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‘Transformers’ Animated Prequel in Development With ‘Toy Story 4’ Director

An untitled animated prequel to the “Transformers” franchise is in the works at Paramount Pictures and Hasbro’s eOne with “Toy Story 4” director Josh Cooley.Screenwriting partners Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari have written the script for the untitled project, while Paramount Animation and eOne will develop and produce the film. The film is in early […]

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‘Parasite’ Breaks Streaming Records on Hulu in First Week, Becomes Second Most Watched Film Ever on Service

In the first week since “Parasite” became available for streaming exclusively on Hulu, Bong Joon Ho’s Best Picture-winning drama has broken streaming records and become one of the most-watched movies ever on the service.Hulu revealed to TheWrap that since it made its debut on April 8, “Parasite” is now the second most-watched movie overall on […]

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Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Conquers Overseas Again With $35.6 Million

Paramount’s “Transformers” spinoff “Bumblebee” led the international box office again, generating $35.6 million in 64 markets.The autobot origin story, starring Hailee Steinfeld, has now earned $256.3 million overseas for a worldwide haul of $364 million. While ticket sales are way below even the worst reviewed installments in the sci-fi franchise (“Transformers: The Last Knight” ended […]

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China Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Buzzes to $58 Opening, But ‘Creed II’ Swings a Miss

Paramount’s “Transformers” spin-off “Bumblebee” flew to the top of the Chinese box office its opening weekend, hauling in $58.8 million. While nothing to scoff at, the figure marks the lowest opening for the franchise in years, where other “transformers’ installments have broken ticketing records.“Transformers: The Last Knight” took in $120 million during its 2017 opening […]

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‘Transformers’ Prequel ‘Bumblebee’ Gets China Release Date

“Bumblebee,” the sixth installment of Paramount’s “Transformers” franchise, will rumble into Chinese theaters on Jan. 4, 2019. That is two weeks after its U.S. outing.The prequel is set 20 years before 2007’s first “Transformers” film, and follows the story of a government agency chasing down autobot Bumblebee and the teenage girl who befriends him, played […]

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Paramount Moves Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Instant Family’ Up Three Months

Paramount has decided to move the Mark Wahlberg-Rose Byrne comedy “Instant Family” forward three months to a holiday season release on Nov. 16. It was previously set for Feb. 15, 2019.The studio is citing strong responses from test screenings. Paramount wants to take advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday and play to families throughout the season.Lionsgate […]

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Mark Wahlberg Is Into the Oscars’ Best Popular Film Award: ‘We’d Have Won a Couple’

Reactions to the Academy’s decision to create a Best Popular Film award have been almost universally negative, with many writing it off as a cynical attempt to increase ratings. At least one person is into the idea, however: Mark Wahlberg. “Maybe if they’d had the category before, we’d have won a couple of them,” the […]

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McG Assembles Cast For Netflix Film ‘Rim of the World’

Exclusive: Jack Gore (The Kids Are Alright), Miya Cech (The Darkest Minds), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Transformers: The Last Knight), King Bach (The Babysitter), Lynn Collins (Manhunt: Unabomber), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files), and Michael Beach (Aquaman) have been tapped to star in Rim of the World, director McG’s third feature for Netflix. Zack Stentz wrote the […]

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China Box Office: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Opening Dominates Weekend

A blockbuster opening by “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” lifted the Chinese box office from one of its lowest weekends of the year to one of its strongest.The monster movie grossed an estimated $112 million in the Middle Kingdom between Friday and Sunday. It played 175,000 screenings per day according to local data provider Ent Group, […]

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Tops Previous Film in Chinese Opening

A week before it arrives in the U.S., “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” had its opening in China this weekend, earning a $111 million launch. That tops the $97.5 million made by the first “Jurassic World” in 2015, and that total included $30 million from two whole days of previews.In the Chinese box office record books, […]

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