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Spider-Man: Homecoming has failed to come out on top during its opening weekend in Japan.
Japan might not have the market power of China in the box office world, but it’s still an important location for Hollywood’s biggest films to do well in.
Homecoming may have debuted number one by box office takings, bringing in $4.1 million to Despicable Me 3‘s $3.7 million, but Japan ranks its box office by admissions, not money earned.
Debuting last weekend, Homecoming had 290,000 admissions which is below Despicable Me’s 328,000. And considering Despicable Me 3 is in its fourth weekend, this isn’t the result Spider-Man would have hoped for.
This was, however, 7% better than The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which finished its Japanese run with $28.7 million (not accounting for »
- Samuel Brace
One of the best posters to come out for Spider-Man: Homecoming was the laziest one: A sleeping Spider-Man, clad in school jacket, with headphones on. The poster encapsulates everything that makes this Spider-Man different from the previous incarnations. It was perfect.
What you may not have known is that the poster is all just the result of a very tired Tom Holland. An Instagram user going by the name of therealspideyman posted an interview clip where Tom Holland reveals the true origin of the poster.
“Interesting story about that poster is that is actually me asleep,” said Holland. “That’s not part of the movie, that’s me in-between takes asleep. We were shooting this scene and I was just really tired that day, and I was just asleep on the floor, and the photographer took a picture. So when they made that the poster, I was like ‘What! What the hell, »
- Jordan Jones
If you were around any group of people talking comic book movies back between 2010-2014, then you probably heard at least one person passionately arguing that Donald Glover (Atlanta, Community) should play Miles Morales (another Spider-Man in the Marvel Universe) in a live-action Spider-Man film. This all began when Glover himself was campaigning to play the web-slinger prior to Marc Webb’s reboot The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield. Since then, obviously, the web-slinger has been loaned back over to Marvel, and we have a shiny new Spidey in the form of Tom Holland.
- Jordan Jones
The Lion King: Chiwetel Ejiofor (Doctor Strange, above) is in talks to join the cast of Disney's live-action version of The Lion King. If things work out, he will voice the villainous Scar, who was voiced by Jeremy Irons in the animated original. Donald Glover, James Earl Jones and John Oliver are already confirmed to star. [The Wrap] Christopher Robin: Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger, above) has joined the cast of Christopher Robin. Ewan McGregor will star as Robin, the little boy in the Winnie the Pooh series, who is now grown up but sorely in need of a renewed sense of imagination. Atwell will portray his wife; Marc Forster (World War Z) will direct. [Variety] Pacific Rim: Uprising: We'll have to wait a little bit longer to...
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- Peter Martin
The Lion King: Chiwetel Ejiofor (Doctor Strange, above) is in talks to join the cast of Disney's live-action version of The Lion King. If things work out, he will voice the villainous Scar, who was voiced by Jeremy Irons in the animated original. Donald Glover, James Earl Jones and John Oliver are already confirmed to star. [The Wrap] Christopher Robin: Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger, above) has joined the cast of Christopher Robin. Ewan McGregor will...
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Author: Zehra Phelan
Atwell, who has a long standing relationship with Disney after her first appearance as Agent Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger, is said to be cast as Christopher Robin’s wife in a story which will focus on Robin as an adult, a businessman focused on his work and success and who has lost his childlike sense of imagination.
World War Z and Quantum of Solace helmer, Marc Forster is all set to direct from a script penned by Hidden Figures scribe Allison Schroeder with The Jungle Book and upcoming Jungle Book 2 producer, Brigham Taylor in the producer’s chair.
