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Spielberg had his biggest opening at the box office in almost ten years, as he returns to the big screen adventure for which he became famous. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony took second place with $17.1 million.
The Roseanne revival is one of ABC’s biggest hits since the original Roseanne, while Steven Spielberg revisits his own past in Ready Player One.
With Trevorrow just confirmed to direct Jurassic World 3, people are still harping on the disaster that struck when the filmmaker’s Book of Henry “cost him the Star Wars gig”… but did it really?
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony looks to take second place with $7.3 million on Good Friday, while Pacific Rim: Uprising dive bombs in its second weekend.
The guys also talk about what’s next for Hugh Jackman, the possibility of A24 being up for sale, and Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, which is heading for a $50 million opening weekend.
Starring Jason Clarke as the Massachusetts politician, whose car went off a bridge into the bay, killing Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara) and raising questions that affected the Kennedy family.
Rings star Melinda Lutz plays a young woman who ends up in the middle of nowhere with three men with bad intentions, who make the mistake of leaving her for dead.
In reviewing Spielberg’s filmography, what stands out most is his range, as illustrated by the fact that Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List both came out the same year. Those two films couldn’t be more different, and yet they were made by the same singular storyteller. Imagine having that kind of talent!
Former iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove has joined a high-profile multi-camera/hybrid comedy pilot. Meanwhile, Scream alum Tom Maden is set as a lead in a hybrid comedy pilot. All this and more on today’s round-up.
The director of Humpday, You Sister’s Sister and more has been quite successful directing shows like Fresh Off the Boat, New Girl, and Netflix series Glow and Love.
The neo-noir thriller follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling illness, a mysterious janitor and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life.
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony and God’s Not Dead: Light in the Darkness will also open over the Easter weekend, and returning movies will have a hard time competing.
Also starring Amanda Seyfried and Cedric “The Entertainer” Kyles, the critically acclaimed film from the respected filmmaker stars Hawke as a disillusioned preacher.
Jennifer Yu Nelson directs the near-future dystopian film where a disease has killed off 98 percent of children. Those who did survive begin to develop powers they have no idea how to control and the government deems them dangerous.