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The Paris Theater, an NYC cinematic landmark rescued by Netflix in 2019, will officially reopen August 6 with the streamer’s The Forty-Year-Old Version by Radha Blank and a week of repertory films programmed by the director. The only single-screen movie theater in Manhattan and the borough’s largest, with 545 seats, has hosted limited theatrical engagements
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Finally, we have drop date for Netflix’s mega action Rawson Marshall Thurber-directed feature Red Notice and it’s Nov. 12, around the world. Dwayne Johnson just made the news official across his social media.  In the movie, an Interpol-issued Red Notice goes out. That’s a global alert to hunt and capture the world’s most wanted. Johnson stars
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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has another feature hit on its hands in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead which is on its way to becoming one of the streamer’s top 10 most watched movies, bound to notch 72M viewing households in its first four weeks. Army of the Dead, which repped the streamer’s widest theatrical release in 600 theaters prior
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SATURDAY AM UPDATE: If you remember going back to last August, before Tenet‘s intentions to restart the box office, there were a few targeted demo movies leading up to that film’s release, i.e. Solstice Studios’ Unhinged and Disney/20th’s New Mutants. Those movies were expected to grease the wheels before a tentpole opening. True, that big B.O. debut
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Greg Marcus, CEO of Marcus Corp., was shocked when Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theaters went dark. “I happened to notice that. It caught my attention,” he joked. “I said, ‘What? Arclight is not reopening?’ Arclight’s reopening. I’ll take that bet with anybody who wants to bet me on that. Those theaters are so productive nationally
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The Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley StudioCanal feature The Last Letter From Your Lover will hit Netflix on July 23 and in select territories. The Augustine Frizzell directed romance based on JoJo Moyers’ bestselling novel, will also open in UK cinemas on Aug. 6. Oscar nominee Jones and 2x Golden Globe nominee Woodley star in this
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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has licensed all global rights, sans China, to Sony Pictures Animation’s Vivo. The movie, directed by Oscar nominee Kirk DeMicco (The Croods) and co-directed by Brandon Jeffords (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2) with new songs written and performed by Tony award winning Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, was recently scheduled for a theatrical
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Sony has sold worldwide rights to the Phil Lord and Christopher Miller animated feature The Mitchells vs. the Machines to Netflix. The pic was previously known as Connected.  The pic jumped around the release calendar during the pandemic, with an opening date of Oct. 23 then ultimately March 12 before Netflix acquired. The movie is directed by Mike Rianda
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It’s a streaming world, and we’re just living in it. With a majority of the globe’s movie theaters closed due to Covid, and Hollywood studios scrambling to figure out new distribution models, Netflix has already been experiencing the roaring ’20s with close to 204 million subscribers taking in the service worldwide and the company’s market
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Can cinemas play day-and-date releases from Warner Bros after continually refusing to show Netflix films? The big circuits have to be feeling really stupid now: If they had only made a deal with Netflix last year on Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman at a 45-day window instead of emphatically rejecting one, perhaps this looming apocalypse brought on
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EXCLUSIVE: A year ago at this time, a stink was raised by the studios and NATO over Netflix and its audacity to actually crunch the theatrical window with The Irishman. And a deal was on the table with AMC, but in the end, the streamer wanted a more limited time in theaters — far less than
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Imax CEO Rich Gelfond anticipates streamers will become more active in exhibition as the post-COVID business shakes out and said his team is turning gray at the stress of constantly shifting release schedules — even as Deadline reports that Warner Bros. is thinking of pushing Wonder Woman 1984 to late December. “One of the reasons
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Netflix officially closed their deal to acquire the Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard and will team with the venue’s nonprofit American Cinematheque. Deadline first broke the news last August of the streamer’s interest in the Sid Grauman built venue. The American Cinematheque organization, established in 1984 will remain a non-profit, with the organization’s curation team
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EXCLUSIVE: A majority of moviegoers definitely plan to head back to movie theaters once COVID-19 quells, however, 56% will take their time. The results were unveiled this morning in analytics corp EDO’s “Social Distancing Moviegoing and TV Habits” report which polled 6,8k respondents nationwide last week (March 24-28), largely moviegoers, on their at-home viewing habits
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Hollywood’s unofficial wake-up call came on February 1, 2013, when Netflix dropped the first season of House of Cards in a single, binge-able chunk. While that distinctive release pattern hasn’t yet become the official norm — many new rivals to Netflix insist on the traditional episode-at-a-time approach — the whole gestalt of the show signaled
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After announcing their U.S. and U.K. limited theatrical-streaming release plans for Martin Scorsese’s $160M mob opus The Irishman this morning, Netflix has announced the release dates for their entire awards season slate including Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat, the Eddie Murphy pic Dolemite Is My Name, David Michod’s The King, Wash Westmoreland’s Earthquake Bird,  Noah Baumbach’s drama Marriage Story, Sergo
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Comscore/Screen Engine’s audience movie-polling service PostTrak is celebrating its 1,000th pic polled this upcoming weekend with a summary of moviegoing stats since its inception seven years ago. And there’s a plethora of illuminating findings, specifically: Streaming isn’t crushing moviegoing with just under 35% of all cinema attendees considering themselves frequent streamers. In addition, over the
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