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Sara Bareilles won’t be the only Waitress cast member with prior stage-diner experience when the musical reopens on Broadway in September: Producers announced today that Waitress vets Eric Anderson, Charity Angel Dawson, Christopher Fitzgerald, Caitlin Houlahan, Dakin Matthews and Joe Tippett will be back for at least part of the show’s limited engagement. Producers Barry
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Sony Picture Classics and Neon fared well in their small releases this week with Nine Days and Ailey respectively, running across 6 total locations in New York, Los Angeles and Irvine – both notching heavy per screen averages with the former leading to its wider release next week. Nine Days hit NYC (Angelika, AMC Lincoln Square)
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An Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan spent over a week creating an extremely detailed dress that showcases many of the game’s recognizable graphics and symbols. The game’s mechanics allow players to customize their own clothing in-game, but Animal Crossing: New Horizons has inspired clothing designs in real life, as well. Clothing customization is one of Animal Crossing: New Horizon’s most unique gameplay features. Players can use codes or scan QR
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Refresh for latest…: In its global launch, Disney’s Jungle Cruise grossed $61.8M at worldwide turnstiles. That does not include the “over $30M” that came from Disney+ in the day-and-date streaming release (which leads to $91.8M as Anthony has reported). In pure theatrical terms, the Dwayne Johnson/Emily Blunt-starrer performed ahead of expectations domestically, and came in
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Annihilation (2018) (Amazon Rental) As the last item on this list, we take a look into the sci-fi world once again. In Annihilation, Natalie Portman portrays Lena, a scientist who leads a group of explorers into “The shimmer,” a mysterious quarantined zone that is filled with mutated plants and animals that were caused by an
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck continued their “2021 We’re Super in Love” tour Saturday, as they packed on the PDA along the Mediterranean. Ben and J Lo were all over each other again, as they smooched it up on a dock in Naples, Italy. They’ve been on a multi-million dollar superyacht all week, meandering along
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Blacksad, a crime drama featuring animals that came out long before Zootopia, will have a newly translated volume released. Blacksad: They All Fall Down Part 1 will be the latest Blacksad story, coming shortly after the character’s twentieth anniversary. Blacksad’s newest adventure is sure to be one worth noting. Blacksad is a detective noir comic that has had five volumes. Written for
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Paramount Pictures has curbed the planned September 17 release of Clifford the Big Red Dog, its CGI/live-action take on the beloved kidlit character. We hear that the studio is looking for a more family-friendly release date for the pic, which also had been announced as a Gala Presentation at the Toronto Film Festival in September. The title’s
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In many ways, the French action-comedy The Last Mercenary feels like a throwback film. It stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, an icon whose international fame peaked in the ’90s, the movie channels the same chaotic energy of past buddy cop pictures, and its soundtrack and aesthetic gesture at a deep affection for nostalgia. Yet, nothing about The Last Mercenary ever feels
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Evolution is one of the key aspects of every mainline Pokémon video game, achieved after meeting certain criteria for each specific Pokémon. Mastering the evolution methods of the Pokémon franchise is required to complete the Pokédex and train stronger team members, and it’s among the most exciting milestones for Trainers. Unfortunately, the video games limit this experience to occurring outside of
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To date, Disney has tried to play an original animated film, a Marvel title, and an Emma Stone 101 Dalmatians villainess movie in theaters and on the PVOD tier of the studio’s streaming service simultaneously, and this weekend they’ll accelerate windows again on the Dwayne Johnson-Emily Blunt theme park-inspired title Jungle Cruise. Given how we’ve seen
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Editor’s Note: A lawsuit has been filed against Activision Blizzard by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which alleges the company has engaged in abuse, discrimination, and retaliation against its female employees. Activision Blizzard has denied the allegations. The full details of the Activision Blizzard lawsuit (content warning: rape, suicide, abuse, harassment) are
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Refresh for latest…: As with domestic, a pair of new studio offerings opened at the international box office this weekend. However, the biggest grosses came from local pics in China where upcoming release dates for Hollywood continue to be a frustrating question mark. Getting to the studios first, in a 23-market rollout, Universal’s M Night
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