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DC Films Plots Future With Superman, Green Lantern and R-Rated Movies (Exclusive)

DC Films appears to have hit its stride, rebounding from the commercial failure of “Justice League” and the critical drubbing of “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” with a few well-timed box office successes. “Aquaman” and “Joker” both generated over $1 billion at the global box office, becoming the first DC productions to reach those […]

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DC Films Plots Future With Superman, Green Lantern and R-Rated Movies (Exclusive)

DC Films appears to have hit its stride, rebounding from the commercial failure of “Justice League” and the critical drubbing of “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” with a few well-timed box office successes. “Aquaman” and “Joker” both generated over $1 billion at the global box office, becoming the first DC productions to reach those […]

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‘Joker’ Makes $13.3 Million at Thursday Box Office to Break October Record

“Joker” just put a smile on its face, as the supervillain origin story starring Joaquin Phoenix earned a record $13.3 million on Thursday night, beating out the previous record for the month of October set last year by “Venom.”Warner Bros. and DC are projecting that “Joker” will earn between $75-80 million when it opens on […]

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‘Men In Black: International’ Taking in $26 Million Amid Franchise Fatigue

North American moviegoers spurned sequels this weekend with Sony’s “Men in Black: International” heading for a modest $26 million debut while “Shaft” will finish with a dismal $7.3 million in seventh place.“Men in Black: International,” the fourth iteration of the sci-fi comedy franchise, is performing under expectations, which had been in the $30 million range […]

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Jaume Collet-Serra Eyed to Direct DC’s ‘Black Adam’ Starring Dwayne Johnson

“Jungle Cruise” director Jaume Collet-Serra and Dwayne Johnson are reuniting for Johnson’s first foray into the comic-book world.Sources tell Variety that Collet-Serra is in negotiations to direct Johnson in the New Line film “Black Adam,” based on the DC Comics character.According to insiders, the film is a priority for the studio following the success of […]

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Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Catches $5.7 Million on Thursday Night

“Pokémon Detective Pikachu” caught $5.7 million during Thursday night preview screenings in North America.That figure nearly matched the $5.9 million in Thursday previews for “Shazam!,” which went on to earn $53.5 million in its domestic debut weekend on April 5-7. Cheerleading comedy “Poms” scored $225,000 at 2,000 sites on Thursday night.Warner Bros.-Legendary’s “Detective Pikachu” is […]

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‘Shazam!’ #1 for Second Weekend as ‘Little’ Tops ‘Hellboy’ to Lead Newcomers

After four straight weekends featuring a new #1 film at the weekend box office, Warner Bros.’s Shazam! took the crown for a second weekend in a row, topping a flurry of newcomers that delivered varying returns. Universal’s Little secured the runner-up position, out-performing Lionsgate and Summit’s Hellboy, which struggled amidst a flurry of negative reviews […]

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‘Shazam!’ Poised for Second Weekend at #1, Topping ‘Hellboy’ & ‘Little’

This weekend sees four new wide releases hitting theaters, though it will be WB’s Shazam! enjoying a second go round as the weekend’s number one film. As for the week’s new releases, look for Hellboy and Little in what could be a tight race for runner-up position, while Laika’s latest, Missing Link, vies for a […]

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Henry Cavill Out as Superman Amid Warner Bros.’ DC Universe Shake-Up (Exclusive)

The DC cinematic universe appears to be losing its Man of Steel.Henry Cavill, who has played Superman in three films, is parting ways with Warner Bros., sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Though neither side is confirming, the British actor, who first donned the blue suit for 2013’s Man of Steel, and then starred in 2016’s […]

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