James Wan

The Conjuring 2 trailer is even more terrifying
in reverse

If you watched the trailer for horror sequel The Conjuring 2 backwards would you turn into a demon-worshipping maniac who howls at the moon and bathes in the blood of pigs? Let’s hope not, as the folks at Warner Bros. Home Entertaiment are allowing folks to do just that as a promotion for the release of the film on Blu-ray and DVD.

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Lights Out sequel is in early stages at New Line

Don’t turn out the lights just yet. New Line is in early development on a sequel to the latest horror film Lights Out, EW has confirmed.

The James Wan-produced vehicle made a name for itself when it opened last weekend, debuting at No. 3 and, to date, grossing $27.6 million domestically, prompting a continuation of the story. No additional details on how the story will progress or what cast may return is known at this time.

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Box office report: Star Trek Beyond numbers nearly triple Lights Out, Ice Age: Collision Course

Nearly tripling the grosses of its fellow new wide releases, Star Trek Beyond earned a solid estimated $59.6 million on 3,928 screens over its opening weekend. Still, Beyond’s numbers mark the lowest debut for the franchise since Star Trek: Nemesis flopped with $18.5 million back in 2002.

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The Lights Out trailer is absolutely terrifying

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It is easy to imagine a lot of people deciding to fall asleep with the lights on after watching the extremely creepy new trailer for horror film Lights Out (out July 22). Directed by newcomer David F. Sandberg – and based on a short by the same filmmaker – the movie concerns a supernatural entity who haunts the darkness.

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The Conjuring 2 director James Wan explains his love for crazy British TV show The Goodies

In between jumping out of their seats at the film’s supernatural shenanigans, viewers of The Conjuring 2 may find themselves pondering this question: What the hell is that crazy-looking show which keeps turning up on the television in the haunted house of director James Wan’s London-set terror tale? The answer is The Goodies. Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie, this extremely strange ’70s-era U.K. series show — part sitcom, part collection of surreal sketches — was hugely popular in both Britain and in Australia, where Wan was raised.

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Box office preview: Finding Dory to out-swim Central Intelligence

Swimming into theaters this weekend as Fandango’s top animated pre-seller of all time is Pixar’s long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, and there’s no questioning the hold it has on worldwide audiences.

After the hefty grosses of films like Zootopia, The Jungle Book, and Captain America: Civil War, Disney is looking at yet another 2016 box office giant with its sequel to the 2003 animated hit — one that can set the studio back on course after Alice Through the Looking Glass failed to deliver at the domestic box office.

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