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The drama also stars Laura Harrier and Topher Grace. Focus Features has released the first photo of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, which will open in U.S. theaters later this summer. The movie (previously titled Black Klansman) is based on the real-life story of Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer in Colorado Springs, Colo., who went
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The coming-of-age romance made a strong start to China’s long Labor Day weekend, while ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ won’t open for another two weeks thanks to one of Beijing’s usual blackouts on Hollywood imports. Different economic super power, different blockbuster. While most of the known universe was watching Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War over the weekend,
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The galaxy has a new ruler. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War kicked off the summer box office in high style over the weekend, opening to a record-setting $250 million in North America and $380 million overseas for a global total of $630 million, the top worldwide debut of all time. The superhero mashup accomplished
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The mega-superhero mashup is already breaking records. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War blasted off overseas Wednesday with a mighty opening-day gross of $39 million from 21 markets. The film, placing No. 1 everywhere, is already setting industry records in numerous territories. In South Korea, it landed the top opening day of all time with
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Blum is among the producers of the director’s next film, which will have its world premiere at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Producer Jason Blum and actor John David Washington shared exclusive footage of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman with theater owners at CinemaCon on Wednesday, with Blum saying that the film is dotted with humor designed to
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Disney and Marvel’s mega-superhero mashup also opens in most major markets around the globe this weekend, excluding China and Russia. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War is headed for world domination. The mega-superhero mashup is widely expected to score the top domestic debut of all time for a superhero pic upon unfurling in theaters this
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The buzzy service has caused waves by deeply discounting ticket prices for its subscribers. National Association of Theater Owners president John Fithian broke his silence on the controversial subscription ticket service MoviePass on Tuesday, saying he questions whether any such service is sustainable. Because of antitrust rules, Fithian couldn’t talk about MoviePass directly. MoviePass offers
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Disney’s Alan Horn took to the stage at CinemaCon as ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ prepares to further the studio’s box-office might with a possible record bow this weekend. Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn on Tuesday celebrated the company’s mammoth box-office run at CinemaCon in Las Vegas before teasing Disney’s upcoming slate, which included a look
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“The movie industry is not a zero-sum game,” Fithian said in his annual state-of-the-industry speech in Las Vegas, where new MPAA chief Charles Rivkin made his first CinemaCon appearance. National Association of Theatre Owners president John Fithian didn’t mention the controversial movie subscription service MoviePass by name Tuesday in his CinemaCon speech, but was quick
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Roughly three-quarters of subscribers said they signed up in the past six months, according to a new survey by entertainment pollsters NRG for The Hollywood Reporter. The first major poll of MoviePass subscribers comes to an indisputable conclusion — the monthly subscription service is dramatically changing moviegoing habits for the better at a time when
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‘I Feel Pretty’ stars Amy Schumer in her first PG-13 comedy. In a surprise twist, Amy Schumer’s new comedy, I Feel Pretty, is catching up with box-office leaders A Quiet Place and Rampage, according to early Friday returns. While estimates vary, most show I Feel Pretty overtaking Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage for the weekend with a debut
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The Disney and Lucasfilm tentpole will open simultaneously in the world’s two largest film markets, North America and China. Han Solo has charted his course for China.  Disney and Lucasfilm’s hotly anticipated Solo: A Star Wars Story has locked down its release date in the world’s second-largest box-office territory. The stand-alone Star Wars film will descend
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Universal Pictures and Blumhouse are teaming on the politically charged action-thriller. Damon Lindelof’s The Hunt has landed a Sept. 27, 2019, release date. Universal Pictures, which is teaming with Blumhouse on the politically charged action-thriller, will have a busy weekend between The Hunt and Everest, an animated comedy-adventure that will also bow in U.S. cinemas
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‘Ready Player One’ has pushed the combined grosses of Spielberg’s films past $10 billion at the worldwide box office, unadjusted for inflation. Steven Spielberg has become the first member of the $10 billion directors’ club. With his latest film, Ready Player One, approaching $500 million at the global box office, Spielberg’s pics have grossed a
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