Sam Neill reveals that Universal Pictures’ recently delayed Jurassic Park 4 will be “a big reboot,” although it’s unclear precisely what the franchise’s original star means.
Colin Trevorrow, best known for the indie dramedy with hints of sci-fi Safety Not Guaranteed, has signed on to direct the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise for Universal.
Fox’s Taken 2 brings in the big bucks in its opening weekend, Universal’s singing comedy Pitch Perfect takes third place and Hotel Transylvania beats up Frankenweenie.
Sony’s CGI0animated Hotel Transylvania won the weekend, opening at the North American box office a record-breaking $43 million, while the Sony co-production Looper scored second place and performed well in China.
Spinoff Online was invited to attend the opening night for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights. In addition to the various mazes, we were treated to one of the first showings of “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure.”
Magicians Penn & Teller gave Spinoff Online a walkthrough of their new Universal Orlando maze “Penn & Teller New(kd) Las Vegas” ahead of the opening of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights.
Spinoff Online was at Universal Orlando for the opening of Halloween Horror Nights, where we were among the first to walk through the Walking Dead-inspired maze. It turns out the zombie apocalypse is just as scary when you’re walking through it as it is on the TV screen.
Universal reveals the very first red band trailer for RZA’s action flick The Man With The Iron Fists starring Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu and lots of weapons.
At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal Pictures teased its film slate all the way into summer 2013, with previews of Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bourne Legacy, R.I.P.D. and much more.
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?