Lionsgate has unleashed a trailer for the horror sequel Blair Witch, which was previously known as The Woods [WOODS]. The found footage craze began in 1999 with The Blair Witch Project, which utilized a viral marketing campaign to gross more than $140 million. A sequel in title only was produced in 2000 and bombed horribly. Now comes a direct sequel tha follows up the events of the 1999 original. The brother of the character played by Heather Donahue sets out into the woods with his...Read more »
Paramount has trailed the other Hollywood studios at the 2016 box office, but hopes to reverse its fortunes with Star Trek Beyond [TREK3], the third film in the rebooted timeline of the 50-year-old Sci-Fi series. Although 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness opened to $70.2 million, the sequel was lambasted by most trek fans. Justin Lin [JLIN] took over as director and steered Star Trek back to its original mission of exploring deep space. Beyond has earned positive reviews, but audience are...Read more »
The Weinstein Co. has released the official trailer for the Roberto Duran biopic Hands of Stone [HNDST], which will be their first wide release since January when the sports drama opens on August 26th.
HANDS OF STONE follows the life of Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez), the Panamanian fighter who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16 year‐old and retired in 2002 at the age of 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher Raymond) to capture the WBC welterweight title...Read more »
Paramount has posted the teaser trailer for the action sequel XXX: Return of Xander Cage [XXX3] on Facebook. Vin Diesel [VDIES] reprises his role as the extreme sports athlete turned secret agent who comes out of retirement (or returns from the dead as XXX: State of the Union starring Ice Cube would have you believe in 2005). Directed by D.J. Caruso [DJCAR], XXX: Return of Xander Cage lands in theaters on January 20th.
Universal has unveiled the full-length trailer for the thriller The Girl on the Train [GRLOT] based on the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins. Emily Blunt [EBLUN] and Haley Bennett [HBENN] star in the film directed by Tate Taylor [TTAYL].
In the thriller, Rachel (Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking...Read more »
Sony has released the full-length trailer for the western remake The Magnificent Seven [MAGN7], set to open theaters on September 23rd. Haley Bennett [HBENN] plays a townswoman who hires the titled gunslingers to protect her town.
With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday...Read more »
Despite falling 52% in its second outing at the weekend box office, The Secret Life of Pets [PETS] stayed in first place with an estimated $50.6 million. The animated film has earned $203.2 millio.
After all the chatter, Ghostbusters [GHST3] debuted in second place with a respectable $46.0 million. It's the biggest opening for both Melissa McCarthy [MMCCA] and Paul Feig [PFEIG]. The female-led reboot attracted an audience that was 57% female and 63% over the age of 25.
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STX has uploaded an extended red band trailer for the coming-of-age comedy The Edge of Seventeen [BESTI]. Hailee Steinfeld [HSTEI] channels Molly Ringwald as she navigates through a high school year with the help of Woody Harrelson [WHARR] as a teacher who listens and Kyra Sedgwick [KSEDW] as her mother who doesn't.
Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older...Read more »
Lionsgate has dropped the full-length trailer for the comedy Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween [BOAMH] coming to theaters on October 21st.
Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.
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This weekend finally brings the opening of this summer’s most talked about movie Ghostbusters [GHST3]. However, the level of buzz appears unlikely to be enough to topple The Secret Life of Pets [PETS]. Even if its second weekend decline by more than 40%, $60 million will likely keep The Secret Life of Pets in first place.
After years of unsuccessful attempts to make a second sequel, Sony finally decided to reboot Ghostbusters with a new cast: Melissa McCarthy [MMCCA], Kristen Wiig...Read more »