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Alex Kurtzman assures that the new Universal Monsters movies are horror

We still have more than a year to wait until entries in Universal's Marvel-inspired attempt to create a cinematic universe with reboots of their classic monsters (Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Creature from the Black Lagoon) start hitting theatres, but development of this universe is in full swing. Entrusted by Universal to oversee the universe building are...

Remake of The Creature from the Black Lagoon nabs writer Jeff Pinkner

A new version of the 1954 horror classic THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has been in various stages of development, off and on, for over thirty years at this point. The project has passed through the hands of writers and directors like Jack Arnold (the director of the original film), Nigel Kneale, John Carpenter, Ivan Reitman, Guillermo del Toro, Gary Ross (son of one of the original...

Cool Horror Videos: AITH's Killer Guide to Horror: The Gill Man

We're back at ya with another installment of AITH'S KILLER GUIDE TO HORROR and this time our pal Nick is taking on the terrifying CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, one of Universal's Classic Monsters that is the last surviving creature of an amphibious humanoid species with a taste for blood. Call him what you will: Gill-Man, Man-Fish, The Creature...either way, as Nick...

Will Scarlett Johansson meet the Creature from the Black Lagoon?

Looks like Universal Pictures is not giving up on its long in the works CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON remake. The Tracking Board has it that the studio aims to cast Scarlett Johansson in the lead role of the creature feature. Nothing has been confirmed yet, as the site explains Scarlett is being "courted" by Universal for the role and is their top choice. But who will direct? A...

New Universal Monster movie being written by Fargo creator Noah Hawley

As we already know, Universal's revamping of its "Monsters" library is fully underway . With DRACULA UNTOLD a few weeks from opening and a reboot of THE MUMMY coming in 2016 (which Alex Kurtzman will direct), the studio is attempting to give classic characters like The Mummy, Dracula, Wolfman and Frankenstein's Monster their own Marvel-like shared universe. Hey, everyone else is doing it,...

It's the Booze Talkin': Do the Universal Monster flicks need to be remade?

This past weekend audiences clearly had little desire to put down their hard earned cash for the latest horror inspired action flick I, FRANKENSTEIN. Yes the reviews are dismal and even moviegoers didnít seem all too enthralled with a man-made creation in Aaron Eckhartís form. I personally missed the flick but according to our own Eric Walkuskiís review , I didnít miss much. For an...

Arrow in the Head Gets a Sneak Peek at Halloween Horror Nights 2013!

It’s almost that time of year again, and I couldn’t be more excited. Yes, Halloween is only a couple months away and one of my favorite annual events by far is Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood. Every year, Creative Director John Murdy thinks of exciting new ways to terrify those in attendance. Throughout the years he has managed to create some seriously...
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