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Paramount Takes ‘Love and Monsters’ to PVOD and It’s a Hit

After selling off a half-dozen titles to Amazon and Netflix, “Love and Monsters” is one of the few Paramount Pictures titles to receive a 2020 theatrical release. It’s not much of a release — 387 theaters this weekend, for $255,000 — but its PVOD performance (at $19.99) may suggest why Paramount chose to hold on […]

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Andrew Garfield Insulted Jesse Eisenberg on ‘Social Network’ Set at David Fincher’s Request

This month’s 10th anniversary of “The Social Network” has been accompanied by memorable set stories (click here for David Fincher’s apology over replacing actor Josh Pence with Armie Hammer’s face), several of which can be found in Empire magazine’s behind-the-scenes feature on the beloved Facebook drama. Empire made its decade-old “Social Network” set report available […]

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‘Venom’ Director Ruben Fleischer Circling Tom Holland’s ‘Uncharted’ Movie at Sony

Venom director Ruben Fleischer is the frontrunner to direct Sony’s long-gestating Uncharted movie starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, reports Deadline. Fleischer is a trusted face on the Sony lot thanks to Venom, which grossed $856 million worldwide, as well as the Zombieland franchise, which has been a modest hit for the studio. Last year’s […]

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‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Hopes to Recapture Raunchy Zombie Magic, 10 Years Later

Audiences may have a few questions about the sequel to 2009’s hit “Zombieland,” which opens Friday.Why did it take 10 years to make a second one, after the first grossed $102.4 million worldwide on a $23 million budget, making it the third-biggest zombie movie of all time?Does Bill Murray return, even though as a human […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Bond’, ‘Fast and Furious’, ‘Bad Boys’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Zombieland’, ‘Tremors’, ‘Escape Room’, ‘Dogma’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Phoebe Waller-Bridge might come back to write Bond 26. The Dwayne Johnson/Vin Diesel Furious feud has apparently ended. Bad Boys For Life gets a poster. James Cameron really is still making those Avatar sequels, and there’s an image to prove it! A

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‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Trailer: It’s Time to Nut Up or Shut Up in Washington DC

It’s been 10 years since Zombieland hit theaters, unleashing an irreverent zombie apocalypse being faced by Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin, and since then the accolades collected by the cast have grown considerably. Woody Harrelson and Abigail Breslin were already Oscar nominees by the time Zombieland arrived, but now Jesse Eisenberg […]

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Back to One, Episode 66: Jesse Eisenberg

While he might be best known for his Oscar-nominated performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg’s preternatural ability for making unique characterization choices has won him roles in wildly original films, both indie and studio, such as The End of the Tour, Adventureland, Holy Rollers, American Ultra, Zombieland, and two of my […]

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