Jacob Hall Biography

Channing Tatum Will Play Evel Knievel For Director Darren Aronofsky

by Jacob Hall September 15, 2015 @ 9:53 AM
Warner Bros.
Channing Tatum, Hollywood’s most likable leading man, and Darren Aronofsky, one of the film industry’s most interesting filmmakers, are joining forces to make an Evel Knievel biopic. That’s a combination of names and subject matter that we never thought we’d see in the same sentence, but if Tatum wants to jump over buses on a motorcycle and if Aronofksy wants to film him doing it, we’re buying a ticket.

See ‘Spectre’ as Many Times as You Want With Unlimited Regal Cinemas Pass

by Jacob Hall September 14, 2015 @ 3:34 PM
Regal Cinemas is betting big on Spectre being a good movie. More specifically, they are betting that you, being the devoted James Bond fan that you are, will think Spectre is a good movie. Scratch that. They are betting on you thinking Spectre is a great movie, a movie worth seeing over and over and over again while it’s in theaters. That’s why they’re offering you the chance to buy an unlimited pass that will allow you see the 24th 007 adventure as many times as you’d like.

Christopher Nolan Reportedly Producing an ‘Akira’ Trilogy For Warner Bros.

by Jacob Hall September 14, 2015 @ 12:57 PM
A live action remake of the beloved 1988 anime Akira has been floating around Hollywood for over a decade, attracting and dropping actors and directors at a shocking rate (at one point, Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart were set to star0. For whatever reason, this film doesn’t want to get made. But Warner Bros. isn’t giving up on this project and if a new rumor is to be believed, they’ve officially reached out to one of the most powerful and popular filmmakers in their regular employ to make it happen. So, how do you feel about not one, but three Akira films spearheaded by Christopher Nolan?

‘Fantastic Four 2’ Is Still Happening For Some Reason

by Jacob Hall September 14, 2015 @ 10:32 AM
20th Century Fox
Before Fantastic Four opened to dismal box office and even more dismal reviews, 20th Century Fox attempted to combat the bad buzz surrounding the film by greenlighting a sequel. It was a vote of confidence – they were prepared to stick with this cast moving forward. Then everyone saw the final trainwreck and the internet proceeded to pick over the film’s fascinating corpse in a desperate attempt to figure out what happened with this production. We all assumed that announced sequel was dead and buried. We were wrong.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Perfect Guy’ and ‘The Visit’ Come Out Swinging

by Jacob Hall September 13, 2015 @ 11:03 AM
After September opened with a whimper, we were prepared for a dull couple of weeks. It looks like we shouldn’t have been so quick to judge. The one-two punch of The Perfect Guy and The Visit have suddenly made the least interesting month of the year interesting, opening big and opening close enough to one another to make for an interesting race. In the slower movie months, weekends like these are rare treats.

WookieeLeaks: Should You Buy ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’ or ‘Star Wars: Shattered Empire’?

by Jacob Hall September 11, 2015 @ 12:50 PM
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars’! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we review Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Shattered Empire, watch the trailer for Star Wars: Uprising, and gaze upon the newest toys you’ll have to own.

What Are the Infinity Stones? New Marvel Video Explains Everything You Need to Know

by Jacob Hall September 11, 2015 @ 11:38 AM
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has spent the past eight years and 12 movies slowly setting the stage for a showdown with Thanos, the ultimate villain of the Marvel comic books, in Avengers: Infinity War. And as any comic book fan will tell you, Thanos’ most famous plan involves collecting the six Infinity Stones, creating the Infinity Gauntlet, and dominating the entire universe as a god-like being. If that sentence sounds a little confusing, don’t worry. A new featurette is here to offer you a much-needed assist.

Comic Strip: Ron Perlman Is Still Talking About ‘Hellboy 3’

by Jacob Hall September 8, 2015 @ 11:52 AM
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Ron Perlman tries to will Hellboy 3 into existence, Avengers: Age of Ultron releases a few more featurettes, and The Rock taunts Superman.

The Death of ‘Disaster!’ and Remembering the Universal Studios That Was

by Jacob Hall September 8, 2015 @ 1:41 AM
Universal Studios
Themed entertainment is a like a shark or a relationship – it has to keep moving forward or it has to die. Today, September 8, 2015, marks the day that Universal officially leaves its past behind. Disaster!: A Major Motion Picture Ride Starring You, is closing to make way for a Fast and Furious themed ride. It’s closure marks the definitive end of the park’s original intentions, for better and for worse.

Weekend Box Office Report: Nobody Won This Boring Weekend

by Jacob Hall September 6, 2015 @ 12:11 PM
Summer is officially over, September is here, and the movies stink. While the big releases and heavy-hitters of the fall movie season make the festival rounds or rev up their marketing campaigns, audiences have to tough it out and wade through a lot of not-so-good movies. Welcome to September. It’s like this every year. Get ready for an excruciating month at the movies and at the box office.