Dustin KempDustin Kemp is a writer at The Inquisitr in addition to being a freelance copywriter specializing in business plans and proposals. Dustin has a bachelor's degree in mass communication with a specialization in political and persuasive rhetoric. Dustin enjoys writing about all things Stephen King, as well as the occasional celeb-focused or political news story. Dustin lives in the sprawling Vietnamese metropolis of Ho Chi Minh city, but, oddly, loves baseball (especially the San Francisco Giants) and working around horses.
Most horror movie fans and cinema buffs in general will be familiar with at least two films directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt: the 1995 classic crime thriller Se7en and the even more highly revered 1999 action drama Fight Club. Those demographics and anyone else who loves a good film will undoubtedly be… Continue reading ‘World War Z’ Sequel: David Fincher Directing The ‘Se7en,’ ‘Fight Club’ Reunion
In a recent interview with Bustle, country music star Carrie Underwood revealed that she has been very susceptible to media pressure in the past, and that is what kept her from getting in shape for most of her life. In the past year or two, Carrie Underwood has been hitting the gym hard, and she… Continue reading Carrie Underwood Says She Was Pressured Into Staying Out Of Shape
It’s a very sad prospect that Rick and Morty, one of the most beloved TV shows among the internet crowd, may be over for good, never to even release a third season. Still, that’s what some sources are saying may be the case, and the actions of Rick and Morty co-creators Justin Roiland and Dan… Continue reading ‘Rick And Morty’ Season 3 Canceled For Good?
This just in from Bloody Disgusting: the Andres Muschietti adaptation of Stephen King’s IT coming out on September 8 has officially received an R rating! That definitely bodes well for people who want to see something close in tone to the legendary source material, because, as Screen Rant points out, It is definitely not a… Continue reading 5 Things The ‘IT’ Movie Can Include Now We Know It Will Be Rated R
Several days ago, Britney Spears made an adventurous choice by sitting down with The Bangkok Post to discuss the city’s sensual pleasures, a possible collaboration between Spears and Beyonce, her future career plans, and more. When most people travel — even celebrities — they spend their time checking out famous landmarks, touring local hotspots, or… Continue reading Britney Spears’ Bangkok Concert Promotion Is A New Kind Of Tourism
After spending weeks touring towns throughout New England and some parts of Southern Canada, those responsible for the upcoming Stephen King mashup series Castle Rock have finally cleared the way to begin filming, reports the Greenfield Recorder, by finding a location for the show: Orange, MA. For those unfamiliar with the idea of the show,… Continue reading ‘Castle Rock’: Stephen King-JJ Abrams Anthology Hulu Show Finds A Location
The New York Times reported on Friday that Amazon is buying the Whole Foods grocery chain for $13.4 billion, and the blockbuster deal has become the front page story on the pop culture scene over the weekend. The one big question about the acquisition that remains unanswered, however, is what exactly the online retail giant… Continue reading Amazon’s Whole Foods Purchase Will Launch A New Era Of Retail
Comic Book Movie reports Scarlett Johansson went on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show over the weekend and revealed a plot detail about 2018’s superhero orgy blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War that is absolutely huge in more ways than one. Johansson said the film will contain more than 60 distinct superheroes from the Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe, an… Continue reading ‘Avengers: Infinity War’s’ Scarlett Johanson Confirms Over 60 Superheroes
Yesterday, IT director Andres Muschietti unveiled the first look at the soundtrack for the highly anticipated film adaptation of Stephen King’s horror classic coming in September via a short Instagram video. The first glimpse of the IT movie’s soundtrack is exciting in itself given the huge amount of people who can’t wait for the film’s… Continue reading ‘IT’ Movie Soundtrack: First Glimpse Revealed, What It Says About The Film
We’ve always known Kanye West values the more superficial things in life, but the story of how he met Kim Kardashian on a mature puppet show may take his materialistic image to a whole new level. It seems Kardashian’s sex tape played a large part of the high-profile meet cute. According to WIRED, Kanye first… Continue reading Kanye West’s Kim Kardashian Sex Tape Obsession And His Adult Puppet Show
The SF Giants’ offense was in no way responsible for their loss last night, and the perfect symbol of how ruthlessly the team was crushing the horsehide in the 8-10 loss to the Colorado Rockies is the unexpectedly titanic 446-foot home run from the SF pitcher, Jeff Samardzija. SF Gate reports that the home run,… Continue reading SF’s Jeff Samardzija Shattered Several Barriers With Monster Home Run In Loss
It seems a brand new main line Pokemon RPG is coming to the Nintendo Switch after all, despite it not being announced during the Nintendo Direct live stream on June 6. The question Pokemon fans are asking now is, what kind of main series game will we be getting? A sequel, a remake, a companion… Continue reading New ‘Pokemon’ Game Coming To Nintendo Switch: Sequel, Remake, Or Gen 8?
