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It looks like Paramount’s “Jackass 4: Bad Grandpa” is coming to movie theaters

Jackass 4: Bad Grandpa movie

It’s been rumored for some time that the next installment of the popular Jackass movie franchise was on its way.  Well, according to some new domain registrations by Paramount Pictures it looks like the next Jackass film will be titled Jackass 4: Bad Grandpa.  On June 5, 2012, Paramount registered a bunch of domains like (Whois) and (Whois).

While this is only speculation since Paramount hasn’t made any official announcement, it can very well be a strong possibility considering the number of domains the Hollywood movie studio purchased.

According to Box Office Mojo, Jackass 3D which was released in 2010, grossed more than $117 million domestically, with a budget of only $20million.

Here’s a look at the list of domain names picked up by Paramount:

At the time of this story, none of the domain names resolve to a web page.

As you can see from the registrations, Paramount registered possible typos of the movie title, but it’s unknown which name it will officially go with.

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Paramount registers domain names as talks over Katy Perry movie continue

Katy Perry movie

The Hollywood Reporter reported in late January that Paramount Pictures and Katy Perry were in talks about creating a documentary-style 3D film.

Although only in the early stages, Paramount Pictures must be fairly confident that a deal will be struck.

On February 9, 2012, the movie studio registered a handful of domain names for possible movie titles like and

In total, Paramount Pictures registered five domains. 

At the time of this story, none of the domains resolve to a web page.

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Paramount working on Phantoms movie?

Phantoms movie

Paramount Pictures, among many of its projects, is said to be working on film sequels to Transformers and Paranormal Activity, as well as a reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 

It looks like another film is in the pipeline for Paramount called “Phantoms” according to recent domain name registrations.

On November 11th, Paramount Pictures registered the domains and through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor.

In 1998, Dimension Films released its own “Phantoms” horror film adapted from the 1983 novel by Dean Koontz that starred Ben Affleck.  According to Box Office Mojo, the film only grossed $5,624,282 domestically.

It’s unkown whether Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to “Phantoms” for a remake or whether Paramount has its own original screenplay.

Discussion: /Film

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Looks like Paramount’s Paranormal Activity 4, 5, and 6, headed for big screen

Paranormal Activity 3

With the massive success of the Paranormal Activity franchise, it’s no surprise that Paramount is eyeing at least three more films in the supernatural horror film series.

While it could be nothing more than defensive domain registrations, this week, Paramount has gone out and registered several names like,, and

The list of newly registered domain names includes:

Although the owner of the names remains hidden behind WHOIS privacy, all of the web addresses were registered through MarkMonitor, well-reputed for its internet brand protection services provided to companies like Google. 

Paramount Pictures already registered through MarkMonitor in early December 2010.

Though Paramount Pictures hasn’t officially confirmed a Paranormal Activity 4, 5, or 6, considering the films have been one of the best investments in movie studio history, you can guarantee Paramount is already thinking forward to October 2012.

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Paramount Pictures registers domain name

Justin Somper

Vampire films have regained popularity with the help of books-to-movies like Twilight.

The first three films in the Twilight Saga — Twilight, New Moon and Eclipse — have grossed over $1.8 billion USD

Paramount Pictures, which once owned the rights to Twilight before Summit Entertainment, won’t be making the same mistake twice over a books-to-movies deal based on vampires.

The company registered the domain name on July 6, which could mean Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to Justin Somper’s Vampirates books and is planning to make a film. 

Here’s a look at the Whois record: WHOIS

At the time of this post, I haven’t been able to find any news or blogs mentioning Paramount Pictures and Vampirates.

I’ve reached out to Justin Somper for comment and will update this post if I hear back.