“The impact in 2020 from Corvid-19 (coronavirus) on the motion picture business cannot be overstated,” a finance source recently told us. That’s as the closure of cinemas in China alone is approaching a loss of $2B to the global box office, while the disease has now seen spikes in Korea and Italy. What looked in late January as a possibly short-term, confined issue has now taken on enormous proportions, clearly on a human scale, and also on the film industry. As movie theater attendance has slowed in several markets, compounding the losses, an estimate we’ve heard in overall ticket sales impact could be as high as $4B worldwide by the end of March. A ringing question in distribution circles is how long the situation will continue. Says one source, “We are decision makers and problem solvers, but unfortunately because the problem is so unknown in terms of its degree, we just don’t know how deep we’re in. No one knows.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How Hollywood Is Navigating Uncharted Waters As Cases Spike In Korea & Italy Forcing Release Delays & WW Box Office Sees Possible $4B Loss Through March
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Coming back to Annaatthe, its Rajinikanth's first film with directed Siva and therefore everyone is super excited to see what they bring together on the big screen. Also, actress-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar will be sharing screen space with the Thalaivaa after 28 long years and that's another reason why we are looking forward to Annaatthe. … [Read more...] about Nayanthara’s Remuneration For Annaatthe: Has The Actress Slashed Her Fee For Rajinikanth Starrer?
Tracking has been seeing this R-rated thriller starring Elisabeth Moss in the mid-$20 million range for quite some time, but coming away from the ravenous response of Monday’s Hollywood premiere, it’s clear that Universal and Blumhouse have another socially conscious genre film on their hands that could hit a nerve and send this film into Get Out box office territory. That Jordan Peele Oscar-winning blockbuster opened to $33.37M. Interestingly enough, Invisible Man is opening in the same final February weekend spot as Get Out did three years ago. … [Read more...] about ‘The Invisible Man’, A Horror Movie For The #MeToo Era, Appears At Just The Right Time Post Weinstein Verdict – Box Office Preview
Ahead of the film's release, reports stated that Mahesh Babu and Prakash Raj had a conflict between them as the 'Wanted' actor didn't attend the pre-release function of Sarileru Neekevvaru. When asked about the gap with Mahesh Babu in an interview with a leading channel, Prakash Raj said, "What gap? We just worked together in Sarileru Neekevvaru." … [Read more...] about Prakash Raj Makes A SHOCKING Revelation About Mahesh Babu Starrer Sarileru Neekevvaru!
RELATED: Black Panther 2 Hopes & Goals Shared by Marvel Star Chadwick BosemanYeasayer is asking for all the "Pray For Me" profits and damages in the lawsuit. The band also wants an injunction blocking further sales and airplay of the hit song. This type of thing has happened a lot over the past few years since it's so easy to sample music. Adam Feeney and Martin McKinney may be able to provide the multitrack sessions for the song to prove that it's their own sample and not from the band, or they may just end up settling out of court and giving Yeasayer a decent chunk of change. TMZ was the first to report on the lawsuit. You can check out both songs below and decide for yourself. The sample appears at the 2:10 mark in "Pray For Me" and at the very beginning of "Sunrise." … [Read more...] about The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar Sued Over Black Panther Soundtrack