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Updated Monday AM: Warner Bros is reporting this morning that Tim Story’s Tom & Jerry didn’t do $13.7M for the weekend, rather $14.1M. That’s a very good indication that an upbeat vibe is developing among moviegoer confidence as this pandemic slowly starts to draw its curtains. Rival studio estimates as of yesterday AM had Tom & Jerry
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Showbiz shares sparkled Monday, starting off March with a major market rally around reopening, another vaccine rollout, a stimulus bill and a combo of upbeat earnings and streaming forecasts. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine, the nation’s third, will ship this week and the possibility of $1.9 trillion flowing into the U.S. economy looks increasingly likely after
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Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros’ hybrid live-action/animated feature Tom & Jerry began offshore rollout in mid-February, and this session became the first studio title to hit China in the wake of the Lunar New Year, as well as adding a host of other new markets. The Hanna-Barbera rascals scampered off with a further $19.4M from
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Written, directed and starring Julie Delpy, the family drama My Zoe from Blue Fox Entertainment hit theaters this weekend before dropping on VOD on May 25. As the big banner and specialty box office attempt to find its footing as restrictions of the pandemic lift at a cautious glacial pace, the film managed to add some
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AMC Entertainment, the nation’s largest theater chain, said Friday it’s awarding CEO Adam Aron and other executives “supplemental special incentive cash bonuses” to recognize the challenge they faced  steering the embattled company on a financial rollercoaster over the past pandemic year. Corporate associates and theatre management will also get special bonuses, with all payouts coming
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Sony Pictures Classics is set to release awards contender The Father in select New York and Los Angeles theaters today before expanding nationwide March 12 before landing on PVOD on March 26. That’s quite a theater-to-digital journey for the Florian Zeller-directed drama starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. The film, which premiered at Sundance in 2020,
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CinemaBlend participates in affiliate programs with various companies. We may earn a commission when you click on or make purchases via links. By now, the world is used to seeing Tom Holland’s portrayal of the “Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (and the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters), but we are all
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Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 Oscar winning animated film, Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi), has been set for a stage production which will have its world premiere in Tokyo in 2022. This is the first-ever stage adaptation of the beloved movie and will be written and directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner and Honorary Associate
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The unblurred photo contains words like Cerberus, Reaper, Geth and Tali’Zorah, which are specifically connected to the science fiction franchise that has been rumored to be adapted by Hollywood for about a decade. Back in 2010, Legendary Pictures acquired the rights to Mass Effect, but it the project has never completely gotten off the ground
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In a clear sign that Paramount is committed to theatrical, but still open to the future of streaming,  A Quiet Place Part II and Mission: Impossible 7 will go on the streaming service 45 days after their theatrical release dates. A Quiet Place Part II was originally scheduled to open on March 20 last year before Covid derailed
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Paramount Pictures CEO Jim Gianopulos gets it; just like Disney CEO Bob Chapek gets it: You can’t have a successful streaming service without big theatrical event films. The two go hand-in-hand, so don’t try and muddy the waters. Big screen drives big franchises, which in turn drives streaming features and spinoff series. Exclaimed Gianopulos at
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3. Stone Crandall (Vacation) At risk of continuing a running trend of mentioning bland, uninspired disappointments (in my opinion, that is), I bring up this 2015 soft reboot of the comedy franchise once led by Chevy Chase, in which Ed Helms takes over as a grown-up Rusty Griswold. Rusty, his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and
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It’s quite clear that we’ll get more Marvel series on Disney+ this year than arguably Star Wars series. At the top of the first Disney/Marvel TCA session, President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige gave a brief rundown of the studio’s plans. March 5 reps the end of season one of WandaVision.  Then
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