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Box Office: ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Tracking for $60M-$70M Debut

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny hopes to set off early Fourth of July fireworks at the domestic box office. Disney and Lucasfilm’s long-awaited next installment in the action-adventure franchise is pacing to open to $60 million to $70 million over the June 30-June 2 weekend, according to early tracking. That’s on par with […]

Harrison Ford on the Legacy of Indiana Jones: “It’s F***ing Magic When It Works”

“Indescribable.” That’s how Harrison Ford described the world premiere of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny in Cannes on Thursday night and a special career tribute — and a surprise honorary Palme d’Or — that he received prior to the hot ticket screening at the Palais. Speaking at the press conference the star said it was […]

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Review: Harrison Ford Cracks the Whip One Last Time in a Final Chapter Short on Both Thrills and Fun

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Mads Mikkelsen also star in James Mangold’s globe-hopping adventure about the quest for an ancient gadget able to locate fissures in time.

Cannes: ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Debuts to Five-Minute Standing Ovation With Harrison Ford in Tears

Indy’s back — and in tears. The time finally came for the Cannes Film Festival to host an old friend — a swashbuckling archaeologist named Indiana Jones — courtesy of the world premiere of James Mangold’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Held Thursday evening at the Palais, the screening saw the filmmaker joined […]

AFM: Mads Mikkelsen to Star in Bryan Fuller’s Family Horror ‘Dust Bunny,’ Sierra/Affinity Selling

Mads Mikkelsen is set to reunite with his Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller on the newly announced feature Dust Bunny. Entertainment One and Thunder Road will co-produce with Fuller, who will write, direct and produce alongside Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee. Sierra/Affinity is handling global sales and will introduce the project to buyers at […]

First Look at Mads Mikkelsen in Danish Epic ‘The Bastard’

Fantastic Beasts star Mads Mikkelsen appears broody in the first-look image from The Bastard, Mikkelsen’s upcoming Danish-language feature that reteams him with his A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel. The image, released Thursday by The Bastard producer Zentropa, shows Mikkelsen as Captain Ludvig Kahlen, a 17th century soldier who sets out on an impossible mission: […]

Cannes: Magnolia Pictures Takes U.S. Rights to Mads Mikkelsen-Starrer ‘King’s Land’

Magnolia Pictures has snatched up U.S. rights from TrustNordisk to King’s Land, an upcoming period epic from Denmark starring Mads Mikkelsen (Fantastic Beasts) and Amanda Collin (Raised by Wolves). The project will see Mikkelsen reteam with his A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel in an adaptation of the Ida Jessen’s Danish best-seller The Captain and […]

Cannes: Mads Mikkelsen Reunites With ‘A Royal Affair’ Director for ‘King’s Land’

Danish star Mads Mikkelsen is reuniting with his A Royal Affair director Nicolaj Arcel for the epic period drama King’s Land. Danish actress Amanda Collin, who most recently starred in Ridley Scott’s HBO Max drama series Raised by Wolves, will co-star alongside Mikkelsen. Arcel penned the screenplay for the new feature with Anders Thomas Jensen. […]

Cannes: Mads Mikkelsen to Return as ‘The Black Kaiser’ in New ‘Polar’ Adaptation

The Black Kaiser is back. Danish star Mads Mikkelsen is returning to his role as hitman Duncan Vizla, aka as The Black Kaiser, in a film of the same name, based on Victor Santos’ Dark Horse graphic novel Polar. Jonas Akerlund, who directed Mikkelsen as Vizla in the 2019 action comedy Polar, will get behind […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Can’t Find Magic With $43M Box Office Bow

Warner Bros.’ Wizarding World is in trouble on the movie side. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore opened to a tepid $43 million at the domestic box office over Easter weekend after earning $20.1 million Friday, including $6 million in Thursday previews. It is faring better overseas, where it earned another $71 million for a […]

Mads Mikkelsen on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting Chaos, Johnny Depp, JK Rowling and ‘Indy 5’

Mads Mikkelsen has a not-so-secret weapon when it comes to playing villains, of which he has portrayed many. So many, in fact, that Mikkelsen has been six different characters that had a problem with their eyes. Intriguing bad guys, it seems, require an ophthalmologic trauma — whether it’s his Bond villain Le Chiffre weeping blood […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’: Film Review

In the third installment of the Wizarding World franchise, Newt Scamander and his friends try to stop Grindelwald from attaining power.