Week of « Prev | Next »
1-20 of 125 items « Prev | Next »
Wonder Woman Passes $800 Million at Worldwide Box Office
1 hour ago
While it's box office run is winding down, and it hasn't cracked the domestic top 10 in a few weeks, another Wonder Woman box office milestone was passed when the movie crossed $800 million worldwide. The movie earned an estimated $1.1 million at the domestic box office this weekend good for 12th place, pushing its domestic total to $404 million, and with the $396 million its earned overseas, it has earned just over $800 million worldwide. The movie is certainly a smash hit, working from a $149 million budget that breathed new life into Warner Bros. struggling Dceu, with this movie out-grossing the first two Dceu movies Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad at the domestic box office.
Box Office Mojo reports that Wonder Woman currently stands as the second highest-grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office, although it has virtually no shot at catching the number one movie, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, »
R-Rated Deadpool / Avengers Crossover Is What Ryan Reynolds Wants
1 hour ago
Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds has expressed interest in a crossover between Deadpool and the Avengers. Though both are a part of the Marvel family, Deadpool is not included in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is owned by Fox, thus being separated on the big screen, save for references and jokes courtesy of Deadpool. The mutants and Deadpool all belong to Fox, but could we possibly see a deal like Sony made with the McU for Spider-Man: Homecoming? It would happen if Ryan Reynolds has anything to say about it, no matter how expensive it would be to make.
Reynolds really sat down with Total Film to talk about The Hitman's Bodyguard while also talking about the chance of Wade Wilson teaming up with the Avengers. Reynolds had this to say.
"That sounds like a great idea but a very expensive idea. Can you imagine the shit-talking contest with Iron Man? »
Christopher Nolan Sank a $500,000 IMAX Camera Making Dunkirk
1 hour ago
It has recently revealed that Dunkirk director Christopher Nolan accidentally sank a $500,000 dollar IMAX camera while filming the World War II story. Dunkirk has been a worldwide success with back-to-back number one weekends in the United States and has earned nearly $400 million worldwide. The movie is a visual stunner, especially when seen in the full immersive experience while watching in 70mm, which was the way that Nolan intended for Dunkirk to be seen as he shot the majority of the movie on crazy expensive and rare IMAX cameras.
The camera sinking news comes to us via American Cinematographer via Reddit. Christopher Nolan does not like to add effects in post-production and instead favors practical effects and one of his methods on Dunkirk was to strap incredibly expensive IMAX cameras to planes and intentionally crash them into the sea, which presented a pretty hefty task for cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema (Interstellar) and his crew. »
Legendary Entertainer Jerry Lewis Passes Away at 91
1 hour ago
American entertainment icon Jerry Lewis passed away earlier this morning at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, he was 91-years old. Lewis started off a zany slapstick comedian before leading his "Jerry's Kids" telethons to raise a lot of money for muscular dystrophy research. Lewis and his annual telethons raised a whooping $2.6 billion dollars for muscular dystrophy research over the years and brought an incredible amount of awareness to the disease.
Lewis' death was confirmed by Las Vegas Review Journal columnist John Katsilometes' Twitter account this morning. Lewis died peacefully at 9:15 Am at his home in Las Vegas, surrounded by his family. The entertainer had many health ailments over the years including open-heart surgery in 1983, a surgery for prostate cancer in 1992, and a heart attack in 2006. Lewis also went to treatment in 2003 for prescription drugs and suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, a chronic lung disease that he took Prednisone for, »
Hitman's Bodyguard Wins at the Box Office with $21.6M
2 hours ago
Heading into the weekend, some believed that PG-13 heist comedy Logan Lucky would have no trouble taking down the R-rated action-comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard, in one of the last summer movie box office weekends. It was quite the opposite, in fact, with The Hitman's Bodyguard continuing the trend of over-performing R-rated fare, easily coming away with the box office win in its opening weekend with $21.6 million. Last weekend's winner, Annabelle: Creation, dropped to second place with $15.5 million while the underperforming Logan Lucky debuted in third place this weekend with $8 million.
