There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a new horror thriller! This eekend, Sony and Blumhouse have you covered in the “make you so scared you hold on to your significant other for dear life” department with their new spin on the Gene Levitt TV series, Fantasy Island.
In this new version directed by Jeff Wadlow, Michael Peña fills the role of the mysterious Mr. Roarke played by Ricardo Montalbán in the original series. The character welcomes a group of guests to his remote resort where he promises to make their fantasies a reality. While this might sound like the place to wish to “have it all,” the guests quickly find out that those seemingly fool-proof, harmless dreams could quickly devolve into deadly nightmares,
With Fantasy Island making its way into theaters on February 14th, Peña and co-stars Portia Doubleday, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang and Ryan Hansen all swung by the Collider Studio to talk about the movie. They each give us the 101 on their characters but just wait until you hit the point in the conversation when they start talking about filming in Fiji, not having bathrooms in the jungle and the time when one of them got bit by a bat. (Yes, really.) You can hear about all of that and everyone’s fantasy movie role in this video interview.
Find out where fantasy ends. Watch the #FantasyIslandMovie trailer now, only in cinemas 2020. In Blumhouse’s new spin on Fantasy Island, the enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.
THR – [This story contains spoilers for the final season premiere of USA Network’s Mr. Robot.]
When it comes to processing the Mr. Robot final season premiere’s devastating first scene, perhaps it’s best to remember a certain phrase: “You’re panicking right now. Remove all emotion, and you will do just fine.”
I’ve added screen captures of Portia as Angela Moss in the season four premiere of Mr. Robot. Warning! The screen caps contain spoilers!