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'Dunkirk' Heading Toward $51M Debut, 'Girls Trip' Strong, 'Valerian' Sinks

20 July 2017 11:07 AM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

Saturday a.m. Update: With an estimated $19.8 million, Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is heading toward an opening weekend right around $50 million to $52 million. It's a great start for the WWII feature, especially given the holds Nolan's films have shown in recent history as well as the critical response and now the "A-" CinemaScore from opening day audiences, a notch above the "B+" audiences gave Interstellar. Additionally, Dunkirk has now been released in 46 international markets where it has so far grossed $21.2 million after releasing earlier this week in a handful of territories. We'll have more on the overall international performance with tomorrow morning's report. In second is Universal's release of Girls Trip, which is scorching the weekend, delivering an estimated $11.68 million on Friday, heading toward a $29+ million opening. The film should also show long legs looking ahead after receiving a rare "A+" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Finally, Stx's release of EuropaCorp's »


- Brad Brevet <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Todd McFarlane Announces New 'Spawn' Movie at SDCC

18 hours ago | IMDb News

During a Facebook Live with Kevin Smith aboard the #IMDboat at Comic-Con 2017, comic-book creator Todd McFarlane dropped an exclusive: He's working with producer Jason Blum on a new Spawn movie. What's better: McFarlane has a draft of the script ready to go, he'll be making his directorial debut on the project, which will certainly be a hard-R vision of his former mercenary turned reluctant soldier of the devil.

Watch the announcement video here. »


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‘Dunkirk’ Takes $8.6 Million in Early International Openings

22 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” has grossed $8.6 million from its first two days in 31 international markets.

France is the leading market with $1.8 million on 668 screens in its first two days, followed by South Korea with $1.6 million on its opening day on Thursday at 1,252 locations. The Korean results were in line with Nolan’s “Interstellar” and above “Gravity” and “American Sniper.”

Dunkirk,” based on the 1940 evacuation of 300,000 stranded Allied troops from France, stars Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, and Harry Styles. Film critics have already offered extensive praise for the cinematography, direction, acting, and musical score.

Nolan shot most of “Dunkirk” in France and California. The Warner Bros. release has a price tag of $150 million.

Australia took in $938,000, including Wednesday night sneaks, on 535 screens for a 54% share of the top five films. The results are 45% ahead of “Gravity,” 33% ahead »


- Dave McNary

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Dwayne Johnson Won't Appear in 'Shazam!,' DC's Geoff Johns Says

22 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Dwayne Johnson will not appear in the upcoming superhero film Shazam!, according to DC chief creative officer Geoff Johns.

"We haven't announced any casting yet," Johns told Yahoo Movies. "But Dwayne isn't going to be in this movie. He's still doing Black Adam, but he won't be in Shazam!"

News of Shazam!, which follows a young boy who transforms into Earth's mightiest mortal, being the next DC film in line to shoot was reported Thursday by The Hollywood Reporter. The film is yet to cast its leads, but Johnson has been attached to the role of Shazam's main antagonist, »


- Patrick Shanley

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'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail to Write, Direct Bermuda Triangle Movie

22 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail will write, and is attached to direct, a new take on Universal's Bermuda Triangle project.

Earlier drafts of the untitled project were written by Miles Millar & Alfred Gough, and Juliet Snowden & Stiles White. Details of the plot are being kept under wraps. The mysterious Caribbean area known as the Bermuda Triangle stretches between the Florida Straits, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Over the years, several ships and planes have disappeared in the area under mysterious circumstances. Theories about paranormal or alien causes have long swirled around these strange disappearances.

Dylan Clark (Planet of the »


- Rebecca Ford

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Venice: New Films by George Clooney, Guillermo Del Toro, Stephen Frears Expected to World Premiere (Exclusive)

21 July 2017 6:05 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” Stephen Frears’ “Victoria and Abdul,” and Paolo Virzi’s “Ella and John,” starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, are among the titles strongly tipped to world premiere at the upcoming 74th Venice Film Festival.

Also expected to make their worldwide bows on the Lido are Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” Andrew Haigh’s “Lean on Pete,” and Lucrecia Martel’s “Zama.”

Less than a week before the official announcement, the buzz on the Venice lineup remains somewhat muted, though some locked-in titles have surfaced, including Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing,” which will open the fest. There’s also certainty over the absence of some titles – especially “Blade Runner 2049” and Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!”, both high-profile movies that had been considered as possibilities.

