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‘Men In Black International’ Tops Slow Box Office

Men In Black International

Men In Black International trudged to the top of a weak box office, earning only $28.5 million in its opening weekend. Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth star in the new pic as Agent H and Agent M, respectively, who spearhead the London bureau of the agency that is charged with protecting …

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Universal Pictures To Adapt ‘Oblivion Song’

Oblivion Song

Skybound Entertainment and Universal Pictures announced that the sci-fi drama Oblivion Song—based upon the New York Times bestselling Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible, Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta) and artist Lorenzo De Felici’s bestselling comic book series of the same name—is being developed for film.  Universal’s Executive Vice President of Production Jon Mone …

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Sony Pictures Launches Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary Celebration

To coincide with the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, first released in U.S. theaters on June 8, 1984, Sony Pictures is launching “Ghostbusters 35th,” a year-long celebration of the iconic multi-media franchise, it was announced today by Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of Brand Strategy and Global Partnerships for Sony Pictures. The event represents a collaboration between …

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‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’ Is King At The Box Office

Godzilla: King of the Monsters roared its way to a lackluster $49 million in its debut at the North American box office at 4,108 screens. King of the Monsters launched below the last installment in Warner Bros. and Legendary’s monster movie series: 2017’s Kong: Skull Island earned $61 million at its North American bow, …

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‘Aladdin’ Tops Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

It may be a whole new world for Aladdin, but it turned out to be another lucrative opening weekend for Disney. The live-action feature grossed $112.7 million stateside over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out even high-end estimates that the film would bow to $100 million.  The rehashing of the studio’s …

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The Dark Knight Matches Wits With His Most Formidable Adversary In ‘Batman: Hush’

A mysterious villain puppeteering Gotham’s most dangerous forces leads the Dark Knight into uncharted waters in Batman: Hush, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting July …

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Chris Rock, Lionsgate And Twisted Pictures To Expand The ‘Saw’ Franchise

Global content leader Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures will bring fans worldwide a new level of deviously treacherous traps, clever clues and suspense as they partner with award-winning actor, director, and stand up comedian Chris Rock to spin-off and expand the world surrounding the hit billion dollar Saw franchise, it was announced today by Joe Drake, …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tops ‘Detective Pikachu’ To Win Third Week At Box Office

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame has retained its No. 1 position at the domestic box office for a third week in a row. The Marvel title beat newcomer Detective Pikachu, with Endgame earning $61.3 million stateside. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485 billion, with the superhero installment only second to James Cameron’s all-time earner, Avatar.    …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Titanic’ Globally With $2.2B

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame is now the second-highest-grossing film of all time with $2.189 billion. It has surpassed James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), which earned $2.187 billion (unadjusted for inflation). Endgame achieved the remarkable feat after collecting another $145.8 million domestically and $282.2 million overseas in its second weekend. Heading into the weekend, the Avengers installment earned the highest-grossing week of …

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‘Shazam’ Beats ‘Hellboy’ To Stay On Top Of Box Office

Shazam

New Line and DC’s Shazam! easily stayed No. 1 in its second outing, earning $25.1 million from 4,306 theaters and sending rival superhero pic Hellboy up in flames. Shazam! fell a respectable 53 percent, underscoring the its appeal among kids and families. The pic’s 10-day domestic tally is $94.9 million. Overseas, it also topped the …

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