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‘Oppenheimer’ struts on Peacock, with debut beating ‘Super Mario Bros.’ for streamer

‘Oppenheimer’ struts on Peacock, with debut beating ‘Super Mario Bros.’ for streamer

UniversalChristopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated epic Oppenheimer has another record to boast about: Variety reports the acclaimed movie’s debut on Peacock beat the streamer’s previous record holder, The Super Mario Bros. Movie.As reported, the R-rated historical drama launched on the streaming service on February 16, and while the trade explains exact numbers were not released — a…read more »

“Destiny awaits”: Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett and Jamie Lee Curtis rock out in new ‘Borderlands’ trailer

“Destiny awaits”: Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett and Jamie Lee Curtis rock out in new ‘Borderlands’ trailer

LionsgateOn Wednesday, Lionsgate dropped the snarky, shoot-’em-up trailer to Borderlands, the action-comedy movie based on the bestselling video game franchise.For the big-screen bow, Kevin Hart and Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Jamie Lee Curtis team up, respectively, as the franchise’s mercenary Roland, Lilith the Siren and archeologist Dr. Patricia Tannis.Joining their party are Ariana Greenblatt…read more »

Marvel Studios reportedly drops “Kang” from forthcoming ‘Kang Dynasty’ film

Marvel Studios reportedly drops “Kang” from forthcoming ‘Kang Dynasty’ film

Jonathan Majors as Kang – Marvel StudiosA new The Hollywood Reporter article details the reported “retooling” underway at Marvel Studios after several disappointments, including Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and the Disney+ project Secret Invasion.One of the behind-the-scenes changes that was revealed was that the studio has apparently retitled one of its major upcoming movies.2026’s…read more »

Research shows women were underrepresented in Hollywood in 2023

Research shows women were underrepresented in Hollywood in 2023

Warner Bros. PicturesDespite the blockbuster success of Barbie, a new report from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative shows that 2023’s movies featured the lowest percentage of female leads and co-stars in a decade.Just 30% of the top 100 films of 2023 featured a female star or co-lead, according to the study as…read more »

Trial begins Wednesday for ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez

Trial begins Wednesday for ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez

More than two years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on the New Mexico set of Rust, the film’s weapons handler is set to go on trial in the high-profile case.Armorer Hannah Gutierrez was charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the October 2021 on-set death. She faces an additional charge…read more »

Kevin Costner and ex Christine Baumgartner finalize divorce

Kevin Costner and ex Christine Baumgartner finalize divorce

David Livingston/Getty ImagesKevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner have officially finalized their divorce.The Notice of Entry of Judgement regarding the dissolution of the former couple’s marriage was officially filed on Tuesday, February 20, according to documents obtained by Entertainment Tonight.Costner and Baumgartner have agreed to share custody of their three children, Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and…read more »

Jimmy Kimmel credits ‘Barbie’ for his return as Oscars host

Jimmy Kimmel credits ‘Barbie’ for his return as Oscars host

ABC/Jeff LipskyThree-time Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel reveals the movie Barbie convinced him to return for a fourth go-round.The host of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! tells the Los Angeles Times in an interview published on Tuesday, February 20, that after hosting the awards show in 2017, 2018 and 2023, he wasn’t sure he would “ever” do…read more »

In Brief: Emma Stone to re-team with ‘Poor Things’ director, and more

In Brief: Emma Stone to re-team with ‘Poor Things’ director, and more

A new trailer for Civil War, the new action drama from Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland, was revealed on Tuesday, February 20. The film, set in the not-too-distant future, depicts a U.S. where 19 states — including unlikely allies Texas and California — have seceded from the union. The remaining states are ruled by a…read more »

Speculation begins about who’ll star in Sam Mendes’ Beatles films

Speculation begins about who’ll star in Sam Mendes’ Beatles films

ABCNow that it’s been announced that Sam Mendes will direct four separate movies about The Beatles — one for each band member — the speculation about who’ll play Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr has begun.Variety has offered up some of suggestions, including Daisy Jones & The Six’s Sam Claflin as Lennon. Its other Lennon suggestions…read more »