Matthew Vaughn has directed entries in franchises before (X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass), but he’s never directed a sequel to one of his own movies before. Even his directorial debut Layer Cake, which we recently learned would get a sequel, will have its follow-up directed by somebody else. But apparently that may change with Kingsman: The Secret Service.
While doing a video interview… Continue reading Matthew Vaughn Hopes to Break His Sequel Rule and Direct 'Kingsman 2'
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. One Direction: This Is Us – $ 16.9 million
2. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – $ 14.8 million
3. We’re the Millers – $ 12.7 million
4. Planes – $ 7.7 million
5. Instructions Not Included – $ 7.5 million
6. Elysium – $ 6.3 million
7. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – $ 5.6 million
8. The World’s End – $ 5.1
New Distribution Deals
Glenn Close has been nominated five times for an Academy Award, but has yet to win. Will her portrayal of Albert Nobbs allow her to bring home the little golden man? Albert Nobbs has been acquired for distribution by Liddell Entertainment and Roadside Attractions and will hit theaters this fall. The press release, posted by indieWIRE, notes that the… Continue reading Indie Insights: Glenn Close As the Manly 'Albert Nobbs,' Triumphant 'Terri,' Kids Rule 'Chillar Party'
Hip-hop artist Ja Rule is expected to turn himself in for a two-year prison sentence Wednesday morning in New York, his publicist said in a … Continue reading Ja Rule To Begin Two-Year Prison Sentence 1hr
Review in a Hurry: Rodrick (Devon Bostick) does indeed rule, but not over much: As bad-boy big bro to the eponymous Wimpy Kid, he’s the only fully developed character in a thrown-together sea…