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Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear begins offshore rollout this week, but won’t be hitting cinemas in such Middle East markets as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar. Nor will it go to theaters in Malaysia or Indonesia. Deadline understands the film has not received distribution certificates in these markets. As with other recent Hollywood
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One of the most important rules in Downton Abbey’s universe has always been that the Dowager Countess always gets the last word. Through six seasons, and now two motion pictures, it’s one of the most sacrosanct tenets to this iconic series. That didn’t stop Penelope Wilton, the actor behind the Countess’ frequent sparring partner Lady
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The Brad Pitt original action movie, Bullet Train, is moving from July 29 to Aug. 5. Exhibitors got a look at the David Leitch directed movie’s opening montage at CinemaCon last month. The movie based on the Kôtarô Isaka novel Maria Beetle follows trained assassin Ladybug (Pitt) who wants to give up his career, but is pulled back
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With the Hollywood Arclight already closed, now comes another blow to Los Angeles’ specialty cinema scene: The 12-screen Landmark Pico is closing at month’s end after 15 years, the chain said today. Landmark Theatres’ flagship venue, which has been a destination for countless Academy screenings since 2007 in addition to Deadline’s Screening Series over the
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Jurassic Park, Steven Spielberg’s 1993 dinosaur tale, is littered with iconic moments. There’s the first meeting between John Hammond, Ellie Sattler, and Alan Grant, the initial appearance of the Tyrannosaurus rex and the showdown with the raptors in the kitchen. But amid the amazing action and impeccable quotes, there’s one element that truly stands out:
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With each ensuing sequel, the John Wick franchise has continued to find ways to impress fans with its creative, and remarkably choreographed, action sequences. With not one, but two more John Wick movies on the way, one has to wonder what the filmmakers will do to make the new films stand out. Keanu Reeves has
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In a sign that managing 4 million retail shareholders isn’t all fun and games, AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron said most advice het gets in voluminous social media correspondence is “well intended” but “some may be hurled at us with an intent of actually harming me or the company.” It’s the first time he’s publicly
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The Expendables 4 (or Expend4bles) is one of the most anticipated films of 2022, as adrenaline junkies have been waiting eight years for a new installment in the high-octane film series. Before the film wrapped production, Sylvester Stallone had been teasing fans with some badass behind-the-scenes set videos via social media. Now, he’s posted another
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Refresh for updates… Patti LuPone, Billy Crystal, Ruth Negga, Jaquel Spivey and Mary-Louise Parker are expressing their thanks for today’s Tony Award nominations, with LuPone and Negga extending appreciations to her co-stars who were not nominated. “We are led every night by the beautiful, soulful, and extremely talented Katrina Lenk,” LuPone said in a statement.
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Audrey Diwan’s Happening opened to an estimated $34k on four screens in NY and LA this weekend for a PTA of $8,500. The locations on both coasts — IFC Center/AMC Lincoln Square and The Landmark/AMC The Grove — while limited showed the abortion drama set in 1968 France competing successfully in commercial crossover multiplexes as
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Since Anna Todd started posting chapters of After on Wattpad at the age of 24 after being inspired by the One Direction’s Harry Styles and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the author has had an incredible journey. From becoming a bestselling author — with her books being translated all over the world — to adapting
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Refresh for latest…: Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness began offshore release on Wednesday in 20 markets and is already doing some crazy numbers. With $27.2M through yesterday, the first-day overall results are only 4% below Spider-Man: No Way Home and a staggering 153% ahead of the original 2016 Doctor Strange, as well
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Refresh for updates Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness racked up $36M from previews that began at 3PM. That’s the tkk best preview during the pandemic. Critical reviews for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness have settled at 77% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, which is lower than the first movie’s 89% Certified fresh, and significantly
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Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park movie changed the film world forever, thanks to its ambitious scope and groundbreaking visual effects. Since then the property has become a mainstay of pop culture, especially due to Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World franchise. The upcoming threequel Dominion will feature the original trio of beloved actors, and now we can
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