STXfilms has dated four movies for theatrical release: the Kristen Bell-Vince Vaughn coupon comedy Queenpins for Sept. 10, the sports drama National Champions for Nov. 24, the Chris Pine-Ben Foster reteam Violence of Action for Dec. 10 and Guy Ritchie’s untitled film for Jan. 21, 2022. “We have been busy building a strong and diverse slate with a number of
We first told you about the Neil Burger-directed thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, starring Daisy Ridley, which Black Bear Pictures, Anonymous Content and STX International were selling at EFM. Today, STXfilms is taking U.S. rights to the feature, putting them back in business with Burger who directed the $100M-plus B.O. hit for them, The Upside, which the studio
It was supposed to be a year when the playing field became even. After losing to Disney for four years in a row, with the Burbank studio setting an industry record in 2019 of $13.2 billion global box office, a new major studio was set to become the domestic king. “I think 2020 is going
STX’s Mikael Marcimain thriller Horizon Line will debut on EPIX in 2021 followings the pic’s transactional platform launch on Jan. 12. The movie will be available then for the purchase of $14.99 or to rent at $6.99. From the creators of 10 Cloverfield Lane and The Shallows, Horizon Line follows estranged couple, Sara (Allison Williams) and Jackson
STX’s acquisition Songbird will be skipping theaters in exchange for a premium VOD release starting Friday, December 11. STX picked up the KJ Apa-Sofia Carson pandemic thriller produced by Invisible Narratives back in August. The movie was one of the first to shoot in Los Angeles during the pandemic under COVID-19 safety guidelines. The film
EXCLUSIVE: Gerard Butler’s latest action thriller Greenland will not be playing at U.S. movie theaters as the pic’s studio ErosSTX pivots the feature for a Premium Video On-Demand release sometime in the fourth quarter. STX will control the PVOD window on the Ric Roman Waugh-directed movie. Additionally, we can tell you first, that HBO has shelled
UPDATED: STX is moving the U.S. release of Greenland to 4Q to a date to be pre-determined. This is more bad news for exhibition looking for new product, as the Gerard Butler movie leaves behind its Sept. 25 release. Universal moved MGM’s Candyman to 2021 TBD off its Oct. 16 date following Warner’s big move to push Wonder Woman
UPDATED, 10:43AM: STX’s Greenland is now going to Sept. 25 stateside from its Aug. 14 release date in the wake of several major studios hitting pausing and delaying their event films. The Gerard Butler movie will debut first offshore –which is great news– in Belgium (July 29), France (Aug 5) and Scandinavia (Aug 12). STX/Miramax’s The Gentlemen was an
UPDATED, 5:26 PM: More three-card-monte maneuvers on the summer theatrical release schedule. With Warner Bros. taking Christopher Nolan’s Tenet‘s from July 17 to July 31, STX is now moving its Gerard Butler-Morena Baccarin action movie Greenland off that date to Aug. 14. That’s where Wonder Woman 1984 was standing before she jumped to Oct. 2. PREVIOUSLY, June 11:
EXCLUSIVE: With the recent shutdown of movie theaters due to COVID-19, the STX action family comedy My Spy, which was last scheduled for theatrical release on April 17, is heading to Amazon Prime. Amazon Studios picked up the Peter Segal-directed PG-13 movie from STXFilms and MWM Studios for U.S. and key foreign territories. A streaming date will
In the six previous years of our tournament to name the year’s most profitable film, Deadline has always launched the contest around the NCAA basketball tournament. But this year is drastically different. Tonight was supposed to be the national championship game, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, but of course the entire tournament was canceled. Not
Disney/20th Century Studios feature adaptation of Jack London’s Call of the Wild drew $1M last night from 6PM previews while STX’s horror sequel Brahms: The Boy II saw $375K at roughly 1,800 theaters last night. They’re the two wide entries in a post Presidents Day weekend which will see Paramount’s Sonic The Hedgehog the winner with $29M-$40M in weekend 2.
Editors note: The 2019 domestic box office figures are for the period of January 1-December 29. We will update further on January 2. With the total 2019 domestic box office expected to ring up close to an estimated $11.4 billion according to Comscore, down 4% from last year’s banner $11.88B, and the forecast that 2020
The doldrums of December are here and is standard following the lucrative Thanksgiving-Black Friday period most major distributors abstain from opening any wide entries, except for STX which is handling animated feature Playmobil, which isn’t looking so hot with a 3-day of $905K, one of the lowest openings ever for a pic north of 2,000
It was a small night for previews, but it’s a small weekend for wide entries with two thrifty budgeted movies. Sony/Screen Gems’ Deon Taylor Black and Blue starring 007’s Naomie Harris as a rookie New Orleans police officer who witnesses her fellow cops committing a murder drew $675K at 1,962 venues that began at 7PM.
In the wake of a summer where Disney IP steamrolled over movies big and small, the industry wondered if we were truly living in a hell of haves and have-nots at the box office. Was it just all about event films succeeding on the big screen, with anything that was low-to-mid-budget counter-programming intended for streaming?
At tonight’s Deadline New Hollywood Panel at the Toronto Film Festival for the upcoming Jennifer Lopez feature Hustlers, the pic’s producer Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas gave high praise to STX for finally making the edgy pic about the New York Scores strippers who turn the tables on their greedy Wall Street clients. “Here we have a movie that