What is the deal with Steve Harvey’s new show being aired on ABC, Funderdome? After the pilot aired on Sunday, what are people saying about it? Is it worth a watch? According to Laughing Place, the only source on the internet to deliver a deep analysis on the show, it is not. In fact, the… Continue reading Steve Harvey’s New Show ‘Funderdome’ Mean-Spirited And Cringeworthy?
Deadline was the first to report that Lionsgate just unveiled its plans for Book of Luke, a biographical film about hip hop group 2 Live Crew, a band whose legacy of obscenity and lasting mark on the hip hop genre could serve as the basis for an entire series. For those not aware, 2 Live… Continue reading 2 Live Crew Movie: The Godfathers Of Obscenity In Hip Hop Biopic, ‘Book Of Luke’
Last Tuesday, the Inquisitr reported that Nintendo and the Pokemon company had delivered a live stream in which they revealed three new Pokemon titles set for release in the new few months: Pokken Tournament, a Pokemon battling Tekken-style fighting game for the Nintendo Switch, and Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. What the report could… Continue reading Pokemon Fans Furious About The ‘Inexcusable’ Reveal Made This Week
In a trio of recent public outcries, Katy Perry did some things that most of us have done at some point in our lives: reflected on the most unfortunate incidents in her life and admitted that she sometimes feels like a total fraud in her own skin. She even admitted to having seriously considered suicide,… Continue reading Katy Perry Claims She’s A Fraud: Admits To Racist Appropriation, Suicidal Thoughts
We all know that last year’s Ghostbusters was a total flop, and the director of the much more popular 1984 original wants to reinvigorate the Ghostbusters franchise by shaking up the location for the next film. Ivan Reitman says a major city in Asia or some similarly exotic locale would be a fresh and fun… Continue reading Next ‘Ghostbusters’ Will Tackle Asian Spirits, Reintroduce The Original Crew
A mysterious advertisement for a Jay-Z project entitled “4;44” that aired at the NBA finals last night adds to the mystery surrounding Jay-Z’s new album and Tidal’s mysterious “4:44” campaign and connects the campaign to Beyonce’s equally cryptic video build-up to her most recent album Lemonade. The Mystery of 4:44 Let’s back up to several… Continue reading Jay-Z’s New Album To Be A ‘Lemonade’-Style Video Project Entitled ‘4:44?’
