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Golden Trailer Awards: ‘CODA,’ ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Among Nominations

The 2022 Golden Trailer Awards are led by CODA with 14 nominations — the most of any film — followed by The Matrix Resurrections, which starred Keanu Reeves, with 10. CODA and Apple TV+ made history when the film captured best picture at the Academy Awards, a first for a streaming service after years of […]

Village Roadshow’s Lawsuit Against Warner Bros. Over ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Sent to Arbitration

The legal battle waged by Village Roadshow accusing Warner Bros. of tanking the value of The Matrix Resurrections is about to go dark. The judge overseeing the case sided with Warner Bros. on Thursday in an unpublished tentative ruling that the lawsuit should be moved to arbitration. In light of the order, Village Roadshow moved […]

Berlin: How Studio Babelsberg Beat the Odds, From ‘The Pianist’ to ‘The Matrix Resurrections’

When Christoph Fisser, together with partner Carl L. Woebcken, bought Germany’s historic Studio Babelsberg from Vivendi Universal in 2004, the asking price was 1  euro. Vivendi had acquired Babelsberg, previously run by East German state film group DEFA, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and invested more than half a billion dollars upgrading the […]

Warner Bros. Sued Over ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Day-and-Date HBO Max Release

Village Roadshow Entertainment Group sued Warner Bros. on Monday for breach of contract over the studio’s decision to release Matrix Resurrections simultaneously on HBO Max and in theaters. The lawsuit escalates growing hostility between those in the movie industry who stand to make millions of dollars through big theatrical releases and major media companies that […]

Will Box Office Scuttle ‘Matrix’ Reboot Possibilities?

In the days before the U.S. premiere of The Matrix Resurrections in San Francisco on Dec. 18, rumors began swirling that the movie was part of a new trilogy. There were whispers that back-to-back shoots could happen and that a spinoff series based on a character named Bugs, a breakout in the movie played by […]

TPG Real Estate Completes Deal for Germany’s Studio Babelsberg

TPG Real Estate Partners has completed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Studio Babelsberg AG, the German film studio. The acquisition of the European studio complex comes as the streaming content boom has Wall Street and hedge funds eyeing studio campuses for acquisition. On Monday, TREP said it paid shareholders of Studio Babelsberg […]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Sing 2’ Top Christmas, ‘Matrix’ and ‘King’s Man’ Get Sidelined

Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home crushed it at the Christmas box office, earning $138.6 million from 4,336 theaters in North America for the long five-day holiday to finish Sunday with $467.3 million domestically and more than $1 billion worldwide. No Way Home has shattered numerous records since opening last weekend and is the first film […]

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Becomes Sony’s Top-Grossing Pic of All Time at U.S. Box Office

Another day, another milestone for Spider-Man: No Way Home. Sony and Marvel’s superhero sensation earned $19.7 million on Christmas Eve to finish Friday with $405.5 million in domestic ticket sales and become Sony’s top-grossing domestic title of all time, not adjusted for inflation. The previous record-holder was 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in 2017 […]

How to Watch ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ on HBO Max Wherever You Are

If all you want for Christmas is to unjack from reality for a few hours, then your gift has arrived early in the form of The Matrix Resurrections, which arrives simultaneously Dec. 22 in theaters and online on HBO Max. Neo, Trinity and Morpheus have returned in Lana Wachowski’s long-awaited sequel to the sci-fi trilogy […]

‘Matrix Resurrections’: Early Reactions to the Film Hit Social Media

The first reactions to Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections have begun to hit Twitter and elsewhere as the social media embargo lifted Thursday night. With full reviews embargoed until next Tuesday, film journalists, entertainment bloggers and some critics were allowed to give general reactions and thoughts on the fourth film in the Matrix franchise — […]

‘Matrix Resurrections’: New Teaser Clip Features Laurence Fishburne’s Morpheus

The latest teaser clip of the hotly anticipated The Matrix Resurrections has a double dose of Morpheus as Laurence Fishburne’s portrayal of the character makes an appearance and his notable absence in the latest film is explained. Sort of. In the roughly one minute of new footage dropped during The Game Awards on Thursday night, […]

Box Office: ‘Matrix Resurrections’ to Open One Month Later in China

After getting the green light from local censors in late November, Warner Bros/Village Roadshow’s The Matrix Resurrections has finally secured its official China release date. The film will open in the world’s largest theatrical market on Jan. 14, 2022. The Keanu Reeves-starring franchise revival rolls out domestically on Dec. 16 and hits most major theatrical markets throughout the Christmas […]