Netflix is Building its Own Games Studio
Esports - Gaming - Online - Streaming - Television

Following news of its acquisition of Sydney-based animation studio Animal Logic, which has produced blockbuster films such as Happy Feet, The Lego Movie, and Peter Rabbit, Netflix has now announced th...

Hypebeast
September 27, 2022

Box Office: Olivia Wilde’s DON’T WORRY DARLING Ope...
Theatrical

Warner Bros.’ high-profile drama Don’t Worry Darling opened to an OK $19.2 million domestically from 4,114 theaters to win the weekend. However, the pic fell more than expected Saturday in a worri...

Hollywood Reporter
September 26, 2022

Box Office Preview: Controversy-Ridden ‘Don’t Worry Darlin...
Theatrical

After weeks of making headlines for one controversy after another, director Olivia Wilde’s sophomore feature Don’t Worry Darling could surprise in its box office debut this weekend with $20 millio...

Hollywood Reporter
September 22, 2022

Box Office: ‘Woman King’ Wows With $19M Opening, A+ Cinema...
Theatrical

The Woman King, starring Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis, conquered the domestic box with an opening of $19 million or more after earning a coveted A+ CinemaScore from audiences. Woman King came in...

Hollywood Reporter
September 20, 2022

EA is Making a Single-Player Iron Man Game
Classic Characters - Gaming - Theatrical

EA is teaming up with Marvel to make a new single-player Iron Man game, EA announced on Tuesday. The game is being developed by Motive Studio, which is working on the upcoming Dead Space remake. EA i...

The Verge
September 20, 2022

40 Years of Phoning Home: Celebrating E.T.’s Anniversary in ...
Classic Characters - Theatrical - Toys

The collection of iconic moments and imagery from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is extensive, and for many, deeply resonant. It takes little more than a glowing finger, a red hoodie, a full moon, or a ha...

The Toy Book
September 19, 2022

Sony Pictures Announces New ‘Karate Kid’ Movie
Classic Characters - Theatrical

Sony Pictures has announced a new film in the Karate Kid franchise. According to reports, the movie is billed as the “return of the original ‘Karate Kid’ franchise” to the silver screen and i...

HypeBeast
September 19, 2022

Timothée Chalamet Reveals He Has Seven Musical Numbers in ‘...
Classic Characters - Music - Theatrical

With leading turns in Luca Guadagnino’s cannibal coming-of-age story “Bones and All” and Denis Villeneuve’s fantasy epic “Dune: Part Two,” Timothée Chalamet is wearing many different hats...

Variety
September 16, 2022

Box Office: John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN to Play Again in ...
Classic Characters - Theatrical

John Carpenter’s 1978 classic horror pic Halloween, along with the fourth and fifth sequels in the iconic series, are being rereleased in theaters for the second year in a row beginning later this m...

Hollywood Reporter
September 15, 2022

PetSmart and Warner Bros. Consumer Products Inspire a World of...
Pets - Press Releases - Retail - Theatrical - Toys

PHOENIX, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PetSmart, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is providing dog parents and their pups a chance to find their own golden ticket with the launch o...

Nicholas Fox
September 15, 2022

D23 Expo: More Reimaginings, Disenchanted Trailer, and Everyth...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Snow White, Peter Pan & Wendy, The Little Mermaid, Mufasa, and everything else Disney is reimagining in the coming years. Now that another Disney+ Day has come and gone, we can get on to the meat...

AV Club
September 12, 2022

World’s Largest Corn Maze’ Celebrates 60 Years of ...
Attractions - Automotive - Branding - Live Entertainment - Streaming

A suburban Chicago farm that boasts the "world's largest corn maze" is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the world's most famous fictional secret service agent, James Bond. The intricate maze, set ...

Reuters
September 12, 2022

Box Office: ‘Barbarian’ Crashes the Gate with $10M Opening
Theatrical

The well-reviewed horror film came in far ahead of expectations. That puts the well-reviewed film far ahead of an expected $5 million to $6 million opening. Still, the post-Labor Day weekend was more...

