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‘Mission: Impossible’ Maintains Hold On Box Office

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Paramount’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout fell just 43 percent in its sophomore outing to $35 million from 4,395 North American theaters over the weekend. That’s well ahead of the $25 million earned by Disney’s Winnie the Pooh live-action/CGI effort Christopher Robin from 3,602 locations in its launch. Fallout is a major …

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Mission Impossible 6 Tops Box Office

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The latest Mission: Impossible movie took the top spot in its box-office debut over the weekend. Paramount and Skydance’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout opened to $61.5 million from 4,306 theaters in North America, a franchise-high and the second-best of Cruise’s career behind 2005’s War of the Worlds ($64.9 million), not adjusted for …

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Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother! Slaughtered At Box Office

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Darren Aronofsky’s mother! stalled in its domestic box-office debut, grossing an estimated $7.5 million from 2,368 theaters after receiving a rare F CinemaScore and facing competition from the blockbuster It. mother!, a psychological horror-thriller, supplanted The House at the End of the Street to mark the lowest nationwide launch of Jennifer Lawrence’s …

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

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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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