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The animated family film took in $2.6 million in previews, compared to $1.95 million for Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’ Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper grossed a modest $1.95 million in Thursday-night previews at the North American box office, losing to Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, which earned $2.6 million. It remains to be seen whether Skyscraper can pull
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Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’ may have trouble earning much more than $23 million in its domestic launch, while ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ heads for $43 million. Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper is getting crushed in its U.S box-office debut by animated family film Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, according to early returns. Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 3 could
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From the return of ‘Queer Eye’ to continued success of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ the watchdog group sees noms for stars including Jane Lynch, Ricky Martin and other behind-the-scenes folks as a message of acceptance. LGBTQ watchdog group GLAAD considers Thursday’s Emmy nominations — which recognized the work for shows including Queer Eye and stars like
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Other notable omissions included no best limited series nomination for ‘The Looming Tower,’ though star Jeff Daniels did get a nom. While Modern Family‘s days of winning the Emmy for best comedy series ended years ago, the long-running ABC sitcom managed to score an Emmy nomination for the top comedy series category since it debuted
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Tracking shows Sony’s animated family film pacing ahead of Dwayne Johnson’s latest turn on the big screen. Then again, tracking is hardly a science. Will an animated Dracula draw blood from Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper at the weekend box office? That’s the big question as Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation opens everywhere Friday opposite Johnson’s
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Since the AMPAS expelled her husband, she is refusing to join, calling the invitation she received “one insult too many.” French actress Emmanuelle Seigner has rejected an invitation from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to join the organization, calling it “one insult too many” because the Academy expelled her husband, director Roman
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The British TV news powerhouse returned to profitability and diversified its business under his nine-year leadership. British TV news powerhouse ITN said Wednesday that CEO John Hardie has decided to step down at the end of 2018 following nine years at the helm. Since joining in 2009, he has overseen a turnaround that has returned
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Felicity Jones plays the iconic Supreme Court justice in ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ while conversion therapy drama ‘Boy Erased’ stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. Focus Features is tweaking its awards season plans. The specialty label announced Monday it is moving coming-of-age drama Boy Erased from Sept. 28 to Nov. 2, while
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It was a competitive weekend at the world’s second-biggest film market, with both Hollywood holdovers and Chinese new releases pulling in substantial earnings. Chinese thriller Animal World officially kicked off the summer blockbuster season in the world’s second-biggest film market over the weekend, opening to $38.2 million and topping the China box-office champion of the
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‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado,’ a gritty U.S.-Mexico border drama, opens to a better-than-expected $19 million, followed by ‘Uncle Drew’ with $15.5 million. Universal’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom easily dunked the competition in its second weekend, grossing $60 million in North America as it roars toward the $1 billion mark globally. Overseas, the dinos devoured
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Hewitt will remain on the network as a contributor to shows including ‘Meet the Press,’ where he promised to conduct more one-on-one interviews. Almost exactly a year since it began, conservative host Hugh Hewitt’s show is coming to an end at MSNBC after it failed to deliver satisfactory ratings for the network. Hewitt announced the
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Jordan Klepper bid farewell to The Opposition Thursday night on Comedy Central by experiencing a brief pang of conscience and engaging in a “final fight.” Klepper opened the broadcast by introducing a “threat” to his broadcast, a joke about the show’s cancellation. Later, the host introduced a final battle, saying, “All of America’s enemies are banging on
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