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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Opens to Near-Record $220M

Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi delivered an early Christmas present for Hollywood and theater owners over the weekend with a near-record $220 million debut in North America, the second-best showing of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Last Jedi opened a mere 11 percent behind …

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‘Coco’ Holds On To Top Spot At Box Office

Disney and Pixar’s Coco stayed No. 1 in its third weekend, taking in another $18.3 million and bringing the film’s domestic total to $135.5 million. Overseas, the animated tentpole danced to another $55.3 million for a foreign cume of $253 million — including more than $100 million in China alone …

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Sanrio’s Aggretsuko will Premiere Globally as a Netflix Original Series in Spring 2018

Netflix announced the latest addition to its original series slate: Aggretsuko. An animated series produced by Fanworks and featuring a character originally created by Sanrio—known as the creator of Hello Kitty—will premiere globally as a Netflix original series in spring 2018. Retsuko is a 25-year-old red panda working as an office …

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‘Coco’ Beats Up ‘Justice League’

Pixar’s Coco is the latest title from the Disney animated empire to win the annual box-office turkey trot, posting a hearty five-day debut of $71.2 million from 3,987 theaters to score the fourth-best Thanksgiving opening of all time behind Toy Story 2, Frozen and Moana. That includes $49 million for …

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Disappointing ‘Justice League’ Manages To Grab Top Spot

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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Jackie Chan And Pierce Brosnan Face Off In ‘The Foreigner’

Global superstar Jackie Chan(Rush Hour trilogy) returns to the big screen like you’ve never seen him before in the action-packed film, The Foreigner, arriving on Digital on December 26, 2017 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 9, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by …

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Batman Hunts Jack The Ripper In Turn-Of-The-Century Gotham City in ‘Gotham By Gaslight’

The first true Elseworlds tale from DC comes to animated life as a steampunk Batman hunts Jack the Ripper through the shadows of turn-of-the-century Gotham City in Batman: Gotham By Gaslight. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new, feature-length animated film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment …

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Tops Box Office For Second Week

Thor: Ragnarok’ wins the box office for the second week in a row. The tentpole won the frame with $56.6 million for a 10-day domestic tally of $211.6 million. Overseas, Ragnarok also topped the chart with $75.9 million for a foreign total of $438.5 million and a global cume of …

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Hits Box Office Like A Hammer

In an era when many tentpole franchise installments stall, director Taika Waitii’s Thor: Ragnarok is wielding nothing short of a golden hammer at the box office for Disney and Marvel Studios. Over the weekend, the threequel opened to $121 million from 4,080 theaters in North America, 41 percent ahead of sequel …

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