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Box Office: ‘Joker’ Conquering Newcomers With $60 Million

It’s still all smiles for “Joker,” which grossed another $17 million on its second Friday at the domestic box office.If estimates hold, the Warner Bros. villain flick could score another $60 million come Sunday, down just 37% from its $96 million box office debut. That’s above earlier predictions, which saw the film landing somewhere in […]

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Film News Roundup: Kerry Washington Joins Netflix Adaptation of ‘The Prom’

In today’s film news roundup, Kerry Washington gets a musical role, Marvel’s production chief and Naomi Watts are honored and an app offers a Spanish-language version of “The Addams Family.”CastingKerry Washington has joined the star-studded cast for the upcoming Netflix movie “The Prom,” an adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical.The cast includes Meryl Streep, Nicole […]

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‘Joker’ Will Top the Weekend Again, But ‘Parasite’ Is the Real Box Office Story

The upcoming semi-holiday Columbus Day weekend will see three new competitors, none of which are likely to present a serious challenge to the second stanza of “Joker.” Ang Lee’s “Gemini Man” with Will Smith and the animated “The Addams Family” are headed for healthy starts, with cellphone-addiction comedy “Jexi” far behind.More significant this weekend is […]

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‘Joker’ Will Get Last Laugh Over ‘Addams Family’ and ‘Gemini Man’

Last weekend saw Joker deliver the largest October opening weekend of all-time. However, the overall weekend top twelve was still down -15% compared to last year, which saw not only Venom deliver what was, at the time, the largest October opening weekend, but A Star is Born also opened with nearly $43 million, both en […]

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Box Office Tracking: ‘Joker’ Likely to Beat Both ‘Gemini Man’ and ‘The Addams Family’

Two new wide-release movies are headed to theaters this weekend: Ang Lee’s Gemini Man, and the rather terrible-looking animated Addams Family movie. But it looks like the Clown Prince of Crime will continue to reign, as box office tracking indicates that Joker is expected to remain in first place. Not even two Will Smiths and […]

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Rip Taylor Dies: Hollywood Icon Of Comedy And Camp Was 84

Stand-up comedian and flamboyant star of film and TV Rip Taylor died Sunday in Beverly Hills, Deadline has learned. He was 84.Known for his confetti-clad campy comedy, Taylor was born Charles Elmer Taylor in Washington D.C. on January 13, 1935. His comedy career started when he joined the U.S. Army and started to perform stand-up […]

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‘Abominable’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company iSpot.tv, DreamWorks Animation claims the top spot in spending with “Abominable.”Ads placed for the animated film had an estimated media value of $5.97 million through Sunday for 1,543 national ad airings on 40 networks. (Spend […]

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‘The Addams Family’ Soundtrack Teased in Spooky, Kooky, Ooky New Music Video

Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s upcoming animated comedy The Addams Family will feature original songs from global music superstars Christina Aguilera, Migos, Karol G, Rock Mafia and Snoop Dogg, among others. And today, fans everywhere got a first listen to just what the new movie music will sound like, courtesy of a lyric video. The first Addams […]

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