The box office tracking numbers have arrived, and M. Night Shyamalan‘s new superhero sequel Glass could end up having the highest-grossing opening weekend of any of his films thus far. Meanwhile, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is currently on track for an opening somewhere between $45-$55 million in its first weekend, a significant drop from $69 million the original movie pulled in during that stretch. Get more details below.
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Last year brought Michael Myers home again for the anticipated Halloween sequel that went back to the roots of the franchise. It took Eastbound & Down star Danny McBride and Your Highness director David Gordon Green to give fans the face-off between Laurie Strode and Michael Myers that Halloween H20 didn’t really do properly. And while Michael Myers is more brutal than ever after being locked up for 40 years, as the Halloween Honest Trailer illustrates, the real monsters are the true crime podcasters.
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If you thought there were already too many streaming subscription services out there, you’re not going to like what NBCUniversal has planned for their library of TV shows and movies from NBC and Universal Pictures.
Joining the likes of the forthcoming Disney and Warner Bros. streaming subscription services, media conglomerate NBCUniversal is creating their own ad-supported direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service that would be full of shows from NBC and movies from Universal Pictures, as well as original content. That might not sound too enticing to some of you, but you might pay more attention when you hear that the NBCUniversal streaming service may take The Office away from Netflix after 2021. Read More »
One of the biggest blockbusters of the year will undoubtedly be Hobbs and Shaw, the spin-off from the Fast and Furious franchise focusing on Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as the titular characters. One of them is a former agent of the Diplomatic Security Service turned outlaw, and the other is a former Major in the Special Air Service turned deadly mercenary. Now the two who were playfully at odds in The Fate of the Furious will be teaming up against their biggest threat yet: Idris Elba.
See a new Hobbs and Shaw photo of these three forces of nature ready to “get it on.” Read More »
Christmas is over, but Illumination Entertainment’s new take on Dr. Seuss’ classic story How the Grinch Stole Christmas has proven to have some impressively long legs at the box office. In fact, The Grinch box office has passed the $500 million mark at the global box office, making Universal’s holiday hit the highest grossing Christmas movie of all-time. Read More »
Like a freshly-turned vampire immediately stumbling out into the sun, Dark Universe died before it could really get started. Universal had hoped to launch their own cinematic universe based around their classic monsters, but the first entry – The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise – was a complete dud. Afterwards, future Dark Universe projects were put on hold, and it seems like the idea is – for the time being – dead and buried.
Now, Alex Kurtzman, who oversaw the Dark Universe writers room and directed The Mummy, is opening up about the fiasco, and confirms he definitely has nothing to do with the Dark Universe anymore. See Kurtzman’s explanation about what happened to the Dark Universe below,
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Universal is pushing back the release date for Jordan Peele‘s Us by one week following news that the horror film starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke will be the opening night film at SXSW. Read more about the new Us release date below.
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Get Out writer/director Jordan Peele‘s new horror film Us opens in the United States on March 15, 2019, but if you’re attending this year’s SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, you may have a chance to catch it even earlier. The Us world premiere date has been announced, and the movie will be the opening night film at this year’s festival. Read on for more details. Read More »
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Illumination Entertainment is taking the exhausting approach of releasing a new trailer for every major character in The Secret Life of Pets 2, and the latest one introduces us to Daisy, a new dog character voiced by comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish.
We previously saw that Kevin Hart‘s bunny character will be suiting up as a “superhero” named Captain Snowball in the upcoming sequel, and in this trailer, Daisy is on a quest to find him. Check it out below. Read More »
After saving the day, literally, Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) appeared to have defeated the masked killer who somehow kept coming after her over and over again as she relived the same day. It was like a Groundhog Day from hell. But now her happy ending has been given another twist, because the killer is back in Happy Death Day 2U, and he’s not just coming after her anymore. This time, they’re coming after her friends too, and the killer may not be who it was before.
Watch the new Happy Death Day 2U trailer below. Read More »