Movies

Bleecker Street’s sci-fi romantic comedy I’m Your Man blasted off – relatively speaking in today’s specialty market – with a per screen average of $2,139 in 16 theaters in North America (12 U.S., four in Canada). Directed by Maria Schrader film with Maren Eggert and Dan Stevens, it was the rare specialty film of late
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The late Willie Garson played four different characters within the Boy Meets World universe, spanning more than 20 years. The beloved actor grew up in the northeast and received a first-rate education from Wesleyan University before earning his master’s degree from the Yale Drama School. Garson got his start doing one-offs on popular sitcoms like Cheers and Family Ties, before landing reoccurring roles on Mr.
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Universal’s feature adaptation of Tony-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen grossed $800K from previews last night from 2,700 theaters which started showtimes at 7PM. The movie directed by Stephen Chbosky, and starring the musical’s original actor Ben Platt in the title role, is expected to make around $10M at 3,364 theaters, and is expected to be beat
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The newly-announced Sega Genesis controller for Nintendo Switch will have a different version available exclusively in Japan. Nintendo revealed the wireless Genesis controller during its Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday, along with the new Switch-compatible edition of the Nintendo 64 controller. When the Sega Genesis first hit the shores of the United States in 1989, it
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Lackawanna Blues, the solo Broadway show written, performed, and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has canceled its performances for tonight and over the weekend due to an off-stage back injury suffered by the star. Santiago-Hudson is expected to return to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Tuesday, though the canceled previews have bumped the play’s official
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Editor’s Note: A lawsuit has been filed against Activision Blizzard by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which alleges the company has engaged in abuse, discrimination, and retaliation against its female employees. Activision Blizzard has denied the allegations. The full details of the Activision Blizzard lawsuit (content warning: rape, suicide, abuse, harassment) are being updated
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Coincidentally this morning at Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference, Disney CEO Bob Chapek was asked a question about the compensation of Hollywood talent in the wake of long-standing distribution models being upended, and the advantages the studio has in terms of being a place that talent wants to work in a direct-to-consumer marketplace. This
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The release of Deltarune Chapter 2 on PC means Undertale can finally return to the game’s spinoff universe. On top of continuing the story of Chapter 1, Deltarune Chapter 2 also gives a hint at the future, revealing how many more Deltarune chapters will be released next. The first chapter of Deltarune was shadow-dropped in 2018. While Undertale was a paid release that told a full story, Deltarune was a free
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Saturday AM Update: Any doubts about the health of the overall domestic box office continue to wane with Disney/Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings continuing to reign a top in its third weekend $21M, the second-best third weekend result for a September release after Warner Bros.’ It ($29.75M). That’s a great -39% hold after a Friday of
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Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune is off to an epic start at the box office in France. The Denis Villeneuve-directed adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic world-building 1965 novel grossed $1.55M in its first day on Wednesday (including Tuesday night previews). This is the market’s fourth best launch day of all time for the month of September. The
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Lauren Ridloff recently recalled how Angelina Jolie helped her film difficult scenes for director Chloé Zhao’s Eternals. Marvel Studios is making major strides towards improving representation within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This year saw founding female Avenger Natasha Romanoff finally get her own solo film, Black Widow, and brought audiences their first Asian superhero in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten
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Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures’ sci-fi epic Dune is starting early rollout this weekend, looking to capitalize on momentum coming off of its star-packed world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, which was followed by an event at Paris’ Grand Rex cinema and screenings in Deauville and Toronto — all in just the past two weeks. The
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Anyway, so who’s joining Pierce Brosnan’s Doctor Fate in Black Adam? That will be Aldis Hodge’s Hawkman, Quintessa Swindell’s Cyclone and Noah Centineo’s Atom Smasher. Hawkman and Doctor Fate were two of the JSA’s founding members in the comics, while Cyclone and Atom Smasher are among the “newer” heroes who’ve been added to the lineup
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Lucifer’s co-showrunner reveals what Ella’s original ending would have been. Since premiering in 2016, Lucifer has made a point of expanding beyond its devilish protagonist. It has introduced viewers Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German), Lucifer’s partner in the LAPD, Detective Daniel Espinoza (Kevin Alejandro), Chloe’s ex-husband, and the father of their child. Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside)
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