While The Hitman's Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson had no trouble winning at box office, it had a much more difficult time trying to win over the critics. The movie currently sits at a 38% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, down from the 46% rating it had earlier this week, while Logan Lucky proved to be a bona fide »
Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 84
16 hours ago
Sad news to report tonight. One of the true pioneers of stand-up comedy has passed away. Dick Gregory succumbed to heart failure on Saturday. He was 84 years old at the time of his death. Best known as a stand-up comedian who came of age in the 1960s, Gregory is also known for parlaying his success into a life of social and political activism, become an important voice for all races, creeds and colors. He was able to break certain barriers that other Civil Rights activists couldn't through the use of humor and understanding the human condition. Son Christian Gregory made a statement shortly after his father's passing to comment on the man and the important body of work he leaves behind.
"It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, D. »
Paris Hilton Claims One Thing Kept Her from Being Next Princess Diana
21 hours ago
Celebrity sex tapes are so 2000s. Sure, Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee might have the most famous of the bunch, but Paris Hilton's is arguably the most infamous. And though released way back in 2003, the video is still causing problems for the heiress. Some called her famous for doing nothing. But in Paris' mind, she believes she was well on her way to being the next Princess Diana. Only if it weren't for that amateur video that still lurks in greasy truck stops across the nation, still making truckers smile just a little bit, till this very day.
In a recent interview with Marie Claire, the somewhat reclusive Paris Hilton brought up the old sex tape. She's truly convinced that this night vision romp with an ex-boyfriend ruined any and all chances of her getting to emulate her one true idol, Lady Di. Hilton calls the whole thing 'humiliating'. »
Split Vs. Unbreakable in Shyamalan's Glass Synopsis
22 hours ago
If you've been living under a rock, or have given up on M. Night Shyamalan as a filmmaker, you might not know that his latest movie Split is a sequel to his hit 2000 superhero drama Unbreakable. And now the man is making a trilogy ending third film that will tie the worlds of Unbreakable and Split together. It's called Glass, and it stars Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Samuel L. Jackson all reprising their roles. Today, we have the official synopsis for this impending thriller, which M. Night Shyamalan only recently finished scripting.
In the late 1990s, heading into the 2000s, M. Night Shyamalan was seen as a wunderkind filmmaker often compared to Steven Spielberg. Especially with his enthralling twist ending for The Sixth Sense. His next movie wasn't as big of a hit, but Unbreakable instantly scored a legion of fans for being an incredibly smart superhero movie before »
Godzilla Vs. Kong Will Have One True Winner
23 hours ago
Godzilla vs. King Kong director Adam Wingard has stated that there will be a "clear winner" in his monster battle set to hit theaters in 2020. Little is known about the movie currently, but Wingard has also said that he intends for the movie to be a dark affair, that will take the monster movie in a serious direction. The first Godzilla movie is plenty serious, but Godzilla has been portrayed in a bunch of different ways over the years, so we'll consider this a return to his roots like the first installment in the MonsterVerse.
Adam Wingard recently talked to Entertainment Weekly about his upcoming Death Note adaptation that is premiering on Netflix later this month, but the conversation eventually steered over to his Godzilla Vs Kong project. The 4th installment in the MonsterVerse is going to be a giant monster brawl with one monster taking home all of the glory. »
Fantastic Four Reboot Left Jamie Bell Bitter and Disappointed
23 hours ago
Actor Jamie Bell who portrayed Benjamin Grimm, aka The Thing, in the 2015 Fantastic Four reboot has recently said that he and the rest of the cast were "bitterly disappointed" with the way that the movie came out. As it turns out, the cast of the reboot were not the only ones to be disappointed in the movie. The Fantastic Four reboot was a complete critical and commercial failure, which currently holds a 9% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with many reviews savaging the Josh Trank directed movie.
