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Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, More Appear At “Hotel Transylvania 3” Press Day Event

Animated feature “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” opens in theaters on July 13, 2018. With just over three months remaining until the opening, some of the film’s principals attended a press event and photo call. Voice cast members Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key, Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg participated in teh event, which was held on April 11 in Culver City, California. Writer/Director Genndy Tartakovsky and Producer Michelle Murdocca also attended the function. Following the event, Sony Pictures made several publicity photos available to the media. Those photos are embedded below. “Hotel Transylvania 3” is the sequel to “Hotel Transylvania 2,” ... Read more

“A Quiet Place” Conquers US Weekend Box Office; “Blockers” Debuts At #3

In an utterly unsurprising outcome, “A Quiet Place” conquered the US weekend box office. Per studio estimates, the critically acclaimed horror film will close its first weekend with $50.0 million in receipts. The figure will more than double that of the weekend’s #2 film. “Ready Player One,” that #2 film, added $25.0 million to its haul. Its cumulative gross now stands at $96.9 million. New comedy “Blockers” debuts at #3 with $21.4 million, while “Black Panther” grabs #4 with $8.4 million. Now credited with $665.4 million in cumulative receipts, “Black Panther” claims #3 on the all-time leaderboard. Only “Star Wars: ... Read more

“A Quiet Place” Makes Loud Debut, Dominates US Friday Box Office

Critically acclaimed horror film “A Quiet Place” made a predictably loud statement on opening day. The film earned $19.0 million Friday, which easily positioned it as the day’s #1 film. The tally, moreover, positions the film for an opening weekend bow in the $44-48 million. That will be enough for a dominant first-place finish. New release “Blockers” took second place with $7.8 million Friday, while “Ready Player One” grabbed third with $6.8 million. The two films may, however, switch places on the weekend chart. Analysts have “Blockers” closing the weekend with $19-22 million and “Ready Player One” earning $21-25 million. ... Read more

“Ready Player One” Wins US Weekend Box Office; “Acrimony” Takes #2

The week’s two highest-profile newcomers predictably earn the top two spots on the US weekend box office chart. “Ready Player One” takes #1 on this week’s listing, while “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” grabs #2. “Ready Player One” will close the three-day weekend with an estimated $41.2 million. With its Thursday number included, the film boasts a cumulative gross of $53.2 million. “Acrimony” will earn an estimated $17.1 million over the three-day weekend. “Black Panther” takes third place on this weekend’s chart; the blockbuster earned $11.3 million. The figure brings its cumulative mark to $650.7 million. “I Can Only Imagine” follows at ... Read more

“Ready Player One” Wins US Friday Box Office, “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” Takes Second

“Ready Player One” predictably ranked as Friday’s number one film in the United States. After earning $12.0 million in its Thursday debut, “Ready Player One” hauled in another $15.2 million on Friday. The figure, which convincingly ranked as the day’s best, positions “Ready Player One” for a weekend tally in in the $39-43 million range. Fellow newcomer “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” took second place at the Friday box office with $7.3 million. It should close the weekend with $15-18 million. Setting itself up for a weekend total in the $11-13 million range, the enduring “Black Panther” earned $4.1 million Friday. It ... Read more

“Pacific Rim Uprising” Wins US Weekend Box Office; “Black Panther” Becomes Top Superhero Film

“Pacific Rim Uprising” debuts at #1 on the US weekend box office chart. In doing so, it seizes the throne from “Black Panther,” which had spent the past five weekends on top. This week’s box office report is not, however, without some very good (historic, in fact) news for the latter film. Per studio estimates, “Pacific Rim Uprising” will close the weekend with $28.0 million in receipts. While the tally trails the $37.3 million figure posted by the 2013 original, it is enough for a convincing #1 debut. “Black Panther” added $16.7 million to its haul this weekend. While the ... Read more

“Pacific Rim Uprising” Leads US Friday Box Office; “Sherlock Gnomes,” “Midnight Sun,” “Unsane” Start Softly

After ruling for five consecutive weekend, “Black Panther” is poised to cede the US box office thrown. “Pacific Rim Uprising” is poised to move into first place this week. The newcomer convincingly won Friday with $10.4 million in receipts. Analysts expect the film to close the weekend with $24-28 million. The three-day figure will trail that of the 2013 original ($37.3 million), but it should be enough to give “Uprising” a victory in this weekend’s race. “Black Panther,” which took second place Friday ($4.4 million), will also claim the runner-up position for the weekend. Pundits anticipate a $15-18 million haul. ... Read more

“Black Panther” Wins 5th US Weekend Box Office; “Tomb Raider” Debuts At #2

The projection proved accurate. Despite taking second place on Friday, “Black Panther” ended up winning the overall US weekend box office race. “Black Panther,” which will add an estimated $27.0 million to its haul during the March 16-18 weekend, enjoys a fifth consecutive US box office victory. Its cumulative total, moreover, blasts past $600 million in the US. Including this weekend’s estimated total, “Black Panther” has grossed a whopping $605.4 million. “Tomb Raider,” which led the Friday box office, takes second place for the weekend. The new release debuted with $23.5 million. “I Can Only Imagine,” another new release, debuts ... Read more

“Tomb Raider” Tops US Friday Box Office, But “Black Panther” Should Win Weekend

The new “Tomb Raider” film predictably ranked as Friday’s top-grossing film in the United States. It is not, however, expected to win the weekend. That honor will likely go to “Black Panther.” “Tomb Raider” earned $9.1 million on Friday, which marked its first day of release. It is expected to close the weekend with $21-25 million in receipts. That opens the door for “Black Panther” to secure a fifth consecutive weekend at #1. While it took second place with $7.5 million Friday, it should close the weekend with $26-31 million. In doing so, it will win the weekend box office ... Read more

“Black Panther” Claims #1 At 4th Consecutive US Weekend Box Office

Making good on projections, megahit “Black Panther” wins a fourth consecutive US weekend box office race. The film will close the weekend with an estimated $41.1 million in new receipts. The figure brings the film’s cumulative total to $562.0 million. Newcomer “A Wrinkle In Time” starts at #2. It earned $33.3 million in its inaugural weekend. Fellow new release “Strangers: Prey At Night” starts at #3 with $10.5 million, while a second weekend gross of $8.2 million brings “Red Sparrow” down two places to #4. “Red Sparrow” now boasts a cumulative total of $31.1 million. Down one place, “Game Night” ... Read more