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‘Greatest Showman’ Tops Disc Sales Charts as ‘Last Jedi’ Slips to No. 2

After two weeks at No. 1, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” finally ceded the top spot on the national home video sales charts to a new release from 20th Century Fox.

The Greatest Showman,” a musical biopic about circus showman P.T. Barnum, took the No. 1 spot the week ended April 14 on both the Npd VideoScan overall disc sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, and Npd VideoScan’s dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart.

“The Last Jedi” slipped to No. 2 on both charts, selling about one-third as many discs as the Fox musical, which earned over $173 million in U.S. theaters.

No. 3 on both the overall and Blu-ray disc sales charts was Sony Pictures’ successful “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”

The No. 4 spot on the two sales charts went to two different new releases. On the overall disc chart, season three
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'Peter Rabbit' becomes Sony's highest-grossing non-Bond UK release

Family feature only behind the four most recent Bond titles.

Peter Rabbit has become Sony Pictures Entertainment’s highest-grossing UK release outside of the James Bond franchise.

The film hit £38,475,923 on Friday, taking it past the lifetime grosses of Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, which is on £38,465,082.

The company’s highest-grossing title remains Bond film Skyfall, which is the UK’s second highest-grossing film of all time on £103.2m, behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens on £123.2m.

Fellow Bond films Spectre (£95.2m), Casino Royale (£55.6m) and Quantum Of Solace (£51.2m) form Sony’s top four releases in the UK, with Peter Rabbit now fifth.
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Exclusive Interview – Lin Shaye on Insidious: The Last Key, “silly” modern action heroines and the future of the franchise

Insidious: The Last Key is returning to UK cinemas on April 20th, so Tom Beasley took the opportunity to discuss the franchise with star Lin Shaye, as well as the opportunities for female stars today and the future of the Insidious movies…

Like any memorable horror franchise, the Insidious movies have shown remarkable staying power and considerable box office clout on relatively low budgets. At the centre of that success is Lin Shaye, who stepped forward to lead the franchise in its third installment and is back at the forefront of the narrative for fourth film The Last Key, which did solid business in cinemas at the beginning of this year.

To mark the upcoming cinema re-release of Insidious: The Last Key on April 20th, Shaye sat down with Flickering Myth to discuss the horror genre as a whole, as well as the state of play for women in modern
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Win signed Insidious: The Last Key script and poster

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On April 20, Insidious: The Last Key is back at cinemas for a short time only with a terrifying, new scene and to celebrate, we’re giving you the chance to win the poster and script signed by Lin Shaye!

The creative minds behind the hit Insidious trilogy return for Insidious: The Last Key. In the horror, which welcomes back franchise standout Lin Shaye as Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet: in her own family home.

The film is written by co-creator Leigh Whannell (Saw), who wrote the trilogy and directed Chapter 3; produced by Insidious regulars Jason Blum, Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity) and co-creator James Wan; and directed by series newcomer Adam Robitel (The Taking of Deborah Logan).

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Adam Robitel & Leigh Whannell Interview: Insidious 4

Adam Robitel is an American film director, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is most known for his work in the horror genre, having directed the exorcist genre film The Taking of Deborah Logan and writing on Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension. Leigh Whannell is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. He is most known for his contributions and participation with the horror genre, having written films for his friend, director James Wan. Whannell wrote Saw, Dead Silence, and the screenplays for the Insidious franchise. Adam Robitel and Leigh Whannell have teamed up on Insidious: The Last Key, with Robitel directing and Whannell writing. The film was released on digital on March 20, 2018 and released on DVD & Blu-ray on April 3, 2018.
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Lin Shaye & Spencer Locke Interview: Insidious 4