The story takes an interesting turn when characters such as Tigger, »
- Zehra Phelan
“Christopher Robin” follows Disney’s ongoing model of taking animated classics from its archives and giving them a live-action spin, centering on Robin (McGregor), the little boy from the “Winnie the Pooh” series, who is now all-grown-up and lost all sense of imagination. Pooh and his friends reenter Robin’s life to help him find it once again. Atwell will play Robin’s wife. »
- Justin Kroll
After appearing in Captain America: The First Avenger, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Ant-man, as well as a Marvel One-Shot, several guest appearances on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and her own series, Hayley Atwell isn't ready to say goodbye to Peggy Carter. While speaking with IGN at the Television Critics Association press-tour, Hayley Atwell stated that not only... Read More »
- Kevin Fraser
The Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con revealed a whole heap of tantalizing details about Captain Marvel, the upcoming movie starring Brie Larson that will be the McU’s first female-led film.
First up, we now know that the pic will not be a contemporary piece but will be set in the 1990s. This isn’t the first time that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken a trip to the past, of course. Captain America: The First Avenger was set in World War II and Ant-Man established that Hank Pym had been superhero’ing since the 1960s.
In fact, fans will remember that back in 2008’s Iron Man, Nick Fury told Tony Stark that he wasn’t the only superhero around. Slowly but surely, we’re now finding out who those heroes were that existed before him.
- Christian Bone
22 July 2017 6:46 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The news from Marvel's San Diego Comic-Con panel that Captain Marvel will take place in the past — the 1990s, to be precise — is a surprising one. So far, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has enjoyed a tight continuity (and contemporary focus) after the 1940s setting of 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger. But is there a method to the nostalgic madness?
In one sense, the backwards time jump for Captain Marvel is oddly reminiscent of Warner Bros.' cinematic treatment of Wonder Woman, whose first solo movie took place in the past after her onscreen introduction via a cameo during a »
- Graeme McMillan
Captain Marvel is pretty far in the distance, and it lands kind of awkwardly in the McU. It doesn’t arrive until 2019, and it’s sandwiched between two Avengers movies. So how is Marvel planning to handle this super-powered character and where she fits in the whole McU? It turns out, she’s been here this whole time—her first movie is set in the past. At today’s Marvel panel at Comic-Con, the studio revealed that Captain Marvel takes place in the 1990s. It will be the first Marvel movie since Captain America: The First Avenger … »
- Matt Goldberg
Benedict Cumberbatch is one very busy boy. Although Sherlock might be, for all intents and purposes, over, the actor is knee-deep in a host of other projects. He’s currently filming Avengers: Infinity War for Marvel, with The Child in Time and How To Stop Time on the horizon, too. Cumberbatch also has voice roles in The Grinch and Jungle Book coming up, while other parts he’s being eyed for include The Man in the Rockerfeller Suit and an untitled Steven Knight thriller.
As if all that wasn’t enough, he’s also attached to Patrick Melrose, a five-part series from Showtime based on the semi-autobiographical novels of Edward St. Aubyn. The books follow the author’s dysfunctional upbringing as part of an upper-class English family and his later alcohol and heroin addictions, as well as his loves and losses.
Here’s how it’s been described by Showtime »
- Christian Bone
The Showtime and Sky Atlantic co-production is based on the Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn. Patrick Melrose skewers the upper class as it tracks the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse to recovery.
Each of the five episodes is devoted to one of the five novels. The series will encompass the saga of Patrick Melrose’s life, from his abusive youth at the hands of his father, played by Weaving, and mother, played by Leigh, to his life as an outrageous playboy and struggles to defy the pain of his past.
The limited series will take place in wide-ranging locales and time periods such as the south of France »
Director J.A. Bayona and producer Frank Marshall have taken to Twitter to announce that principal photography on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the upcoming sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World, has concluded.
