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“American Animals” Opening Goes Online

  One of the more acclaimed fest films of the year, the art heist drama/thriller “American Animals,” follows a group of college kids from wealthy backgrounds banded together to steal a collection of rare art books. Bart Layton (“The Imposter”) directs the film in which actors play real-life figures who …

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“Ocean’s 8” Opens To Franchise Best

  Warner Bros. Pictures’ all-female spin-off film “Ocean’s 8” nabbed the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend – debuting to $41.5 million. That beats out “Ocean’s Twelve” to become the highest opener of the franchise to date. Internationally the film brought in an additional $12.2 million in …

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“Jurassic” Sequel Has $151M Overseas Opening

  Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s adventure tale “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” opened with $151.1 million in 48 international markets over the weekend, the top film in all 48 territories it debuted in. Korea had the biggest debut with $27.2 million, followed by the United Kingdom and Ireland ($19.9M) and …

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Netflix Plans Mars Mission & Greek Myth Dramas

  Netflix has ordered two new drama series – “Away” about humanity’s attempt to reach Mars, and “Kaos” which is a darkly comic spin on ancient Greek mythology. “Away” is inspired by Chris Jones’ Esquire article and follows Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband and teenage …

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“Hereditary” Had A Three Hour Cut

  A24 opened the familial horror film “Hereditary” this weekend where it pulled in $13 million, the highest opening to date for the indie distributor. Critics have raved about the film, citing it as one of the year’s best, but the audience CinemaScore sits at a dismal D+. That disconnect …

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Netflix, Rhimes Plan Anna Del Vey TV Series

  Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland banner and streaming giant Netflix have acquired the rights to Jessica Pressler’s recent extensive New York Magazine article “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People”. Delvey became infamous when it was revealed she had been posing as a wealthy German heiress in New York’s high …

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Marvel’s Feige On Female Film Directors

  After nineteen films, Marvel Studios is finally letting a woman director (Anna Boden) into the ranks with next year’s “Captain Marvel” feature. Now, Marvel chief Kevin Feige has made the assertion at the 10th annual ‘Produced By’ conference that Marvel is making sure the trend continues: “I cannot promise …

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James Marsden Joins Tarantino’s “Hollywood”

  James Marsden and Julia Butters (“American Housewife”) have joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. Specifics of the roles Marsden and Butters are playing are under wraps. Set in Los Angeles in 1969, the story follows Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), the former star of …

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Isaiah Mustafa Is Mike In “IT: Chapter Two”

  Isaiah Mustafa, probably still best known as the ‘I’m on a horse’ Old Spice commercial spokesman, has joined the cast of “IT: Chapter Two” for New Line. Mustafa will play the adult version of Mike Hanlon in the film, joining a cast that includes Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, James …

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“The Predator” TV Spot Shows New Footage

  20th Century Fox has premiered a new TV spot for Shane Black’s “The Predator” which boasts a first look at Mega-Predator, a genetically-modified version of the iconic hunters. From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home as the universe’s most lethal …

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“Terminator” Off-Set Pics Tease The Connors

  Some photos posted on social media from the set of the new “Terminator” have offered glimpses at both the older Sarah Connor and the young John Connor in this new entry in the franchise. Linda Hamilton reprises her role for the new film and is sporting a new blonde …