‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Running Out Of Gas With $15.4M Opening Day; CinemaScore Dips To B+ – Update
3rd Update, Thursday 7:14 AM: Early morning industry reporting is showing that Paramount’s Transformers: The Last Knight made $15.4M yesterday, including its $5.5M Tuesday night previews. Paramount will be reporting their number soon. As we mentioned yesterday, that’s the lowest full first day for a Transformers movie. The 5-day outlook remains in the mid-$60M range, lower than what tracking and the Melrose Studio was expecting with $70M.
Last Knight received a B+… Read
‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’ Trailer & Premiere Date: The Gang’s All Here — Again
Two years later, it’s 10 years later. Confused? You won’t be after watching the first trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later — a prequel sequel, if you will, to Netflix’s 2015 series reboot of the 2001 film.
Actually, that is rather confusing. Let’s reset.
Launching on Friday, August 4, everywhere Netflix is available, the new eight-episode comedy brings us back to Camp Firewood and comes from the filmmakers behind the cult-classic movie and its prequel… Read
‘Downton Abbey’ Movie To Start Production In 2018
The wheels are moving on the Downton Abbey movie as NBCUniversal International Studios confirmed on Wednesday that production for a big screen adaptation of the hit series is set to begin next year.
NBCU Int’l Studios President Michael Edelstein told the Associated Press that the company hopes to assemble 20 cast members from the Carnival Films/Masterpiece series, which ran on ITV in the UK and PBS in the U.S., for a production start date in 2018.
"We are working on… Read
Samantha Bee Looks For All The Words Donald Trump And His Team Are Hiding
Samantha Bee took Full Frontal viewers on a trip to The Semantic Vortex, where language is fractured and unmoored from meaning, where words mean their opposite, or mean nothing.
In other words, Donald Trump’s presidency.
“He had the best words, and he took them and hid them,” she said, of Trump.
The first one to go?
Former FBI Director James Comey used it, in testimony describing Trump’s claim he fired Comey as FBI director because of a morale issue at the bureau… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Blasts Mitch McConnell’s Super-Secret Guys-Only Trumpcare Cabal
Jimmy Kimmel unveiled a trailer for the new summer movie he called Mitch McConnell and The Chamber of Secrets, on his ABC late-night show Wednesday night.
“A small group of Republican senators are working on a health care plan right now that no one else has seen, and they want to force a vote on it before July 4,” Kimmel said of the horror movie plot.
“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – you know, that old lady with the glasses? Yeah, her,” Kimmel said as a photo of… Read
‘Really?! With Seth & Amy’: Meyers & Poehler Trash Trump/Caesar Protests On ‘Late Night’
It’s been nearly a decade since Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler anchored “Weekend Update” together, but sometimes they’ve been reuniting on his NBC late-night for their old Saturday Night Live segment called “Really?!” Tonight’s edition of Late Night with Seth Meyers has the two erstwhile fake newsers lambasting those who lambast that Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar in which the ill-fated title character looks like President Donald Trump.
In case you… Read
‘Fargo’ EP Noah Hawley On Open-Ended Finale, Potential Season 4 & ‘Cat’s Cradle’
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Fargo Season 3 finale.
“Please don’t tell people this is the end,” says Fargo series creator Noah Hawley about the recent news that there may never be another season of the FX show. “Right now, I just can’t point to (a production start) date on the calendar.”
Hawley is a busy guy. He’s currently breaking story on the second season of FX/Marvel’s Legion, which goes into production in September and lasts through the… Read
‘Marvel’s The Defenders’: First Poster Brings The Solitary Superheroes Together
First, in 2015, Netflix brought us Marvel's Daredevil. That was followed five months later by Marvel's Jessica Jones, Marvel's Luke Cage in 2016 and Marvel's Iron Fist in March. Sense a pattern there? Yes, because it was all part of the grand plan back in November 2013 to unite Marvel’s The Defenders. Now comes the first poster from the series. Check it out below.
After toiling mostly solo in Hell's Kitchen, Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritt… Read
‘Queen Sugar’ Ratings Score Core Demo Series High With Season 2 Premiere
There are a lot of unique elements to Queen Sugar, but last night’s Season 2 debut of the OWN series from Ava DuVernay had the rare distinction of returning better than its series premiere last year among the Oprah Winfrey net's core female demographic. Add to that, the midseason return of The Haves and the Have Nots also saw some bounce.
Relentlessly diving into themes of police violence, celebrity, equality, gender and heartbreak, Tuesday's 10 PM Kat Candler-directed… Read
‘Marshall’ Trailer: Chadwick Boseman Stars As Pioneering Supreme Court Justice
“The only way to get through a bigot's door is to break it down." Here is the first trailer for Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman in the biopic about Thurgood Marshall.
Before he became the country’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice in 1967, Marshall was a lawyer famous for winning the landmark Brown v Board of Education case that outlawed segregated schools. The film goes back even further, to when he was a rabble-rousing young attorney for the NAACP, and… Read
Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP’s Georgia Win
“It’s always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and spend time with the truly hard working people we call American Patriots, truly amazing people,” President Donald Trump told a crowd attending his latest still-campaigning rally, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, aka “home of the greatest wrestlers in the world.”
Trump quickly congratulated Karen Handel on Tuesday night’s win in the Georgia special election.
Karen is going to be really incredible,” Trump said of the… Read
In Battle Of The Film Festivals, Telluride Comes Into Town And Upstages LAFF In Its Own Backyard
The currently running Los Angeles Film Festival, which by nature of its Hollywood industry hometown roots should be cock of the walk, just can’t catch a break as interlopers like Telluride are hogging the attention.
Proving it is never too early to kick-start the movie awards season, the Telluride Film Festival once again temporarily relocated to the London Hotel rooftop deck in West Hollywood on Tuesday evening to tout this year’s upcoming Labor Day weekend edition of… Read