06/19/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Shyamalan: "Happening" Is A "B" Movie

Director M. Night Shyamalan is best known for the Oscar-nominated global hit "The Sixth Sense," but fans should be under no illusions about his latest thriller, "The Happening."

"I wanted it to be a fantastic, fun B-movie," Shyamalan told Reuters in a recent interview about the eighth film he has written and directed. "The No. 1 thing is I want people to say: 'That was a really fun B-movie.'"

After his 2006 flop "Lady In the Water," which was slammed by critics and grossed just $73 million at the box office worldwide, some critics say the pressure is on the 37-year-old Indian-born American, so he has returned to what he does best -- scaring people.

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