[Update at the end of the article] This just in: the “B” in “LGBTQ” actually stands for “Babadook” rather than “bisexual.” At least, that’s what countless social media users would have you believe since a fortuitous Netflix archiving error made the Babadook, a movie monster meant to represent a family’s grief, into the fiercest gay… Continue reading Gay Babadook: Netflix Accidentally Made The Movie A Fierce LGBTQ Meme [Updated]
A Bride of Frankenstein remake starring Angelina Jolie has been in the works for a very long time, and the Inquisitr reports the film was finally confirmed and set for a February 2019 release date just a few days ago. Alex Kurtzman, one of the architects of the monster-verse of which Bride of Frankenstein will… Continue reading Bride Of Frankenstein Reboot Director On The Bride’s Identity, Avoiding Sexism
Swedish actor Bill Skarsgard, who will play the nightmare-inducing cannibalistic shapeshifting clown in this September’s adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, sat down for a chat with brother Alex Skarsgard on Monday. The in-between was transcribed by Interview, and it contained a few fascinating nuggets of information about how Bill feels in regards to his terrifying… Continue reading Pennywise Actor Bill Skarsgard Is Ready To Traumatize Some 10-Year-Olds
Universal’s “Dark Universe” is the name given to its upcoming series of remakes for the iconic monster movies the studio produced in the early to mid-1900s. The Mummy, which will be the first entry in the series, is coming out this Friday. Fandom reports that Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Dracula, Creature from the Black Lagoon,… Continue reading Universal’s Dark Universe Update: No Fun Or An Inspired Monster Mash?
[UPDATE at bottom of article] The Inquisitr has been reporting for a while now that the reboot coming later this year of Saw, arguably this millennium’s most iconic horror franchise, will be entitled Saw: Legacy. Well, it turns out that was just a tentative title for Jigsaw’s heralded return, and Lionsgate recently picked out another… Continue reading ‘Saw 8’: Jigsaw Movie’s New Title And Iconic October Release Date Confirmed [Updated]
Stock market news authority Nasdaq reported yesterday that Toyota has officially sold off 100 percent of the shares it held in Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), and by doing so, has severed the partnership between the two automakers. This is going to have a huge impact on the electric car industry in the coming years, although not… Continue reading Toyota’s Tesla Nasdaq Departure: What Does It Mean For The Car Shopper?
Depending on how long after Friday night you are reading this, you may or may not be aware that Bill Maher, the popular liberal political commentator who has been hosting Real Time for the past 15 years, used the phrase “house nigg*r” on the nationally broadcast show last night. Some might figure Maher’s use of… Continue reading Bill Maher’s Use Of ‘Nigg**’ On His Show Was Not A Mistake, Major Sources Claim
Variety was the first to report that the anonymous hacker “The Dark Overlord” tweeted an indirect and cryptically worded blackmail threat to ABC, the television network, on Friday morning. With the tweet, The Dark Overlord threatened to leak an as of yet undisclosed show from ABC’s schedule unless he is paid the ransom money he… Continue reading ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Hacker Blackmails ABC With Leak Of Another Big Show
New Mutants, Marvel’s horror-thriller spinoff of the X-Men universe, is currently in the process of recruiting young actors for it’s five-person squad of main protagonists. Among several other big names, it has secured two extremely well-known Netflix originals stars: Henry Zaga, the boy who plays Brad on 13 Reasons Why and Charlie Heaton, who plays… Continue reading ’13 Reasons Why,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Stars Take On Horror-Themed X-Men Movie
