Tag Archives: Prequel

After “The Thing,” which horror films also need a prequel?

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: With Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.’s prequel to John Carpenter’s “The Thing” now in theaters, we decided to look at three horror films that could use a bit of the old retroactive storytelling treatment. The problem is, most of the influential (and not-so-memorable) horror films of our time[...]

Why Peter Jackson directing ‘The Hobbit’ may not be so positive

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I’ve been down this road before, but now that it’s official, it’s worth repeating. After years of speculation and attempted pawn-offs, Peter Jackson is in fact directing “The Hobbit.” As of yesterday, MGM and Warner Bros. have reached a deal to fund two films based on “The[...]

Natalie Portman circling “Alien” prequel as Lindelof’s script earns raves

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the long run, saying goodbye to “Lost” might be the best thing to have happened to Damon Lindelof. The celebrated co-creator of the groundbreaking island drama has moved on to some truly mouth-watering projects since departing “Lost.” He co-wrote “Cowboys & Aliens” for director Jon Favreau. He’s[...]