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‘A Simple Favor’ Sequel Set With Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick Returning

A sequel to comedy-thriller A Simple Favor is a go at Amazon and Lionsgate. Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick are set to reprise their roles, with Paul Feig returning to the director’s chair. Jessica Sharzer will write the sequel, having penned the 2018 movie that followed a mommy blogger (Kendrick) who tries to solve the […]

Universal Hires Lionsgate Vet Jeyun Choi Munford as Senior VP Production Development

Universal Pictures has hired former Lionsgate exec Jeyun Choi Munford as senior vp production development.

Box Office: ‘The Nun,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Fuel Near-Record September Revenue

Thanks to a diverse bumper crop of films, September 2018 managed to hit near-record levels at the domestic box office, with total ticket sales clocking in at $660 million.

James Corden Tries to Win ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Michelle Yeoh’s Approval on ‘Late Late Show’

James Corden performed a bit on Tuesday's episode of the 'Late Late Show' with 'Crazy Rich Asians' stars Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding.

Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding to Star in ‘Last Christmas’ (Exclusive)

Emilia Clarke ('Game of Thrones' ) and Henry Golding ('Crazy Rich Asians') will star in Universal's 'Last Christmas,' a holiday film set in London. Paul Feig, whose latest film 'A Simple Favor' opened in theaters on Sept. 14, will helm the project, which reunites him with Golding, who stars in 'A Simple Favor.'

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Predator’ No. 1 With Ho-Hum $24M Opening

Shane Black's reboot 'The Predator' led a ho-hum weekend at the North American box office with $24 million, enough to win the weekend but coming in behind expectations.

From ‘Freaks and Geeks’ to ‘A Simple Favor’: Paul Feig’s Secret Weapon

'A Simple Favor' and 'Freaks and Geeks': Casting director Allison Jones is Paul Feig's secret weapon.

Why Paul Feig Aimed to Revive the “Hitchcockian Thriller” With ‘A Simple Favor’

'A Simple Favor' director Paul Feig talks modernizing Hitchcock elements for the comedy, poking fun at thriller tropes and why Hollywood needs to challenge its "default setting" by pushing for female-driven projects.

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Predator’ Preying on ‘The Nun’ With $25M Bow

Shane Black's 'The Predator' preyed on the competition at the Friday box office, earning $10.5 million from 4,037 theaters for a projected $25 million weekend debut.

Box-Office Preview: ‘The Predator’ to Prey on ‘The Nun’ With $25M-$30M Bow

Shane Black's 'The Predator' is expected to win the weekend box-office race ahead of holdover 'The Nun' with a domestic debut in the $25 million-$32 million range.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Henry Golding Added to New ‘Simple Favor’ Poster

Henry Golding is featured prominently alongside Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in the new poster for 'A Simple Favor,' only his second film.

‘A Simple Favor’: Film Review

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively star as suburban-mom BFFs, one of whom disappears without a trace, in Paul Feig's cheeky neo-noir 'A Simple Favor.'