It Follows' David Robert Mitchell is writing a horror script about a killer sound

David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows was all about how naked people are scary (unless you subscribe to high-minded concepts like “metaphors”), and now he’s writing a horror script based around a similarly simple fear. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mitchell is writing an full-length adaptation of Julian Terry’s…

YouTube pulls The Nun ad for being too scary (and also cheap and infuriating)

Back in the day, before internet pranks involved ruining someone’s life or tricking them into watching a cheesy music video, we all got our kicks with jump scare videos. It was a simple gag: You tell someone to find the secret object hidden in a “photo,” and after a minute or so of silence, a scary face would appear…

Let's revisit the many projects Jordan Peele has in the works

Having acquired a healthy stash of Hollywood capital after the smash success of his Oscar-winning horror satire Get Out—and the enthusiastic critical reception to Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, produced by his company Monkeypaw Productions—Jordan Peele has refused to be even remotely shy about spending it. Earlier today, …

Knicks owner James Dolan wrote a morose ballad about his friend Harvey Weinstein

James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks and a longtime friend of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, has recorded a bluesy folk song with his band JD & The Straight Shot about Weinstein’s fall. The song is called “I Should’ve Known,” but according to The New York Daily News (via Vulture), Dolan says it’s not…

Shia LaBeouf is coming for Jared Leto's Joker in this teaser image for The Tax Collector

Remember when you first saw Jared Leto’s take on the Joker for the Suicide Squad movie? Remember the way the unhinged madness of his various “ha ha ha” tattoos sent a chill down your spine? His was the very face of chaos, a man who had looked into the black void of society and come out laughing on the other side. Now,…

Black Panther's Rachel Morrison reminds us pregnancy is not some magical impediment to making awesome films

If we had to sit here and list all the ways, subtle and overt, that the working world is systemically titled against women, we’d be here all day. (But just to do a dab of due diligence: Unequal pay, sexual harassment, constantly getting talked over, double standards…It’s an unpleasantly unceasing list.) One of the…

Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth are both threatening to walk away from Star Trek 4

It’s been a minute since we’d heard anything major about the upcoming fourth movie in the rebooted Star Trek franchise. (To be clear, we’re talking here about the one that’s reportedly being directed by S.J. Clarkson, not that bizarre Quentin Tarantino version that’s also in the works.) The assumption, though, was…