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Guy Ritchie’s “Man From U.N.C.L.E.” Set to Debut

A number of prominent directors sniffed around the big-screen adaptation of “Man From U.N.C.L.E.”, and numerous leads have been discussed, including Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, and Bradley Cooper.  The green light only came after Guy Ritchie’s pitch won over the Warner Bros. powers-that-be. “There were several screenplays along the way, but it never got to the […]

“Ted 2” Blazing at the Box Office

According to Universal Studios’ estimates, Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted 2” will pull in a robust $45-$50 million at its 3,441 locations this weekend.  The box office in general is looking strong at week’s end as the “Ted” follow-up joins “Jurassic World”, “Max” and “Inside Out” at theaters. The original “Ted” outperformed its estimates when it opened […]

“Jurassic World” Poised to Devour the Billion Mark

Chris Pratt’s latest big-screen appearance is poised to earn $1 billion at the global box office more quickly than any film prior. “Jurassic World” should see the 10-figure mark in its rear-view mirror, tomorrow, June 22.  The film has shattered expectations, as pundits had assumed that the picture would be overshadowed this summer by “Avengers: […]

Ted 2 Hits Theaters June 26

“Ted 2”, Universal Picture’s much anticipated sequel to the hit comedy “Ted”, opens in theaters June 26th.  Seth MacFarlane is once again supported by veteran “Ted” writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, as they attempt to measure up to the 2012 original, AKA the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. In part deux, happy newlywed […]

Mark Wahlberg to Produce Boston Marathon Bombing Project

According to CBS Films, Mark Wahlberg will produce a feature length narrative currently titled “Patriots’ Day”, chronicling the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent 5-day manhunt. The studio announced Tuesday that Matt Charman (“Bridge of Spies”) will pen the screenplay.  The story will be based upon Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account of the Boylston […]

Box Office: ‘American Sniper’ Hits Record $5.3M Thursday Night

Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper grabbed a record-breaking $5.3 million Thursday night, setting the record for the biggest Thursday evening gross for an R-rated drama. The film’s expanding nationwide following is in part due to its recent Academy Award nominations.  American Sniper’s current momentum has built off the coattails of 6 potential Oscars, including best actor (Bradley Cooper) and best […]