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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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‘Apollo 11’ Comes To Home Video

Apollo 11

Apollo 11 takes the public behind-the-scenes of the groundbreaking NASA space mission and first lunar landing. Showcasing exquisite never-before-seen audio and video footage of key historical events and remarkable moments of camaraderie, the riveting documentary has received five stars from critics (David Fear, Rolling Stone) and will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD, …

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