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Paramount–Spyglass Media’s Scream made $3.5M from Thursday night previews that began at 7 p.m. at roughly 3,000 theaters. That’s a healthy take for a horror movie during the pandemic, pacing behind Halloween Kills and A Quiet Place II‘s Thursday nights which were $4.8M each and not too far behind pre-pandemic MLK weekend thriller Glass which did $3.7M. Glass saw a 3-day of $40M, but
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Fathom Events presents Betty White: A Celebration in 1,529 locations nationwide, a one-day-only special event on Monday honoring the actress who died Dec. 31 just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. The star-studded reflection on White’s life and career, which had already been set by filmmakers Steven Boettcher and Mike Trinklein to celebrate
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Powered by a slate of major tentpoles including Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home and MGM/Eon/Universal’s No Time To Die, Cineworld Group reports it generated positive cash flow for Q4 2021. The world’s second largest exhibitor, which owns Regal in the U.S., did not disclose dollar amounts, but released a trading update this morning for the
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2ND UPDATE, 1:45 PM: There will be a winter’s ball on Hollywood Boulevard after all. Performances of Hamilton at the Pantages Theatre will resume on February 9 after being dark since Christmas, but Broadway in Hollywood said today that the show’s vexed run must end March 20. Hamilton performances originally were set to begin in March 2020, just
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In addition to this morning’s SAG lead actor nominations for Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem in Being the Ricardos and supporting actor nom for Ben Affleck in George Clooney’s The Tender Bar, Amazon was also over the moon about the viewership results for both films, claiming that they were the highest debuts of any drama released on Prime
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Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home is expected to cede its No. 1 four-weekend run to Paramount and Spyglass Media’s Scream over the MLK four-day holiday, the latter eyeing a take that’s in the $20 million-plus range at 3,661 theaters. There’s a shot that Scream goes higher, but we’ll leave any lofty predictions in this funky pandemic, Spider-Man-dominated marketplace to what 18th
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There’s a new tribute to Betty White in town, but this one isn’t just about honoring Betty … it’s about promoting the cause closest to her heart. Corie Mattie is responsible for the new mural that’s been installed on L.A.’s famed Melrose Ave. She says the piece took her roughly 15 hours to complete and
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Broadway’s traditional post-holiday January doldrums teamed up with a slate of show closings and a national skyrocketing surge in Omicron cases to send box office tumbling by nearly a third last week. Combined grosses of $18 million for 27 Broadway productions were down 31% from the previous week’s $26 million. The figure – $18,251,734, to
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Refresh for latest…: Arachnomania continues to grip the globe as Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home has increased its worldwide cume to $1.53B through four weekends. Tom Holland’s Peter Parker now fronts the No. 8 movie on the all-time global chart with No Way Home leaping past Marvel’s The Avengers, Furious 7, Frozen II and Avengers: Age Of Ultron across
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Nicolas Cage is one of the most unforgettable actors of his generation. With good reason, too – the Oscar winner’s career trajectory has been a mixture of blockbuster action classics and obscure, so-bad-they’re-good films. He’s approached each role he takes with a unique combination of authenticity and eccentricity. So it’s not surprising that he would
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Peter Bogdanovich — the filmmaker behind big movies like “The Last Picture Show” and “What’s Up, Doc?” — has died. Peter passed away Thursday at his home in Los Angeles as a result of natural causes … his daughter, Antonia Bogdanovich, told The Hollywood Reporter. PB vaulted to fame when he directed the critically-acclaimed 1971
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