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How Robin Williams Kept His Improv In Check Behind The Scenes Of Jumanji

Revisiting the movies of your childhood can sometimes lead to the realization that you’ve been wearing nostalgia goggles, but that isn’t the case with “Jumanji.” The irrational fear of being sucked into a board game for over two decades while everyone in your life presumes you’ve died still stands because of this movie. “Jumanji” underwent […]

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Danny DeVito Joins Lakeith Stanfield, Owen Wilson in ‘Haunted Mansion’

Danny DeVito has joined the luminous cast of Haunted Mansion, Disney’s ghostly family adventure based on one of the company’s signature theme park rides.DeVito, whose last big-screen studio appearance was in 2019’s Jumanji: The Next Level, boards a project that already has Lakeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson and Rosario Dawson on the call sheet.Justin […]

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‘F9’ Speeds Past $700 Million at Global Box Office to Become Highest-Grossing American Film Since 2019

“F9,” the ninth film in the “Fast & Furious” saga, on Wednesday has officially grossed over $700 million worldwide. It’s not only by far a pandemic record for an American film, but it’s also the first MPA film to cross that threshold since 2019.As of Wednesday’s box office, “F9” has made $172.6 million domestically and […]

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Kevin Hart Reteams With ‘Night School’ Writer John Hamburg for Netflix Comedy ‘Me Time’

So much for a sharp pivot towards action for longtime comedy star Kevin Hart. The Jumanji: The Next Level star has lined up his next comedy role, reteaming with his Night School writer John Hamburg for a new Netflix comedy called Me Time. At this point, we’re all familiar with Kevin Hart’s schtick. He’s short, […]

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Australia Box Office Plunges 69% in 2020, Data Shows

Box office in Australia fell by 69% in 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak forced cinema closures, capacity restrictions, the postponement of film releases and public health concerns about attending theatres.Data published on Thursday by the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia showed nationwide annual revenues slumped from A$1.23 billion ($937 million) in 2019 to just […]

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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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Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg to Adapt ‘Bubble’ Podcast Into an R-Rated Animated Film

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s work on 2016’s hit “Sausage Party” resulted in one of Hollywood’s highest-grossing adult-targeted animated films. Now, the duo is teaming up to adapt the “Bubble” podcast into an age-appropriate animated movie with Sony Pictures Animation.Variety reported that Sony Pictures Animation is developing the project, based on the 2018 podcast, with […]

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Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Developing Adult Animated Comedy ‘Bubble’ Based on Podcast at Sony

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are working on another animated film aimed at adult audiences in the vein of their movie “Sausage Party” by developing an adaptation of the podcast series “Bubble” for Sony Pictures Animation, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Rogen and Goldberg’s Point Grey Productions will produce the film along […]

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Director Jake Kasdan Talks the Status of ‘Jumanji 4’ & Tricky Franchise Time Travel

I was always a very big fan of the 1995 Jumanji movie, but I’m still shocked that I can’t get enough of talking about the new installments. The more I think about it, the clearer it’s becoming that this has a lot to do with writer-director Jake Kasdan’s approach to the movies – embrace the […]

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