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‘Avatar 2’ Expected to Preview at CinemaCon

While Disney is keeping tight-lipped, CinemaCon attendees are expected to get a first glimpse at James Cameron’s wildly anticipated Avatar sequels — the first of which is scheduled to open Dec. 16 — during its slate presentation Wednesday at the theater owners confab. Avatar’s immense impact on movies — from production to exhibition — can’t […]

10-Plus Movies a Year for Hulu, ‘Avatar’ (For Real!), More ‘Free Guy’: 20th Century Studios President on Company’s Future

There was already enough pressure on Steve Asbell as he began the first day of his new job as president of 20th Century Studios in March 2020. The preceding few years were tumultuous for the company, as Disney initiated, and finalized, its acquisition of the venerable studio, leaving the future of many employees, divisions and […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Spider-Man’ Swings Past ‘Avatar’ Domestically

Spider-Man: No Way Home has ensnared Avatar in its web. The Sony and Marvel superhero blockbuster on Monday passed up Avatar at the domestic box office to rank as the No. 3 movie of all time, not adjusted for inflation, according to the studio. Sony partnered with Marvel on the blockbuster. The web-slinger finished the […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Spider-Man’ Passes Up ‘Avatar’ Original Domestic Run

There’s no stopping Spider-Man: No Way Home, even eight weekends later. In its latest feat, the Sony and Marvel superhero blockbuster is passing up the original run of Avatar at the domestic box office to rank as the No. 3 movie of all time, not adjusted for inflation. The pic should accomplish the milestone by […]

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Lands at No. 4 on All-Time Box Office List

Spider-Man: No Way Home has spun a history-making web at the domestic box office. On Monday, the Sony and Marvel Studios superhero blockbuster became the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time — not adjusted for inflation — after passing up Black Panther to finish the day with $702.6 million in ticket sales, according to final numbers […]

Sigourney Weaver on Taking a Break From ‘Avatar,’ Reuniting With Kevin Kline for ‘The Good House’

Sigourney Weaver is in a good place. The three-time Oscar nominee, creator of such iconic cinema heroines as Ripley in the Aliens sci-fi franchise, Dian Fossey in the biopic Gorillas in the Mist and Dr. Grace Augustine in James Cameron’s Avatar movies, finds herself, at 71, in high demand. In addition to the Avatar franchise — […]

‘Avatar’ Expected to Increase Lead Considerably Over ‘Avengers: Endgame’

The surprisingly strong China rerelease of James Cameron's 2009 epic could push the film's advantage towards $50 million.

Stephen Lang on His Children’s Book and Filming ‘Don’t Breathe 2’ in Isolation

Stephen Lang, whose Civil War project 'The Wheatfield' hits stores next week, also reflects on his time in the 'Avatar' universe.

‘Avatar’ Sequel Comic in the Works for 2021

The four-issue comic Avatar: The NExt Shadow will be the first official continuation of James Cameron's 2009 movie.

Matt Damon Says He Turned Down Lead ‘Avatar’ Role: “I Couldn’t Do It”

In an interview with British GQ published Monday, Matt Damon revealed that he was not only offered the lead role in James Cameron's 2009 film 'Avatar,' but was also offered 10 percent of the film's profits had he accepted the job.

Chernin Group Pays $83 Million for Majority Stake in Food52

Peter Chernin's The Chernin Group has acquired a majority stake in upscale kitchen and home brand Food52 for $83 million.

Robert Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, Lin-Manuel Miranda Team for LATINXT List of Emerging Talent

Robert Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana and Lin-Manuel Miranda are ringing the bell on U.S. Latinx talent. As part of the second annual L'ATTITUDE entrepreneurial conference, a Latinx-focused event held at San Diego's Grand Hyatt from Sept. 26-29, the filmmakers will unveil LATINXT, a curated list of emerging creative voices who are ready for their big break.