Today, a special Batman Day edition of the Hero Nation Index, our weekly report on news from Hollywood's sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and superhero sectors. Today is the fifth annual Batman Day, and this year also marks the 80th anniversary of the Caped Crusader's first appearance in the pages of DC Comics back in 1939. That […]
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“Hustlers,” the Jennifer Lopez crime film about New York strippers who swindle Wall Street, has been banned in Malaysia for its “excessive obscene content.”The country’s film censorship board said the film was “not suitable for public viewing,” citing its scenes featuring nude breasts, erotic dancing and drug use, according to the BBC. “Hustlers” was meant to open in the country on Thursday.“We regret to inform you that ‘Hustlers’ movie release has been canceled as it has been banned in Malaysia. We deeply apologize for the inconveniences caused to our beloved followers, fans of the movie, medias and partners,” the film’s Malaysian distributor Square Box Pictures said on Instagram. “We certainly appreciate all the love and support from our fans and movie lovers for this title; yet it’s our loss that we are unable to carry on. Our sincere apologies that we have let you down.”Also Read: 'Hustlers' to Set New STX Box Office Record While 'The Goldfinch' CrashesSTXfilms, which produced the film and released it domestically, did not immediately respond for a request for comment.“Hustlers” also stars Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles, Cardi B and Lizzo in the story of a group of strippers in New York just ahead of the 2008 economic crisis who team up and scam Wall Street clientele at their strip club by drugging them and maxing out their credit cards. The film is based on a true story as inspired by a New York Magazine article from 2015.Earlier this year, Malaysia censored the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” over scenes of gay sex seen in the film. In the past the country shelved Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” remake for a “gay moment,” which Disney ultimately refused to cut and was finally screened with the scene intact.In its first week of release, “Hustlers” has made $47.6 million worldwide.Read original story ‘Hustlers’ Banned in Malaysia for ‘Excessive Obscene Content’ At TheWrap
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Warner Bros. has optioned the film rights to Funko, the toy company that specializes in the collectible Funko Pop! figurines and bobblehead dolls, and Warner Animation is planning to develop and produce an animated feature film based on the toys, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Funko has a long history of licensing pop culture characters, creating thousands of toy action figures across dozens of toy lines. They’re arguably most famous for their Pop! figures, which all share the distinctive blocky heads and round, dark eyes and have become a craze in recent years for collectors.The company also has a rich relationship with Warner Bros., having licensed brands and franchises such as Harry Potter, Batman and many more.Also Read: New 'Flintstones' Series in Development From Warner Bros Animation, Elizabeth BanksTeddy Newton, an Oscar-nominee for the Pixar short “Day and Night,” and Mark Dindal, a Disney animation veteran, are both working on the story for the film. Allison Abbate, executive vice president of Warner Animation Group, will manage the partnership on behalf of the studio.Warner Animation has had great success with the pop cultural brand mash-ups found in the “Lego Movie” films and their spinoffs. Up next the studio has “Scoob,” “Space Jam 2” and “Tom & Jerry” all on their release slate.News of the Funko film was first reported by Deadline.Read original story Funko Toys to Become Animated Movie at Warner Bros. At TheWrap
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