Earlier this month, it was reported that Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation director and co-writer Christopher McQuarrie was in talks to helm the upcoming Mission: Impossible 6, and the director has taken to Twitter to confirm that he will return.
The box office experienced a bump as the Thanksgiving weekend saw three movies gross more than $40 million over the five-day extended weekend, although Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 still dominated over all of them with an additional $75.8 million and $51.6 million over the three-day weekend, down 50% from its opening.
Katniss and the gang say “adieu” in the narratively unnecessary but culturally essential final Hunger Games film.
Marvel Studios‘ Captain America: Civil War finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, Captain America: Civil War will be released on May 6, 2016.
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland and Philip Seymour Hoffman, the fourth and final chapter of The Hunger Games franchise grossed $16 million in Thursday previews which was added into its $46 million opening day. It’s estimated to have grossed $101 million as of Sunday morning in 4,175 theaters, or $24,198 per theater. That is the lowest opening for the franchise by nearly $20 million and only the fifth-highest opening of the year.
Spectre, the 24th film in the 007 franchise, has been on release around the world for several weeks, and its stylish opening credits are now available to view in HD online.