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‘Happy Death Day’ has already made back its production budget more than five times. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Curiously, given that he’s better known as a director, and hasn’t scored a movie in sixteen years, few have had more influence on 21st century film scores than John Carpenter. The synth-heavy approach on the horror master’s movies was unfashionable for a long time, but a new wave of genre pictures like “It Follows,” “The Guest” and the like have turned heads with their Carpenter-evoking scores, even leading to a resurgence of interesting in the helmer’s music, leading to him releasing a couple of albums and playing music festivals. Continue reading John Carpenter Could Score David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Reboot at The Playlist.

It’s been a rough few years to be a Spike Lee fan. He’s one of our best living filmmakers, but his output in the last decade has been underwhelming in one way or another, whether being a bit dull (“Miracle At St. Anna”), quite good but underseen (“Red Hook Summer,” “Chi-Raq”), quite bad and also underseen (“Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus”), or career-nadir-bad and also totally unseen (the “Oldboy” remake). Continue reading Spike Lee To Direct ‘Black Klansman’ With Jordan Peele Producing at The Playlist.

Disney’s live-action adaptation of the classic animated musical could clear $60 million on Friday alone on its way to landing one of the top 10 openings of all time, not accounting for inflation. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

The Disney live-action fairy tale landed one of the top 10 openings of all time and the biggest ever for a PG title, both in North America and overseas. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Two years ago was when we first got some real details on Jordan Peele‘s Get Out. The Key and Peele star said he was interested in making a horror movie that “does jump off of racial fears” and “the fears of being a black man today.” With his directorial debut, Peele wanted a protagonist he doesn’t see in horror movies. […] The post ‘Get Out’ Trailer: Jordan Peele Directs a Blumhouse Production appeared first on /Film.