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Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ Booms With $72M Bow, ‘Ambulance’ DOA

Boom! Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opened to a huge $72.1 million in a major boost for the domestic box office revival, and particularly for the family market. The PG-rated pic came in well ahead of expectations, starting off when earning $26.5 million from 4,234 theaters Friday. Paramount’s initial weekend estimate was $71 million for […]

‘Ambulance’ Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Yayha Abdul-Mateen II Talk Working on Michael Bay’s “Small Movie”

Filmed in just 38 days, Ambulance is what famed action movie director Michael Bay considers one of his lower-budget films — at about $40 million. “For me, that’s small,” Bay said to the audience at the film’s Los Angeles premiere. On Monday night, the film’s cast and creators gathered at the Academy Museum of Motion […]

Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Michael Bay’s ‘Ambulance’: Film Review

Eiza Gonzalez also stars in the director's latest action movie, about the aftermath of a Los Angeles bank robbery gone wrong.

Why ‘The Batman’s’ Allusion to the Zodiac Killer Is Equal Parts Brilliant and Terrifying

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Batman.] He is arguably the most frightening version of a Batman villain to appear on the big screen to date. Paul Dano’s Riddler in The Batman is sure to make viewers’ skin crawl, and there is an excellent — albeit terrifying — reason: the character borrows from one […]

Jake Gyllenhaal Says He Doesn’t “Begrudge” Artists Tapping Into Their Experience After Backlash Over Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’

Jake Gyllenhaal is refuting that internet criticism following the release of Taylor Swift’s 10-minute version of “All Too Well” has been hard on him, and says that he doesn’t “begrudge” any artist who taps into their personal experiences while making art. In an interview with Esquire published Thursday, the Ambulance actor addressed the backlash that […]

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Speedboat Heist Movie ‘Cut & Run’ for New Republic

Jake Gyllenhaal is attached to star in and produce Cut & Run, a heist thriller from Brian Oliver and Bradley Fischer’s New Republic. John Glenn (Eagle Eye, Law Abiding Citizen) is behind the spec script, which was picked up in a competitive situation by New Republic. The logline for the project reads: “A group of […]

Uzo Aduba, Hugh Jackman, Josh Gad, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Remember Stephen Sondheim: “The Best There Ever Was”

Following the death of Stephen Sondheim, Hollywood stars took to social media to share tributes and memories of the award-winning composer and lyricist who was known for revolutionizing American musical theater. Sondheim, whose achievements included Company, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park With George and Into the Woods, died at 91. The composer often collaborated with […]

Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards Honor ‘Spencer,’ ‘The Harder They Fall’ and ‘The Lost Daughter’

Kristen Stewart, Regina King, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more kicked off award season Saturday night by honoring those who work behind the camera during the 11th annual Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards, presented by Los Angeles Confidential magazine. Sponsored by Hamilton watches and Los Angeles Confidential magazine, the event, held at the Avalon Hollywood, honors those who […]

Behind the Camera Awards Announces Honorees, Presenters Including Kristen Stewart, Regina King

Watch brand Hamilton is once again teaming with Los Angeles Confidential magazine on the Behind the Camera Awards to honor filmmaking talent. The 11th annual event is set for Nov. 13 at Hollywood’s Avalon events space with Insecure star Yvonne Orji on board to host the festivities. Per today’s announcement, honorees and presenters are “selected […]

A Citywide Manhunt for Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Ensues in the ‘Ambulance’ Trailer

Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II get caught in a citywide manhunt in the first, action-packed trailer for Michael Bay’s Ambulance. “I’m sorry brother,” Gyllenhaal’s Danny Sharp tells his military veteran brother Will (Abdul-Mateen II) in a voiceover as the trailer opens. “I’m sorry that I brought you into this. I just wanted things to […]

Jake Gyllenhaal, Director Sam Hargrave Team for Studio 8’s ‘Prophet’

Jake Gyllenhaal and Extraction filmmaker Sam Hargrave are teaming up for Studio 8’s Prophet, a period comic book adaptation. Gyllenhaal will star as John Prophet, a man conscripted by Germans near the end of World War II and subjected to scientific experiments that gave him superhuman strength. Hargrave will direct the film, which is based on Rob […]

Tom Holland Had to Talk Down Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Over Anxiety Ruining Takes

Jake Gyllenhaal was initially super-rattled by playing Quentin Beck, aka Mysterio, in Spider-Man: Far From Home. The Oscar-nominated actor told Howard Stern this week that he felt so overwhelmed on the first day of the Marvel production, he was dropping lines — a rarity for the stage and screen veteran. “It’s hard, man,” Gyllenhaal told […]