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‘Shang-Chi,’ ‘No Time to Die,’ ‘Black Widow’ and More VFX Pros on Bringing Avalanches, Explosions to Big Screen

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Director Jason Reitman calls Ghostbusters: Afterlife a “love letter” to the 1984 film helmed by his father, Ivan Reitman. “There is a lot of emotion and sensitivity in that,” relates Sheena Duggal, who shared VFX supervisor duties with Alessandro Ongaro. “In honoring the simplicity of the original film, we wanted the silhouette of […]

China Box Office: Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Flops After Delayed Release

Disney’s Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, finally opened in China over the weekend, over three months after its theatrical and Disney+ streaming release in the U.S. The family-friendly adventure thrill ride went absolutely nowhere at the Chinese box office, however, opening to a paltry $3.3 million. The film is estimated to have […]

Box Office: ‘Shang-Chi’ Remains No. 1 With $35.8M

Shang-Chi remained atop the box office charts in its second weekend with a domestic haul of $35.8 million. The superhero stand-alone, which is playing in 4,300 theaters, has a cume-to-date of $145.6 million. The PG-13 movie, which boasts an A CinemaScore, stars Simu Liu as Marvel’s newest hero and is the studio’s first to center […]

The Coolest ‘Jungle Cruise’ Merch for Disney Fans to Shop Now

Your next fantastical riverboat excursion awaits.

‘Jungle Cruise’ Sequel in the Works at Disney (Exclusive)

Disney is ready to go down the river one more time. With Jungle Cruise crossing the $100 million at the domestic box office this past weekend, the studio is pulling the trigger on a sequel. Stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are set to return as wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton, respectively, for the […]

Movie Theater Owners Won’t Oppose Requiring Proof of Vaccination (Exclusive)

When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 3 that proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required for indoor activities — including movie theaters — cinema owners remained silent. Behind the scenes, the National Association of Theatre Owners began consulting with its members. An alarming surge in cases in many parts of […]

Box Office: ‘The Suicide Squad’ Opens to Lowly $26.5M as Moviegoers Stay Home Amid Delta Variant

The box office recovery took another hit as Warner Bros. and DC’s critical darling The Suicide Squad opened to a less-than-expected $26.5 million from 4,002 North American theaters amid challenges posed by the Delta variant and a hybrid theatrical-home launch. The movie could claim one victory: it scored the top North American opening of the […]

‘Jungle Cruise’ Rides to $61.8M at Global Box Office, $30M on Disney+

Disney’s Jungle Cruise rode to a better-than-expected opening of $34.2 million at the domestic box office amid renewed concerns over COVID-19 and the delta variant for a worldwide box office debut of $61.8 million. The movie’s total global start is an OK $91.8 million when including $30 million in revenue from Disney+ Premier Access. Overseas […]

Box Office: ‘Jungle Cruise’ Climbs to $13.4M Friday, Sets Course for $30M Debut Despite Delta

Disney’s Jungle Cruise set sail Friday with $13.4 million, putting the event pic on course to reach $30 million in its domestic box office opening and come in on the higher end of expectations. Jungle Cruise is playing in 4,310 theaters in North America, the widest count of the pandemic era. The family-friendly adventure — […]

Box Office: ‘Jungle Cruise’ Earns $2.7M in Thursday Previews

Disney’s latest live-action Jungle Cruise rode to $2.7 million in Thursday previews at the North American box office. The family friendly adventure – based on the iconic Disney ride — is also being made available simultaneously in the home via Disney+ Premier Access, a decision made several months ago because of ongoing concerns over the COVID-19 […]

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in ‘Jungle Cruise’: Film Review

The perennial Disneyland theme park ride goes the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' route with Jaume Collet-Serra's big-screen adventure, in which Amazon explorers encounter threats both human and supernatural.

‘Jungle Cruise’ Kicks Off With “Most Epic Premiere of 2021” at Disneyland

Jungle Cruise, the big-budget adventure film starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, started its journey to the big screen Saturday night at Disneyland, just feet away from where its namesake river boat ride has been running for more than 60 years. That also meant that for Blunt, the world premiere served as the first time […]