After years on the shelf and ultimately debuting on Amazon Prime Video, My Spy reportedly performed so well that a sequel is now under consideration by Amazon and STX. The family film starred Dave Bautista as an undercover spy who reluctantly befriends and trains a young girl.
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Fox was set to release all three upcoming Fear Street films next summer, based on the popular horror book series from R.L. Stine, but Disney’s acquisition of the company put those plans on hold. Instead, Netflix has now acquired the films, all three of which were directed by Leigh Janiak (Scream: The TV Series), and will release one per month next summer during what it is calling “The Summer of Fear.”
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Perhaps you thought you’ve seen the last of Blockbuster Video, the rental store that gave us our VHS tapes for the weekend with a dose of sugar on the way out. Well, you kind of have, but the last standing store, located in Bend, Oregon, has been decked out and is now available for Airbnb rental. Sure, only for three nights, but fun gimmick!
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After a well-received turn as a tortured woman in The Invisible Man, Elisabeth Moss is set to team with Blumhouse once again in an adaptation of the upcoming novel Mrs. March. The story follows a New York housewife who loses grip on reality when she begins to believe that her husband based the main character of his novel on her. Moss’ new production company Love and Squalor Pictures will develop with Blumhouse.
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A young Karl Rove will grace the screen in the James Schamus directed College Republicans, a 2010 Black List favorite focusing on a dirty national College Republicans club election. Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) will portray Rove while Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game) will portray Rove’s campaign director, Lee Atwater.
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