Archive for the ‘The Happening’ Category

The Happening Friday Box-Office Estimates are in!

Saturday, June 14th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe | has posted the industry daily box-office estimates for Friday, June 13th… and The Happening is performing well above analysts’ predictions! Estimates place the opening day box-office take for Shyamalan’s newest thriller at $12,800,000. If the box-office take follows its typical patterns, The Happening should have a weekend total of over $30,000,000 – making it… continue reading »

On TV Today: Late Night Talks Show Galore…

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Today (June 11th) the stars of The Happening will be out in full force on a variety of talk shows. Zooey Deschanel will be the first guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, airing on CBS @ 11:30pm ET/PT. Then, Spencer Breslin will be Jay Leno’s second guest on the legendary Tonight Show, airing… continue reading »

On TV Today: Mark Wahlberg on Late Show with David Letterman

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

This evening (June 10th) @ 11:30 ET/PT, Mark Wahlberg will make an appearance on CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman. Wahlberg will talk with the legendary late-night talk show host about his new film The Happening, in theaters this Friday! Also, Fox Movie Channel will be airing re-runs of The Happening: Taking Fear to a… continue reading »

Shyamalan Turns to Environment for Thriller Plot

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 by Paul Martin |

Film writer and director M. Night Shyamalan discusses The Happening,his upcoming spooky thriller about people trying to save themselves from a worldwide environmental catastrophe. Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo appear in the R-rated movie, set to hit theaters on Friday the 13th. Shyamalan talks with host Ira Flatow about the intersection of real-world… continue reading »

Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet had the distinct pleasure of interviewing M. Night Shyamalan.  He wrote us to invite all of you to read this interview.  It is a fascinating interview, and really gets to the heart of the matter with some very direct questions.

The Happening: Taking Fear to a New Level is a half hour special behind-the-scenes look at writer-director M. Night Shyamalan’s newest thriller The Happening. It will be premiering on the FX Network this Monday night (June 9) at 11:00pm eastern, with re-runs playing throughout the week on the Fox Movie Channel.

Video Interview with Shyamalan: The Dark Night @ IBNLive

Saturday, June 7th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

IBNLive and Rajeev Masand recently sat down with writer-director M. Night Shyamalan to discuss his new film The Happening, amoungst other things. The interview on video is in 4 parts, but can also be read in text format. As a small warning to those of you who are refraining from seeing any footage from the… continue reading »

Opening Weekend Looming for The Happening

Friday, June 6th, 2008 by BenKim |

Although there are some exceptions to the rule, these days, the rule in Hollywood is that movies are made or crushed by their first weekend at the box office.  Take home the top box office slot for your opening weekend, and your movie is going to maximize its earnings.  Tank during your opening weekend, and… continue reading »

M. Night Shyamalan Interview with Preview

Thursday, June 5th, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe | sat down with M. Night Shyamalan recently to discuss his upcoming R-rated effort hitting theaters next Friday… Friday the 13th. As the ads have made sure to inform you, this is the ‘first R-rated film’ from the director. But HOW R-rated is it going to be? Night explaiins that it was always planned as… continue reading »

John Leguizamo on “Live with Regis and Kelly” June 2nd

Sunday, June 1st, 2008 by Dr Malcolm Crowe |

Emmy Award winning actor John Leguizamo will make an appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly this Monday, June 2nd. The co-star of The Happening will be chatting with the popular hosts of the classic syndicated morning show about the new M. Night Shyamalan film, so check your local listings and tune in!