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‘Solo’ Wins Box Office Despite Missed Expectations And Overseas Crash

Solo

Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story struggled in its debut at the Memorial Day weekend box office, where it came in well behind expectations with a three-day total of $84.8 million and four-day total of $103 million, according to Monday numbers. The news is altogether grim overseas, where Solo rolled …

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Universal Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Jurassic Park’

Jurassic Park

One of the most groundbreaking franchises of all time celebrates its 25th anniversary with a brand new commemorative set when Jurassic Park 25thAnniversary Collection arrives on May 22, 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on the best-selling book by Michael Crichton, the epic blockbuster and winner of three Academy …

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Scooter Braun and David Maisel Form New Entertainment Studio, Mythos Studios

Mythos Studios

Scooter Braun, founder of SB Projects, and David Maisel, Founding Chairman of Marvel Studios, announce a new entertainment joint venture, Mythos Studios. To launch the new venture Mythos Studios has acquired a 50% stake in Aspen Comics, as well as the entertainment rights for the comic book company’s intellectual property, including the iconic artwork, …

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‘Ready Player One’ Takes Easter Weekend

Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One easily won the box-office, grossing $41.2 million to score the holiday weekend’s biggest opening ever for a non-sequel. That brings the movie’s four-day bow to a better-than-expected $53.2 million after launching a day early on Thursday. Still, the verdict is out on whether Ready One Player is …

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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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