Lin Shaye has had a lengthy acting career in both the horror genre and the comedy genre. She has been labeled as a scream queen for her roles in various horror films like Nightmare on Elm Street, the Insidious franchise, Ouija. Spencer Locke got her start on series like Disney’s Phil of the Future, Nick’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, and That’s So Raven. Since then, she has appeared in the Resident Evil film series and Tarzan. Both appear in Insidious: The Last Key, which was released on digital on March 20, 2018 and released on DVD & Blu-ray on April 3, 2018.
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The Predator Trailer Will Drop at CinemaCon, Everyone Else Gets It in May

The Predator Trailer Will Drop at CinemaCon, Everyone Else Gets It in May
The Predator trailer is making its debut at CinemaCon this month. Director Shane Black has been teasing that we'll get our first look at the movie soon, but now he's clarified how things are going to go down. Either way, the lucky folks at CinemaCon, which takes place in Las Vegas from April 23 through 26, will be the first to get a sense of what this long-awaited relaunch of the Predator franchise is going to look like.

Shane Black took to Twitter recently to let fans know that the first teaser trailer for The Predator is coming in April. While that was accurate, he posted again recently to clarify that it is going to be exclusively for those attending CinemaCon. The trailer will then later be released in theaters, presumably alongside another major release. Black, on an unrelated note, also decided to take the opportunity to showcase his love for Insidious: The Last Key.
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The Grudge Reboot Scares Up Summer 2019 Release Date

The Grudge reboot has locked down a 2019 summer release date. Sony is currently hoping to get in on the good days that horror has been enjoying at the box office in recent years by revisiting something that has done well for them in the past. They're currently getting the pieces in place so their reboot of The Grudge can get underway. It's apparently going well, as the studio has locked down an August release date for next year, putting it at the tail end of the summer movie season.

Sony will release The Grudge on August 16 of next year. Currently, the only other major release coming that day is from Universal in the form of an untitled event movie. It's possible that whatever this event movie is, or was going to be, Universal may end up moving it since it hasn't been announced yet. Or, since event implies some sort of blockbuster affair,
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The Preview Reel: A Quiet Place and Blockers

Welcome to the “Preview Reel” column, where we look at the week’s upcoming wide-release movies. Steven Spielberg returned to blockbuster filmmaking with moderate success in the form of Ready Player One’s $53 million opening weekend. This week, it will battle with two well-received movies, A Quiet Place and Blockers, for first place at the box office. Let’s see if either the horror thriller or raunchy comedy are worth the price of admission.

A Quiet Place

What we are excited about: The first trailer sold this film for us right away. The first half of the trailer really conveys the quiet aspect of the film to terrifying effect, while the second half promises that the film will deliver the horror goods. It’s a unique concept and one that is sorely needed given the modern-day horror landscape. It’s also interesting that the film was written, directed, and stars John Krasinski,
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Tuesday Blus: Insidious Fourtune for Robitel’s Franchise Entry

Scaring up one-hundred-and-sixty-million for its final worldwide box office take, the fourth installment of the James Wan originated franchise, Insidious: The Last Key was the second highest opener for the series and the highest grossing new release from January of 2018. That said, Adam Robitel’s contribution to the series doesn’t hold up as well on a re-watch, even if it allows Lin Shaye front and center stage (and arguably better than some of the other entries). Still, for those looking for something a little more noteworthy from the director, his first film, the inventive found footage horror title The Taking… Read the rest

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First Trailer for Leigh Whannell’s ‘Upgrade’ Dishes Out Explosively Violent Revenge

First Trailer for Leigh Whannell’s ‘Upgrade’ Dishes Out Explosively Violent Revenge
Not man. Not machine. More. At this point, Leigh Whannell is no doubt a household name (and face) to all horror fans, having written Saw, Dead Silence, Insidious and this year’s Insidious: The Last Key, while also starring in each of those films. As a director, Whannell recently helmed Insidious: Chapter 3, and he just wrote and directed the upcoming Upgrade. The […]
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April 3rd Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Insidious: The Last Key, Thelma, Sweet Virginia

April is kicking off with an eclectic assortment of genre-related home entertainment releases, with Adam Robitel’s Insidious: The Last Key leading the charge on both Blu-ray and DVD (there’s also a nifty Insidious 4-pack hitting DVD as well). Shout! Factory is putting out the stellar revenge thriller Sweet Virginia this week, and Severin Films is keeping busy with a double dose of Jess Franco with their Blu-rays for Sinfonia Erotica and The Sadist of Notre Dame.

