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Sequel Bits: ‘Extraction,’ ‘Coming 2 America,’ ‘Jurassic Park 3,’ ‘Give ‘Em Hell, Malone 2’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Director Sam Hargrave teases the possibility of an Extraction cinematic universe See the new Coming 2 America poster Sam Neill only figured out how to play Alan Grant in Jurassic Park III A Give ‘Em Hell, Malone sequel starring Thomas Jane is in the works. Would you want an […]

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Paramount Turned Down Offers from Streamers to Buy ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Paramount Pictures has spent much of the pandemic selling off its major titles to the big streamers, including Amazon Studios and Netflix. In 2020 alone, Paramount sold films including Aaron Sorkin’s Oscar contender “The Trial of the Chicago 7” to Netflix, as well as Michael Showalter’s action comedy “The Lovebirds.” Meanwhile, Paramount sold the rights […]

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Amazon Circling Chris Pratt Sci-Fi Film ‘The Tomorrow War’ in $200 Million Megadeal (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios has swept in and is poised to land “The Tomorrow War,” a science-fiction action film with Chris Pratt that Skydance developed and produced. The price for the film is rumored to be roughly $200 million, but insiders stress the sale has not been finalized and financial terms have yet to be determined.The film […]

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‘Coming 2 America’ Trailer: Eddie Murphy Reprises One of His Most Iconic Roles in the Long-Awaited ‘Coming to America’ Sequel

Eddie Murphy reprises one of his most iconic roles in Coming 2 America, the sequel to the 1988 hit Coming to America. Murphy is prince-turned-king Akeem of the African nation of Zamunda, who once again has to head to New York City. Original Coming to America cast members Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, […]

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‘Coming 2 America’ Sets March 2021 Release Date on Amazon

Amazon Studios has confirmed that it has acquired worldwide rights to keenly anticipated sequel “Coming 2 America” from Paramount Pictures, and has set a March 5, 2021 date to launch on Amazon Prime Video.Variety reported that the deal was being hammered out last month.The film is a sequel to John Landis’ 1988 comedy “Coming to […]

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James Bond Film ‘No Time to Die’ Explored $600 Million Sale to Streaming Services

Apple, Netflix and other streaming services explored the possibility of acquiring “No Time to Die,” the upcoming James Bond movie that was originally slated to debut last April. The film’s release has been postponed multiple times, with the Daniel Craig vehicle moving back to November before being pushed into 2021 as the number of coronavirus […]

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Film News Roundup: Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’

In today’s film news roundup, Tracy Morgan and Michael Rooker book roles in major movies, and Gravitas buys “Christmas Break-In.”CastingsTracy Morgan has signed on to appear in Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 America” sequel as the brother of Lesley Jones’ character.“Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer is directing the project with Murphy, Kevin Misher, and Kenya […]

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Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming 2 America’

Tracy Morgan will join the cast of Paramount’s “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1988 cult comedy.Directed by John Landis, “Coming to America” followed Akeem (Murphy), the spoiled prince of a fictional African nation who protests against an arranged marriage set by his father, King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones). Traveling to America, […]

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