It turns out, Dwayne Johnson was no match for Dracula and company. “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” topped the domestic box office charts with $44 million from 4,267 locations, while Dwayne Johnson’s “Skyscraper” washed up with a paltry $25.5 from 3,782 theaters. Sony’s animated family feature picked up $46.4 million overseas this weekend for a global start […]
4th Update with Sunday AM Analysis: This weekend The Rock is getting squashed by a horde of bloodsucking vampires, as Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is the prime destination for families, with a studio-reported $44.1. That knocks down Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper to third place, with a Universal-reported $25.4M , a low result for the action star in his recent solo PG-13 credits. The opening for HT3 currently ranks behind Hotel Transylvania 2 ‘s…
The scariest moment in “Jaws” doesn’t include a shark on-screen. It comes when Quint describes Navy crewmen, survivors of the sunken USS Indianapolis, being eaten alive in a shark feeding frenzy in 1945. Steven Spielberg wanted “Jaws 2” to tell that true story: Think “Saving Private Ryan,” with sharks.
A new focus on stories about people who aren’t just white twentysomethings has given rom-coms a much-needed adrenaline shot.
Dracula has taken a bit out of The Rock at this weekend’s box office, as Sony’s “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” opened to $16.6 million from 4,267 on Friday and is estimated to take No. 1 this weekend with $41 million, nearly matching the $42 million of the first “Hotel Transylvania,” which came out in 2012. Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson’s latest film, “Skyscraper,” is looking very unstable with an estimated $25 million opening from 3,782 locations, putting it in third place this weekend and below the $35-40 million launch expected by independent trackers. Co-produced by Universal and Legendary on a $120 million budget, “Skyscraper” will likely have to rely on better numbers from China and other Asian markets.
Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown are in talks to lend their voices to Disney’s “Frozen 2,” the sequel to the 2013 smash hit. Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, and Josh Gad are returning to reprise their roles as Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, respectively. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck will also be back to direct. Lee is writing […]
In a conversation with the columnist known as Taki, Weinstein allegedly admitted to trading film roles for sex but says, "I never, ever forced myself on a single woman." However, the producer's attorney says his client was misquoted.
It’s official. Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Abigail Breslin have all signed up to return Zombieland with the original film’s director Ruben Fleischer also on board to direct the film for Sony Pictures.
As Kevin Macdonald, director of the new documentary "Whitney," explained to Yahoo Entertainment, it was Houston's recording of the Dolly Parton song "I Will Always Love You" that put her on the al-Qaida leader's radar.
When Yahoo Entertainment caught up with Keanu Reeves recently to discuss his new thriller, "Siberia," the actor had some developments to share about the long-awaited "Bill & Ted 3" movie.
Independent stalwart Jim Jarmusch is making a zombie movie with Bill Murray and has set up the project at Focus Features. “The Dead Don’t Die,” which also stars Selena Gomez, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Steve Buscemi, and Chloe Sevigny, is already filming in Upstate New York. Focus noted Friday that it’s the third Jarmusch film that […]
Rob Reiner says his new film is "about journalists trying to break through with the truth. Because unless the truth comes to the American public, they have no way of knowing how they can make decisions on their leaders."
Thirty years later, David Moscow says he can see mannerisms Tom Hanks took from him for his Oscar-nominated "Big" role.
The original principal cast is set to return for the upcoming feature-length production, Focus Features said on Friday. TV series creator Julian Fellowes penned the film’s script and will executive produce the movie alongside Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge and Nigel Marchant. Brian Percival, who directed the British upstairs/downstairs show’s pilot, will direct the film.
To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of Bruce Willis’s 1988 film, as well as the impending premiere of "Skyscraper," we present the ten (well technically eleven, but who's counting) movies to take their cue from "Die Hard."
“The Berlin Syndrome” helmer Cate Shortland has been tapped to direct Marvel’s “Black Widow” standalone movie starring Scarlett Johansson, sources confirmed to Variety. The film has been in development for awhile, but picked up momentum in January when Jac Schaeffer was tapped to pen the script. Kevin Feige is producing the pic. Marvel had no […]
Six movies in, Tom Cruise's category-best action franchise shrewdly pays off elements established over the previous films.
Saoirse Ronan faces off against Margot Robbie in the first trailer for Focus Features’ “Mary Queen of Scots,” an historical biopic that has all the makings of returning both stars to the Oscar race — in the same movie this time.
As if being one of America's most popular stars wasn’t enough, The Rock has lately been floated as a possible future presidential candidate, and the 46-year-old isn’t shy about his interest.