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A tree monster rises in clip from J.A. Bayona's A Monster Calls

Originally scheduled to be a Halloween release, director J.A. Bayona's fantasy film A MONSTER CALLS is now set to reach theatres around Christmas - it moved from the season of the witch to awards season. Whether it's an Oscar contender or not, it most certainly does feature a giant talking tree monster (voiced by Liam Neeson), so if we can't watch the full film for...
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Colin Trevorrow describes Jurassic World sequel as a parable

In a recent interview , JURASSIC WORLD director Colin Trevorrow said that he was working with screenwriter Derek Connolly and director J.A. Bayona, who is taking over the helm from him for the JURASSIC WORLD sequel, to make sure a follow-up would have a reason to exist. Speaking at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain, Trevorrow may have revealed the aspect that makes the filmmakers...
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Jurassic World 2: suspense, scares, animatronics, and reason to exist

JURASSIC WORLD director Colin Trevorrow is handing the directorial reins of the film's sequel to THE ORPHANAGE director J.A. Bayona, but he is still deeply involved with the development of the follow-up, collaborating closely with Bayona while working on the script with returning screenwriter Derek Connolly. Trevorrow recently sat for an interview with the hosts of the Jurassic...
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Colin Trevorrow envisions a Jurassic World trilogy

Sometimes it can be seriously annoying when filmmakers are planning ahead for sequels before they even see how successful the film they're currently working on will be. Everyone wants to make a trilogy these days, whether it's warranted or not. But sometimes sequel plans make sense, especially when you're Colin Trevorrow, who directed JURASSIC WORLD and revived the...
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A Monster Calls this Christmas: J. A. Bayona fantasy flick date pushed back

J. A. Bayona's fantasy monster flick  A MONSTER CALLS has been yanked back down the schedule once more. Last time, it was only moved back a week, but now it's sliding two months down. This might be in an effort to avoid competing with OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL , which looks against all odds like it'll be pretty good, but here's the interesting thing: the film will...
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Liam Neeson shares a new trailer for A Monster Calls

Hosted by Liam Neeson, the new trailer for J.A. Bayona's A MONSTER CALLS has arrived online, and it's one that I highly recommend that you check out. Based on the 2011 children's book by Patrick Ness (who wrote the screenplay adaptation) and inspired by an idea from the late Siobhan Dowd, A MONSTER CALLS tells the following story:  12-year-old Conor...
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The Witch's Anya Taylor-Joy signs on for Sergio G. Sanchez's Marrowbone

Anya Taylor-Joy delivered a breakthrough performance in THE WITCH , and has since followed that up by landing the title role in Luke Scott's sci-fi thriller MORGAN . For her next movie, the 20-year-old actress is staying within the genre, signing on to star in Sergio G. Sanchez's psychological thriller MARROWBONE . This is the feature directorial debut of Sanchez, who...
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Teaser poster debuts for J.A. Bayona's A Monster Calls

With just over four months to go until the release of A MONSTER CALLS , the latest film from THE ORPHANAGE director J.A. Bayona, a teaser poster has arrived online, with the filmmaker officially unveiling it himself on his Twitter account. Written by Patrick Ness, based on his 2011 children's book (which was inspired by an idea from the late Siobhan Dowd),  A MONSTER...
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J. A. Bayona's A Monster Calls to call in a week later

Now that THE ORPHANAGE 's J. A. Bayona has signed on to helm the follow-up to the devastatingly successful JURASSIC WORLD , buzz has been building up for his most recent feature,  A MONSTER CALLS . The lush fantasy adventure is still coming this Fall, but the release date has been pushed back one week, to October 21st , presumably for a snugger Halloween release. That...
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Lionsgate to bring Marrowbone to a worldwide audience

J. A. Bayona's career was more or less kick-started by Guillermo del Toro, who produced THE ORPHANAGE . Well, now the tides have turned and Bayona has become his own del Toro. As he moves onto big Hollywood blockbusters (he will be helming the upcoming sequel to JURASSIC WORLD ), he is also producing Spanish horror and giving a break to another deserving filmmaker: His...
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J.A. Bayona to executive produce Sergio G. Sanchez's Marrowbone

J.A. Bayona is currently gearing up to direct the next JURASSIC PARK / JURASSIC WORLD sequel, but as he heads into blockbuster territory he's still keeping in touch with his supernatural horror roots. The director of THE ORPHANAGE (pictured above), who was also at the helm of the first two episodes of Penny Dreadful, is on board to executive produce MARROWBONE , a film to be...
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Dial up this stunning new trailer for A Monster Calls with Liam Neeson

A MONSTER CALLS , the bombastic new fantasy adventure film from THE ORPHANAGE helmer J. A. Bayona, has a new trailer out and boy is it something else. Bayona has certainly taken the lessons of ORPHANAGE producer Guillermo del Toro to heart, painting a marvelous fantasy chapter full of vivid imagery, bold colors, and an unforgettable, impeccably designed monster. Check out the...
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