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The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of “The Lion King” this weekend.
Disney via AP, File
July 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and a PG-rated film, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept...
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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Men in Black: International."
Giles Keyte/Sony/Columbia Pictures via AP
June 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Men in Black: International" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn't exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit. Hampered by poor reviews, Sony Pictures on Sunday estimates that the film earned only $28.5 million in...
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Ted Sarandos says the streaming giant will rethink their investment in Georgia if the state’s recently passed abortion law goes into effect.Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
May 28, 2019 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia's recently passed abortion law , Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and "rethink our entire investment" in the state, should the law going into effect. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the character Detective Pikachu, voiced by Ryan Reynolds, in a scene from "Pokemon Detective Pikachu."
Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
May 12, 2019 - 1:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" gave "Avengers: Endgame" a run for its money this weekend at the box office, but the superheroes managed to hold onto the throne once again. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster earned an estimated $63.1 million from its third...
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This image released by Disney shows Karen Gillan, left, and Don Cheadle in a scene from "Avengers: Endgame."
Disney/Marvel Studios via AP
May 05, 2019 - 12:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster has added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 million...
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Actor Robert De Niro, left, and director Martin Scorsese attend "Tribeca Talks - Director Series - Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro" during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New York.
Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP
April 28, 2019 - 5:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long partnership together. The talk, staged Sunday at New York's Beacon Theatre, gave De Niro, co-founder of...
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Marvel Studios Pres. Kevin Feige, from left, poses with members of the "Avengers: End Game," cast Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a hand and footprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre.
Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP
April 24, 2019 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — By any measure, the release of "Avengers: Endgame" is a movie-theater event unlike any other. When the 22nd film in Marvel Studios' saga opens in North American theaters on Thursday night, it will land on more screens than any movie ever has in U.S. and Canadian theaters. And even...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2017 file photo, director Woody Allen attends a special screening of "Wonder Wheel" in New York. On Friday, April 12, 2019, an Amazon lawyer said the filmmaker breached his four-movie deal with the online giant by making statements
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
April 12, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Allen breached his four-movie deal with the online giant by making statements about the #MeToo movement that damaged prospects for promoting his films, an Amazon lawyer said Friday. Attorney Robert Klieger told U.S. District Judge Denise Cote that the company protected itself...
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This image released by Warner Bros. shows Zachary Levi, left, and Jack Dylan Grazer in a scene from "Shazam!"
Steve Wilkie/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP
April 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven films in, the DC Extended Universe is finally flying with some wind behind its back. The well-reviewed, more modestly budgeted "Shazam!" debuted with $53.5 million over the weekend. "Shazam!" has collected an estimated $56.8 million in total, including about $3 million from...
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A customer looks at a movie poster for the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" at a movie theater in Beijing, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 6:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — A huge fan of rock legends Queen, Peng Yanzi rushed to see "Bohemian Rhapsody," the biopic about the band's late lead singer, Freddie Mercury, while he was traveling in Britain last October. It was a touching film that made him cry hard, Peng says. He loved it enough to watch it a...
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