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Refresh for latest…: As with domestic, a pair of new studio offerings opened at the international box office this weekend. However, the biggest grosses came from local pics in China where upcoming release dates for Hollywood continue to be a frustrating question mark. Getting to the studios first, in a 23-market rollout, Universal’s M Night
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Mark Wahlberg strides into theaters this weekend with Joe Bell as the Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men, upcoming King Richard) film debuts on 1,093 screens supported by robust advertising and a star-driven social media campaign. Roadside Attractions is distributing, having snapped up the film from Solstice Studios which acquired it off of a 2020
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Halloween Kills will reportedly pick up right after 2018’s Halloween, on the same night that Laurie, her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and her granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left Michael Myers up in flames in Laurie’s basement. We know that the killer will survive her trap and continue his rampage. This time they will be joined
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NEON has set a theatrical release date for its Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner Titane, the distributor’s second after Bong Joon Ho’s 2019 Parasite which continued on to win a historical Best Picture at the Oscars for a foreign film. Titane will be hitting theaters on Oct. 1. NEON acquired Titane back in September 2019.  The pic, directed and written by French
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FRIDAY AM Update: Refresh for updates Universal’s Old grossed $1.5M on Thursday night from 2,750 theaters that began showtimes at 7PM. This topped the Thursday night results for Paramount’s Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins which did $1.4M, also starting at 7PM at 2,662 theaters. Both titles are respecting a theatrical window. As far as who wins at the
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New York native Andy Milonakis blasted onto the scene in 2005 with wacky antics, a bizarre hip hop career and viral video moments — all while confusing audiences with his prepubescent appearance even though he was nearly 30 years old — that culminated with his MTV sketch comedy program “The Andy Milonakis Show.” Andy went
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New York’s Public Theater canceled last night’s and tonight’s Free Shakespeare in the Park performances of Merry Wives after a member of the production tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement tweeted two hours before last night’s performance, the Public noted, “Earlier today, we learned that a member of the production has tested positive for
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If Disney keeps up this whole theatrical-PVOD day-and-date model, maybe it won’t be so scary for rival studios in the future to follow a Marvel movie during its second weekend at the box office. The studio’s Marvel Cinematic Universe standalone origin movie Black Widow had a great fall in its second session at the domestic B.O., down
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Universal has dated two DreamWorks movies, Distant and Easter Sunday, as well as Amblin Entertainment’s The Last Voyage of the Demeter.  Distant, directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, will open on March 11, 2022. The sci-fi comedy stars Anthony Ramos as a low-level mining engineer whose spaceship gets struck by an asteroid sending him to an unknown alien planet.
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Fandango and United Artists Releasing are holding early access screenings on Aug. 8 for MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic Respect. Tickets are now on sale on Fandango. The pic will preview at 500 theaters nationwide before its Aug. 13 release. Respect stars Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson as Franklin. The pic is directed by award-winning theater director Liesl Tommy
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Debuting in Black Panther as the leader of Wakanda’s Mountain Tribe, a.k.a. the Jabari, Winston Duke’s M’Baku was among the 2018 superhero movie’s most praised aspects. M’Baku was initially depicted in an antagonistic light, as he challenged Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa for the Wakanda crown in ritual combat. However, after Erik Killmonger entered the picture, M’Baku
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Samba TV has provided an update on the number of U.S. Smart TV terrestrial households which have tuned into Disney+ Premier’s Black Widow with a running cumulative U.S. household viewership of 2 million. Last weekend, Samba TV reported that 1.1M U.S. households bought Black Widow in its first weekend. That means an additional 900K households bought the Scarlett
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