The movie, which is all but done with its run in theaters, has narrowly surpassed ‘Spider-Man’ at the domestic box office. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has become Sony’s top-grossing title ever at the domestic box office, not adjusted for inflation. The movie accomplished the milestone this week after narrowly surpassing the original Spider-Man, which
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Discovery’s longtime exec Henrey Schleiff also adds Scripps acquisition Travel to his portfolio. More pieces are falling into place for Kathleen Finch’s new mega-portfolio, the result of the recently finalized merger between Discovery Inc. and Scripps Networks. The latest appointments find Scripps vets Allison Page and Courtney White landing top posts within the lifestyles group,
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Norwegian drama ‘State of Happiness’ won best screenplay and music honors. When Heroes Fly soared Wednesday night at the inaugural CanneSeries Awards, with the Israeli drama taking the top prize for best series at the event’s closing ceremony. The show from Hostages creator Omri Givon follows a group of war veterans who unite in the Colombian
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The mega-superhero mashup is selling twice as many tickets on Fandango as blockbuster ‘Black Panther’ — not to mention the last seven Marvel Cinematic Universe titles combined. The box-office reach of Disney’s and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War is looking infinite. That is, if advance ticket sales on Fandango are any indication, along with prerelease tracking.
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Jordan Peele is among those producing the drama, which stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace. Filmmaker Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman will open in U.S. theaters on Aug. 10, timed to the one-year anniversary of the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The Focus Features movie (previously titled Black Klansman) is based on the
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He is best known for his superhero series, including The CW’s ‘Arrow,’ ‘The Flash’ and ‘Supergirl.’ Producer Greg Berlanti, whose credits include The CW’s hit superhero series Arrow and The Flash, will be honored with this year’s International Emmy Founders Award. Berlanti, who holds the record for most shows on U.S television networks at the
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It’s a good weekend all the way around as ‘Blockers’ fights off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4 million debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal pic ‘Chappaquiddick’ launches to a better-than-expected $6.1 million. The importance of originality to moviegoers came across loud and clear at the weekend box office. Paramount’s A Quiet Place — a
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“My bad, but on the other hand, Farmville!” Alex Moffat, impersonating the Facebook CEO, said. Alex Moffat impersonated Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during “Weekend Update” on Saturday Night Live, addressing Facebook’s privacy issues. He started out by deliberately making direct eye contact with desk co-host Colin Jost. “Nailed it!” he exclaimed, calling Jost
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