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Dimension Films to release DARK SKIES

Dimension Films will release DARK SKIES on February 22, 2013. The film is a supernatural thriller from Jason Blum, the groundbreaking producer of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise, INSIDIOUS and SINISTER. Dark Skies from the producer of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young[...]

What happened to the Promised Land?

The major expansion this weekend was for Matt Damon’s Promised Land. Gus Van Sant’s well-reviewed ‘fracking is bad but it’s complicated…’ morality play earned just $4.6 million for the weekend. Chalk it up to being mostly buried during the frenzied Oscar season. Frankly, this could have been[...]

Roland Emmerich’s ‘The Zone’ is not in play

HollywoodNews.com: No! On October 31, it was reported that “Independence Day” director Roland Emmerich was directing a cheapie sci-fi film for $5 million. Brilliant idea. It has been said that the most creative things occur when limits are set. The film, a “Paranormal Activity” inspired project with[...]

This Week In Movies: ‘Hereafter,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 2’

By Pete Hammond Hollywoodnews.com: Halloween must be around the corner. It was clearly a supernatural week at the movies led by Paranormal Activity 2 (more on that below) and highlighted by the national release of Clint Eastwood’s masterful new drama, Hereafter, a multi-story formatted film in which three unrelated[...]

Is “Paranormal Activity 3” inevitable?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With “Paranormal Activity 2” lighting up the box office this weekend – taking in an estimated $41.5 million – talk around town already is swirling around a third installment. “It’s certainly our hope that [producer] Oren [Peli] and his team have the ability to deliver another chapter in[...]

‘Paranormal Activity’ fans told to ‘Demand’ upcoming sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Utilizing a marketing strategy that worked well on the first film, Paramount Pictures announced it will debut “Paranormal Activity 2” for the fans that “Demand” to see it first. The studio’s “Demand it!” campaign launched last night. The first 20 cities with the highest “demands” for the[...]

“Paranormal Activity” sequel scares up teaser trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I have six words for anyone who thinks a “Paranormal Activity” sequel is a great idea: “Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows.” The original “Blair Witch” was a touchstone in modern, reality-based horror. It sneaked onto the scene, surprised (and terrified) audiences with its barebones’ tactics, and broke[...]

Detailed description of J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8” teaser trailer

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com: So it turns out J.J. Abrams’ secretive “Super 8” project ISN’T associated with the monster movie “Cloverfield” after all. Instead, it has something to do with Area 51, the legendary, top-secret military base that, rumor has it, housed alien ships, weaponry and possibly corpses over the years. Sounds[...]

“Paranormal Activity 2” to be directed by Kip Williams

The original “Paranormal Activity” that took theaters by storm has announced that they will be doing a sequel and that Tod ‘Kip’ Williams (“The Door in the Floor”) will be directing the sequel. Original director Oren Peli made the announcement today. “Paranormal Activity” was made for $15,000 and raked in[...]

Hollywood eyes record $10 billion in Box Office in 2009

Hollywood eyeing more than $10 billion this year as audiences flocked to theaters during the recession. According to The Hollywood Reporter, so far moviegoers had snapped up $9.67 billion worth of tickets at domestic — U.S. and Canadian — box offices through Tuesday, said tracking firm Hollywood.com Box Office. “The global[...]
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