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Star Wars

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ blasts past $520 million worldwide

Disney/Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made off with a $47.1 million three-day sophomore weekend at the international box office, lifting the overseas cume to $237.4M through Sunday. With a domestic total of $286.4M, the Rebel Alliance has now amassed $523.8M worldwide. The stand-alone spinoff was No. 1 for the second frame in the […]

Doctor Strange

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‘Doctor Strange’ a marvel as movie nears $500 million worldwide

International audiences continued to marvel at Doctor Strange this weekend with the Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer raking in $60.2M in its third session. Combined with domestic, the 14th MCU pic has a global cume of $492.6M. In worldwide returns, it has out-Hulked The Incredible Hulk ($263M), Captain America: The First Avenger ($371M) and Thor ($449M). It will […]

Marvel

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Hulu orders ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ series from the team that brought you ‘Gossip Girl’

Hulu is getting into the Marvel business with an order to Runaways, a drama series based on the fan-favorite Marvel Comics books. It comes from Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage, Marvel Television and ABC Signature. The order is for a pilot plus additional scripts with an eye toward a full-season greenlight.

Wolverine

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‘Wolverine 3’ sets ‘Narcos’ star Boyd Holbrook as chief villain

From the DEA to superhero nemesis, Boyd Holbrook has stepped to the other side of the law. The Narcos star has signed on as the lead villain opposite Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart in Fox’s Wolverine 3, I’ve learned. Holbrook will play a relentless, calculating and intense head of security for a global enterprise who […]

Tomb Raider

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‘Star Wars’ star Daisy Ridley being eyed for Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

Newcomer Daisy Ridley may have hit the motherlode of film franchises when the then-virtual unknown was cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but the 23-year-old Brit actress is in the running for another icon: Lara Croft. Deadline understands that the fresh-faced Ridley is one of a number of actresses being considered for the Tomb […]

Ghost in the Shell

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Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost In The Shell’ shifts from Disney to Paramount for release

DreamWorks’ Ghost In The Shell has been taken off the Disney release schedule and will now be released by Paramount Pictures, who is also co-financing the film which is based on the best-selling Japanese sci-fi franchise. The film, which stars the Lucy team of Scarlett Johansson and Pilou Asbæk, will keep its March 31, 2017 […]

Assassin's Creed

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Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson join ‘Assassin’s Creed’

Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson are joining the cast of Assassin’s Creed starring opposite Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard for director Justin Kurzel, New Regency and UbiSoft Motion Pictures; Fox is distributing. The live-action film is an adaptation of the wildly popular Ubisoft video game. Irons plays Cotillard’s father. Gleeson plays Fassbender’s father. This is […]

Transformers

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‘Transformers 5’ is moving forward with Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg, and Akiva Goldsman script

It’s pencils down for the Transformers Writers Room; the experiment has concluded and the early results are in. Akiva Goldsman has walked away with a concrete blueprint to write a Transformers sequel for Mark Wahlberg to star in for Michael Bay to direct, with production starting in June. Ant-Man scribes Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari […]