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EXCLUSIVE: Drafthouse Films has acquired Caligula: The Ultimate Cut, the 4K Ultra HD reconstruction of the notorious Tinto Brass movie. This latest presentation of the famous movie made its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2023 and includes never-before-seen footage and alternate takes and camera angles. Drafthouse will release the film theatrically —
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The Dev Patel directed and starring action thriller, Monkey Man, is now getting a release via Jordan Peele‘s Monkeypaw and its deal at Universal. In more good news for exhibition, the movie will hit theaters on April 5. You can watch the trailer here: Monkey Man was originally set up at Netflix, however, Peele had
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Zoë Kravitz’s feature directorial debut, the suspense thriller Blink Twice (formerly known as Pussy Island), is getting a global theatrical release from Amazon MGM Studios. It will hit cinemas August 23. In the movie, written by Kravitz and E.T. Feigenbaum, tech billionaire Slater King (Channing Tatum) meets cocktail waitress Frida (Naomi Ackie) at his fundraising gala, and
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Michael, the Michael Jackson biopic starring Jaafar Jackson as the King of Pop, is getting a global release. Lionsgate is releasing the movie stateside on April 18, 2025, with Universal is handling overseas distribution. Today, Lionsgate announced that it was beginning production on director Antoine Fuqua’s Michael on January 22. The John Logan-scripted movie, produced
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Updated Christmas Day: While everyone was sleeping during the pre-Christmas week, Universal undated both Monkeypaw Productions that were slated for 2024 on Sept. 27 and Christmas Day. These were all strike-related movies. TBD when both secret untitled features return. Universal replaced the Dec. 25 release with Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu while Lionsgate swooped in and took
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EXCLUSIVE: The latter half of the 2024 theatrical release schedule just got a shot of testosterone as Amazon MGM Studios and Seven Bucks’ epic Christmas action comedy Red One just set an exclusive global theatrical release for Nov. 15, 2024. Similar to other committed Amazon MGM theatrical titles of late, i.e. Air and Saltburn, Red
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EXCLUSIVE: Focus Feature we hear has set a July 12, 2024 limited theatrical release for Baltasar Kormákur’s romantic-drama, Touch. Universal Pictures International is handling international distribution sans Iceland. The movie is based on the Icelandic best-selling novel by Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson published by Ecco/Harper Collins in the U.S August 2022. The movie follows one widower’s emotional journey to find
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Focus Features‘ second movie with filmmaker Robert Eggers, Nosferatu, will be hitting cinemas on Wednesday, December 25, 2024. That’s good news for the year-end holiday period, which is still scant of product. The only other wide entries on Dec. 20, 2024 are Disney’s live-action sequel Mufasa and Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 3. “The audacious filmmaking
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As we told you Wednesday, Disney/Marvel‘s Deadpool 3 is moving off it summer launch date of May 3, 2024, leaving the season without a kickoff film for now. The Shawn Levy-directed pic, which is going back into production, will take over Captain America: Brave New World‘s release date of July 26 next year. But Captain
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Warner Bros/Heyday Films’ Wonka has been granted a December 8 release in China, a week ahead of the domestic start and as part of an early overseas rollout for the Timothée Chalamet-starrer. Wonka will be going the same day as Universal/Illumination’s Migration in China. These are just two of a raft of Hollywood movies to recently
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EXCLUSIVE: Bleecker Street‘s survival horror thriller The Origin, which debuted recently at Fantastic Fest, is getting a title change, now known as Out of Darkness and will hit theaters on February 9. Directed by Scottish helmer Andrew Cumming (Radiance, Clique) and written by Ruth Greenberg (The Spark) in both of their feature debuts, Out of
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Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films’ AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM moves from Wednesday 12/20/23 to Friday 12/22/23 Director:  James Wan Producers: Peter Safran, Wan and Rob Cowan. Executive Producers: Galen Vaisman and Walter Hamada. Writers: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, from a story by James Wan & David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Jason Momoa & Thomas Pa’a Sibbett, based on characters from DC,
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In the wake of Warner Bros’ pushing the Robert De Niro gangster pic Alto Knights to later in 2024, release date changes are aplenty for Disney due to the actors strike, but also Jonathan Majors’ ongoing legal woes. To no surprise, Searchlight won’t be opening the actor’s Sundance critically acclaimed drama Magazine Dreams on Dec.
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Imax CEO Rich Gelfond predicts the long SAG-AFTRA strike will settle relatively soon. If, instead, it drags on, theater chains will face a rocky second half of 2024 but he sees the large-format exhibitor standing apart. “An exhibitor who programs a multiplex needs lots of movies,” he told Wall Streeters after Imax reported a record
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EXCLUSIVE: Byron Allen’s Freestyle Digital Media has picked up the North American VOD rights to Emmy winning filmmaker Kern Konwiser’s documentary, Still a Black Star about Japanese artist and environmental activist Mago Nagasaka. The pic will debut on VOD platforms and on DVD on Nov. 7 before a theatrical premiere at Laemmle Theaters in Los
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