Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks is Developing a Sequel to ‘Spaceballs,’ Finally

by Britt Hayes February 6, 2015 @ 5:48 PM
Now that ‘Star Wars’ has been revived with an incredibly promising new trilogy, isn’t about time for ‘Spaceballs’ to return? Original ‘Spaceballs’ director Mel Brooks thinks so, and while he’s previously hinted at the possibility of a sequel to the 1987 ‘Star Wars’ spoof, this is the first time that Brooks seems really dedicated to the concept. But it might not be an easy road to production.

Mel Brooks Will Play Adam Sandler’s (Vampire) Dad in ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

by Matt Singer November 26, 2014 @ 10:07 AM
Sony Pictures Animation
You can make all the “‘Hotel Transylvania’ sucked!” jokes you want (and then follow them with with all the “Get it? Sucked? Because vampires?” you want), but make no mistake: The movie was a big ol’ hit. The animated film about a hotel for famous monsters in a location I’ve yet to verify (but possibly Transylvania) earned almost $150 million in the United States and another $210 million worldwide back in 2012. That naturally inspired the upcoming sequel, ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’ which will open in theaters next September, and once again features the voices of Adam Sandler (as Count Dracula), Adam Samberg (as Jonathan, a human), Selena Gomez (as Drac’s daughter Mavis), Kevin James (as Frank[enstein]), and Steve Buscemi (as Wayne the werewolf).

Their First Gig: The Television Beginnings of Major Film Directors

by Jacob Hall June 28, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
The upcoming release of 'Thor: The Dark World' may bring back every cast member from the previous film, but there is a new man sitting behind the camera: Emmy award winner Alan Taylor, directing his first feature film in a decade. For many people...