'Detective Pikachu' Looks for Strong Opening While 'Avengers: Endgame' Set to Top $700M

'Detective Pikachu' Looks for Strong Opening While 'Avengers: Endgame' Set to Top $700M Mother's Day weekend is looking as if it will be yet another Avengers-led weekend at the box office as Avengers: Endgame will become only the fourth film ever to top $700 million at the domestic box ...

9 Mother’s Day Gifts Inspired by Our Favorite Movie Moms

Whether they’re fighting to keep their family together or fighting to hold on to their youth, there has been no shortage of memorable mother-daughter moments in film. This Mother’s Day, we’re taking ...

‘Long Shot’ Director Jonathan Levine on His New Rom-Con (and All Those ’90s References) [Interview]

‘Long Shot’ Director Jonathan Levine on His New Rom-Con (and All Those ’90s References) [Interview] Put Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in a rom-com and that’s automatically a funny combination. Long Shot goes there, but there’s also much more to it. It’s also about politics, particularly about women ...

‘The Intruder’ Earns $865,000 as ‘Avengers’ Crosses $500 Million at Thursday Box Office

‘The Intruder’ Earns $865,000 as ‘Avengers’ Crosses $500 Million at Thursday Box Office “The Intruder,” the new Sony/Screen Gems thriller starring Dennis Quaid as a sinister home invader, made $865,000 in its Thursday previews from 2,073 screens. It opens on approximately 2,200 screens ...

Why ‘Long Shot’ Director Jonathan Levine Passed on ‘Spider-Man’ For More Studio Comedies

Why ‘Long Shot’ Director Jonathan Levine Passed on ‘Spider-Man’ For More Studio Comedies It’s a familiar enough pattern: a rising director helms one or two well-received indie films that hit big on the festival circuit, gets enough attention to hit up Hollywood, and signs on for a ...

UK box office preview: 'Avengers: Endgame' set to dominate again as 'Tolkien', 'Long Shot' open

UK box office preview: 'Avengers: Endgame' set to dominate again as 'Tolkien', 'Long Shot' open Endgame is already up to £55m after just eight days on release in the UK. Last week’s remarkable opening for Disney’s Avengers: Endgame means even if the film suffers a relatively standard drop this ...

Long Shot | Review

It Happened One Election: Levine Finds Levity in Winning Political Rom-Com While it arguably doesn’t go for broke and can’t quite shake the well-grooved predictability of its age-old formula, there’s ...

‘Long Shot’ Film Review: Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen Make a Charming, Unlikely Couple

‘Long Shot’ Film Review: Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen Make a Charming, Unlikely Couple The romantic-comedy director’s main job is to create a story so charming that it convinces viewers to suspend reality, to make them cast away logic, be dazzled and let themselves fall in love with ...

‘Long Shot’ Review: Dir. Jonathan Levine (2019)

Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron share the screen in a rom-com about an unlikely romantic pairing blossoming against all odds. Lionsgate At this stage in Seth Rogen’s career, you’re either well and ...

AMC Networks Announces Summer 2019 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series

AMC Networks announced today the premiere dates for several new and returning original series, including second seasons of AMC’s mystic modern-day fable Lodge 49 and horror-infused anthology The ...

AMC Networks Sets Season 2 Premiere Dates For ‘Lodge 49’, ‘The Terror’, More

AMC Networks has set premiere dates for several new and returning series including season 2 of Lodge 49 and The Terror: Infamy, the second installment of the horror anthology series. The Terror: ...

Ike Barinholtz Joins Cast of Damon Lindelof’s Action-Thriller ‘The Hunt’ at Universal

Universal Pictures announced on Friday that Ike Barinholtz has joined the cast of the studio’s upcoming action-thriller “The Hunt.” The plot for “The Hunt” has been kept under wraps. Deadline ...

Obamas announce key executive team at Higher Ground Productions

Obamas announce key executive team at Higher Ground Productions Company expects to share information on initial line-up soon. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama (26) announced on Tuesday that Priya Swaminathan and Tonia Davis have joined as co-heads of ...

Barack and Michelle Obama Appoint Co-Heads for Higher Ground Productions

The Obamas have started putting together the executive team to head their Higher Ground Productions label,Variety has learned. Priya Swaminathan, a former director of development at Annapurna, and ...

The Obamas’ Higher Ground Productions Sets Exec Team; Priya Swaminathan & Tonia Davis Co-Heads

The Obamas’ Higher Ground Productions Sets Exec Team; Priya Swaminathan & Tonia Davis Co-Heads President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama on Tuesday unveiled the executive team for the pair’s Higher Ground Productions, with ex-Annapurna exec Priya Swaminathan and Chernin Entertainment’s Tonia ...

Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions Names Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan as Co-Heads

Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions Names Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan as Co-Heads Former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama have set the executive team to run their newly-launched production company. Priya Swaminathan, who came over as a producing partner last ...

Amy Schumer Growing Trailer: Netflix Stand-up Special Shows A New — And Pregnant — Side Of Comedian

Amy Schumer Growing Trailer: Netflix Stand-up Special Shows A New — And Pregnant — Side Of Comedian Comedian and actress Amy Schumer is back with her fourth stand-up comedy special and her second at Netflix with Amy Schumer Growing. Like her fellow comedian, Ali Wong did in her special Baby Cobra, ...

‘Long Shot’ Trailer: Charlize Theron Isn’t Out of Seth Rogen’s League in Summer Rom-Com

‘Long Shot’ Trailer: Charlize Theron Isn’t Out of Seth Rogen’s League in Summer Rom-Com The 2019 summer movie season is going to once again be dominated by superheroes (“Avengers: Endgame”), family blockbusters (“Toy Story 4”), and studio tentpoles (“The Lion King”), but when it comes to ...

‘Amy Schumer Growing’ Comedy Special Set at Netflix

‘Amy Schumer Growing’ Comedy Special Set at Netflix Actress and comedian Amy Schumer is taking the stage for her second Netflix stand-up special, Amy Schumer Growing. The I Feel Pretty star took to Instagram to make the news after teasing it Monday ...

Liam Neeson Attends ‘Cold Pursuit’ Premiere Amid Racism Controversy

Liam Neeson Attends ‘Cold Pursuit’ Premiere Amid Racism Controversy Liam Neeson stepped out on Tuesday night in New York City to attend the premiere of his Lionsgate thriller “Cold Pursuit.” However, the red carpet for the screening was canceled just hours before ...

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