Universal Pictures reportedly is take a cue from Marvel in plotting a cinematic universe for such classic monsters as Dracula, the Wolfman and the Mummy.
I’m not sure I’ve seen a more enjoyable story recently than the one about the head of Universal Studios telling an (undoubtedly stunned) audience just how bad his studio’s movies had been recently. Why can’t we get more honesty like this from people in charge of entertaining us?
Universal Studios President Ron Meyer calls Cowboys & Aliens “mediocre,” Land of the Lost “crap” and The Wolfman one of “the shittiest movies we put out.” He had kind words, however, for another box-office disappointment Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.
The director of Joy Ride 2 and Carnosaur 2 will helm The Werewolf, a follow-up to the unsuccessful 2010 remake of The Werewolf.
The studio is rumored to be abandoning plans for a sequel to the poorly received 2010 remake and will instead start fresh with an original film that has ties to the 1941 horror classic.
Joe Johnston talks about the night and day experience of moving from the troubled production that was The Wolfman to the energizing freedom he felt on the Captain America: The First Avenger set.
Taylor Lautner made werewolves cool for tweens in Twilight, and now John Landis’ classic horror comedy An American Werewolf In London is apparently headed for a remake, just in time to make them funny again, as well.