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Box Office: Is “Cinematic Catnip” Luring Younger Audiences Back to Theaters?

Even the tiniest change in demographics or a soft showing in certain regions can send the most sanguine Hollywood studio executives scrambling for answers and solutions. There was no preparing

China Box Office: ‘F9’ Crosses $200M, ‘Cruella’ Opens Quietly

Universal’s F9 won its third consecutive weekend in China, adding $8.9 million for a $204.5 million running total, according to data from Artisan Gateway. The performance is Hollywood’s biggest…

Box Office: ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ Beats ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ With $24M

Game on — the box office is once again competitive. New Line and Warner Bros.’ The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It continued the moviegoing recovery over the weekend with a…

‘Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ Clobbers Friday Box Office With $9.8M

The U.S. box office is continuing its summer recovery. The latest pic to overperform is The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The New Line and Warner Bros.’ horror film conjured up $9.8…

China Box Office: ‘F9’ Falls 85 Percent Amid Weak Reviews, John Cena Controversy

Chinese filmgoers have hit the brakes on Justin Lin’s F9. The Universal tentpole downshifted 85 percent in its second weekend, earning just $20.8 million compared to its $136 million roaring…

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Scores Pandemic-Era Best $57M Opening

The North American box office is making major noise as Memorial Day weekend unfolds. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II grossed $19.3 million on Friday and $14.9 million on Saturday from…

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Heads for Mega $57M Opening

The North American box office is loud once again. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II is making history over Memorial Day weekend, grossing $19.3 million on Friday alone from 3,752 theaters…

CinemaCon and Studios Confirm August Show with COVID-19 Restrictions

It’s official: CinemaCon 2021 is a go for late August at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where every major Hollywood studio will trumpet their slates inside the mammoth Colosseum Theater. All

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Shouts Loudly With $4.8M in Thursday Previews

After months of waiting for the COVID-19 crisis to ease, the box office returned to some semblance of normalcy Thursday night as Hollywood event pics A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella opened…

Aaron Taylor-Johnson to Star in Sony’s Marvel Pic ‘Kraven the Hunter’

Sony and Marvel’s Kraven the Hunter has found its leading man — Aaron Taylor-Johnson. In a twinned announcement, the studios also revealed that the event pic will hit theaters Jan. 13, 2023…

James Bond Producers Insist 007 Will Stay in Theaters During Amazon-MGM Era

Longtime James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are determined to keep cinema’s iconic franchise on the big screen in the wake of news that Amazon is buying MGM in a deal…

European Theaters Have High Hopes for Summer Box Office Rebound

Early returns out of Europe show hope for a box office rebound this summer. France and the U.K. — the continent’s two largest theatrical territories — have roared back to life after…