Suburbicon,” starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Josh Brolin, and Oscar Isaac, looks set to be the second Paramount picture to launch from »


- Nick Vivarelli

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George Clooney's 'Suburbicon' Release Date Moved Up

21 July 2017 9:12 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Paramount has moved up the release dates of mother! and Suburbicon, positioning both films for a longer awards run.

Darren Aronofsky's horror film mother!, starring Jennifer Lawrence, will get a wide release on Sept. 15, opposite the wide releases of Open Road's Blake Lively drama All I See is You and Lionsgate's Michael Keaton actioner American Assassin, as well as the Annapurna comedy Brad's Status directed by Mike White, IFC's J.D. Salinger biopic Rebel in the Rye from Danny Strong and the A24 thriller Woodshock, starring Kirsten Dunst. It was previously scheduled to open on Oct. 13.

George Clooney's Suburbicon, starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, will bow »


- Ashley Lee

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John Corbett, Lana Condor Join 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' Film (Exclusive)

23 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Awesomeness Films has found the cast for its newest teen flick. 

X-Men: Apocalypse actress Lana Condor has signed on to star in To All the Boys I've Loved Before alongside John Corbett. The film, based on the novel by Jenny Han, is being directed by Susan Johnson and was written by Sofia Alvarez. Production on the film, which is also being produced by Awesomeness and Overbrook Entertainment, has begun in Vancouver. 

To All the Boys I've Loved Before tells the story of Lara Jean Covey (Condor), a high school junior who spends her lunch reading and imagining her life as »


- Natalie Jarvey

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Ben Affleck's Batman Future in Doubt as Warner Bros. Plots Franchise

23 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Ben Affleck is heading to Comic-Con this weekend to promote Warner Bros.’ upcoming Justice League movie, set for a Nov. 17 release. But how many more times is he likely to put on the Batsuit? Probably not many, if ever again.

Yes, Warners’ film studio chief Toby Emmerich tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Ben is our Batman. We love him as Batman. We want to keep him in the cowl as long as we can." And Matt Reeves, who will direct the studio’s still-undated (and unwritten) The Batman, has said that he means to keep Affleck in the »


- Kim Masters

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Fox Reportedly “Reassessing” Future of the ‘Alien’ Franchise in Wake of ‘Alien: Covenant’

21 July 2017 8:24 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It appears the future of the Alien franchise is once again uncertain. Anticipation was mighty high for director Ridley Scott’s return with 2012’s Prometheus, and indeed despite some mixed reviews, the sci-fi pic grossed a hearty $403.3 million worldwide. Scott intended for Prometheus to relaunch the franchise in an intriguing way, but while he was busy making Exodus: Gods and Kings and The Martian, filmmaker Neill Blomkamp convinced Fox to give his own separate idea for an Alien movie a go. However, as soon as Scott got wind of this, he forged ahead with Prometheus 2, … »


- Adam Chitwood

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‘Cloverfield’ Movie Bumped to February 2018

21 July 2017 8:51 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Paramount’s “2017 Cloverfield Movie” has been pushed from October 27, 2017 to February 2, 2018, the studio announced Friday. Jennifer Lawrence’s “Mother!” was previously scheduled for an Oct. 13 release but will now open a month earlier, on Sept. 15. George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” will also open a month earlier than previously announced, on Oct. 27. Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!” will be a horror-thriller, and a star-studded one at that. Lawrence and Javier Bardem lead a cast that includes Michelle Pfeiffer, Domnhall Gleeson, Ed Harris and Kristen Wiig. The synopsis reads: “A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Kevin Spacey Playing Author Gore Vidal in Netflix Original Biopic (Exclusive)

21 July 2017 7:15 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – Oscar winner Kevin Spacey is playing writer Gore Vidal in a new Netflix original biopic, “Gore,” which is in production in Italy.

U.S. director Michael Hoffman (“The Last Station”) is helming the 1980s-set film about the late American author, playwright, and occasional political candidate. “Gore” is currently shooting in Rome but will move next month to Vidal’s longtime villa in Ravello, a village on the Amalfi Coast, sources tell Variety.

British producer Andy Paterson (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) is producing “Gore” for Netflix.

Netflix was not available for comment.

