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Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ to Snare More Than $200 Million Over President’s Day Weekend

“Black Panther,” Disney-Marvel’s latest outing starring Chadwick Boseman, is set to debut far above early forecasts with $210 million over the four-day President’s Day weekend from 4,020 North American locations.The barrier-breaking superhero film, set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda and featuring a nearly all-black cast, was first projected to bring in between $100 […]

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‘Stranger Things’ star Noah Schnapp, Anjelica Huston board ‘Waiting For Anya’ (exclusive)

Project is an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel,Noah Schnapp, one of the stars of Netflix series Stranger Things, will lead Ben Cookson’s Waiting For Anya, an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel of the same name.Anjelica Huston (The Witches) has boarded the supporting cast alongside Thomas Kretschmann (The Pianist), Elsa Zylbertsein (I’ve Loved You So Long) […]

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2018 American Society of Cinematographers Awards: Even if Roger Deakins wins, his first Oscar is not in the bag

Roger Deakins is predicted to win his fourth award from the American Society of Cinematographers on Feb. 17 for his lensing of “Blade Runner 2049.” And he is tipped to finally take home his first Oscar for this film after 13 losses. However, the track record of the guild at previewing the eventual choice of […]

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Humanitas Prize Winners Include ‘Mudbound’, ‘The Post’ & ‘Lady Bird’

The Humanitas Prize winners were unveiled tonight, awarded annually to encourage, stimulate and sustain the nation’s screenwriters. The 43rd annual honors for the first time separated feature film categories by genre, with Netflix’s Mudbound and Fox’s The Post tying for drama, A24’s Lady Bird winning for comedy and Fox’s Ferdinand winning for family. Other film […]

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Haley Bennett, Matthias Schweighoefer in Talks to Join ‘Resistance,’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg

Haley Bennett, who gained acclaim for “The Girl on the Train” and “The Magnificent Seven,” and German star Matthias Schweighoefer are in talks to take key lead roles in writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz’s “Resistance,” alongside Jesse Eisenberg.The movie follows the life of mime artist Marcel Marceau (played by Eisenberg) and his involvement in the French Resistance […]

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Weinstein Company fires chief operating officer David Glasser

Board sacks senior executive days after New York attorney general sued company over harassment scandalThe studio co-founded by disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein has sacked its chief operating officer.The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced on Friday that the board had decided to part ways with David Glasser. “The board of The Weinstein Company has unanimously voted to […]

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