'Jungle Book' Rules At Box Office Again; 'Civil War' LoomsDisney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas.
Oscar Winner Making Whitney Houston DocumentaryAn official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works from filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. It will be the first one authorized by the late pop superstar's estate since her death in 2012 at age 48.
Release Date For "Blade Runner" Sequel Moved UpThe future is coming sooner than expected. The sequel to Ridley Scott's neo-noir dystopia "Blade Runner," is now set to hit theaters on October 6, 2017, months ahead of its originally planned February 2018 release.
"The Jungle Book" Roars With $103.6 Million DebutDisney's "The Jungle Book" opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.
AMC Backpedals... Says They Will Not Allow Texting During MoviesIt was less than 48 hours ago when executives with AMC Theatres said they were considering allowing texting in some theaters. But not so fast... this morning AMC Entertainment issued a statement saying there will be no texting allowed.
AMC Theaters Considers Allowing Texting During MoviesWhen at the movies, some of us find ourselves distracted when others are on their phones. But due to demand, text friendly theaters may be the new future.
Ben Affleck To Direct Himself In Next Batman MovieBen Affleck will direct a standalone Batman movie, said Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara. Affleck portrayed the caped crusader in this year's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Melissa McCarthy Takes Over Box Office Like A "Boss"Step aside, Batman and Superman. Melissa McCarthy is "The Boss" at the box office now. Her latest comedy topped the DC Comics outing at the weekend box office with a $23.5 million debut.
"Star Wars" Wins Top Prize At MTV Movie Awards"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" took the top prize at the 25th annual MTV Movie Awards. The audience waved red and blue lightsabers as star Daisy Ridley and director J.J. Abrams accepted the golden popcorn trophy.
"Batman V Superman" Falls 68 Percent In 2nd WeekendWord of mouth might be kryptonite for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," which fell a steep 68 percent in its second weekend in theaters. The superhero pic earned an estimated $52.4 million over the weekend.
Batman & Superman Open Big Despite Bad ReviewsFaster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero faceoff "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" rebounded after a smack down from critics to debut with a massive $170 million in North America.
After 75 Years, Wonder Woman Gets Her Big Screen DueShe might not get top billing in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," or even very much screen time, but Wonder Woman still manages to steal the show from her caped counterparts in the superhero spectacle.