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Sandra Bullock on ‘The Lost City’ Crossing $100M and Why She Turned It Down (At First)

When Sandra Bullock was first approached by Paramount about producing and starring in The Lost City, an action-adventure romantic comedy that’s an ode to a disappearing genre, she said thanks, but no thanks. However, she couldn’t stop thinking about the project and went back to the studio with a fix: Reverse the roles and make […]

Paramount’s Marc Weinstock on Selling a Film in Tricky Times

Marc Weinstock arrived at Paramount to oversee global marketing and distribution in 2019 from Megan Ellison’s Annapurna, preceded by a standout stint at 20th Century Fox and Sony, where he shepherded the campaigns for such hits as Deadpool, The Kingsman: The Secret Service, Hidden Figures and The Revenant (he previously worked at Sony). Paramount had a […]

‘Lost City’ Unearths Female-Fueled $31M Opening in Big Win for Box Office Recovery

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s The Lost City opened to a better-than-expected $31 million domestically from 4,252 theaters in a significant win for the box office recovery. Until now, males under the age of 35 have fueled the rebound, while titles depending upon older adults — particularly older females — have lagged. Paramount’s Lost City, […]

Box Office: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum’s ‘The Lost City’ Discovers $2.5M in Previews

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s The Lost City had no trouble digging up $2.5 million in Thursday previews at the domestic box office in a solid start for the female, adult-skewing comedy adventure that’s a throwback to the era of Romancing the Stone. Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame also stars in the Paramount movie, […]

Sandra Bullock on Her Rom-Com(ish) Return, Plucking Leeches Off of Channing Tatum in ‘The Lost City’

With The Lost City, Sandra Bullock is returning to the romantic comedy genre she’s ruled for three decades: just don’t limit the adventure film to simply boy meets girl. “Rom-coms don’t get a great cinematographer, they don’t get a great budget; rom-coms don’t really get to be funny the way I like to be funny […]

Box Office: ‘The Batman’ Earns Another $36M, Hits $300M Domestically

There’s no stopping The Batman. The hit Warner Bros.-DC movie placed No. 1 at the box office for the third consecutive weekend, grossing $36 million for a superhero-like domestic total of $300.1 million and nearly $600 million worldwide after earning another $49.1 million overseas for a foreign tally of $298 million. One downer: With 43 […]

Box Office: ‘Batman’ Enjoys $66M Weekend, Blows Past $238M in U.S.

Holy Batman. Robert Pattinson’s The Batman is a bona fide hit at the box office, where it topped its second weekend with $66 million from 4,417 theaters for a 10-day domestic total of $238.5 million. Outside of Spider-Man: No Way Home — which has earned nearly $800 million domestically — that’s already the best showing […]

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum in ‘The Lost City’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

The stars share the screen with Brad Pitt in a 'Romancing the Stone'-inspired comedy-adventure directed by Adam and Aaron Nee.

Channing Tatum, Lionsgate Team for Live ‘Step Up’ Dance Show

Channing Tatum is bringing his best footwork to Lionsgate. After the road comedy Dog and the Magic Mike Live touring show, Tatum’s Free Association is launching a new live entertainment division, FA Live. The first project will be partnering with Lionsgate on a live dance show inspired by the film franchise Step Up, which with […]

Box Office: ‘Uncharted,’ ‘Dog’ Lead Quiet Weekend as ‘Studio 666’ Flops

Sony’s Uncharted and United Artists’ Dog led a quiet weekend at the North American box office as the only new nationwide offering, Studio 666, flopped. Uncharted, starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, earned an estimated $23.3 million from 4,275 theaters in its second weekend for an enviable domestic tally of $83.4 million. The movie, based […]

Box Office: ‘Uncharted’ Finds Treasure With $51M U.S. Opening

Sony’s Uncharted is easily finding treasure at the domestic box office, where it’s on course to earn a projected $51 million over the long Presidents Day weekend, including an estimated $44.2 million for the three days. The video game adaptation stars Tom Holland — who is still in theaters in the mega-blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way […]

Channing Tatum on the Female Perspective in ‘Magic Mike 3’ and Why Training for His Role Is “Unhealthy”

Channing Tatum spoke about the reality of training for the Magic Mike movies and why it was time for the franchise to add a female equal to his character Mike Lane. While visiting The Kelly Clarkson Show, a photo of the Dog star and director as Lane appeared on the screen behind host Clarkson. “That […]