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Tom & Jerry The Movie review – sanitised relaunch of the cat and mouse combatants

Uninspiring fights and sketchy rules of engagement mean this lazy reprise won’t excite real aficionados of the eternally warring pairWhoever wins, parents lose. While there’s little to truly loathe in Fantastic Four and Ride Along director Tim Story’s frantic new take on Tom & Jerry, there’s also an equal lack of anything to truly love; […]

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Ice Cube To Star In Untitled Patrick Aiello/Timur Bekmambetov Sci-fi Pic For Universal

Exclusive: Following the successful Ride Along films and upcoming Flint Strong biopic, Ice Cube and Universal appear to have found their next high-profile project as Cube is set to star in the untitled grounded sci-fi movie for the studio with Patrick Aiello and Timur Bekmambetov producing. Rich Lee will direct from a script by Kenneth […]

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‘Die Hart’ Trailer: John Travolta Teaches Kevin Hart How to be an Action Star

Contrary to popular belief, Quibi has not deleted itself from existence out of sheer embarrassment…yet. The young streaming platform is still around, but with apologies to The Most Dangerous Game and every other thing Quibi has produced so far, the service desperately needs a big crossover hit – and Ride Along and Central Intelligence star […]

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The Will Packer Interview: Why the Billion-Dollar Producer Is Still Hollywood’s Greatest Underdog

Will Packer’s movies have grossed more than $1 billion worldwide, with 10 films that opened at number one. However, “a lot of people think I just popped up with Will Packer Productions,” Packer said. “They don’t know about the grind years and years and years before that.”Packer made his first film, “Chocolate City,” when he […]

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ Brings the Heat, Delivering $68 Million Mlk Debut

The Martin Luther King holiday is bringing more box office heat than originally expected as Sony’s Bad Boys for Life delivered the second largest Mlk four-day performance ever as well as the studio’s largest R-rated opening ever. Added to that, even Universal’s Dolittle outperformed expectations, though the $175 million production still has a long way […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Duo David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Set HP Lovecraft Thriller Film At Warner Bros

Exclusive: Game of Thrones creators David Benioff & D.B. Weiss have set at Warner Bros an untitled thriller inspired by the graphic novel Lovecraft. Set to write the script are Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi, the scribe team behind such films as Aeon Flux, Ride Along and the Karyn Kusama-directed The Invitation and Destroyer. Kusama […]

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Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ and ‘Shaft’ Belly Flop

Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” can’t come soon enough to buoy the floundering summer box office. This weekend’s openings are pathetic. Franchise reboot “Men in Black: International” (Sony) and the second remake of “Shaft” (Warner Bros.) together grossed under $37 million. Two summers ago, when “War for the Planet of the Apes” opened to “only” $56 […]

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‘Glass’ Revives Box Office With Top 3 All-Time Mlk Weekend Opening

Though it isn’t looking like it will have the opening weekend analysts expected, Universal’s “Glass” is still doing its job of reviving the box office as it moves out of the holiday season. M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film made $16 million on Friday, and is currently projected for a 4-day total of $48 million from […]

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Box Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Cracks $3.7 Million on Thursday Night

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” cracked $3.7 million at 3,200 North American sites on Thursday night.Universal’s “Glass” brings together the narratives of Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable,” which was released in 2000, and 2016’s “Split.” The supernatural thriller unites stars Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, and Sarah Paulson. The film is set to open in 3,841 locations […]

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Tika Sumpter Lands Female Lead in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie (Exclusive)

“Ride Along” star Tika Sumpter is in negotiations to star opposite James Marsden in Paramount’s live-action/animation hybrid movie “Sonic the Hedgehog,” an adaptation of the classic video game, sources tell Variety.The studio landed the film rights in 2017 and tapped Jeff Fowler to direct.Neal H. Moritz, who recently signed a first-look deal with Paramount, is […]

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