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Jennifer Lopez Reteams With STXfilms on Romantic-Comedy Co-Starring Owen Wilson

Jennifer Lopez is reteaming with STXfilms on the upcoming romantic-comedy “Marry Me.”Kat Coiro is directing the film and Owen Wilson is in final negotiations to join the pic, which will likely shoot this fall. The script was written by John Rogers and Tami Sagher, with a rewrite by Harper Dill.Lopez and Wilson both appeared in […]

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‘Aquaman,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ and ‘Bumblebee’: Merry Christmas Box Office

D.C. Comics’ “Aquaman” dominated the weekend, particularly after already grossing $370 million overseas before its domestic debut at $72 million for the weekend. With the addition of some additional shows earlier in the week, it’s more than $10 million above the combined numbers for the four other new wide openers.Nevertheless, “Mary Poppins Returns” ($31 million […]

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STX Has Acquired Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Hustlers’; Constance Wu Joins

Exclusive, Updated with more info: STX has acquired the Jennifer Lopez Hustlers project. At the same time, Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu has joined.Soon after the news broke today that Annapurna was pulling out of Jay Roach’s Roger Ailes feature, Deadline confirmed that the Hustlers project based on the New York magazine piece “The […]

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Mule’ Lands Surprise December Release Date

Clint Eastwood is getting in the 2018 awards race with his new movie, The Mule. Variety reports that the Warner Bros. thriller will open on December 14th and will face off against the blockbuster Mortal Engines, the rom-com Second Act, and the animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. However, Variety notes that The Mule is […]

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Jennifer Lopez Romantic Comedy ‘Second Act’ Heads To The Heart Of The Holiday Season

Jennifer Lopez’s romantic comedy Second Act from STX is moving out of the crowded Thanksgiving Eve frame of Wednesday Nov. 21 to Dec. 14.This puts the Peter Segal-directed film in a pre-Christmas weekend as counterprogramming to Universal’s fantasy pic Mortal Engines and Sony’s fanboy animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.We hear Second Act is moving […]

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‘Fifty First Dates’ Director Tackling Dave Bautista Action-Comedy for STX (Exclusive)

Peter Segal, the director of the Get Smart movie and films such as Fifty First Dates, has been tapped to helm My Spy, STXfilms’ action-comedy starring Dave Bautista.The move keeps Segal in the fold of STXfilms, a division of Robert Simonds’ global media company STX Entertainment, as the filmmaker is already prepping Second Act, a […]

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Film News Roundup: Jennifer Lopez Romantic Comedy ‘Second Act’ Set for Holiday Season

In today’s film news roundup, Jennifer Lopez comedy “Second Act” gets a release date, Judith Ivey replaces Cathy Moriarty in “Through the Glass Darkly” and Rachel Brosnahan’s “Change in the Air” gets sold.Release DateSTXfilms has given a holiday season release of Nov. 21 to the Jennifer Lopez romantic comedy “Second Act.”“Second Act” is directed by […]

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Jennifer Lopez Rom-Com ‘Second Act’ Gets Fall 2018 Release Date

STX has dated its upcoming Jennifer Lopez-starring rom-com Second Act for a Nov. 21 release.Second Act follows a big-box store employee (Lopez) who, after reinventing herself, gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as a college degree.Milo Ventimiglia, Leah Remini and Vanessa Hudgens also star in the feature from 50 First […]

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