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James Wan to Produce Horror Movie “Sweet Tooth” for New Line

James Wan Smart HouseNico van den Brink’s short follows a woman who learns that her neighbors — a mother and her two kids — have been killed. That would be enough to freak out anyone, but when she continues to hear the children running around and laughing, she really starts to get the creeps.

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Why Does Everything James Wan Touch Turn to Gold?

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“Conjuring 3” In the Works: Here’s Hoping James Wan Finds a Way to Shake Things Up

The Conjuring 3Surely Wan saw how his Saw franchise grew a bit stale after seven films, so here’s hoping he finds a new director who’s eager to shake things up a bit rather than be content making another traditional haunted house movie.

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THE CONJURING 3 (SALES)

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New Line Developing Third “Conjuring” Spinoff Film Centered on “The Crooked Man”

Conjuring 2 ExcerptMike Van Waes is penning the script for the film, centered around the Crooked Man, a breakout character from The Conjuring 2, based on a story by universe architect James Wan.

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James Wan to Produce Alexandre Aja’s Killer Thriller “Smart House” for Lionsgate

James Wan Smart HouseBased on an original idea by Wan, Smart House follows a family in the witness protection program who are placed in the custody of a state of the art, autonomous ‘smart house.’ When a group of assassins locates the family, the house goes into lethal defense mode to protect them.

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Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Talks to Join Jason Momoa in “Aquaman”

Nicole Kidman Oscar winner Nicole Kidman and The Get Down‘s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are in early talks to join James Wan’s Aquaman as the titular hero’s mother Atlanna and the villainous Black Manta.

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THE NUN (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMLogline kept under wraps, but the movie is based on a character from The Conjuring 2.

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James Wan Partners With “San Andreas” Director Brad Peyton For Adaptation Of “Malignant Man”

538715316Wan co-created the comic that follows Alex Gates, a patient dying of a terminal disease who is discovers that his malignant tumor is actually a mysterious alien parasite that grants him incredible powers.

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THE RUNWAY – YOUR 2016 PILOT SURVIVAL GUIDE: CBS DRAMAS

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CBS feels like it’s still in transition. Considering the overall grim landscape of year-on-year ratings decline, Les Moonves seems relatively happy with his picks last season, leaving room for maybe 3 more fall dramas this time around.Get the complete breakdown in our CBS Drama pilots preview.

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The Conjuring 2 — Main Trailer (Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O’Connor)

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Ed and Lorraine Warren head to England to examine a series of scares afflicting the Hodgson family. Based on the true story of the Enfield Poltergeist.

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SAW: LEGACY (SALES)

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Logline kept under wraps.

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{Exclusive} Josh Stolberg And Pete Goldfinger Will Continue The “Saw: Legacy” For James Wan and Lionsgate

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Writing team Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger have been tapped to write Saw: Legacy, the eighth installment of the venerable horror franchise. James Wan, who directed the first Saw back in 2004, will serve as an executive producer on the film.

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Lionsgate Announces “MacGyver” Feature, With TV Reboot Also In The Works At CBS

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Lionsgate announced on Friday that it will develop a new action-adventure film based on the classic TV series, MacGyver. The project is being developed along with a television reboot at CBS.

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Amber Heard In Talks To Play Jason Momoa’s Queen In “Justice League” And “Aquaman”

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The highly anticipated Aquaman feature from DC Comics may have found its Queen Mera with actress Amber Heard in early talks to star in the role. In the comics, Mera is the love interest and eventual wife of the superhero Aquaman.

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The Conjuring 2 – Trailer (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Frances O’Connor)

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Ed and Lorraine Warren head to England to examine a series of scares afflicting the Hodgson family. Based on the true story of the Enfield Poltergeist.

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Abhi Sinha Joins The Cast Of James Wan’s “Conjuring” Sequel

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The Social Network star Abhi Sinha has been cast in James Wan’s Conjuring sequel, set to play Harry Whitmark. In the film, Sinha’s character will assist two paranormal investigators that work alongside the Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga’s Ed and Lorraine Warren.

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ANNABELLE 2 (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but serves as a sequel to 2014’s Annabelle.

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{Exclusive} “Annabelle” Scribe Gary Dauberman Returns For The Killer Doll’s Sequel

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Sources confirm that Annabelle 2 is actively in development, with Gary Dauberman returning for another sinister outing. The Conjuring helmer James Wan is once again producing, while Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada oversee for New Line.

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James Wan To Produce, Ian Goldberg & Richard Naing To Adapt Keith Donohue’s “The Boy Who Drew Monsters”

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New Line Cinema and the creator of Saw have signed on to produce Keith Donohue’s 2014 novel about an autistic boy who brings the monsters that he draws to life.

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THE BOY WHO DREW MONSTERS (Sales)

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An autistic 10-year-old is locked away from most of the world due to his Asperger’s and agoraphobia. He does, however, have the gift of bringing anything he draws to life; unfortunately he only seems to draw monsters.

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Madison Wolfe Will Star In “The Conjuring 2”

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The young actress continues her streak of choice roles over the last few years by nabbing the part of Francis O’Connor’s daughter in the upcoming The Conjuring sequel that will follow the story of the Enfield Poltergeist.

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Simon McBurney Joins “The Conjuring 2”

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Actor Simon McBurney has joined The Conjuring 2. The cast already includes Francis O’Connor, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson, with the latter two reprising their roles as Lorraine and Ed Warren.

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Frances O’Connor Joins “The Conjuring 2”

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O’Connor joins Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga for her second Blumhouse film.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} James Wan Ready To Play “Mortal Kombat”

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James Wan will produce the Mortal Kombat reboot currently underway at New Line Cinema and Broken Road Productions. The in-demand director has been brought over to uppercut some new life into this previously paused picture.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Hollywood Eyes “The Watcher” – True Scare Story Packaged Around Town

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In two days, the macabre report made national headlines and has already captivated Hollywood interest. I’m hearing that in a mad scramble to be the first out of the gate, several packages are being shopped all over town.

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LIGHTS OUT (SANDBERG) (SALES)

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When a family becomes terrorized by a malevolent supernatural entity, a young woman must step up to protect them from the being, which can be seen only when the lights go out.

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“Furious 7” Director James Wan Confirmed For “Aquaman” and “Robotech”

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Coming into the public eye with the hit indie thriller “Saw” in 2004, Wan was able to turn a small budget film into a cultural phenomenon.

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James Wan In Talks To Helm Sony’s “Robotech” Adaptation

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The Furious 7 director is in talks to helm the feature adaptation of the 1980s anime series, which was created by Harmony Gold USA and Japan’s Tatsunoko Productions. The series featured giant Mecha robots in order to fight off three successive alien attacks.

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THE ENTITY (REMAKE) (SALES)

Based on the true story of Carla Moran, a single mother who claimed to have been sexually and physically abused by a terrifying supernatural demon.

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