One of the few true surprises at this year’s Comic-Con was the unexpected reveal that Legendary, makers of the likes of Batman Begins and Godzilla, would be making a King Kong prequel called Skull Island. There was a bit of jungle-shaking teaser footage, which was created exclusively to announce the project’s release date of November 4, 2016, but that was all the info we… Continue reading An 'Avengers' Villain Heads to 'Skull Island' For 'Kings of Summer' Director
Bourne: Matt Damon is returning to the Bourne series under the direction of Paul Greengrass. The two previously worked together on 2004’s The Bourne Supremacy and 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum (pictured above), as well as 2010’s non-Bourne action drama Green Zone. Reportedly, the new project is targeting July 26, 2016 for release, which would delay the next planned Boune off-shoot… Continue reading Movie News: Matt Damon Returning as Jason Bourne; 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' Reboot Coming
Here’s your estimated 4-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Guardians of the Galaxy – $ 22.1 million ($ 280.4 million total)
2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $ 15.7 million ($ 166.3 million total)
3. If I Stay – $ 11.6 million ($ 32.1 million total)
4. Let’s Be Cops – $ 10.5 million ($ 59.6 million total)
5. As Above/So Below -
Remember last summer, when movie industry insiders as lofty as Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were predicting that it would take only a couple of megaflops to bring Hollywood’s entire blockbuster-driven business model crashing down? Indeed, there were a number of such flops last summer, and yet there were enough big hits offsetting those failures to wind up… Continue reading Summer Box Office 2014: What Went Wrong?
The Important News
We heard Hawkeye might be in Captain America 3. And were teased that someone else in the sequel will have fans freaking out. We also saw new images from Avengers: Age of Ultron and heard some rumors about how that sequel will end.
Guardians of the Galaxy became the hightest grossing movie of the summmer. And they made a real dancing Groot toy.
Sir Richard… Continue reading Best of the Week: The Good and Bad of Summer 2014, Unedited 'Star Wars' and More