Sunday AM UPDATE FINAL: With the No. 1 $31.5M opening success of Ford v Ferrari this morning and an overall $52M global debut, high praise is to be given to 20th Century Fox Film president Emma Watts and execs Mike Ireland and Steve Asbell, who have been shepherding and advocating this project through all its iterations for years. Chernin Entertainment also produced. A $120M endgame, if not more, is in store for Ford v Ferrari at the domestic box office. Finally, a great start for Fox in the new Disney empire after misfires Ad Astra, Stuber, and Dark Phoenix, to name a few. On Friday, Disney planted flags in the 2020-2023 release schedule for big Fox with 12 titles next year (not counting Searchlight) going to 7 pics in 2023. Related Story How 'Charlie's Angels' Fell From Grace At The Box Office With An $8M+ Opening Ford v Ferrari director James Mangold told me at a recent Awardsline screening for the film, “They showed a lot of faith, because of … [Read more...] about ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Wins Weekend B.O. Race With $31M+ As ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Finds No Salvation With $8M+ Start – Sunday Update
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Look, sometimes an entire episode is a big swing and a miss. It happens. It’s somewhat surprising that it happened while Scarlett Johansson hosted, because her previous five hosting gigs have yielded consistently solid episodes. But that’s the nature of the Saturday Night Live beast: Some weeks everything just sorta sits there, comic-adjacent but never really coming into focus. Let’s put it this way: you know it’s not the show’s week when even Bowen Yang’s Chen Baio fails to truly land. It’s tempting to invent reasons why this episode dragged for most of the evening. But it’s much easier to simply realize that a show that starts from scratch every week will collectively falter every once in a while, even with a proven excellent host such as Johansson. It’s more than likely all will be forgotten and forgiven once Eddie Murphy hosts next week, but for now we can only wonder what might have been. With all that said, there were a few … [Read more...] about Scarlett Johansson on ‘SNL’: 3 Sketches You Have to See
Are you are a 'die-hard fan' of Tollywood heartthrob Prabhas? If yes, we have some fantastic news for you. According to reports, 'Darling' will be paid more than Rs 30 crore for his film with Mythiri Movie Makers. (MMM). The prestigious banner has reportedly paid him Rs 13 crore, in two installments, as advance and this proves that the collaboration is indeed happening. The grapevine also suggests, the untitled biggie will get a wide pan-India release, making it a prestigious affair for all concerned. In case, you did not know, Prabhas became an international sensation when the 2015 release Baahubali proved to be a big hit and redefined the tenets of Telugu cinema. Its sequel Baahubali 2, released in 2017, too set the box office on fire, working wonders for him. The mass hero's latest release Saaho opened on a terrific note, emerging as a monster hit 'Up North'. Many feel, this established the Mirchi star as a synonym for success. As such, the general feeling is that Prabhas has every … [Read more...] about Will Prabhas Be Paid More Than Rs 30 Crore For His Movie With Mythiri Movie Makers?
The next phase of the MCU will be kickstarted not with a movie, but with the shows being developed for Disney+, particularly WandaVision, featuring Wanda Maximoff and the android Vision. According to Charles Murphy, of the news source Murphy's Multiverse, a major way that the show will lead to the next slate of MCU films is an appearance by Doctor Strange in the final episodes of WandaVision. It has been rumored that Benedict Cumberbatch will be on set for the final week of principal photography for the show. The rumor confirms what was first announced at San Diego Comic-Con, that WandaVision will be leading directly into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. From what we know so far, based on the comics from which the Disney+ show is inspired, the series starts with Wanda and Vision living in apparent marital bliss within a standard sitcom format. But over time, the show will evolve into something much more sinister as it is revealed that the whole thing is an illusion Wanda … [Read more...] about Doctor Strange to Return in WandaVision Disney+ Series Finale?