Hollywood Reporter
September 12, 2022

Hasbro Reveals STAR TREK Nerf Phaser Rifle and Pistol
Streaming - Television - Theatrical - Toys

Hasbro’s Nerf “LMTD” crossover has given us foam dart versions of everything from the Aliens pulse rifle to The Mandalorian’s rifle—and now it’s boldly going into a very peculiar collabora...

Gizmodo
September 8, 2022

Wizarding World Celebrates Back to Hogwarts and Delights Fans ...
Attractions - Classic Characters - Gaming - Live Entertainment - Press Releases

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 25 years ago, J.K. Rowling introduced us to the mysterious Platform Nine and Three Quarters, the scarlet Hogwarts Express and explained the significance of an 11:...

Angelina Luspo
September 7, 2022

National Cinema Day Brought a Record 8.1 Million Moviegoers
Theatrical

A record number of people went to the movies on Saturday in honor of National Cinema Day. Thanks to heavily discounted tickets, an estimated 8.1 million moviegoers attended their local multiplex to p...

Variety
September 6, 2022

Bobby Moynihan Joins Ryan Reynolds in IF From John Krasinski a...
Theatrical

Saturday Night Live star Bobby Moynihan is set to join the ensemble cast of Paramount Pictures’ IF, the next original film from John Krasinski. Ryan Reynolds, Krasinski, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Cailey...

Deadline
August 31, 2022

Disney Will Launch a New Card Game to Go Up Against Magic: The...
Classic Characters - Gaming - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Disney may be the king of theme parks, streaming television, and major motion pictures, but when it comes to collectible card games, the House of Mouse must tread lightly. Magic: The Gathering and the...

Polygon
August 31, 2022

Disney Imagineers Give First Look at New Epcot Moana Attractio...
Attractions - Theatrical

Something is stirring at Epcot, and a certain favorite princess is involved! Earlier this week, the Imagineers at Disney teased the first look at Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana. The new walk-thro...

MovieWeb
August 30, 2022

Box Office: THE INVITATION Leads Horrifying Slow Weekend With ...
Theatrical

The dog days of August can always bring a downturn in moviegoing, but this year is horrifyingly bad. Sony’s The Invitation limped to No. 1 domestically with $7 million from 3,114 theaters in its op...

Hollywood Reporter
August 29, 2022

Movie Theaters Offering $3 Tickets on Sept. 3 for National Cin...
Theatrical

Theaters want people to put away their Labor Day weekend picnic baskets and see a movie for just $3 or less on Sept. 3 in celebration of the first-ever National Cinema Day. More than 3,000 movie thea...

Hollywood Reporter
August 29, 2022

DC’s Kevin Feige Found? Producer Dan Lin in Talks to Take Co...
Classic Characters - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Has the new head of DC has been found? Dan Lin, the executive-turned-producer who counts hits such as the live-action Aladdin, The Lego Movie, and the It horror movies among his credits, is in talks ...

Hollywood Reporter
August 26, 2022

AQUAMAN 2, SHAZAM 2 Release Dates Pushed by Warner Bros.
Theatrical

As had been rumored for weeks, the postproduction gridlock caused by Covid has claimed another major casualty, with James Wan’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom being delayed from March 23, 2023 to Dece...

IndieWire
August 25, 2022

DUNE: AWAKENING Open World Survival Game Announced
Gaming - Theatrical

"Fear is the mind-killer." The quote from Frank Herbert's iconic sci-fi novel Dune is spoken loud and clear in the new trailer for Funcom's upcoming open-world survival MMO video game, Dune: Awakening...

Collider
August 24, 2022

HALLOWEEN ENDS to Debut Simultaneously in Theaters and on Peac...
Theatrical

Laurie Strode’s final battle against her seemingly immortal nemesis Michael Myers will transpire in theaters… and on a streaming service near you. Universal Pictures has announced “Halloween En...

Variety
August 24, 2022

Tennis Styles Fuel Seasonal Marketing Strategies
Branding - Fashion - Retail - Sports - Theatrical

The U.S. Open starting next week in New York will put tennis fashion back in the spotlight, but consumers are increasingly embracing the sport’s look year-round. So-called tennis-core fashion of sk...