Other notable releases for April 3rd include A Study in Terror, A Place in Hell, 4/20 Massacre, and 12 Feet Deep.

4/20 Massacre (Film Chest, DVD)

Over 4/20 weekend, five young women have decided to celebrate their friend's birthday by taking a camping trip to a secluded part of a nearby national park. However, their fun is quickly snubbed out when they stumble upon an illegal marijuana grow operation hidden in the greenery and protected by a bloodthirsty maniac.
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Final Trailer For A Quiet Place Is Absolutely Terrifying

Many great horror films have a deceptively simple premise. It Follows, The Ring and The Descent can all be explained in just a couple of words – as can the upcoming A Quiet Place.

The tagline is “if they hear you, they hunt you,” with the concept being that the protagonists are terrorized by monsters that hunt by sound, meaning that the only way to stay alive is to be completely silent. It’s currently sitting at an unblemished 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (our review here) and promises to be the first breakout horror hit of the year.

Now, Paramount are taking advantage of this early hype with the final trailer for the film ahead of its release on April 6th, peppering in critical praise alongside spine-tingling clips from the movie itself. I was already pretty psyched up for the pic, and this latest trailer is just going to make the next
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Watch a Supernatural Presence Lash Out in our Exclusive Clip from Insidious: The Last Key

Digging deep into Elise Rainier's haunted past, Insidious: The Last Key (read Heather Wixson's review here) is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/3 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and to celebrate the new home media release, we've been provided with an exclusive clip to share with Daily Dead readers!

You can watch something spooky from the Further emerge in our exclusive clip below, and we also have full home media release details for Insidious: The Last Key (including special features) as well as a look at the creepy cover art:

From the Press Release: Culver City, Calif. – Dubbed “the franchise’s best film since the original” (Kalyn Corrigan, Bloody-Disgusting) with the biggest worldwide box office in the saga with over $163M, Insidious: The Last Key arrives on digital March 20 and Blu-ray and DVD April 3 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Acclaimed horror producers James Wan (The Conjuring, Annabelle) and Oren Peli
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Wildling Review [SXSW 2018]

Fritz Böhm’s Wildling is a tooth-and-nail sensuality tale that’s endearingly genrefied upon first and second acts, but millimeters short of a howlin’ good finish. Woodland legends are told and beastly savages teased, all while coming-of-self complexities of the female experience run a strong thematic current. An adolescent girl who is left to fend for herself against aggressive teenage boys, departed parents and womanly welcomings that are otherwise treated as dangerously unleashed. So much to say while transformation hints are contained, relevant in a world of sheltered realities. Love in a time of hairballs – with much more to show, I promise.

Explorations center around Anna (Bel Powley), who is found heavily medicated and detached from reality. “Daddy” (Brad Dourif) kept her locked away from the world, feeding the child fables about “Wildlings” who’d come and eat her if she escaped into the thick wilderness. Doctors want to shove the scared,
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Stir Of Echoes Duo Kevin Bacon And David Koepp Reunite For New Horror Pic

Blumhouse Productions’ horror/thriller You Should Have Left will reunite Stir of Echoes collaborators Kevin Bacon and David Koepp, reports Deadline.

Directed and adapted by Koepp from German author Daniel Kehlmann’s novel, You Should Have Left traces a similar vein to Stephen King’s horror classic The Shining. Following a screenwriter seeking seclusion alongside his family while slowly going mad, the film, which will star Bacon, should begin production at some point later this year.

