, Chris Evans Teaming for Skydance Thriller ‘Bermuda’

After exiting as director of the upcoming 'Doctor Strange' sequel, Scott Derrickson has found a project with one of Marvel Studios' other leading men.

Sam Raimi in Talks to Replace Scott Derrickson as ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Director

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' has a new director: Sam Raimi.

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Loses Director Scott Derrickson

Filmmaker Scott Derrickson has left 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' over creative differences.

Scott Derrickson Returning to Direct ‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel (Exclusive)

Scott Derrickson, who directed and co-wrote 'Doctor Strange's' initial 2016 outing, has quietly finalized a deal to helm the sequel.

‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson Loses Home to California Wildfire

'Doctor Strange' director Scott Derrickson tweeted his family is safe, but his home has been lost.

‘Snowpiercer’ Director Quits After Blasting New Showrunner’s “Radically Different Vision”

'Snowpiercer' director blasts new showrunner's "radically different" vision and refuses to return for reshoots.