Did you realize Pitch Perfect has made over $200 million across theaters and home media, becoming Universal's third highest-grossing on-demand title ever, just behind Bridesmaids? Naturally, the studio has realized that, and they're taking it as more than a sign that they should sell everything with women acting tough in front of a wall. At their CinemaCon presentation yesterday, Universal officially announced a Pitch Perfect sequel, giving the film a loose release date sometime in 2015. As of yet, only screenwriter Kay Cannon is confirmed to return, and given the growing careers of stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, it's hard to say how difficult it might be to reunite the full cast. Good thing the first film ends with the reveal that an indeterminate number of the Bellas are going to prison on conspiracy murder charges.
Standing in the way of fake scientific progress, Universal has delayed the release of their long-developing fourth Jurassic Park film. The studio in January arbitrarily set a June 13, 2014 release date for the film but only two months later secured a director in Safety Not Guar... / Continue →
Like far too many public transit passengers, Gus Van Sant is making far too grotesquely visible his interest in Fifty Shades of Grey. TheWrap reports that with Focus Features and Universal developing the so-called "mommy porn" bondage novel into a feature film, the Milk directo... / Continue →
Fulfilling all the wildest fantasies of horny teenage nerds hoping to fuck John Hughes' ghost, Universal Pictures will remake the writer-director's 1985 sci-fi comedy Weird Science. Deadline reports the studio will produce with Joel Silver, with whom they worked on the original... / Continue →