Having first worked together on the adaptation of Richard Matheson’s novel, Koepp and Bacon will now reunite nearly twenty-years later. Their 1999 effort, the supernatural horror Stir of Echoes, saw Bacon portray Tom Witzky, a man haunted by frightening visions of a dead girl. The film didn’t receive overwhelming critical or financial praise due to the release of the much more famed Sixth Sense, but we imagine Koepp and Bacon will see at
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The Grudge Reboot Gets Insidious Icon Lin Shaye

The Grudge Reboot Gets Insidious Icon Lin Shaye
Lin Shaye, best known for her work in the Insidious franchise, has joined the upcoming reboot of The Grudge. Sony is getting ready to head into production on a new version of The Grudge, which originally debuted for American audiences in 2004. The remake has been in the works for a while now, but seems to be coming together rather quickly and is starting to take shape. Shaye, the latest addition to the cast, is another modern horror icon who has boarded this increasingly intriguing "reimagining" of the supernatural tale.

Recently, it was announced that Andrea Riseborough and Demian Bichir will star in this new take on The Grudge, alongside John Cho. Bichir has become something of a staple in modern horror offerings himself, having starred in Alien: Covenant last year, and also set to feature in the upcoming Conjuring spin-off The Nun. With the addition of Lin Shaye, who has
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‘Insidious’ Star Lin Shaye Joins ‘The Grudge’ Reimagining (Exclusive)

‘Insidious’ Star Lin Shaye Joins ‘The Grudge’ Reimagining (Exclusive)
Lin Shaye, who is best known as the medium Elise in the “Insidious” franchise, is moving over to a new horror classic. She is set to join Sony’s “The Grudge” reimagining.

Andrea Riseborough and Demian Bichir will star in the new movie, with John Cho also on board.

Nicolas Pesce is directing the horror pic from his own script.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions recently nabbed worldwide rights to the film. Spwa, Ghost House, and Good Universe last collaborated on Fede Alvarez’s hit thriller “Don’t Breathe.”

Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will produce the movie for Ghost House, with Nathan Kahane and Erin Westerman executive producing for Good Universe alongside Schuyler Weiss, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, John Middleton and Andrew Pfeffer. Romel Adam will oversee the movie for Ghost House and Brady Fujikawa for Good Universe. The pic will begin shooting in May.

The first film hit theaters
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Call Me By Your Name, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Phantom Thread and more hit the Cineplex Store this March!

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Call Me By Your Name, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Phantom Thread and more hit the Cineplex Store this March!Call Me By Your Name, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Phantom Thread and more hit the Cineplex Store this March!Adriana Floridia3/6/2018 10:07:00 Am

March has arrived, and with it, some of the year's best films are now at the Cineplex Store!

This month, you can catch up with award-winning movies like Call Me By Your Name and Phantom Thread, or you can watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi again and again....and again!

If you missed any of these when they played theatres, or if you simply want to watch them again, here are the titles that are coming to the Cineplex Store in March!

March 6th

Our pick of the week: Call Me By Your Name (Available to Buy)

Elio, Elio, Elio...if you've seen Call Me By Your Name,
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March 2018 VOD Releases Include Insidious: The Last Key, Mohawk, Eat Me, I Kill Giants, Pyewacket

Happy March, readers! Hard to believe another month is upon us, but that just means we have more new horror movies to look forward to in the coming weeks on various digital and VOD platforms. The month kicks off with both Ted Geoghegan’s Mohawk and Midnighters from IFC Midnight on March 2nd, and then just a few days later, a handful of titles are launching digitally, including The Dark Crystal (which is a new transfer of the cult fantasy film), Curse of the Mayans, The Crossbreed, Eat Me, The Terrible Two and Flay.

On March 13th, we have a terror-fueled trio to look forward to—Prodigy, Hell’s Kitty, and Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies —and just a week later both Insidious: The Last Key and Welcome the Stranger come home as well. March’s digital releases wrap up with I Kill Giants, Followers, and Pyewacket (which is
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