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‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ Stays Top Of The Heap

Jumanji Welcome To The Jungle

Continuing to display impressive staying power, Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stayed atop the box office in its fifth weekend, earning an estimated $20 million from 3,704 theaters to beat out new offerings 12 Strong and Den of Thieves. Jumanji cleared $300 million domestically to become the fifth-biggest Sony title …

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Disappointing ‘Justice League’ Manages To Grab Top Spot

Justice League

The world’s most famous superheroes seemingly lost their powers over the weekend as Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s big-budget Justice League opened to a sorely disappointing $96 million in North America. Justice League posted the lowest domestic opening of any title in the DC Extended Universe dealing a major blow to the …

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Universal Pictures Unveils Dark Universe: The Shared Universe For Its Classic Monsters Series

Dark Universe

Universal Pictures announced that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as “Dark Universe.”  The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be …

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‘The Fifth Element’ Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Cinemas This Spring

Fifth Element

Twenty years ago, audiences were dazzled by the visionary images and epic adventure of “The Fifth Element.” To celebrate the 20th anniversary of director Luc Besson’s groundbreaking film, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will present a 4K restoration of the film in movie theaters nationwide for two days …

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Warner Bros. Pictures Goes All in at CinemaCon

Justice League

Warner Bros. Pictures had a full house of talent at this year’s CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas, showcasing the broad diversity of its upcoming slate. Generating excitement throughout the Caesars Palace Colosseum, the Studio’s 2017 Big Picture presentation was highlighted by footage from each movie—some never-before-seen—and appearances from some of …

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Viacom Names Jim Gianopulos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures

Jim Gianopulos

Viacom announced the appointment of Jim Gianopulos as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures, effective April 3, 2017. Gianopulos will report directly to Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom. In his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount, Gianopulos will oversee the studio’s …

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‘Beast’ Conquers ‘Power Rangers’ At Box Office

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast continued to make history in its second weekend, declining a scant 49 percent to an estimated $88 million from 4,210 locations, the fourth-biggest sophomore outing of all time. And its North American cume of $317 million is the fourth-biggest 10-day total in history.  Lionsgate and Saban’s Power Rangers, an …

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