While Tim Burton was busy remaking Dark Shadows on the big screen this year — and what a disappointment that turned out to be — another '60s cult item, the horror parody The Munsters, was getting a lavish reboot from Burton's TV counterpart Bryan Fuller, whose Pushing Daisies remains a fantastical benchmark of blending the whimsical and the macabre into a dazzling visual smorgasbord.
The result, reported to have cost NBC in the neighborhood of $10 million, is one of the weirdest hybrids of the comical and eerie in quite some time...
Taken 2 easily took the top spot at the weekend box office.
The Liam Neeson action film grossed an estimated $50 million in its first weekend of release, doubling the opening weekend totals for the first Taken film in 2009, according to Box Office Mojo. Last weekend's No. 1 film, Hotel Transylvania, fell to...
Fringe co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Ocri are developing a pilot for Fox based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The pilot will be a "modern-day supernatural thriller" based on the 19th century short story by Washington Irving, according to EW.
The Avengers continued to obliterate records at the box office — becoming the first film to make more than $100 million in its second week of release, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Avengers grossed an estimated $103.1 million to easily hold on to the top spot. The Marvel superhero film also became the movie to reach $300 million and $350 million the fastest, and the movie...
More than 40 years before True Blood and Twilight made angst-ridden vampires the hot new thing, there was a wicked little afternoon soap called Dark Shadows. At its center was Barnabas Collins, a brooding bloodsucker played with equal parts torment and relish by Jonathan Frid, and if you were an offbeat kid in the late 1960s there's a good chance you raced home from school to watch it. Tim Burton, the acclaimed director, was one of those eager young fans. And now he's put his own spin on things. His movie version of Dark Shadows opens May 11 with a starry cast headed by Johnny Depp — yet another boyhood buff of the soap — as the reluctant, guilt-ridden and immortally sexy Barnabas.