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‘Shazam!’ Director Made a Horror Movie in Quarantine — Watch

Director David F. Sandberg, who helmed last year’s well-liked DC film “Shazam!,” is making the most of his time hunkered down at home. He’s released, via Twitter, a spooky, three-minute horror short titled “Shadowed,” starring his wife Lotta Losten, an actress and frequent collaborator. Like her husband, she’s no stranger to the horror genre either, […]

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‘Shazam! 2’ Gets Release Date as ‘Sesame Street’ Live-Action Film Moves to 2022

Warner Bros. has moved back its live-action “Sesame Street” movie six months to Jan 15, 2022, and set an April 1, 2022, release date for its “Shazam! 2” sequel.“Portlandia” director and co-creator Jonathan Krisel will helm the “Sesame Street” musical, co-financed by Warner Bros. and MGM. Shawn Levy is producing with Michael Aguilar. Mike Rosolio […]

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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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