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In the wake of Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Minions: The Rise of Gru beating its $80M four-day projection by 54% at $125M, tentpole fever at the domestic box office isn’t stopping as Disney/Marvel’s Thor: Love and Thunder is looking at a $140M-$160M start in U.S./Canada and another $150M abroad for a global debut around $300M. Oscar-winning filmmaker
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Hugo Speer, star of Disney+’s upcoming Full Monty reboot, has been removed from the show by the streamer after allegations of “inappropriate conduct.” Speer, who played Guy in the original and was reprizing the role alongside the likes of Robert Carlyle and Lesley Sharp, will no longer feature in the TV reboot. Disney+ said it had
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Disney+ has teamed with Beta Film and Morena Films on an adaptation of young adult mystery novel franchise The Invisible Girl from leading YA author Blue Jeans. The Spanish arm of streamer Disney+ has put the eight-hour series into production in Carmona, southern Spain, and various locations across the province of Seville. The series is based on a trilogy
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The season one finale of Disney+/Lucasfilm’s Obi-Wan Kenobi drew a 5-day Wednesday through Sunday audience of 1.8M U.S. households, which is 20% higher than the Wednesday through Sunday 5-day pull for The Book of Boba Fett finale which clocked 1.5M U.S. households. This comes from Samba TV which measures streaming viewership in 3M U.S. terrestrial TV households
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Disney kicked off its CineEurope presentation in Barcelona today with 12 minutes of footage from July’s Marvel fourquel Thor: Love And Thunder, and throughout the show teased trailers and looks at its other upcoming titles including four never-before-seen scenes from James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way Of Water. Ahead of the Thor footage, Disney’s Head of
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EXCLUSIVE: To celebrate the 25th anniversary of James Cameron’s Titanic, the multiple Oscar winner and box office phenomenon has been set for a fresh theatrical release just in time for Valentine’s Day next year. A remastered version will be available in cinemas in 3D 4K HDR and high-frame rate, with Disney releasing internationally beginning February
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Pixar’s return to the big screen, Lightyear, did $5.2M between fan Wednesday previews and Thursday night shows, which is just under the $6.3M that Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 did back in April over its first two days of previews. Lightyear‘s Wednesday fan screenings started at 6PM, while Thursday showtimes began at 3PM. The sci-fi origin story of space
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Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear begins offshore rollout this week, but won’t be hitting cinemas in such Middle East markets as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar. Nor will it go to theaters in Malaysia or Indonesia. Deadline understands the film has not received distribution certificates in these markets. As with other recent Hollywood
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In 2004, Disney’s cable networks executive Anne Sweeney was named co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. The promotion, announced by then-Disney CEO Bob Iger, to whom Sweeney reported, set off a decade-long reign of Sweeney as one of the most powerful women in entertainment, with a vast TV portfolio encompassing a broadcast
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Disney+ will further expand its lineup of Star Wars content with a pair of upcoming series, Tales Of The Jedi and Young Jedi Adventures. The two shows were revealed during the three-day Star Wars Celebration 2022 event at the Anaheim Convention Center. The first to premiere later this year on the Disney streaming platform is
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Pedro Pascal shared only three words to describe the upcoming third season of Disney+’s The Mandalorian. “Action. Spectacle. Surprises,” the star said Saturday during the second day of the Star Wars Celebration event held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Pascal joined The Mandalorian bosses Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni and co-stars Brendan Wayne, Lateef Crowder,
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Refresh for latest…: Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness is approaching $700M globally after two weekends. The worldwide cume through Sunday is now an estimated $688.1M, including $291.9M domestic and $396.2M from the international box office. The latter number will shortly pass The Batman to become the biggest overseas release of 2022. The
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After crossing the $200M domestic mark on Monday, Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness on Tuesday zoomed past $500M global. It is also nearing $300M at the international box office, certain to reach that milestone today. Through yesterday, the Benedict Cumberbatch/Elizabeth Olsen-starrer is at $507.8M worldwide. Of that, $294.2M is from 49 material
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Refresh for updates Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness racked up $36M from previews that began at 3PM. That’s the tkk best preview during the pandemic. Critical reviews for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness have settled at 77% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, which is lower than the first movie’s 89% Certified fresh, and significantly
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Refresh for latest…: Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness began offshore release on Wednesday in 20 markets and is already doing some crazy numbers. With $27.2M through yesterday, the first-day overall results are only 4% below Spider-Man: No Way Home and a staggering 153% ahead of the original 2016 Doctor Strange, as well
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Happy times are here again for movie theaters this weekend with Disney/Marvel’s long-awaited Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness set to fire up the summer box office season we didn’t have a year ago. The movie, which fans are anticipating to be a three-pronged sequel to previous Marvel blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way Home (which teed
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Get ready for a wild tail-end of the week. After the box office feel asleep on the couch this past weekend, Disney/Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will clang loudly starting Thursday night for what looks to be at least a $150M+ opening stateside. That’s according to industry sources. There is the very good chance
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