When “Straight Outta Compton” opened in August of 2015 to over $60 million — about $20 million more than most trades predicted — a conversation sparked about the industry’s failure to properly track movies that target people of color. “You can’t track black,” Jeff Clanagan, CEO of CodeBlack Entertainment said in a 2015 Variety report…. […]
LOS ANGELES >> “Alien: Covenant” edged out “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” in the weekend box-office space battle. Ridley Scott’s latest “Alien” exploit opened with $36 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Guardians” was close behind with just over $35 million in its third week of release.
NEW YORK >> Tom Cruise was no match for Wonder Woman. Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” wrapped up Cruise’s “The Mummy” at the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $57.2 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal’s “The Mummy” looked its age, selling a relatively feeble $32.
Warner Bros’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ meanwhile, slipped to second place while crossing $70 million. read more
“Wonder Woman” wrapped up Tom Cruise’s “The Mummy” at the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $57.2 million.
The Tom Cruise-led ‘Mummy’ reboot is looking at a dismal $30 million debut in North America, but should scare up a strong $139 million internationally to top the foreign chart. read more
LOS ANGELES >> It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy “Baywatch.” Studio estimates on Sunday say the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise commandeered $62.
The $100 million opening makes it the first Hollywood tentpole built around a female superhero to work in its debut. read more
Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” is soaring to a $100 million opening weekend at the North American box office, early estimates showed Friday. Should the first projections hold for the Warner Bros. tentpole, “Wonder Woman” and director Patty Jenkins will set a record for the top debut weekend for a film directed by a woman. Sam… […]
A second Princess Diana is set to dominate the headlines this summer — this one a crusading DC Comics superhero. The fictional Diana, an Amazonian princess, is the star of Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman,” a film headed on Friday for an opening weekend of more than $115 million, according to industry estimates. With favorable buzz…
Urie began his 10-week run in “Kinky Boots” Friday.
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” landed on top of the South Korean box office, accounting for 48% of the total weekend revenue. Opening on 1,323 screens nationwide on Wednesday (May 24), the Disney release earned $11.5 million from 1.52 million admissions in five days. Its opening day was $1.46 million exceeding… […]
The latest installment in the Johnny Depp-starring juggernaut has already earned more than the entire China runs of the last two ‘Pirates’ films. read more
“Alien: Covenant” may not exactly be ripping through box office records, but with $66.3 million it is the highest grossing movie globally this weekend. Ridley Scott’s latest, from 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions, earned $30.3 million from 76 markets internationally this weekend. That — combined with last weekend’s overseas opening and its domestic… […]
Elsewhere, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ bombs, while YA film adaptation ‘Everything, Everything’ lures younger girls. read more
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has been the No. 1 movie in America for the past two weekends straight, but Ridley Scott seems poised to take the wheel away from captain James Gunn. That’s because Fox’s “Alien: Covenant” is on track to win its opening weekend with an estimated $40.2 million. After taking in $4.2… […]
Aamir Khan-starring Indian sports drama, “Dangal” expanded in its second week at the Chinese box office and took top place from “Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2.” In its second week of release, “Dangal” earned $32.5 million, giving it a 10-day cumulative of $59.7 million, according to data from Ent group. The weekend score was… […]
How much did Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 make in its first US weekend at the box office? Is Agents of SHIELD coming back for another season? How was the creator of Rocket Raccoon saved by the character himself from having to live in a nursing home for the rest of his life? Is […]
The hit comedy starring Eugenio Derbez and Salma Hayek opened No. 1 in Mexico, outperforming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.’ read more