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ViacomCBS’s UK network Channel 5 has dropped the first trailer for its hotly-anticipated Anne Boleyn series, in which Jodie Turner-Smith stars as the beheaded wife of King Henry VIII. The teaser trailer features Turner-Smith walking through the King’s court with some trepidation. The three-part series, first revealed by Deadline, will examine the downfall of Boleyn
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New York exhibitors had their hopes dashed Monday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo made no move at a press conferences to boost capacity at movie theaters in the five boroughs from 25% to a hoped-for 50%. The Godzilla vs. Kong weekend box office stampede ($285 million globally) shows that movie fans want back in theaters but
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Oscar-winner Helen Mirren (The Queen) will portray Israel’s iconic and only female Prime Minister, Golda Meir, in new feature biopic Golda. Produced by BAFTA-winner Michael Kuhn (Florence Foster Jenkins), Golda will be directed by Oscar-winner Guy Nattiv (Skin). Embankment will represent international sales with CAA Media Finance and ICM jointly handling the domestic rights. Production
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Interestingly enough, Ghostbusters 2 wasn’t originally considered a priority under Columbia Pictures president David Puttnam’s tenure, as in 1986, he was more interested in the studio delivering smaller-scale movies. However, by the following year, Ghostbusters 2 was given the green light, although this was before director Ivan Reitman had been able to review the unfinished
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Refresh for latest…: After logging the best pandemic-era start for a Hollywood movie at the international box office last weekend, Warner Bros/Legendary’s Godzilla Vs Kong has punched up $285.4M worldwide through Sunday. The overseas running total, which added $76.1M this weekend, is $236.9M, giving GVK bragging rights as the quickest studio movie released during Covid
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The Vaughn Stein-directed psychological thriller Every Breath You Take made its theatrical premiere this weekend on 106 screens and added some coins to the specialty box office piggy bank. The film, which also landed on VOD this weekend, is on track to earn an estimated $35K with its debut. Written by David K. Murray and starring Casey
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Netflix inarguably had a very big night at the SAG Awards, both in movies and TV categories taking half of the latter’s eight categories across three shows ( The Queen’s Gambit, Ozark, The Crown), and three of the five big movie categories including both Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in the lead acting
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CinemaBlend participates in affiliate programs with various companies. We may earn a commission when you click on or make purchases via links. The DC Extended Universe is an interesting place, and moviegoing audiences are always being kept on their toes. That was definitely the case with Zack Snyder’s Justice League, which revealed the titular filmmaker’s
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After the cruelest year and amid the weirdest awards season in memory, the eighth annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards are being handed out tonight. Deadline will be updating the winners at the virtual ceremony as they are announced, and you can watch the livestream above. See the winners announced so far and
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The announced relaxation of Covid-19 guidelines across California on Friday is likely the prelude to a much wider reopening. For weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom has been reminding residents that the state tied the loosening of restrictions to vaccine equity. That is: The faster the most underserved communities in the state are vaccinated, the faster the
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To keep the public hooked, Niantic is giving Pokémon GO players free Remote Raid passes throughout the month of April. The developer says players will receive a free bundle each Monday, containing not just the pass but a handful of other items. Like many free-to-play mobile games, Pokémon GO is dependent on seasonal events to keep players interested and spending money. One
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Deadline has confirmed that DC Films no longer is developing the properties New Gods, which had Ava DuVernay attached to direct, and Aquaman spinoff The Trench, which Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald were penning for James Wan possibly to helm. I hear The Trench is shelved due to Wan’s busy schedule with Aquaman 2, while New Gods, created by
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Writer-director Emma Seligman brings her feature Shiva Baby to theaters and TVOD starting today — and it is quite a comedic ride. Released by Utopia, Shiva Baby follows a young woman who is trying to keep the different versions of herself in order when she runs into her sugar daddy and her ex-girlfriend at a shiva with her parents.
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On Thursday, the Set Decorators Society of America announced the winners of the inaugural SDSA Awards, which recognizes excellence in the art of set decoration for film. Topping the winners list was David Fincher’s black-and-white Old Hollywood drama, Mank. The Netflix pic scored wins for Best Picture and Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Period Feature
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