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Box Office: ‘Smile’ Laughs to $22M Opening as ‘Bros’ Frowns With…

'Bros' is the first gay rom-com from a major Hollywood studio and prospered in major cities such as L.A. and N.Y. while getting spurned in much of Middle…

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Box Office: ‘Smile’ Laughs to $22M Opening as ‘Bros’ Frowns With $4.8M

A new horror film from Paramount put a grin on moviegoers’ faces this weekend. Parker Finn‘s debut feature Smile scared up a strong $22 million from 3,645 theaters to top the weekend chart. The horror pic started off with $8.2 million on theaters on Friday — including $2 million in previews. To boot, it cost […]

Indiana Jones Retro Action Figure Coming From Hasbro

Adventure has a name, and it’s getting its own action figure. And this action figure looks a lot like its old action figure. Hasbro unveiled a throwback Indiana Jones action figure at Hasbro Pulse Con, its annual convention showcasing toys and brands ranging from Star Wars and Marvel to G.I. Joe and Transformers. The company […]

‘Tarzan’ to Swing Again as Sony Picks Up Movie Rights (Exclusive)

Tarzan, the classic pulp hero created by Edgar Rice Buroughs, may be heading to the screen once again. Sony Pictures has picked up the screen rights to the character from Burroughs’ estate, Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., and is seeking to do a “total reinvention” of the character and intellectual property. No writer, filmmaker, or producer […]

Marvel Shakes Up ‘Armor Wars’: Don Cheadle Series Now Being Developed As a Movie (Exclusive)

Marvel Studios has shaken up its Armor Wars project, and now what was to have been a series for Disney+ will be redeveloped as a feature film. The move essentially pushes back the title further down the development slate. Sources say the studio was committed in getting the story told the right way and in […]

‘Now You See Me 3’ Enlists Director Ruben Fleischer

Franchise friendly filmmaker Ruben Fleischer is boarding another film series, with the director taking on Now You See Me 3, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Lionsgate is behind the third installment of the magic-centric franchise, which launched in 2013 and starred Fleischer’s Zombieland actors Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson, as well as Isla Fisher, Dave Franco […]

Next ‘Planet of the Apes’ Cast, Title Unveiled

The next Planet of the Apes movie is coming into focus, with 20th Century Studios confirming the cast for the newly titled Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. The film, from director Wes Ball, will star Owen Teague alongside newly announced castmembers Freya Allen and Peter Macon. It is slated for a 2024 release. […]

All 25 Bond Films Head to Prime Video Following Amazon’s MGM Deal

James Bond fans will have plenty to feast on if they subscribe to Amazon’s Prime Video. The streamer announced Thursday that 25 James Bond films — including the most recent installment, No Time to Die — will be available to watch on Oct. 5, along with The Sound of 007, a feature documentary from filmmaker Mat […]

Director David Bruckner Talks Updating ‘Hellraiser’ for a Modern Audience

Before David Bruckner made his solo directorial debut in 2017 with Netflix’s The Ritual, the filmmaker was heavily involved in rebooting Friday the 13th, first as a found footage film and then as a more conventional ‘80s reboot. But Bruckner ultimately left the project and took the indie route, beginning with the well-received Ritual and […]

Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Loses Director Bassam Tariq (Exclusive)

Marvel Studios’ Blade will no longer have director Bassam Tariq at the helm. Blade, which has a release date of Nov. 3, 2023, was gearing up to begin shooting in November in Atlanta. It is unclear how Tariq’s departure will impact the production start of the vampire action-thriller, which has Oscar winner Mahershala Ali in […]

Elizabeth Banks Wishes Her ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot Wasn’t Marketed as “Just for Girls”

Elizabeth Banks is weighing in on why she feels the marketing for her 2019 film Charlie’s Angels didn’t quite work. During an interview with The New York Times that published online Tuesday, Banks — who wrote, directed and co-starred in the movie — said she felt her project was misrepresented. The Sony Pictures film starred […]

Hugh Jackman Returning as Wolverine for ‘Deadpool 3’

Hugh Jackman is coming out of retirement as Wolverine. The actor will return to his signature X-Men role in the upcoming Deadpool 3, star Ryan Reynolds announced Tuesday on social media. Reynolds also announced that the film will open Sept. 6, 2024. Jackman first played Wolverine in 2000’s X-Men, the film that turned him into […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Joins Pantheon of Long Superhero Pics at Two Hours and 41 Minutes

Ryan Coogler’s upcoming sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sports a running time of two hours and 41 minutes, according to major theater chains that have started posting information about the movie on their websites. Disney later confirmed the running time. The film joins the pantheon of Hollywood studio superhero pics with hefty running times and […]