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‘Aladdin’ fends off ‘Godzilla: King Of Monsters’, ‘Secret Life Of Pets 2’ at UK box office

Aladdin only drops 15%, while Godzilla sequel posts underwhelming £2.3m opening weekend.DisneyFollowing its £5.7m opening weekend, Aladdin impressed again this time out, dropping a slender 15% with £4.9m, a result that belied the good weather in the UK. That figure was enough to see it hold onto the number one spot despite challenges from Universal’s […]

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‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Director Marc Webb In Talks For Disney’s Upcoming ‘Snow White’ Live-Action Remake

Let’s be honest, Disney is running out of animated films to remake in live-action. This year alone, there’s “Dumbo,” “Aladdin,” and the upcoming “The Lion King.” This is on the heels of “The Jungle Book,” “Maleficent,” “Cinderella,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Alice in Wonderland.” This doesn’t even take into consideration the multitude of films […]

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‘Aladdin’ Grants Disney’s Box Office Wishes As ‘Brightburn’ & ‘Booksmart’ Disappoint During Holiday Weekend

Disney may rule the film industry and control most major franchises that you know and love, but that doesn’t mean the studio is perfect. Every now and then, the Mouse House releases a stinker at the box office, proving that even with all the money in the world and the most recognizable IP, Disney is […]

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Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Flies to $7 Million on Thursday Night

Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” flew to $7 million during Thursday night previews in North America.That’s well above the $5.7 million “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” earned two weeks ago on its way to a $54 million three-day opening.“Aladdin” has been pegged to gross between $75 million to $85 million at about 4,400 sites over the four-day Memorial Day […]

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Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Set For May 24 China Debut, Day-And-Date With U.S.

Disney’s new live-action “Aladdin” will release in China on May 24, day-and-date with North America, giving the studio a run of three films in Chinese theaters as many months.Directed by Guy Ritchie, who also co-write the screenplay, and starring Will Smith and Canadian newcomer Mena Massoud, the film will be the twelfth live-action remake based […]

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Disney Plus streaming site will not offer ‘racist’ Song of the South film

Hit from 1946 now criticised for portrayal of African-Americans in post-slavery periodWhen Disney’s streaming site launches in the Us in November this year, fans will be able to watch the Star Wars spin-off series The Mandalorian and classic films. However, there will be a notable absence from Disney Plus: the 1946 film Song of the […]

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‘Curse of La Llorona’ Tops International Box Office With $30 Million

Warner Bros. and New Line’s “The Curse of La Llorona” led the way at the international box office, summoning $30 million when it opened in 71 foreign markets.The supernatural thriller collected $26.5 million in North America for a global start of $56.5 million. “La Llorona,” based on the Mexican folklore about the Weeping Woman, had […]

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‘Dumbo’ to Fly Into China on March 29

Tim Burton’s live-action “Dumbo” will fly into Chinese theaters on March 29, the same day it opens in the U.S., Chinese film site Mtime announced Tuesday.The loose remake of the 1941 Disney animated film features a star-studded cast that includes Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin. Danny Elfman composed the […]

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