A new Gremlins film has been in development for several years, with a handful of different writers attached at various points. Last we heard, the new installment in the franchise will take a Jurassic World-style approach, essentially operating as a legacyquel that takes place 30 years later and maintains the canon from the previous films while introducing new characters. While we wait for more updates on Gremlins 3, two of the writers who previously developed ideas for the sequel have shared their rejected pitch, which basically sounds like Mogwais on a Plane.
The majority of the creatures in Gremlins, like Gizmo and Stripe, were all puppets created for the movie. But, before they decided on puppets, they actually tried to get monkeys to play the Gremlins, but the monkeys started freaking out when they put the masks on them. This is just one of the Gremlins facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!
Arrow Season 4 managed to up its directing credentials with guest spots for names like Lexi Alexander and James Bamford, a trend that looks to continue into January’s Legends of Tomorrow as well. Bank on The Atom reaching some Innerspace, as veteran director Joe Dante will helm an episode of the new DC drama.
The basic existence of a long-rumored new installment in the popcorn classic Gremlins franchise has been confirmed, un-confirmed, re-confirmed, re-unconfirmed, etc. etc. The fate of a possible return to the universe first built by Joe Dante in 1984 still hangs in a realm of uncertainty, but the upshot of the current scarcity of facts has been the freedom to imagine what, after all this time, a new
The Gremlins reboot has been in development for years now, and last we heard, the new installment in the franchise won’t be a remake, nor will it have the involvement of original director Joe Dante. That’s good and bad news, but original writer and producer Chris Columbus is quite protective of the property, and while it won’t be a remake, it will take inspiration from the biggest film of the year.
Have you ever wondered where all the crazy ideas in sequels come from? Finally, Key & Peele revealed the secret. This is going to ruffle some feathers in Los Angeles. But sometimes the truth hurts and you just have to deal with it. Spoilers for the inner-workings of the movie industry from here on out.