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Last we’d heard about the remake of Scarface, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows director David Yates was attached to direct. However, Yates’ Tarzan film (starring Margot Robbie and Alexander Skarsgård) got off the ground, taking him out of the running. Universal apparently didn’t waste too much time looking for his replacement, however, and now they’ve got him: Pablo Larraín.

Don’t feel out of the loop if you’ve never… Continue reading The 'Scarface' Remake Has Found a New Director

scarface remakeWell, this is pretty cool: Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain, whose last film was the deeply brilliant (not to mention Academy Award-nominated) “No,” has been tasked with helming the upcoming big budget reboot of “Scarface” for Universal, according… Continue reading The 'Scarface' Remake Has a Director, and It's Not Who You'd Expect

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The “Point Break” remake has its Johnny Utah. But you’ve probably never heard of him.

The fresh face who will be donning a wetsuit (if the new… Continue reading The 'Point Break' Remake Finds Its Johnny Utah

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In this weekend’s battle of the ’80s remakes, “About Last Night” was the clear winner over “RoboCop” and “Endless Love.” The updated version of the 1986 romantic dramedy opened in second place (behind returning champ “The Lego Movie”) with a healthy $ 27.0 million, according to estimates. That was around the high end of what was predicted, but… Continue reading Box Office: 6 Ways 'About Last Night' Did the '80s Remake Right

Here’s your 4-day President’s Day Weekend box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Lego Movie – $ 48.8 million

2. About Last Night – $ 27.0 million

3. Robocop – $ 21.5 million

4. The Monuments Men – $ 15.0 million

5. Endless Love – $ 13.3 million

6. Ride Along – $ 8.7 million

7. Winter’s Tale – $ 7.7 million

8. Frozen – $ 5.8 million

9. Lone Survivor – $ 4.0