Bell recently sat down with the Los Angeles Times and shared his thoughts on filmmaking as well as the flop that was the reboot of The Fantastic Four. There were a lot of fingers being pointed when the movie came out and tanked in such a magnificent way, but Bell says that he and the cast were unaware of what was going on behind the scenes. »
New Han Solo Set Photos Visit Chewbacca in a Star Wars Wasteland
19 August 2017 1:31 PM, PDT
Ron Howard is clearly having fun after taking over directing duties on the still untitled Han Solo movie. The director seems to get a kick out of sharing little snippets of footage and behind the scenes pictures on his various social media accounts. In the latest set updates, we get to see a video of a burned out R2 unit, a picture of Howard directing Chewie, and another video of a "rough corner of the galaxy."
The latest behind the scenes sneak peeks from the Han Solo movie that Howard shared seem to indicate that things might be going wrong in this particular part of the movie. Howard's official Twitter page shared a short video of galaxy garbage on fire with smoke billowing out of it. Howard used the caption: "Rough Corner of the Galaxy." It is hard to discern just exactly what is on fire, but it looks like »
Ben Affleck's Trashy Comic-Con Disguise Revealed
19 August 2017 1:00 PM, PDT
San Diego Comic-Con is a part of summer that a lot of people look forward to every year and for obvious reasons. But it's not always fun for celebrities who have to move around thousands of fans to get to a panel or signing, so most stars choose some pretty interesting costumes to walk around anonymously without having to worry about getting bombarded by fan requests for pictures, autographs, or in Ben Affleck's case, to ask him what the heck is going on with The Batman movie. So, for this year's Comic-Con, Affleck decided to go with a pretty minimal disguise that may have come off as grouchy to all he encountered.
Leaked Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Trailer Has Yoda in a Starfighter
19 August 2017 12:16 PM, PDT
A new trailer has leaked for EA's upcoming, highly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront II, and it features Jedi Master Yoda deep into battle in his own starfighter. The new game is finally going to deliver what many fans have been asking for, which is the complete story campaign unlike the first game. The news comes after it was revealed that Lucasfilm has an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie currently in the early stages development as well as standalone movies for Master Yoda and Boba Fett.
The newly leaked trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront II comes to us from EuroGamer and it features some pretty intense space battles that have not been seen in previous trailers for the upcoming game. The game looks even more massive in scope with the addition of the space battles and promises the battle to spread across "all eras" and it is truly evident in the »
Atari Sues Nestle Over Breakout Kit Kat Ads
19 August 2017 12:08 PM, PDT
Video game pioneers Atari are accusing Swiss candy company Nestlé over copyright infringement for using its old video game Breakout in a Kit Kat commercial. The commercial came out last year, but Atari is just now getting around to filing a lawsuit in California against the candy company. Atari is suing Nestlé for trademark and copyright infringement as well as unfair competition and other claims. Nestlé is holding strong and claims that they will continue to fight the lawsuit because the ad no longer airs and they apparently have no plans to re-release the commercial, which is probably smart since they're being sued.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the video game company says that its Breakout game was used without permission for an ad campaign. It appears that the commercials were only shown in the U.K. and Europe, but that's not stopping the video game company. Atari provided a »
New Deadpool 2 Crash Details Reveal What Went Wrong
19 August 2017 11:53 AM, PDT
The production of Deadpool 2 was stopped this week after the tragic on set death of 32-year old stuntwoman Joi "Sj" Harris. Hours after the accident, local law enforcement, the British Columbia Coroner's Service, and WorksSafeBC announced that they would be conducting an investigation to figure out the true cause of these events. Now more details have recently been released surrounding the stunt gone wrong that explain what really happened.
Deadline is reporting that Joi Harris' death was the result of a low-speed freak accident. The investigation report by WorkSafeBC was obtained by Deadline and it was dated on August 15th, 2017 and it details exactly what happened on the set on Monday. Apparently Harris had completed the stunt 5 times and the crash occurred on the 6th run through. A portion of the report reads.
