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Box Office: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Races to First Place, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Collapses

“Ford v Ferrari” left its box office competitors in the dust as the historical sports drama from Disney and 20th Century Fox sped its way to $31 million in North America.Directed by James Mangold and starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon, “Ford v Ferrari” debuted ahead of expectations, thanks to strong word-of-mouth from moviegoers. However, […]

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‘Midway’ Leads a Disastrous Weekend as Grosses Don’t Go to ‘Doctor Sleep’

Another weekend, another dreadful box-office performance. This time last year, “The Grinch” opened to #1 and $67 million; that weekend saw a $168 million total. This year had four wide-release openings that totaled just $56 million, and a $120 million total.Perhaps even more concerning is all four of those titles — “Midway,” “Doctor Sleep,” “Playing […]

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Box Office: ‘Midway’ Could Defeat ‘Doctor Sleep’ With $21 Million

Lionsgate’s action movie “Midway” is topping expectations and is expected to take the No. 1 spot at the box office over supernatural thriller “Doctor Sleep” with about $21 million for the weekend, early estimates showed Friday.“Doctor Sleep” is heading for about $18 million at 3,855 locations, coming in well under expectations of $25 million to […]

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Paramount Signs First-Look Deal With ‘Paul Blart’ Producer Broken Road

Paramount and Todd Garner have signed a two-year first-look deal for Garner’s Broken Road Productions.Garner formed Broken Road in 2005 and has produced 18 films. He inked a two-year first-look deal with Covert Media covering co-financing and co-production in 2016 after being with Sony for several years.Broken Road’s films have included the two “Paul Blart” […]

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