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Brad Pitt Confirms Tarantino Has Talked About Turning ‘Once Upon A Time’ Into A Netflix Miniseries

There are A-listers in Hollywood and then there are stars like Brad Pitt. Unlike other major stars that can command large sums of money for appearances in TV shows and films, Pitt, along with a select few (including his recent co-star Leonardo DiCaprio), can not only get the paycheck but also can basically bend the […]

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Stephen & Robbie Amell’s ‘Code 8’ Leaps From Crowd-Funding To Theaters, Scores Vertical Entertainment Deal

Exclusive: Vertical Entertainment has acquired rights to Code 8, the crowd-funded sci-fi thriller spearheaded by cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell, who executive produce and star. Vertical is planning a theatrical release for the film, directed by Jeff Chan, day-and-date near the end of this year.Code 8, written by Chris Pare, is set in a world […]

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People’s Choice Awards: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ Bts Among Nominees

The 2019 People’s Choice Awards nominations have been revealed, with Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones and Bts among the nominees in top categories.Joining Endgame in the movie of 2019 category are Toy Story 4, Captain Marvel, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Lion King, John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, Us and Spider-Man: […]

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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ China Box Office Overtakes North America Gross in Second Weekend

“Hobbs & Shaw” dropped a gear or two in its second weekend on release in Chinese theaters. The “Fast & Furious” franchise spinoff nevertheless remained in pole position ahead of a largely unchanged chasing pack at the Chinese box office.According to data from distribution and exhibition consultancy Artisan Gateway, “Hobbs” scored $26.3 million on its […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Michael Rooker Joins ‘Fast & Furious 9’ Cast

Michael Rooker, who played Yondu in “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” has joined the cast of Universal’s “Fast & Furious 9,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Rooker will play a small role of a character named Buddy in the action sequel. He joins fellow newcomer to […]

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‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ Again Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company iSpot.tv, Universal Pictures claims the top spot in spending for the second week in a row with “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.”Ads placed for the action film had an estimated media value of […]

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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Dwarfs Quentin Tarantino With a $60 Million Opening

Here’s 2019 movie reality: “Fast & Furious” offshoot “Hobbs & Shaw” — starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and Idris Elba — opened over 50% bigger than than “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” easily besting Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie.That’s not to say “Once Upon a Time” isn’t doing well enough; it’s already […]

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‘Fast & Furious’ Spin-Off, ‘Hobbs & Shaw’, Off to $180 Million Global Launch

The Fast & Furious franchise has yet again delivered a #1 opener with the franchise spin-off Hobbs & Shaw taking the top spot at this weekend’s box office. Overall the weekend showed improvement over the same weekend last year for the third straight week in a row and on top of Hobbs & Shaw, continued […]

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Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Finishes in First Place With $60 Million

Universal’s “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” crossed the box office finish line in first place, debuting with $60.8 million from 4,253 North American locations.The big-budget spinoff, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, is expected to be an even bigger draw overseas, where the action franchise is hugely popular. “Hobbs & Shaw” kicked off […]

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