#1 ‘The Conjuring’ Scares Up $41.5M Weekend But Other New Films Sink Or Soft: ‘R.I.P.D.’, ‘Turbo’, ‘Red 2′, As Sizzling Summer Fizzles

By | Sunday July 21, 2013 @ 7:38am PDT

SUNDAY 7:30 AM,  3RD UPDATE: Sizzling Summer 2013 is now fizzling, and $200M total moviegoing this domestic weekend was down -20% from last year. Hollywood was especially glum while the media was annoyingly gleeful over more big-budget movies bombing. … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘R.I.P.D’

By | Wednesday April 17, 2013 @ 5:10pm PDT

Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds star in Universal‘s R.I.P.D., the Robert Schwentke-directed 3D supernatural comedy about two cops dispatched by the otherworldly Rest In Peace Department to protect and serve the living from souls who refuse to move peacefully to the other side. The movie is due out … Read More »

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Universal To Release ‘R.I.P.D.’ In 3D, Moves ’2 Guns’, ‘Kick-Ass 2′ Dates

By | Thursday February 28, 2013 @ 5:00pm PST

EXCLUSIVE: Universal‘s supernatural action-adventure R.I.P.D. will now be released in 3-D, the studio announced today as it made a flurry of updates to its summer schedule. However, the Dark Horse comic adaptation starring … Read More »

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Mike O’Malley Added To ‘R.I.P.D.’ Cast

By | Thursday August 25, 2011 @ 10:52am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Mike O’Malley, who is a series regular on Glee and a writer on Showtime’s Shameless, has just been cast in Universal’s supernatural comedy R.I.P.D., which stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds in a movie based on the Peter Lenkov … Read More »

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Jeff Bridges To ‘R.I.P.D’ [TOLDJA Needed?]

By | Wednesday May 25, 2011 @ 7:01pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Let’s see, back on April 28, The Wrap ripped off Deadline’s revelation that Jeff Bridges was negotiating to star with Ryan Reynolds in the Robert Schwentke-directed R.I.P.D. at Universal, after Deadline revealed that Zach Galifianakis wouldn’t be doing the movie. Now, The Wrap is  claiming an “exclusive” that … Read More »

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No ‘R.I.P.D’ For Zach Galifianakis

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Zach Galifianakis is withdrawing from starring with Ryan Reynolds in the Universal Pictures supernatural comedy R.I.P.D., which Robert Schwentke will direct. Galifianakis liked the project just fine–it’s about a force of undead police officers based on the Peter Lenkov … Read More »

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Robert Schwentke In ‘R.I.P.D.’ Deal

By | Tuesday September 7, 2010 @ 6:52pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Robert Schwentke has locked a deal to direct R.I.P.D., the Universal  Pictures supernatural-themed action film that will star Ryan Reynolds. Schwentke, who is creating buzz for the upcoming Bruce Willis-Helen Mirren-starrer Red, will start shooting late next summer, when … Read More »

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