Illumination brings Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Grinch’ to the big screen

No one, it’s fair to say, was better equipped to adapt The Grinch into a 3D animated film than Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri. Not only had he successfully adapted two other Seuss books into feature films – 2008’s Horton Hears a Who! and 2012’s The Lorax – but his company, Illumination, has dominated the worldContinue reading “Illumination brings Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Grinch’ to the big screen”

Adam Scott, Toni Collette lead ‘Krampus’ cast

Talented actors Adam Scott (“Black Mass,” TV’s “Parks & Recreation”) and Toni Collette (“Little Miss Sunshine”) are joined by child sensation Emjay Anthony (Disney’s upcoming “The Jungle Book”) in Universal Pictures’ horror-comedy “Krampus.” When selecting the actors who would perform in “Krampus,” it was important to director Michael Dougherty to ensure that the cast feltContinue reading “Adam Scott, Toni Collette lead ‘Krampus’ cast”

‘Krampus’ director paints the holidays with fright

Krampus writer-director Michael Dougherty has long taken an interest in the delightfully dark and subversive.  From his breakout feature, 2007’s “Trick ’r Treat,” which began as a small release and has grown to attract a rabid cult following, to his unexpected research into the origins of the winter solstice, the filmmaker has discovered that theContinue reading “‘Krampus’ director paints the holidays with fright”

WATCH: ‘Krampus’ unleashes holiday havoc in new trailer

Krampus, the dark counterpart of Santa Claus, gets unleashed in a new trailer from the Christmas-themed horror thriller. Watch the trailer below. Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Krampus,” a darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the Christmas holiday. Directed by Michael Dougherty, “Krampus” stars Adam Scott, Toni Collette,Continue reading “WATCH: ‘Krampus’ unleashes holiday havoc in new trailer”