The Wall Street Journal
August 23, 2022

MoviePass to Return on Labor Day with Tiered Prices, Waitlist
Theatrical

MoviePass, the beleaguered moviegoing subscription service that collapsed in spectacular fashion, is returning at the end of the summer. The subsidized ticketing subscription service will relaunch in...

Variety
August 22, 2022

Box Office: DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO Debuts Over BEAST
Theatrical

“Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” topped the box office in its debut, beating expectations by collecting an impressive $21 million in North American ticket sales. The anime film, playing on 3,007 s...

Varitey
August 22, 2022

Embracer Group Enters Into Agreement to Acquire IP Rights to T...
Classic Characters - Gaming - Press Releases - Streaming - Theatrical

Embracer Group AB (”Embracer”), through its wholly owned subsidiary Freemode[1], has entered into an agreement to acquire Middle-earth Enterprises, a division of The Saul Zaentz Company, which own...

Angelina Luspo
August 19, 2022

Indie Box Office Battles the Dog Days of August
Theatrical

Top Gun: Maverick isn’t the only 2022 movie to fly higher than imagined. The other is A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once, which has earned a spectacular $68.3 million-plus domestically in a ...

Hollywood Reporter
August 19, 2022

Robert De Niro to Star In Gangster Drama WISE GUYS at Warner B...
Theatrical

Robert De Niro will be sharing the screen with Hollywood legend Robert De Niro in the upcoming gangster drama “Wise Guys.” The movie, set at Warner Bros. and intended to play in theaters, will be...

Variety
August 18, 2022

Big Thunder Mountain Movie in the Works at Disney
Attractions - Theatrical

Hawkeye directors Bert & Bertie are staying in the Disney family. The duo, who helmed three episodes of the Marvel/Disney+ series, have signed on to direct a feature for Disney based on the theme ...

Hollywood Reporter
August 17, 2022

First Look At Rachel Zegler & Tom Blyth In ‘THE HUNGER ...
Theatrical

Lionsgate has released a first-look image for The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, a prequel to the wildly successful Hunger Games franchise. Check it out below. Susan Collins, who w...

Deadline
August 16, 2022

New SAW Movie Gets 2023 Release Date
Theatrical

Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures have set a date to return to the world of Saw. An untitled installment will arrive in theaters on Oct. 27, 2023, with veteran Saw filmmaker Kevin Greutert directing. Th...

Hollywood Reporter
August 16, 2022

Kenya Barris to Reimagine THE WIZARD OF OZ Movie for Warner Br...
Music - Theatrical

Kenya Barris is set to do a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz for Warner Bros., The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Barris will reimagine the Oscar-winning fantasy musical, which starred Judy Garland,...

Hollywood Reporter
August 16, 2022

Warner Bros. to Release MGM Movies Internationally, Except for...
Theatrical

MGM has parted ways with Universal Pictures for international film distribution. In a joint press release, MGM has announced that Warner Bros. will distribute its upcoming movies overseas. However, t...

Variety
August 15, 2022

Box Office: BULLET TRAIN Repeats No. 1; TOP GUN Returns to Sec...
Theatrical

Is everyone on vacation? That would be one plausible explanation behind the great box office slowdown; overall ticket sales tapped out at $66.4 million, according to Comscore, the lowest collective r...

Variety
August 15, 2022

Porsche 911 Sally Special: Created by Pixar and Porsche to Ben...
Automotive - Classic Characters - Non-Profit - Press Releases - Streaming

Porsche and Pixar Animation Studios have revealed a special Porsche inspired by one of the most beloved 911 models of all – Sally Carrera, from Disney and Pixar’s Cars. Named the “911 Sally Spec...

Angelina Luspo
August 15, 2022

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 3 Sets Christmas 2024 Release Date
Theatrical

Paramount is preparing for a Christmas boom. The studio announced Monday that Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will open in theaters on Dec. 20, 2024. Earlier this year, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opened to a huge $7...

Hollywood Reporter
August 9, 2022

Pac-Man Live-Action Movie in the Works from JANE THE VIRGIN Ac...
Gaming - Streaming - Theatrical

“Jane the Virgin” actor Justin Baldoni is hoping to bring the exploits of Pac-Man to a movie theater near you. Baldoni’s production company Wayfarer Studios is backing a live-action film based ...

Variety
August 9, 2022

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