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Whisper Numbers: Furious to do circles around competition

With the major studios staying away on the last weekend before the start of the summer blockbuster season, The Fate of the Furious [FAST8] should easily out-distance the competition once again. The Fate of the Furious is slowing down at a similar pace as Fast & Furious 6, which would put its third weekend at around $20 million.

STX pairs up Tom Hanks [THANK] and Emma Watson [EMWAT] in the techno-thriller The Circle [CIRCL] about the loss of privacy in modern connected world....

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 03:21 PM        133 views




New Prologue to Alien: Covenant

Fox has uploaded The Crossing, an official prologue short to Alien: Covenant [PRME2], which finally reveals what happened to Dr. Elizabeth Shaw, played by Noomi Rapace, and the synthetic David after the events of Prometheus

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 12:28 PM        360 views




New trailer for Cars 3

Disney has launched the latest trailer for the Pixar animated sequel Cars 3 [CARS3].  Owen Wilson [OWILS] returns as Lightning McQueen while Cristela Alonso joins the voice cast as Cruz Ramirez.  Cars 3 arrives in theaters on June 16th.

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 09:18 AM        390 views




New trailer for Tulip Fever

The Weinstein Co. has released a second trailer for the long-delayed drama Tulip Fever [TULPF] nearly a year after the first trailer.  Originally set for July 15, 2016, Tulip Fever is current set to open on August 25th, maybe.

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant (Christoph Waltz) – an unhappy “arrangement” that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with...

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By Antibody on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 12:05 PM        365 views




First trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Fox has unleashed the teaser trailer for the spy adventure sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle [KTSS2]. Taron Egerton [TEGER] is back as the newest Kingsman Eggsy along with Mark Strong [MSTRO] and Colin Firth [CFIRT], whose demise in the first film was apparently highly exaggerated.  Joining the sequel are the American Statesman played by Channing Tatum [CTATU], Jeff Bridges [JBRID] and Halle Berry [HBERR].

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey...

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By Antibody on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 09:06 AM        428 views




Box Score: The Fate of the Furious stays first

Despite slowing down 61% from its opening weekend, The Fate of the Furious [FAST8] revved an estimated $38.7 million to remain in first place.  The sequel has fueled up $163.6 million.

The Boss Baby [BOSSB] stayed in second place with $12.8 million to bring its total to $137.0 million after 4 weekends.

Born in China [BCHNA] debuted at the fourth spot with $5.1 million.

Unforgettable [UNFRG] underperformed with a seventh place opening of $4.8 million.

Doubling its theater counts to 1986,...

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By Antibody on Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 09:10 AM        286 views




Whisper Numbers: Box Office to remain at Furious pace

A handful of new films pull up to the starting line this weekend, but The Fate of the Furious [FAST8] will remain leader of the pack. The previous chapter Furious 7 stalled nearly 60% in its second weekend. A similar drop-off would bring The Fate of the Furious to around $41 million.

Unforgettable [UNFRG] tests the fading starpower of Katherine Heigl [KHEIG], who has gone from playing the romantic comedy lead to the psycho other woman. Rosario Dawson [RDAWS] co-stars in the R-rated...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 03:26 PM        1001 views




New trailer for The Beguiled

Focus Features has uploaded the full-length trailer for the thriller remake The Beguiled [BGUIL] from writer-director Sofia Coppola [SCOPP].  The Beguiled will premiere in the Competition Lineup at the Cannes Film Festival before opening in limited release on June 23rd.

The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual...

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By Antibody on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 03:20 PM        1098 views




First trailer for American Assassin

CBS Films has unveiled the trailer for the spy adventure American Assassin [AMASN] based on the Vince Flynn novel.  Dylan O'Brien [DOBRI] takes the lead roel supported by Michael Keaton [MKEAT], Sanaa Lathan [SLATH] and Taylor Kitsch [TKITS].

AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien), a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton). The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to...

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By support on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 09:28 AM        1079 views




Box Score: The Fate of the Furious is first place

As part of its worldwide record-setting opening weekend, The Fate of the Furious [FAST8] banked an estimated $100.2 million domestically.  The debut is second best for the series behind Furious 7.  The sequel attracted an audience that was 58% male and 50% under the age of 25.

The Boss Baby [BOSSB] slipped to second place with $15.5 million.  The animated family film has grossed $116.3 million.

Beauty and the Beast [BTATB.BW] was third in its fifth weekend with $13.6 million, bringing its...

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By Antibody on Sunday, April 16, 2017 @ 09:59 AM        1173 views




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