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‘Mad Max’ Fans and More Raise Over $70,000 to Fund Brain Surgery for Injured Furiosa Stunt Woman

Fans of stunt woman Dayna Grant have donated over $73,000 and counting to help raise money for surgery after the stunt performer sustained a head injury while on set. As detailed by an official crowdfunding campaign, Grant was “experiencing symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury” after the injury and was later diagnosed with an “8mm Aneurysm […]

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‘Tomb Raider 2’: ‘Lovecraft Country’s Misha Green Takes Over Directing Duties From Ben Wheatley

We finally have an update concerning that “Tomb Raider” sequel. There was some concern when director Ben Wheatly attached himself to direct “The Meg” sequel for Warner Bros., he might have to exit the “Tomb Raider 2” sequel he was developing with actress Alicia Vikander set to reprise the Lara Croft role. ‘Tomb Raider […]

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Ben Wheatley To Direct ‘The Meg 2’ Shark Sequel With Jason Statham

English filmmaker Ben Wheatley has had a terrifically eclectic and genre-hopping career. In fact, just this week, as his most lush and lavish picture, “Rebecca” premieres on Netflix, we covered the versatile director’s career in an Essentials Retrospective. Well, the timing is good because Wheatley’s got another project in the works, albeit one that has […]

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‘Contagion’ Still Tops Classic Streaming Titles, Along With ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Fifty Shades’

Not everyone is watching “Tiger King.” As audiences embrace premium VOD, increased interest in the lower-cost library titles follows. FandangoNOW, the streaming portal connected to the leading theater ticket-sales service, has provided its most recent seven-day ranking of pre-2019 features as well as digital sales on franchise packages.Here’s the top 10 of $3.99 catalogue titles.More […]

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Summer Box Office: Five Weekends to Watch

Popcorn season is upon us, and it’ll be up to comic-book heroes, a wise-cracking genie, and a lion who would be king to ensure movie theaters are still the hottest place to spend the summer.Last summer, blockbusters like “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” Ocean’s 8,” and “The Meg” drove moviegoers to their local […]

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Warner Bros.’ Kevin Tsujihara Says ‘Diversity is Good for Business’

Kevin Tsujihara Warner Bros. chairman and chief executive used his Visionary Leadership award at the U.S.-China Entertainment Gala Dinner to make an impassioned statement in favor of diversity in the workplace.He received the award Tuesday night in Los Angeles on the sidelines of the 2018 U.S.-China Entertainment Summit.The first Asian-American to head a major Hollywood […]

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Michelle Yeoh, Kevin Tsujihara to be Honored At Asia Society U.S.-China Summit

Iconic actress, Michelle Yeoh is to be honored alongside Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara at the U .S.-China Entertainment Summit in Los Angeles later this month. Elizabeth Daley, dean and Steven J. Ross/Time Warner Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, will also be honored.To be held at the Skirball Cultural Center […]

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Summer 2018 Delivers $4.38 Billion in Domestic Grosses, Keeping Year on Record Pace

Summer 2018 has come to an end, along with the month of August. To Hollywood’s delight, August finished up +29% compared to 2017’s disastrous performance and the summer movie season was up nearly +15% compared to last year’s similarly dismal showing. Disney led the way over the summer months serving as the only studio to […]

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