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Spider-Man Casts Web Over Box Office

Spider-Man: Homecoming opened to $117 million from 4,348 theaters at the North American box office over the weekend in a major victory for Sony Pictures, which made the unorthodox decision to partner with Disney’s Marvel Studios in rebooting the marquee superhero franchise. The critically acclaimed tentpole exceeded expectations, passing Wonder Woman …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Starts Production

Principal photography started, Monday, July 3, on an all new adventure set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, the second of five films in the series that began with “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The as-yet-untitled film is being directed by David Yates. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory …

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Sony Interactive Entertainment America And Ideas United Launch Playstation Emerging Filmmakers Program

Sony Interactive Entertainment America (SIEA), in collaboration with Ideas United and its creative collective, We Make, announced the launch of the PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers Program in the United States. The initiative is aimed at harnessing the creativity and talent of budding filmmakers to cultivate these ideas into a television series. …

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Warner Animation Announces DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment celebrate a decade of heroic animation with the release of the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection, a comprehensive box set of all 30 films, 5 animated shorts, new special features and exclusive collectible items coming November 7, 2017 to Blu-ray™. The …

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Swing into the World of Spider-Man with New Exhibit at Sony Square NYC

Calling all Spider-Man fans!  Whether you are a die-hard fan or a family looking for a free way to entertain your aspiring superheroes, stop by Sony Square NYC and be surrounded by all things Spider-Man. In anticipation of the July 7th U.S. theatrical release of Columbia Pictures’ “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” Sony …

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‘Transformers’ Hits Franchise Low

Paramount and Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight grossed $69.1 million from 4,069 theaters in its five-day debut at the North American box office, a franchise low and casting doubt on the future of the series. That figure includes a Friday-Sunday take of $45.3 million. The Last Knight, which Paramount …

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National Geographic Announces Pablo Picasso to Be Subject of Season Two ‘Genius’

National Geographic announced that the second season of its acclaimed scripted anthology series GENIUS will chronicle the life and work of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th century’s most influential and celebrated artists. The new season, from Fox 21 Television Studios, will again be executive produced by Brian …

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Warner Bros. Pictures’ And Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse Kicks into Gear As The Next Godzilla Feature Gets Underway

As Universal’s “Dark Universe” collapses under the failure of “The Mummy”, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures move forward on their own shared universe of monsters.  Following “Godzilla” and this year’s “Kong: Skull Island,” comes the next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ cinematic MonsterVerse: an epic action adventure …

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Greg Pak To Bring ‘John Wick’ To Comics For The First Time

Award-winning writer Greg Pak (Planet Hulk, Code Monkey Save World), and artist Giovanni Valletta (Dark Horse Presents) have been tapped as the creative team to bring the world of the hit-film franchise John Wick to the pages of comics, thanks to a new partnership between Dynamite Entertainment and Lionsgate Films. …

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Animated DC Universe Original Movie ‘Batman And Harley Quinn’ To Premiere At San Diego Comic-Con

Celebrating a decade of DC Universe Original Movie world premieres in San Diego, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will once again give fans their first look at an all-new animated feature with the presentation of Batman and Harley Quinn on the Friday night (July 21, 2017) of Comic-Con International. Since …

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