"A temporary worksite had been setup to record a film scene for a movie production. »
E.T. Almost Had a Very Different Ending
19 August 2017 10:34 AM, PDT
Steven Spielberg has directed many memorable movies during his long career, but E.T. The Extra Terrestrial remains one of his most iconic. To this day, it's one of his best-reviewed movies, currently holding a 98 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. One of the most iconic moments from the classic 80s sci-fi family flick, of which there are many, is the ending, which is just about as perfect as it gets. But according to star Robert MacNaughton, the ending was almost quite a bit different.
The actor, who plays Elliot's older brother in the movie, recently spoke with Yahoo in honor of E.T. celebrating its 30th anniversary. While speaking about the ending, Robert MacNaughton revealed that the original ending was quite a bit different than what ultimately made the cut. It was originally going to involve another Dungeons and Dragons game, as well as confirming that Elliot was still in contact with the movie's titular, »
Last Jedi Shows Snoke Using Ancient Witch-Like Sith Powers?
19 August 2017 10:15 AM, PDT
With the Force Friday toy sales event coming up in just a few short weeks, it shouldn't be surprising that several Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys have started to leak. There is one toy in particular that showcases Supreme Leader Snoke's (Andy Serkis) throne room that has many fans wondering if a device from the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will cross over into this movie. There may be potential Spoilers below, so read on at your own risk if you don't want to learn any more about this device.
A Reddit user named "3N1GMV" posted a leaked photo from a Star Wars: The Last Jedi toy set that showcases the throne room of Supreme Leader Snoke, which includes a Snoke figure, a Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) figure and a Praetorian Guard figure. There is one particularly intriguing aspect of this set, though, a blue circular »
Sonny Landham, Action Star of Predator, 48 Hours Dies at 76
19 August 2017 12:14 AM, PDT
Native American actor Sonny Landham, who portrayed Billy Sole in 1987's Predator, has sadly passed away at the age of 76. Landham was part Seminole and Cherokee and starred along side Arnold Schwarzenegger in Predator as well as roles in 48 Hrs. where he portrayed Billy Bear, The Warriors, Poltergeist, and Firewalker where he starred alongside Chuck Norris and Louis Gossett Jr. In addition to being an actor, Landham was also a professional stuntman and ran for political office in Kentucky, following the lead of fellow Predator stars Schwarzenegger and Jessie Ventura who became the governor of California and Minnesota, respectively.
Variety reports that the Sonny Landham died on Thursday at the age of 76 from congestive heart failure in Lexington, Kentucky. The actor had pretty much stopped acting in recent years and dedicated much of his time to politics, but never succeeded in holding office after not being able to obtain the »
Leah Remini Bashes Tom Cruise in Continuing War Against Scientology
18 August 2017 6:44 PM, PDT
Leah Remini is continuing her mission against the Church of Scientology and now she's dragging Tom Cruise into the battle claiming that the actor is "diabolical" and flat out just not a good person. Remini left the Church of Scientology back in 2013 and has since made it her mission to educate the general public about what is wrong with the religion, going as far to say that a federal investigation should be opened to look into the practices of the church. The Church of Scientology on the other hand, denounces her claims calling her a "bitter ex-Scientologist."
Leah Remini recently held a Reddit Ama, allowing people to ask her questions about her experience with the church, which was her second Ama regarding Scientology. A Reddit user asked, "I'm just going to get straight to it, is Tom Cruise a good person?" To which the actress responded, "No! Just going to get straight to it, »
Adam Driver Teases Kylo Ren's Unexpected Fate in Star Wars 8
18 August 2017 6:05 PM, PDT
With less than four months remaining until Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters, and with only one trailer released thus far, Star Wars fans are looking for any morsel of information they can get their hands on. Adam Driver recently gave fans one tiny morsel in a new interview with Sunday Today, the Sunday version of the Today Show, where he was asked if fans will be pleased by what happens to his character, Kylo Ren, in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. While he didn't offer any specific plot details, he did offer one tiny tidbit about Kylo Ren's fate. Here's what he had to say below, when asked if he thinks fans will be pleased after seeing The Last Jedi.
"God, I hope. I hope they will. I think it will be hopefully unexpected."
Unfortunately, we don't get any more Star Wars details in this interview, which was »
1-20 of 125 items « Prev | Next »