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‘Euphoria’ Returning With Two New Episodes Before Season 2, Including a Christmas Special

HBO’s Euphoria will return with two new episodes ahead of its eventual second season. HBO had previously announced a “special Covid episode” of the series, and now they’re adding a Euphoria Christmas special, too. Both will continue the story from season 1, and – in case you were wondering – both were produced under Covid-19 […]

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Lionsgate Moves Colin Farrell Sci-Fi ‘Voyagers,’ Hilary Swank Thriller ‘Fatale’ to 2021

Lionsgate has pushed back the theatrical releases of two of its fall movies to 2021, the Hilary Swank thriller “Fatale” directed by Deon Taylor, and Neil Burger’s sci-fi “Voyagers” starring Colin Farrell, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.“Fatale” was meant to open Oct. 30 but is now expected to open in the first quarter of […]

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Struggling Movie Theaters Brace for Blockbuster Drought, Pandemic Second Wave: ‘October Is Going to Be Ugly’

The release of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” and the subsequent reopening of American movie theaters did not provide the cinema industry with the kind of rebound it had hoped. Now, with a threadbare October release slate ahead and the prospect of a second wave of pandemic spread that could slow or roll back theater openings, some […]

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The Mediapro Studio Links with Disney, David Simon, Mike Leigh For New Projects

Madrid-based The Mediapro Studio (Tms), one of Europe’s biggest independent film and TV players, had a smashing 2019 with the release of 126 titles. And then the pandemic struck, forcing the company to shut down 56 shows. Months later, the Spanish outfit is slowly getting back on track by enrolling major U.S. players and Spain’s […]

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‘The Lion King’ Follow-Up in the Works With Director Barry Jenkins

Disney is returning to the Pride Lands for a follow-up to “The Lion King.” Barry Jenkins, the filmmaker behind “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” will direct the upcoming feature based on the beloved family classic.“Helping my sister raise two young boys during the ’90s, I grew up with these characters,” Jenkins said. “Having […]

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Olivia Colman Accepts Zurich Award, Praises Co-Star Anthony Hopkins

Currently shooting her new film and unable to travel to Switzerland due to new Covid-19 restrictions, British actress Olivia Colman tuned in live on Saturday to accept her Golden Eye Award at the Zurich Film Festival, taking place physically and celebrating its 16th edition. One of the festival’s most prestigious recognitions, counting the likes of […]

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Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Crossing $100 Million Internationally

Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” will cross the $100 million mark internationally on Saturday. It passes that important milestone after the twisty thriller made just over $20 million in China so far this weekend.Those numbers are pretty standard for Nolan, who has a golden touch when it comes to blockbusters, having previously guided “Inception,” “Dunkirk,” and “The […]

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Led by ‘The New Mutants,’ U.S. Theaters See Less Than $16 Million Box Office Weekend

About 62 percent of U.S. locations were open this weekend, with what looks like a total gross of around $15 million-$16 million. Figure if all theaters were open, $25 million or above would have been the total. The same weekend last year (which included the three days before Labor Day) totaled $92 million.Obviously, the lack […]

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