Disney yesterday began overseas rollout on the remastered rerelease of James Cameron’s Avatar in five early markets with the Na’vi seeing a collective $877K gross. The 4K high dynamic range version was No. 1 in France at $513K, coming in 8% ahead of the comparable 3D rerelease of Titanic in 2012. In Korea, the 20th
Executives from China Film Group were recently treated to a screening of footage from Disney/20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way Of Water, receiving a surprise greeting from filmmaker James Cameron in the process. China Daily reported the news which Deadline has confirmed. Cameron beamed in with a video to say “thank you” in Mandarin and
Update: With the lack of major studio product in the fall, and Lionsgate’s Judy Blume movie, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret heading to the end of April 2023, Searchlight is going to have a moderate theatrical release with their comedy caper See How They Run, and moving it up to Sept. 16. On its new date, See
See How They Run, Searchlight’s mystery feature starring Saoirse Ronan and Sam Rockwell, will be hitting theaters in a limited release on September 30. The Tom George directed movie is set in London’s West End during the 1950s, where plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the New Regency–Film4–Warp Films feature adaption of the West End hit musical, will now debut exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on Sept. 17 in over 240 countries and territories. The pic, which came to Disney via the Fox merger, was originally set for a theatrical release a few times (Oct. 23,
While Disney’s seismic theatrical release changes with Black Widow, Cruella and Luca today were on the top of everybody’s minds, it was easy to ignore the elephant in the corner of the room. We’re specifically talking about Kenneth Branagh’s mystery ensemble Death on the Nile starring Armie Hammer, who has been besieged in an alleged sex scandal.
Well, that didn’t take too long. About 18 months after Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame assailed to become the top grossing moving of all-time at the worldwide box office with $2,789.2 billion in July 2019, word is that James Cameron’s Avatar, which the Russo Brothers-directed Marvel movie defeated, will once again bounce back to reclaim that title. Avatar
It was supposed to be a year when the playing field became even. After losing to Disney for four years in a row, with the Burbank studio setting an industry record in 2019 of $13.2 billion global box office, a new major studio was set to become the domestic king. “I think 2020 is going
Searchlight’s Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner Nomadland starring Frances McDormand, is opening on Feb. 19, 2021 limited. The movie was previously set to open on Dec. 4. Also Disney took the 20th Century Studios drag queen teenage musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie off its Feb. 26, 2021 release date and has designated the feature to being unset for
Disney has officially pulled their 20th Century Studios’ features Free Guy and Death on the Nile off the December calendar, leaving a grim immediate future in place for exhibition which was praying to make buck on a holiday moviegoing season. This leaves Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman 1984 left standing on Dec. 25, however, everyone with a brain is betting that
Disney is moving 20th Century Studios’ prequel The King’s Man from Sept. 18 to Feb. 26, 2021. Now the sheer news of this is apt to spring alarm from exhibition, especially in the wake of Mulan heading to Disney+ over Labor Day weekend, however, I hear that Disney remains focused on the long game for theatrical. They’re
While it was indicated well before their [email protected] panel when news broke of Mulan‘s theatrical pause, Disney is keeping 20th Century Studios/Marvel’s The New Mutants on the theatrical release calendar. Rumors were flying around yesterday that the horror-mutant movie was headed to Disney+ in September. This was spurred from what I’m told was a fan-made trailer
Disney/20th Century Studios feature adaptation of Jack London’s Call of the Wild drew $1M last night from 6PM previews while STX’s horror sequel Brahms: The Boy II saw $375K at roughly 1,800 theaters last night. They’re the two wide entries in a post Presidents Day weekend which will see Paramount’s Sonic The Hedgehog the winner with $29M-$40M in weekend 2.