The Fast and Furious franchise has grossed more than $ 3.8 billion at the box office worldwide so far. (Go ahead and take a moment to soak that in.) The most recent installment, Furious 7, has earned more than $ 1.5 billion of that since its release in April. While those figures are mighty impressive, what’s even more impressive is that… Continue reading Looks Like 'Straight Outta Compton''s F. Gary Gray Will Direct 'Fast & Furious 8'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mass audience blockbusters gave way to the small and highly targeted over a sleepy Labor Day weekend at the box office.
Sony’s faith-based “War Room” fought its way to first place in its second weekend in release, earning an estimated $ 12.6 million across the four-day holiday weekend. The… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Straight Outta Compton' Dethroned by 'War Room'
In spite of being one of the most popular and successful movies of the year, Straight Outta Compton may not get an official sequel or spin-off. Universal has denied a rumor that they’re working on a follow-up to their hit N.W.A. biopic, but that doesn’t mean someone else can’t produce a feature focused more on Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Suge Knight and the… Continue reading Could There Be Dueling 'Straight Outta Compton' Sequels?
Kong: Skull Island: Jason Mitchell, who delivered a captivating lead performance as Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, is heading to Kong: Skull Island. The actor is in negotiations to play “an easy-going pilot” in the King Kong spinoff adventure, which follows a team of explorers on an island filled with prehistoric creatures. If things work out, Mitchell would reunite… Continue reading Movie News: 'Straight Outta Compton' Star Heads to 'Kong: Skull Island'; 'Maze Runner' Director Taking on Norse Mythology
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Movie Mashup of the Day:
Can you guess what “Toy Squad” is? That’s right, a mashup featuring footage from Toy Story and audio from the Suicide Squad trailer (via Cinematic Montage Creators).
Song Parody of the Day:
Speaking of DC Comics characters, in honor of Straight Outta Compton holding onto its box office crown this weekend… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Toy Story' and 'Straight Outta Compton' Meet Batman Villains and More