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Paramount Pictures today announced Chris Aronson as President of Domestic Theatrical Distribution for the film studio. Aronson will report to Marc Weinstock, President of Worldwide Marketing & Distribution and Mary Daily, Co-President of Worldwide Marketing & Distribution. In his role, Aronson will oversee all aspects of domestic theatrical distribution, including theatrical sales, in-theatre marketing, operations,
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Refresh for latest…: Fox/Chernin Entertainment’s Ford V Ferrari raced its way to a $21.4M start at the international box office this weekend. The Disney release went out in 41 material markets and came in slightly above pre-frame projections. This is a solid start that combines with domestic’s high-octane debut to make for a $52.4M global
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The Trey Edward Shults family drama Waves surfed into New York at the Angelika and AMC Lincoln Square, as well as the Arclight Hollywood and Landmark Los Angeles. With its strong festival run, emotionally wrought performances (specifically from the mesmerizing Kelvin Harrison Jr.), and its 91% Rotten Tomatoes rating, the stunning A24 pic made a splash
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In the wake of Terminator: Dark Fate’s failure at the B.O., and Paramount’s recent decision to make Beverly Cops 4 for Netflix, we have the further breakdown of cinema IP in Sony’s Charlie’s Angels reboot which is tanking with a God-awful $8.2M opening, 3 Stars on Screen Engine-Comscore’s PostTrak and a B+ Cinemascore. The Elizabeth Banks-directed-written and
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Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Bron Studios’ Joker is dancing across the $1B global box office mark today, becoming the first R-rated movie ever to the milestone. It is Warner Bros.’ 7th film to cross $1 billion behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($1.34B), Aquaman ($1.148B), Lord of the Rings: Return of the King ($1.12B), Dark Knight Rises ($1.08B), Hobbit: The Unexpected
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Refresh for updates Disney has just unloaded a few release date changes to Fox pics and RSVPed a ton of dates for untitled stuff all the way into 23. The list is below. We’re still digesting this. Let’s break this down by years. 2020 –Matthew Vaugn’s The King’s Man, which is already being promoted in
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James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari from 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment put $2.1 million in the tank from Thursday box office previews that began at 6 PM. Projections expect the pic being released by Disney to exceed $20M this weekend, maybe even as high as $30M. Great exits for the Christian Bale-Matt Damon movie last night: 4 1/2
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The New Line movie, Black Adam, based on the DC comics property will hit cinemas on Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, five days after Fox’s Avatar sequel on Dec. 17. Pic is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who recently directed Johnson in Disney’s upcoming Jungle Cruise. Black Adam will open up against Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 4, Universal’s feature adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked, and —
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Despite pumping out some of the most riveting cinema in the world, South Korea has long flailed at the domestic box office. Until now, with NEON’s release of Bong Joon-ho’s Cannes Film Festival Palme D’or winner Parasite, which soared past $11.278M this weekend, with many distribution sources projecting the pic’s stateside endgame at $20M. Worldwide,
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Paramount is putting its Rugrats movie in timeout. The studio said today that it has pulled the Nick TV adaptation from its schedule after originally setting a January 29, 2021, release date. Taking over that weekend slot is Rumble, the toon from Paramount Animation and WWE Studios that is set in a world where monster wrestling is a global
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There’s a very good chance that an original movie, 20th Century’s Ford v Ferrari, is poised to best a rival studio franchise reboot, Sony’s Charlie’s Angels at the box office this weekend, $20M-$30M+ to $10M-$12M. That’s great for these types of adult titles in a year when most major studios have flooded the marketplace with so
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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon’s original feature Troop Zero, which made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival back in January, will be released worldwide on Amazon Prime Video on Jan. 17, 2020. Pic is the first feature title being announced for the Amazon Prime streaming 2020 film slate. Previously reported exclusively by Deadline, Amazon opted to
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Refresh for latest…: While Warner Bros’ Doctor Sleep is snoozing at the domestic and international box office with a global total of just $34.1M to date (and despite good reviews and audience scores), the Burbank studio has a major milestone ahead as Joker closes in on the $1B mark worldwide. Not only will the movie
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Finance sources tell us today that Warner Bros.’ weekend Stephen King upset Doctor Sleep is poised to lose around $20M after all ancillaries, should it earn $100M at the global box office. If ticket sales are lower, in the $80M range, then the loss swells to around $30M+. This comes after the grand under-performance of the
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As films like Parasite, Jojo Rabbit and Judy flourish and find audiences, Shia LaBeouf’s semi-autobiographical film Honey Boy looks to sweeten the pot and bring its unique vision to not only the Specialty box office space but also the award season race. Directed by visionary filmmaker Alma Har’el, whose feature documentary work LaBeouf has produced, Honey Boy has been gaining
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Sony’s sequel to its $962.1M global hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will debut in China on Dec. 13 in sync with its domestic opening.  China is a rich territory for Dwayne Johnson with such pics like Hobbs & Shaw ($201M), Rampage ($156.3M), San Andreas ($103M) and Skyscraper ($98.4M) racking up bucks.  The first Jake Kasdan-directed pic made $78M in the Middle Kingdom, repping 14%
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Warner Bros. The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep drew $1.5M last night from showtimes that began at 6PM. In the post It era of the feature adaptations of Stephen King’s canon, Doctor Sleep is 75% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, a grade that’s higher than the latest Pet Sematary and It Chapter Two‘s 63% fresh. Horror fans typically come out first to these pics, and Screen
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Lionsgate/Media Rights Capital’s Knives Out arrived on tracking this morning with estimates ranging from $22M-$25M over the Wednesday through Sunday Thanksgiving period. While that number isn’t anything to jump up and down about for a Thanksgiving release, there’s a lot of goodwill here in the Rian Johnson whodunit’s favor, notably its 98% certified fresh score
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Last weekend didn’t start the fire at the November box office after Paramount/Skydance Media/Fox’s mechanical breakdown with Terminator: Dark Fate, which is set to lose $130 million off an estimated combined $325M production and global P&A cost and $29M stateside opening. This weekend, Warner Bros in a rare move for its genre product opens Doctor
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