Dark Universe is a pretty cool name for a movie or cinematic universe. It is so cool, in fact, that Universal and Warner Bros. pictures have both laid claim to it. Obviously, though, there can only be one Dark Universe, and now the two huge studios are at legal odds. A while back, Warner Bros.… Continue reading Universal And Warner Bros Are Now In A Huge Legal Battle Over ‘Dark Universe’
Remember the Crooked Man, the very creepy secondary antagonist from The Conjuring 2? Well, word on the street is he is getting his own spinoff film, just like The Conjuring inspired flicks about Annabelle from the first film and the nun from The Conjuring 2. More interesting still is the studio’s reasoning for yet another… Continue reading ‘The Conjuring’s Crooked Man Spinoff Proves Its Burgeoning Cinematic Universe
Annabelle: Creation, the sequel to 2014’s creepy doll film Anabelle, is coming out on August 11. The title is being directed by a very promising up-and-comer of the horror genre and promises to be creepy, but Annabelle: Creation will be of particular interest to horror fans for one very good reason: it is the movie… Continue reading ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Will Begin The First Horror-Themed Cinematic Universe
The first two installments in the Conjuring film series about were both extremely successful, both with fans and (much rarer in the horror genre) with critics. The franchise, which follows the case files of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, has spawned multiple spinoff series, including Anabelle, a series following the creepy doll the Warrens… Continue reading ‘The Conjuring 3’ Confirmed, Creators Suggest It Will Be A Werewolf Flick
Last Thursday night, as reported by Moviefone, Zac Efron went on The Late Show With James Corden and had a very interesting conversation in which he discussed his Baywatch co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in very intimate detail. To be specific, Zac described what The Rock tasted like during their underwater kiss in the movie.… Continue reading Zac Efron And Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Drop Some Bombs About Underwater ‘Baywatch’ Kiss
Shawn Levy, the man who produces and directs Stranger Things alongside the Duffer Brothers, recently talked in depth about Season 2 of the show with Gold Derby. He discussed the monsters from the second season, reflected on how complicated the season was to make, and mused about the future of Stranger Things beyond Season 2.… Continue reading ‘Stranger Things’ Director Shawn Levy: Season 2 Will Be Bigger And Scarier [Video]
It looks as if Ryan Seacrest might be returning to American Idol after all, because Kelly Ripa, his co-host on Live with Kelly and Ryan!, does not want him around. It is not because Ryan is bad for ratings, though; it is actually because he is too good! Why Kelly Ripa Wants Ryan Seacrest Off… Continue reading Ryan Seacrest Will Return To ‘American Idol,’ Hopes A Furious Kelly Ripa
On Monday, in what was the most damaging terrorist attack to take place on British soil since 2005, a suicide bomber detonated himself, killed 22 people, and injured 119 more. The incident has since become the most-discussed subject on the internet, and a number of Stephen King fans have pointed out that the bombing is… Continue reading Manchester Concert Bombing Likened To 2014 Stephen King Thriller ‘Mr Mercedes’
The wheels are definitely turning in regards to the long-rumored romance between Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx. The rumors began stirring way back in 2013 and have recently crested with the announcement that Holmes and Foxx are about to go public with the relationship. They’ll never get married, though, Foxx notes. Katie Holmes Wants to… Continue reading Katie Holmes And Jamie Foxx Relationship To Go Public, But They’ll Never Marry
Tyra Banks is in very hot water at the America’s Got Talent studios after her physical and emotional manipulation of a young girl during filming sparked a large-scale lawsuit against the show. The Hollywood Reporter relayed yesterday evening that a couple (referred to as “John Doe” and “Jane Doe” in the lawsuit) who went on… Continue reading Tyra Banks Just Abused A Young Girl, Is Her ‘America’s Got Talent’ Career Over?