Bayona celebrated the end of the shoot by posting a gif of star Chris Pratt in full costume as Velociraptor trainer/expert Owen Grady, doing goofy hip exercises on the set of Jurassic World; Marshall brought fans behind-the-scenes with his post. Check out both down below…
This is a wrap for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom! What a journey! Thank you to everyone that made it possible. #JurassicWorldFallenKingdom pic.twitter.com/dtMsNDvZwP
— Ja Bayona (@FilmBayona) July 9, 2017
Last group of animatronic dinos ready for the final day of shooting, congrats to all on wrapping Fallen Kingdom! @JurassicWorld pic.twitter.com/Ma2BNtJbbs
— Frank Marshall (@LeDoctor) July 9, 2017
Filming took place in England (primarily at Pinewood Studios) and Hawaii and lasted for roughly four-and-a-half months, »
- Justin Cook
With principal photography on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom wrapping up, we’ve got a look at the very first set photos from the hotly-anticipated sequel, which see the returning Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard washing up on a beach, presumably following the rumoured underwater action sequence; take a look here…
— BryceDallasHowardNet (@BDHnetwork) July 8, 2017
— Hollywood News (@hollywoodwebhq) July 8, 2017
Otra foto mas del rodaje de #JurassicWorldFallenKingdom pic.twitter.com/g4oZ8anTwo
— Jurassic Park Saga (@JurassicWorld_4) July 8, 2017
- Gary Collinson
(Spoilers: Do not read if you haven’t seen “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”)
With Spider-Man’s move into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character’s first solo outing was bound to include plenty of fun nods to the other famous superheros. From Robert Downey Jr.’s appearance as Tony Stark/Iron Man, to Peter’s school showing PSAs featuring Captain America, and references to Thor, Shield, and more, there was plenty for fans to take in.
Spider-Man Theme Song
The film starts right off the bat with a nod to Spider-Man’s long history. Rather than include the usual music that plays over the Marvel logo opening that’s included in every film, the music in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is actually the theme from the 1967 “Spider-Man” cartoon.
- Jacob Bryant
Robert Downey Jr. and Spider-Man actor Tom Holland seem to share a lot of chemistry in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. Not surprisingly, it looks like that comradery translates off-screen as well. In a recent interview with News Corp Australia Network, the Iron Man actor gushed over co-star Tom Holland and his portrayal of Spider-Man:
“Tom is the perfect man for the job. He’s enthusiastic, bright and gifted, a very physically talented guy by virtue of his dance and acrobatic background. He has just the right combination of elements required to bring a new take on the character.”
It’s a rare thing to find an actor who can inhabit a role so completely. Looking at trailers, and watching interviews with the actor, it really seems easy for Tom Holland to jump into this role. This more than likely left lots of time for Holland to make the role, and by extension the film, »
- Jordan Jones
This summer, join BAFTA Rising Star for 2017, Tom Holland (The Lost City of Z, Spiderman: Homecoming) on a perilous quest for survival when Pilgrimage comes to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on 3rd July 2017, through Studiocanal. We have three copies of the film on Blu-ray to give away to three lucky readers.
Ireland, 1209. An island on the edge of the world. A small group of monks begin a reluctant pilgrimage across an island torn between centuries of tribal warfare and the growing power of Norman invaders. Escorting their monastery’s holiest relic to Rome, the monks’ progress is seen through the eyes of a pious young novice (played by Holland) and a mute lay-brother (Jon Bernthal – The Wolf of Wall Street, The Walking Dead, The Punisher), who form an unlikely partnership to lead the quest after their group is ambushed leaving only them left alive. As the true material, political »
- Paul Heath
Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been entirely absent of Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury thus far, but it looks like the latter of half of Marvel’s upcoming slate of films will feature the eye-patch-wearing former S.H.I.E.L.D. director more prominently, especially if a new report is to be trusted.
While Jackson has already signed on to make his McU return with next year’s superhero extravaganza Avengers: Infinity War and will likely pop up in the untitled Avengers film set to follow it, months ago the actor teased that Fury might have a role in Marvel’s first solo female-led film, Captain Marvel. Now, Christopher Marc of Omega Underground has revealed on Twitter that Jackson wasn’t lying, as it looks like he will be co-starring alongside Brie Larson’s titular superhero in the 2019 film.
Marc did clarify that the casting news isn’t official, »
- Justin Cook
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