E.L. James Wants to Write Second Fifty Shades Script, Ruin Everything

Oh crap! If you enjoyed the first installment of Fifty Shades of Grey on the big screen, you're going to be a little upset at this news: The woman who wrote the terrible books now wants to write the terrible screenplays and ruin all your sexy fun by making the dialogue even more wooden and stilted than ever. » 2/19/15 10:30pm 2/19/15 10:30pm

Listen up, Lydias: Michael Keaton says Beetlejuice 2 is happening. Tim Burton's on board. Keaton tells MTV News: "Without giving too much away we've talked to each other, and e-mailed each other, and if he's in, it's going to be hard not to be in." Okay, but I'm not in until I know about Delia Deetz and her "art." » 2/14/14 12:50pm 2/14/14 12:50pm

Who Wants a Third Basic Instinct with Sharon Stone as a Porn Magnate?

In a movie-making era of pre-branded, built-in-audience features, the sequel, remake, and adaptation reign supreme. Why make a brand new movie with brand new characters when you can just recycle old characters? People are leery of strangers, and with good reason: strangers are totally unpredictable, a lesson most of… » 5/22/13 10:30pm 5/22/13 10:30pm

Hands in, Aca-Bitches: Pitch Perfect Gets Sequel

The Aca-Tramps from Pitch Perfect are headed back to the theaters in 2015. Kay Cannon is returning as the screenwriter (yes!), but nothing is confirmed beyond that — though it's hard to imagine the cast would pass up the opportunity to reprise their rolls in a Cannon-penned script. Besides, what else does that cast of… » 4/17/13 10:30am 4/17/13 10:30am

Whatever Happened to the Dragon Tattoo Sequel?

Last week there was a news item from The Hollywood Reporter regarding the possibility that David Fincher's next film might be Gone Girl. But wasn't he supposed to be working on The Girl Who Played With Fire? » 1/31/13 12:20pm 1/31/13 12:20pm

Today In Movies You Don't Need Or Want: Saw 8 & Top Gun 2

Hollywood Is Out Of Ideas Part MMMCMLXXXV: Sick-shit franchise Saw may return, with its eighth film. (2010's Saw 3D was the 7th and most recent movie.) Lionsgate Vice Chairman Michael Burns recently admitted, "I'm sure, some day, you'll see Saw back in the picture." See-saw! Meanwhile: At a press junket for Mission… » 12/08/11 2:10pm 12/08/11 2:10pm

Top Gun Sequel In The Works

Though Tom Cruise recently denied he's revisiting the danger zone, Paramount Pictures is negotiating with Top Gun producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Tony Scott about making Top Gun 2. Cruise would reportedly have a small role as a flight instructor. » 10/15/10 12:27pm 10/15/10 12:27pm

The Ghosts Of Tampons Past

Tampons, like painful memories and the websites on which one was once paid to instantaneously chronicle in vivid detail said memories, can haunt. Herewith, Moe Tkacik passionately appeals for longer tampon strings by writing extra-long sentences. (Warning: it happened, again.) » 1/24/10 8:00pm 1/24/10 8:00pm