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Our Worst Fears Realized; They’re Turning the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes
Our Worst Fears Realized; They’re Turning the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes
The likes of Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man have no business aping the Marvel “shared universe” structure in the first place. They're monsters! Let them monster! Any of our well-intentioned blogging-into-the-wind was too little, too late because the head of Universal has pretty much come and out said that they're taking the horror out of their horror icons.
10 Halloween Movies for People Who Hate Scary Movies
10 Halloween Movies for People Who Hate Scary Movies
It’s easy to find Halloween movies. A cursory Google-search yields a slew of time-honored terror, vetted by thousands of critics and fans. But for those weak-stomached folks who avoid horror flicks at all costs, this bounty of murder porn, slasher flicks, and Romero rip-offs are highway to bad dream city. There are, of course, plenty of happy Halloween movies that are safe for the squeamish. They just take a bit more effort than a Google search to uncover.
Universal is Rebooting Their Classic Monsters Into a Shared Universe
Universal is Rebooting Their Classic Monsters Into a Shared Universe
Few movie studios have a legacy as clearly defined by horror movies as Universal, who made their name in the early days of cinema with films like 'Dracula,' 'Frankenstein,' 'The Wolfman' and 'The Mummy.' And no one seems to be more aware of the importance those icons have than the studio itself. Why else would they be launching a massive campaign to revive their classic monsters in a series of films over the next few years?
‘Dracula Untold’ Poster: First Look at Luke Evans as the Vampiric Dark Knight [UPDATE]
‘Dracula Untold’ Poster: First Look at Luke Evans as the Vampiric Dark Knight [UPDATE]
Hollywood isn't short on origin stories these days, and the first 'Dracula Untold' poster has emerged to herald the arrival of yet another one. Luke Evans, last seen in 'Fast and Furious 6' and 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' leads his own blockbuster as the man who would soon be known to the world as the iconic vampire lord, Dracula.
NBC’s Newest ‘Dracula’ Trailer Doubles Down on Blood and Lust
NBC’s Newest ‘Dracula’ Trailer Doubles Down on Blood and Lust
After much time spent in development, NBC's Jonathan Rhys-Meyers starring 'Dracula' finally released its first trailer with its pickup announcement earlier this year. Now, following a brief preview of the re-imagined horror series this past week at Comic-Con 2013, NBC has made available the latest trailer for the Friday horrorfest, with a heaping helping of blood, and babes.
NBC Fall 2013 Trailers: ‘The Michael J. Fox Show,’ Johnathan Rhys-Meyers’ ‘Dracula’ and More!
NBC Fall 2013 Trailers: ‘The Michael J. Fox Show,’ Johnathan Rhys-Meyers’ ‘Dracula’ and More!
Yesterday NBC laid out its fall lineup for viewers, retooling its Thursday nights in particular to lead a new comedy block building up to Michael J. Fox's new show, the aptly named 'The Michael J. Fox Show.' Among the new offerings include the long-awaited Johnathan Rhys-Meyers' 'Dracula' and 'Office' vet James Spader's 'The Blacklist,' but how would you like to check out the trailers of NBC's new
‘Community’ Season 5 to 2014, Plus NBC Fall Schedule Announcement!
‘Community’ Season 5 to 2014, Plus NBC Fall Schedule Announcement!
We'd be hard pressed to say who had the most brutal of cancellations and fruitful pickups between the five major networks this weekend, but few would offer that NBC had any undeserved ends. Even so, the peacock has become the first among the five to set its major schedule, moving 'Revolution' and 'Parenthood' to new nights, scheduling Jonathan Rhys-Meyers 'Dracula' for fall and moving 'Community'
NBC’s ‘Dracula’ Pilot Casts its Van Helsing
NBC’s ‘Dracula’ Pilot Casts its Van Helsing
For a series with a straight-to-series 10-episode order and an established leading man in 'The Tudors' star Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, we're increasingly drawn to NBC's forthcoming 'Dracula' adaptation without even a scrap of footage or photos. Previously casting its female leads, now we've learned that NBC's 'Dracula' has set its sights on the iconic professor Abraham Van Helsing, casting 'King Kong'
NBC’s ‘Dracula’ Casts ‘Arrow’ Star as Female Lead
NBC’s ‘Dracula’ Casts ‘Arrow’ Star as Female Lead
NBC's been rather quiet on the front of its upcoming straight-to-series adaptation 'Dracula,' little known other than 'The Tudors' star Jonothan Rhys-Meyers would take the title role for a series helmed by 'Carnivale' creator Dan Knauf. Now, new reports have emerged that recent (and future) 'Arrow' guest star Jessica De Gouw has joined the production in the role of the series' female lead Mina, bu
‘Carnivale’ Creator Sinks His Teeth Into NBC’s ‘Dracula’
‘Carnivale’ Creator Sinks His Teeth Into NBC’s ‘Dracula’
Say, remember that 'Dracula' adaptation NBC was developing with 'The Tudors' star Jonathan Rhys-Meyers in the titular role? Yeah, neither did we, but with all the other programs on deck for NBC's future, including 'Hannibal' and the upcoming 'Community' delays preoccupying us, it was easy to let one slip. Things may be looking up for the adapted vamprie series, however, acquiring 'Carnivale' creat