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.
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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.
Plot details are kept under wraps other than it’s a music-based comedy set in the ’60s or ’70s with Lily James and Himesh Patel already cast.
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.
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 Oscar-winning actor, a three-time Emmy nominee, has been having success doing shows for streaming networks following Netflix’s Bloodline and the upcoming Castle Rock series for Hulu.
The second season of the series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy will continue to explore the android-infused fantasy worlds that originated with Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie of the same name.
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.
The high school-set film based on the real experiences of writer Mike Makowsky (I Think We’re Alone Now) is being produced by La La Land‘s Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones from Automatik.
Directed by Stephen Gaghan (Syriana), production for the Universal release has already begun in London with Downey joined by Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Harry Collett and Jim Broadbent.
Albert’s fantasy novel has been on the New York Times Young Adult bestsellers list for seven weeks.
Winner of the John Cassavetes Award for Land Ho!, Katz’s new noir thriller stars Lola Kirke (Mozart in the Jungle) as the personal assistant of a young starlet (Zoe Kravitz), who gets caught up in a murder mystery.
Based on the book by John Bellairs and illustrator Edward Gorey, the Eli Roth-directed film follows Owen Vaccaro’s Lewis into a mysterious old house that brings him into a world of witches and warlocks.
Jason Sudeikis tries to reconnect with his photographer father (Harris) as the two go on a road trip with his assistant (Elizabeth Olsen) to develop the last of his photos shot on Kodachrome film
Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o will produce and play Noah’s mother in the film based on the South African comedian’s book.
The creator and star of the British sitcom Bad Education and the corresponding film of the same name will play Blunt’s brother in the action-adventure film that was inspired by the theme park ride of the same name.
The surreal L.A.-based coming-of-age comedy is written by author and Vice.com sex columnist Karley Sciortino, and it follows Araki directing a number of episodes of the Soderbergh-produced Red Oaks series for Amazon.
Rodriguez also voices the role in an animated series being produced by Netflix for release in 2019 with owner Houghton Mifflin Harcourt planning a new series of books and games to coincide.
Penn has written a number of comic book adaptations from X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand to The Incredible Hulk and The Avengers for Marvel Studios.
Four other wide releases disappointed, while Wes Anderson’s animated Isle of Dogs blew up with $1.6 million in just 27 theaters.
Lennie James’ Morgan heads West for the new season of the spin-off show which premieres on AMC on April 15.
Coming off the Winston Churchill drama for which Gary Oldman won an Oscar, Wright will either direct this or a movie based on John Williams’ Stoner next.
East Coast Editor Edward Douglas opines about the fact that sometimes having too many options means you’ll never have time to watch some of the less-publicized content.
The other four new wide releases are underperforming with last week’s surprise hit I Can Only Imagine holding up well in its second weekend.
A new film from Jackass creator Johnny Knoxville, a new spy series starring Sandra Oh and two more.
Starring Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell and Michael K. Williams, the remake of the classic 1972 film will hit theaters on June 15.
Joey Ansah, Jacqueline Quella and Mark Wooding, who made the popular live-action webseries Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist for Machisma have been retained as exec. producers on the new series.
Michael Showalter, fresh off his 2017 independent hit, has been tapped to direct Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer in their untitled holiday comedy for Universal.
The trio have been working on the ABC sitcom, Wong as a writer and Park as the star, with it already being renewed for a fourth season. Plans are to make the Netflix film during the summer break.