Pennywise: The Story of It is a documentary in the works about the making of 1990’s It miniseries that will touch on everything from Tim Curry’s iconic performance as Pennywise the clown to the rash of coulrophobia (fear of clowns) the movie inspired in millenials. The documentary has already succeeded in securing a lot of… Continue reading ‘Pennywise: The Story Of It’ Documentary Offering Producer Roles To Fans
Yesterday, Spike released two 2.5-minute-long featurettes for its upcoming show based on Stephen King’s novella of the same name, The Mist. The featurettes are by far the most detailed glimpse into the show’s story we have gotten to date. One of them focuses on the differences between the TV and novella iterations of The Mist,… Continue reading Spike’s ‘The Mist’ Gets Two New Featurettes On Stephen King’s Influences
Several hours ago, reports Deadline, hip-hop guru and all-around entrepreneur Diddy did something very special at the 2017 Billboard Music Festival to celebrate what would have been the 45th birthday of rap legend Biggie Smalls. He debuted the first trailer for the documentary Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop that follows the rise and 20th-anniversary concert of… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Biggie Smalls: Diddy Honors B.I.G. By Debuting ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’
According to BBC, the Australian government recently opened an investigation into a UFO sighting organization that is has unknowingly been funding for years. The group’s inner workings are fairly mysterious, and Australian government officials are trying to uncover more details about them. Despite that fact, though, the group has been taking money from the government… Continue reading Odd UFO Sighting Group In Australia Causes A Government Controversy
Cleveland.com reports that Stephanie Lesco and Dan Horvath both made a very big finish at yesterday’s Cleveland marathon, but it wasn’t because either of them won the race — in fact, one of them wasn’t even running. Something much more life-altering happened for them at the marathon’s finish line: Dan asked Leslie to marry him… Continue reading 2017 Cleveland Marathon: Romantic Man Pops The Question At Finish Line
Just hours ago, reports IGN, Universal announced that a house of horrors based on Stephen King’s The Shining and the iconic movie adaptation from Stanley Kubrick will be coming to this year’s edition of “Halloween Horror Nights,” a series of huge haunted houses and other big-budget horror-themed attractions in Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando… Continue reading Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’ Finally Hitting A Theme Park, But King Is Going To Be Mad
Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj recently tried to weaponize their pop music in what was supposed to be a smart Taylor Swift diss track, “Swish Swish.” Unfortunately, as reports agree, the track is much more bark than actual bite. Pop singers Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj come from very different backgrounds, but they both have… Continue reading Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj Try — And Fail — To Decimate Taylor Swift In Lackluster ‘Swish Swish’
It has been established for a while now that the Goosebumps movie is getting a sequel, and Comingsoon was the first online source to report that the crew just dropped a huge update about its iconic setting. The magazine that originally carried the news, License Global, even included some promo art for the movie that… Continue reading ‘Goosebumps’ Movie Sequel Promo Reveals Iconic Horrorland Setting, Plot Details
You may have heard that, earlier this week, Katy Perry signed on to be a judge in the upcoming reboot of American Idol. The move is huge for Perry’s public image in a lot of ways, but it also suggests Katy is preparing to go through some big changes: an embrace of her more innocent… Continue reading Katy Perry’s ‘American Idol’ Acceptance Suggests A Country Music Career Shift
On Thursday, Katy Perry staged a very weird prank at New York City’s The Whitney Art Museum in which she made hapless strangers think her severed head was sitting at the center of a fruit plate. The prank was an innovative marketing stunt to market Perry’s new single “Bon Appetit.” It was bizarre, it was… Continue reading Katy Perry’s Head On A Fruit Plate Leaves Onlookers Speechless In NYC [Video]
The internet has spoken: Bill Nye Saves the World has officially sold out, and the “musical” segment entitled “My Sex Junk” proves it. Sources unanimously agree it really is the most awkward, unscientific, and just generally God-awful thing you’ve seen in a while. Now, even the Bill Nye fans of Reddit are calling the much-beloved… Continue reading ‘Bill Nye Saves The World’: Reddit Destroys The ‘Science Guy’ For ‘Sex Junk’ Bit
Entertainment Tonight reports that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Zac Efron’s co-star in the new Baywatch reboot, recently opened up about the odd lip-to-lip moment the two of them shared during the film and what kissing Efron actually felt like. His opinion of the kiss, and the conflicting views held by Efron, may surprise you. “Millions… Continue reading Zac Efron’s ‘Baywatch’ Co-Star Dwayne Johnson On Their Edgy Underwater Kiss
If one of the best-selling authors of all time were to one day reach out to you and ask you to collaborate on a new book with him, you’d probably freak out a bit. Well, that’s what happened to Richard Chizmar, so his rather extreme reaction is understandable. Gwendy’s Button Box, the newest novel from… Continue reading Stephen King Finds New Way To Scare ‘Gwendy’s Button Box’ Co-Writer Richard Chizmar