Let’s talk about the top stories in Hollywood this week!
Debuting in the number one spot with $29 million, The Invisible Man had the best domestic opening for a horror film since last September’s It: Chapter Two. Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog was bumped to the number 2 spot, bringing in an additional $16 million its third weekend in theaters. Rounding out the top three is The Call of the Wind with $13.2 million, bringing its overall total to $128 million domestically. (Variety)
The opening of the latest James Bond film, No Time To Die, has been pushed back from April to November. The 25th installment in the storied spy franchise will commence its run Nov. 12 in the U.K. and Nov. 25 in the U.S. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Liev Schreiber has joined Will Smith in the upcoming film, King Richard. Set to open later this year, the biopic is based on the life of Richard Williams, the father of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams. The film follows the Williams patriarch from the beginning of his time coaching the sisters in Compton, California to their highly successful adult careers. Schreiber will play tennis coach Paul Cohen, while Smith will play Williams. (CinemaBlend)
All we can say is – don’t try this at home! In the newly released trailer for Candyman, Chicago residents are seen looking in their mirrors and repeating Candyman five times provoking the supernatural antagonist from the 1992 horror classic. The updated film produced by Jordan Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta hits to the big screen on June 12th. (Noovie) (Hollywood Reporter)
Michael B. Jordan will be honored with the Male Star of the Year Award at this year’s CinemaCon. His upcoming film Without Remorse, an adaptation of a Tom Clancy novel, will be showcased at the convention ahead of its September release date. The actor who is set to return for his role in Creed 3, will receive his award during the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards in Las Vegas where the annual convention takes place. (Hollywood Reporter)
Tracee Ellis Ross takes a page out of her mother Diana Ross’ book as she stars in her new film The High Note. Grace Davis, played by Ross, is a legendary recording artist who finds the next chapter in her life thanks to her young overworked assistant Maggie, who’s played by Dakota Johnson. The music comedy also stars Ice Cube, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zoe Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman and Diplo. The High Note opens in theaters May 8th. (TheWrap)
Grab your popcorn and hit the theaters to check out these films opening this weekend:
- In The Way Back, a former basketball all-star who lost his family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to comeback by becoming the basketball coach at his alma mater.
- Two sibling elves embark on a quest to discover if there is any magic left in the world in the animated Onward.
- Art critic James Figueras and his lover travel to the estate of a powerful art collector in The Burnt Orange Heresy.
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