Dark Universe

Justice League Dark Movie Concept Art and Character Designs Surface

The <b>Justice League Dark</b> movie has had a long and tortured road, and there's no end in sight. This is a project which would focus on the magical and …

Comics

Director Joseph Kahn Shares Concept Art From His Failed JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK Pitch

A few years ago, we caught word that Joseph Kahn had pitched a <i>Dark Universe</i> movie to WB and now, the prominent music video director has shared …

Comics

Review: 'The Shape Of Water' Successfully Depicts An Interspecies Relationship, Somehow

Guillermo Del Toro truly loves, and understands, monsters. He understands them in a way that the majority of Hollywood does not, seeing far beyond the scare-factor, the props, and seeing the metaphorical potential.<p>And in <i>The Shape of Water</i>, he’s managed to accomplish something very difficult indeed. …

Sally Hawkins

Disney is set to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

All your movie are belong to us<p>After a lot of hemming and hawing Disney and 21st Century Fox have agreed on a mega-buyout in which Disney will …

21st Century Fox

Marvel and DC: Are cinematic universes hurting cinema?

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 15: Producer Kevin Feige of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR took part today in the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at Disney's …

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Hollywood Is About To Become A 3-Way Battle Between Disney, Universal And Warner Bros.

<i>Updated on December 14, 2017 at 8:20 am PT, now that the deal has indeed become a reality.</i><p>Universal/Comcast Corp. announced on Tuesday that it was the third studio to cross the $5 billion mark in global box office for 2017, coming mere weeks after Walt Disney and Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. did …

Movies

The DCEU Is More Successful Than the MCU, After 5 Films

The DC Extended Universe has been subject to ruthless criticism and plenty of doubt, but the numbers don’t lie — the first five installments of …

Comics

10 Best Horror Movies of 2017

From French cannibals to Aussie serial killers, 'Split' to 'Get Out' – our picks for the year's scariest shockers and beyond-great genre films<p>Could …

Horror Movies

Guillermo del Toro regrets not saving the Dark Universe franchise

Universal's failed bid to create a franchise of films based on classic movie monsters could have had a saviour in Guillermo del Toro.<p>The studio has …

Movies

Can the Defenders retain credibility after Avengers: Infinity War?

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31: (L-R) Mike Colter, Krysten Ritter, Finn Jones and Charlie Cox attend the 'Marvel's The Defenders' New York Premiere - After …

Comics

Guillermo del Toro Says He Was Offered the Reins to the Dark Universe

Universal Pictures’ attempt to reboot its iconic monsters properties in a big way via the “Dark Universe” kind of crashed and burned this year, but …

Guillermo del Toro

Margot Robbie Is Developing A Harley Quinn Film Outside Of The Joker And ‘Gotham City Sirens’

With <i>Justice League</i> underperforming at the box office, the DC cinematic universe has found itself on shaky ground (although still in better shape than Universal’s Dark Universe, RIP). That relative uncertainty is not slowing down actress Margot Robbie in the least, though, who told MTV that she is …

Batman

Guillermo del Toro admits he regrets turning down Universal's offer to be a part of their Dark Universe

Guillermo del Toro’s next venture, The Shape of Water, may not be hitting the big screen until February 2018 but it’s already garnered acclaim from …

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Turned Down the UNIVERSAL MONSTERS Universe

With every new revelation at the projects visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro COULD have made but didn’t, a new poison-tipped arrow gets shot into …

Movies

Will Rey Be Part of STAR WARS After Daisy Ridley?

Daisy Ridley says <i>Episode IX</i> will be her swan song as Rey, but do we hope the character will return? We discussed that on today’s <i>Nerdist News Talks</i> …

Star Wars

Guillermo Del Toro Says He Regrets Not Taking The Reigns Of Universal's DARK UNIVERSE Back In 2007

Back in 2007, Universal approached <i>The Shape of Water</i> director Guillermo del Toro about taking the reigns of their planned series of Dark Universe …

Guillermo del Toro

Review - Mystik U #1: S'annataz Ssalc!

Mystic U #1 – Alisa Kwitney, Writer; Mike Norton, Artist; Jordie Bellaire, Colorist<p>Release day: Wednesday, November 29, 2017<p>Ratings:<p>Ray – …

Comics

Justice League Proves There's No Such Thing As Too Big To Fail Filmmaking

<b>Justice League</b> is already being regarded as a dud, and while its final box office totals are unknown, it’s most certainly a symbol of how no movie is …

Movies

New Physical Theory Explains The Universe Without Dark Energy Or Dark Matter

One of the biggest puzzles in astronomy is the nature of dark matter and dark energy. These two components were proposed at different times to …

Dark Matter

Universal’s Monsters franchise is better off dead

opinion<p>It’s no secret that Universal Pictures has been desperate to resurrect their iconic Monsters.<p>Considering their history, you can hardly blame …

Movies

The Dark Universe Is Dead—I’m Sure Someone Is Upset by That Somewhere

It seems like after the dismal numbers that <i>The Mummy</i> (2017) brought in that Universal is finally letting go of their dreams of a Universal Movie …

Robert Downey Jr.

More Logan, less Justice League: How the cinematic universe is killing movies

The cinematic universe was at first a brilliant gamble, a novel way of telling stories and building a brand. But in the aftermath of <i>Justice League</i>'s …

Marvel Universe

Justice League: When a $94 Million Opening Weekend Is a Flop

Audience fatigue has clearly set in for the once-bankable novelty of the franchise team-up.<p>When <i>The Avengers</i> opened in theaters in May 2012, it was a genuinely unusual offering for viewers—a film that both was and wasn’t a sequel, uniting the characters of various Marvel movies (Iron Man, Thor, …

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Even Tom Cruise can’t save “Dark Universe” if the studio greenlights movies like “The Mummy” - Salon.com

Last week The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Universal's so-called "Dark Universe" — a planned cinematic universe containing classic Universal monsters like the Mummy, the Bride of Frankenstein, the Invisible Man, the Wolf Man, the Creature from the Black Lagoon and others — had been effectively …

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Dark Universe: The Undignified Death of a Cinematic Universe

<i>This article comes from Den of Geek UK.</i><p><b>NB: The following contains spoilers for 2017's The Mummy.</b><p>For some, <i>The Mummy'</i>s marketing campaign began not …

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Hellraiser: Judgment Director Speaks Out: "(The Film Contains) NO Animal Torture"

Islamic Exorcist Gets Trailer and Poster<p>Published<p>2 hours ago<p>on<p>November 9, 2017<p>We don’t know about you, but here at Dread Central we are always up for …

Guillermo del Toro

Universal's Dark Universe takes another blow as producers depart the sinking ship

It’s back to the drawing board for Universal’s Dark Universe, after the abysmal turn out of the first movie in the franchise, The Mummy, as …

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Universal's movie monster Dark Universe franchise seemingly dead after The Mummy bomb

Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan no longer overseeing ambitious franchise.<p>You have to make a great film before you can make a great film series. That's …

Movies

THE MONSTER MASH-UP: SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT UNIVERSAL’S “DARK UNIVERSE”

First, the good news. Universal Pictures is reviving its classic monsters, those terrifying creatures that first stalked the screen in the glorious …

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Second Sight: The Mummy & The Formula (2017)

Alex Kurtzman's ill-fated introduction to Universal's Dark Universe, <i>The Mummy</i> attempts to reimagine its subject matter with an uninspired combination …

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