Joe Manganiello, the actor best known for his roles in Magic Mike, Sabotage, and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy, is working on a movie about the the Smiths, with Morrissey's approval. It's titled Shoplifters of the World and takes as...Show More Summary
The success of Bryan Singer’s first X-Men film in 2000 arguably kicked off the modern era of superhero filmmaking, followed as it was by Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, Singer’s own X2 and the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 2008’s Iron Man. Show More Summary
Suggesting that Warner Bros. isn’t making a Justice League movie so much as it’s just remaking Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man, The Hollywood Reporter says that another actor from that movie has jumped from Marvel to DC. The first time around it was J.K. Show More Summary
Sam Raimi and Florian von Donnersmarck have launched Allegory Films, a new production company being formed in partnership with Beijing Cultural Investment Holding Ltd. The venture will be co-owned with the Chinese firm, which has committed $150 million in initial capital. Show More Summary
When Marvel Studios began ambitiously building towards the first Avengers movie, many openly wondered: how can they do this? Many times over the years, notably in Sam Raimi’s bloated Spider-Man 3, too many characters had clogged up the screen, diluting those films of any real focus. Show More Summary
In once again rebooting Spider-Man and introducing him to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures created a tiny little problem. Both of the original two franchises about the webslinger â?? Sam Raimi's Spider-Man and Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man - used what can really be called the best possible series titles. Show More Summary
Naughy Dog's Neil Druckmann reveals there hasn't been any work on the film adaptation in more than a year and a half.
The genre scene has lost another of its great villain actors, as Larry Drake, who worked with directors from Herschell Gordon Lewis to Sam Raimi and beyond, has died at age 66. Variety, off a story from TMZ, reports that Drake was found dead in his Hollywood home by a friend; a cause of death […]
Director Fede Alvarez made his feature debut with the EVIL DEAD remake, and for his second feature he has re-teamed with his co-writer on that film (Rodo Sayagues), its producers (Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert), and leading lady Jane Levy (pictured dealing with the EVIL DEAD above). Show More Summary
A new trailer for Captain America: Civil War has finally revealed Marvel Studios’ version of Spider-Man. This isn’t the Sam Raimi/Tobey Maguire Spider-Man, or the more recent Marc Webb/Andrew Garfield Amazing Spider-Man — this is a brand-new Spidey for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary
Zack Snyder‘s Justice League has found its Police Commissioner Gordon in Oscar winner J.K. Simmons. Having already played J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man movies, this screenplay (written by Chris Terrio) shouldn’t feel like unfamiliar territory. Produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, Warner Bros. plans to release the film in two […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, J.K. Simmons is going to be putting on some facial hair again to play another mustachioed comic book character. He previously played the eternally angry J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man movies, and now he has moved over to DC and Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Sam Raimi originally wanted to title this film "Book of the Dead," but producer Irvin Shapiro changed the title to "The Evil Dead" for fear that kids would be turned off seeing a movie with a literary reference.
Back in 2005-06 Bloody Disgusting broke the news to the world that Venom would be the main villain in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3. What we didn’t know is how bad he’d butcher the character, one that Raimi himself said he never identified with. It’s always been a bummer how Raimi’s Spider-Man franchise ended with a […]
Sony’s attempts to make a Venom spinoff date back years — before the Marc Webb / Andrew Garfield Spider-Man era, all the way back to the tail end of the Sam Raimi / Tobey Maguire era. So far, they haven’t had much success. And the latest...Show More Summary
Pet Sematary is one of those movies that fans really loved and hated. But now that the Stephen King classic novel has been optioned for yet another movie adaptation, the film could end up being scarier than the original. For horror and Stephen King fans, just about any of his work on the big screen... Show More Summary
While kids these days may look back on the Sam Raimi SPIDER-MAN films and see them as corny, folks like me have nothing but fond memories of it. From the development of their characters to interesting takes on the villains, it was a dream come true for comic book fans. Show More Summary
The X-Files FAQ by John Kenneth Muir (author of, amongst a staggering array of other titles, The Unseen Force: The Films of Sam Raimi, Eaten Alive At A Chainsaw Massacre: The Films of Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven: The Art of Horror, and Terror...Show More Summary
Evil Dead creator Sam Raimi’s has chosen his next project: an adaptation of George Friedman’s best-selling nonfiction book The Next 100 Years, which posits where the world may head over the next century. The movie version will be titled World War III, so suffice it to say we’re apparently not heading for a happy ending. Read more...
Based on George Friedman’s non-fiction best seller, The Next 100 Years.