Meeting the lowered expectation of the studio at a series low with the rebooted cast, Star Trek Beyond [TREK3] leads the weekend box office with an estimated $59.6 million. The sci-fi sequel brought out an audience that was 57% males and 75% over the age of 25.
The Secret Life of Pets [PETS] was dethroned to second with $29.3 million. The animated film has brought home $260.7 million.
Lights Out [LITSO] debuted with $21.6 million to tie for third place. The horror connected with an...Read more »
Walt Disney and Marvel have unveiled the full-length trailer for Doctor Strange [DRSTR] at Comic-Con. Benedict Cumberbatch [BCUMB] stars as a former surgeon who is introduced into a secret world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. He must master the metaphysical arts in order to prevail over an evil sorcerer played by Madds Mikkelsen [MMIKK]. Doctor Strange joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe on November 4th.
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Warner Bros. has unfurled yet another Comic-Con trailer, this time for The LEGO Batman Movie [LBATM]. Spinning off from The LEGO Movie, the irreverent Caped Crusader voiced by Will Arnett [WARNE] must learn to work with a partner in order to save Gotham from the Joker. Michael Cera [MCERA] voices the orphan turned boy wonder Robin. The LEGO Batman Movie flies into theaters on February 10th.
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Warner Bros. has released the Comic-Con trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [FBSTS]. Set seventy years before Harry Potter read his book, Newt Scamander enlists help from New York's wizardry community to capture creatures that have escaped his magical suitcase. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them arrive in theaters on November 18th.
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Warner Bros. and Legendary have unleashed the Comic-Con trailer for Kong: Skull Island [SKULN]. An scientific expedition to an uncharted island during the 1970s in the midst of the Vietnam War uncovers a monster the size of which modern civilization has never seen before. Tom Hiddleston [THIDD], Brie Larson [BLARS], Samuel L. Jackson [SLJAC] and John Goodman [JGOOD] lead the cast. Set in the same Cinematic Universe as Godzilla, Kong: Skull Island lands in theaters on March 10th.
Warner Bros. has uploaded the Comic-Con trailer for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword [KARTH], an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth from director Guy Ritchie [GRITC]. Charlie Hunnam [CHUNN] stars in the title role with and Jude Law [JLAW] as his villainous uncle and Eric Bana [EBANA] as his father, King Uther Pendragon. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword arrives in theaters on March 24th.
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When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown....
Warner Bros. has revealed the special Comic-Con footage for Justice League [JLEAG]. After the events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince search for three metahumans they found off Lex Luthor's database. Jason Momoa [JMOMO] stars as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ezra Miller [EMILL] as Barry Allen/The Flash and Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg. Judging by the lighter tone presented here, director Zack Snyder [ZSNYD] and company have apparently responded to the...Read more »
Warner Bros. has unveiled the Comic-Con trailer for the long-awaited DC Comic adaptation Wonder Woman [WONDR] starring Gal Gadot [GGADO]. After decades in development, the superheroine finally gets her solo film, which serves as a prequel to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The Amazonian Princess leaves Paradise Island after the first World War brought mankind to their world. Chris Pine [CPINE] co-stars as Steve Trevor. Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman hits theaters on June...Read more »
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 »