Vidal’s beloved gravity-defying villa La Rondinaia, nestled on a craggy cliff in Ravello a thousand feet above the Tyrrhenian Sea, will feature prominently in the movie, according to the president of the Ravello Foundation, Sebastiano Maffettone, local media reported. At La Rondinaia, which he sold in 2004, Vidal entertained his vast network of high-profile friends and acquaintances, including Greta Garbo, »


- Nick Vivarelli

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Wonder Woman 2 Is Already Taking Major Steps Forward

22 minutes ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

DC's head honcho Geoff Johns has revealed how the upcoming Wonder Woman sequel has already begun moving forward »

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Friday Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Soaring Toward a $51 Million Weekend

35 minutes ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Anyone who wondered if Christopher Nolan's name alone would be enough to bring in audiences to a bonafide war movie had their mouth shut by the time that Friday ended. Whereas so many (better) war films before have floundered at the box office under a general disinterest in such a topic, Nolan's Dunkirk, which tells of the campaign to bring hundreds of thousands of English soldiers home from the titular Nazi-occupied city, is currently at the top of the box office and will almost certainly take the weekend over newcomers like Girls Trip and Valerian and the … »

- Chris Cabin

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‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’: New Trailer Flips out Like a Ninja

36 minutes ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros. released a new The Lego Ninjago Movie trailer at the film's Comic-Con panel, and it's now online for all to see. The latest addition to the The Lego Movie universe follows Lloyd, a Green Ninja who must team up with other ninjas to defeat Garmadon, the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Tron: Uprising filmmaker and animation veteran Charlie Bean, whose credits range from Samurai Jack to Dexter’s Laboratory, makes his feature directing debut on the film with a script by Hilary Winston & Bob Logan & Paul Fisher. … »

- Adam Chitwood

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Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ on Course for $51 Million Debut, ‘Girls Trip’ in Second Place

46 minutes ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Dunkirk” is making quite the splash in the domestic box office this weekend, already tracking for a debut of over $50 million. “Girls Trip” is over-performing expectations as well, managing to snag second place from last weekend’s super-charged winners.

The World War II drama from Christopher Nolan is on course for a $51 million opening after taking in just shy of $20 million on Friday. After $5.5 million from Thursday night previews, Warner Bros.’s “Dunkirk” has now amassed $19.8 million from 3,720 locations so far.

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Harry Styles on Shooting His Debut Film Role in ‘Dunkirk’: ‘It Was So Intense’

Equally as impressive is Universal’s “Girls Trip.” The R-rated comedy starring Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, and Jada Pinkett Smith took in over $11 million on Friday, setting the girls up for a $28 million weekend from 2,591 theaters.

After fighting it out for first place last weekend, “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” fall to Nos »


- JD Knapp

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John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72

1 hour ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Actor dies during recovery from back surgery, Variety reportsHeard was married to Superman star Margot Kidder for six days in 1979

John Heard, the actor best known for his role as the father in the Home Alone movies, has died. He was 72.

Heard also starred in movies including After Hours and received an Emmy award for a guest role in the HBO series The Sopranos, as Vin Makazian, a corrupt New Jersey detective.

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- Jessica Glenza in New York

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The Best Comic-Con 2017 Pictures From Friday

1 hour ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

So many great costumes this year. Check out the best. »

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Christopher Nolan Explains Why He Doesn’t Allow Phones On Set

2 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

As Christopher Nolan continues his press rounds for his excellent “Dunkirk,” he has been revealing a lot about his filmmaking process including who got to look at his scripts, why he cast Harry Styles, and why he doesn’t like Netflix. During an interesting Q&A with Esquire, he also revealed that he doesn’t allow cell phones on set and his reasons why.

Like his friend and fellow filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, Nolan doesn’t allow phones on set because he believes they are a “huge distraction,” and prevent people from being truly focused on the task at hand.

Continue reading Christopher Nolan Explains Why He Doesn’t Allow Phones On Set at The Playlist. »

- Christian Gallichio

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‘Dunkirk’ Flying To $51M; ‘Girls Trip’ Driving To $28M+; ‘Valerian’ Still A Disaster With $16M+

2 hours ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Writethru, Saturday, 7:30 Am after 12:53 Am post: Refresh for chart… Dunkirk is excelling with a $19.7 million opening day, bound for a $51M opening weekend at 3,720 venues. That’s a very good start for this movie I’m told, one that will enable this British World War II title to leg out to a 3x multiple. Director Christopher Nolan’s previous movie Interstellar posted a three-day of $47.5M and churned a near 4x multiple at the domestic B.O., ending with $188M. His films… »


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