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How ‘Ma’ Filmmakers Turned a Garage Into Octavia Spencer’s Party Basement

How ‘Ma’ Filmmakers Turned a Garage Into Octavia Spencer’s Party Basement

In the new psychological thriller “Ma,” a middle-aged woman played by Oscar winner Octavia Spencer befriends a group of teenagers and invites them to use the basement of her house as a place to party.
‘Ma’ Director Tate Taylor on Casting Octavia Spencer in the Lead for the Horror-Thriller

‘Ma’ Director Tate Taylor on Casting Octavia Spencer in the Lead for the Horror-Thriller

From director Tate Taylor and screenwriter Scotty Landes, the Blumhouse Productions horror-thriller Ma follows town local Sue Ann (Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer), a loner who typically keeps to
Up-and-Comer of the Month: ‘Ma’ and ‘Booksmart’ Star Diana Silvers

Up-and-Comer of the Month: ‘Ma’ and ‘Booksmart’ Star Diana Silvers

Diana Silvers wants to be the next Julia Roberts. She isn't the first newcomer to look up to the Oscar-winning actress, and she probably won't be the last, either, but on this particular day in
Film Review: Octavia Spencer in ‘Ma’

Film Review: Octavia Spencer in ‘Ma’

As the title character of “Ma,” Octavia Spencer goes at the role of a friendly-on-the-outside, crazy-on-the-inside desperate stalker-pest in a way that befits a world-class actress who has chosen to
‘Ma’: Octavia Spencer Breaks Down Her Creepy Character in Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Clip

‘Ma’: Octavia Spencer Breaks Down Her Creepy Character in Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Clip

Who doesn't love Octavia Spencer? The journeyman actress has been keeping busy in the business for decades, but since taking hom her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 2011's The Help, she's been
Octavia Spencer on ‘Ma’: ‘These Types of Roles Haven’t Really Been Available to Women of Color’

Octavia Spencer on ‘Ma’: ‘These Types of Roles Haven’t Really Been Available to Women of Color’

Octavia Spencer is taking control. While it sounds strange to presume that the career of an Oscar-winning actress and producer with over 125 credits is somehow outside of her control, Spencer is
Octavia Spencer & 'Ma' Cast Attend the Film's L.A. Premiere!

Octavia Spencer & 'Ma' Cast Attend the Film's L.A. Premiere!

Octavia Spencer walks the red carpet at the premiere of her new movie Ma on Thursday night (May 16) at the Regal LA Live in downtown Los Angeles. The Oscar-winning actress was joined at the event by
Fox Orders Tate Taylor Drama ‘Filthy Rich’ to Series

Fox Orders Tate Taylor Drama ‘Filthy Rich’ to Series

The New Fox is piling on the drama. The broadcaster has issued its fifth order for a drama series, this time for “Filthy Rich,” a southern Gothic family drama which hails from “Girl on the Train” and

Ma’s Octavia Spencer wanted ‘something f***ed up’ for her first horror movie leading role

Octavia Spencer isn’t known for her genre performances, though she’s given great supporting turns in the likes of Snowpiercer and The Shape of Water. She’s even had bit parts in a few classic horror
The First Trailer for Octavia Spencer's Horror Thriller Ma Is an Important PSA for Teens

The First Trailer for Octavia Spencer's Horror Thriller Ma Is an Important PSA for Teens

One of the first important life lessons parents teach their children is that, while most adults mean them no harm, there are people in the world who might want to hurt them, and it’s in their best
Octavia Spencer Is Terrifying in First Trailer for Blumhouse Thriller ‘Ma’

Octavia Spencer Is Terrifying in First Trailer for Blumhouse Thriller ‘Ma’

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for the upcoming thriller Ma, which marks a departure for The Help and The Girl on the Train director Tate Taylor. The
Movie Talk: ‘Gladiator 2’ in the Works with Ridley Scott Directing

Movie Talk: ‘Gladiator 2’ in the Works with Ridley Scott Directing

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Mark Reilly and Claire Lim discuss the following: Deadline is reporting that Ridley Scott is moving forward on a sequel to his 2000 film Gladiator
Exclusive: First ‘Eve’ Image Reveals Jessica Chastain’s Badass Assassin

Exclusive: First ‘Eve’ Image Reveals Jessica Chastain’s Badass Assassin

Exact plot details are still scarce on Eve, the action flick starring and produced by Jessica Chastain, but if the bloody official first look image from Voltage Pictures is any indication things do
Jessica Chastain's 'Eve' Replaces Controversial Director After Assault Accusations

Jessica Chastain's 'Eve' Replaces Controversial Director After Assault Accusations

Jessica Chastain‘s upcoming film Eve has gotten a new director after facing backlash for their original choice. Matthew Newton dropped out of the indie action movie after he was faced with accusations
Tate Taylor Replaces Matthew Newton as Director of Jessica Chastain’s ‘Eve’

Tate Taylor Replaces Matthew Newton as Director of Jessica Chastain’s ‘Eve’

Tate Taylor has replaced Matthew Newton as director of Jessica Chastain’s “Eve,” two weeks after Newton left the project following online backlash due to his history of alleged assault and domestic
Octavia Spencer to Star in Horror Movie from 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor!

Octavia Spencer to Star in Horror Movie from 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor!

Octavia Spencer is set to play a completely different type of role in the upcoming horror movie Ma, which will reunite her with The Help director Tate Taylor. The film is being described as a horror