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14 Predictions for Box Office 2021, Including Fewer Theaters, Smaller Grosses, and More VOD

It would be foolish to expect the new year to bring return to box-office normalcy; much more likely that circumstances will continue evolving toward a new normal. Before we examine what that might include, let’s get the essential stats out of the way: Total 2020 domestic theatrical grosses ended up a bit over $2 billion. […]

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Cinemas shut, movies postponed: how Covid-19 upturned film in 2020

The year started off so well – remember Parasite? – before it all got put on hold. This might be the end of cinema as we know itIf you had money on drive-in movies making a comeback in 2020, the year’s most talked-about actor being Laurence Fox, and the biggest Hollywood hit being Bad Boys […]

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New, Completely Reimagined ‘Pink Panther’ Film Coming From The Director Of ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’

While 2020 has been a shitshow for most of the film industry thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been two surprise success stories— “Bad Boys for Life” and “Sonic the Hedgehog.” One of those films is a sequel two decades in the making that was far from a guaranteed hit and is still the […]

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‘Ms. Marvel’ Disney Plus Series Finds Its Star in Newcomer Iman Vellani

Newcomer Iman Vellani has landed the lead role in the Ms. Marvel series heating up at Marvel and Disney+, Collider has confirmed. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life) have been tapped to direct multiple episodes, with others to be directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Saving Face) and Meera Menon (The […]

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VFX Supervisor Tim Crosbie on the Effects for ‘The Eight Hundred’

As of Monday, “The Eight Hundred” became the highest-grossing movie of 2020 at the global box office, overtaking “Bad Boys for Life.” To date, the Chinese war epic has raked in $425 million and continues to exceed all expectations.The film is based on a true story, depicting a Chinese battalion who mounted a determined defense […]

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China box office: ‘Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone’ conjures recovery

Rerelease drives box office growth with a $13.4m weekend haul, trouncing new release Bad Boys For Life.Warner Bros’ reissue of Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone topped the weekend box office (August 14-16) on its release in China, grossing $13.4m in three days and far outpacing the weekend’s new release, Sony’s Bad Boys For Life.The […]

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Film News in Brief: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Producer Developing Unabomber Movie

Monday, July 13 Doug Belgrad Developing Unabomber Project as Psychological Thriller“Bad Boys for Life” producer Doug Belgrad is developing a psychological thriller about Ted Kaczynski, the domestic terrorist who became known as the Unabomber.Kaczynski, in an attempt to foment revolution, conducted a bombing campaign between 1978 and 1995 that killed three people and injured 23 […]

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Sky, Sony Pictures Television Agree New Long-Term Partnership

European pay-tv operator Sky and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a new long-term partnership across the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.The deal includes a multi-year extension across all markets to the exclusive first pay window, and access to Sony’s film library, and extends to all of Sky’s transactional services across its markets. It […]

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‘Bad Boys For Life’ Directors to Helm Muslim Family Drama and “True Passion Project” ‘Rebel’

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, whose Bad Boys franchise entry Bad Boys for Life is currently 2020’s most successful movie, have lined up their next project.Rebel, being introduced at the Cannes Virtual Market by Wild Bunch, is billed as an “immensely powerful and nuanced portrayal of a family torn apart over a little Muslim […]

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