Month: May 2016

First Look: Jamie Parker as Harry Potter in THE CURSED CHILD!

Previews on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play are set to begin next week, and Pottermore has revealed not only who two of the previously-announced cast members will be playing but new photos of the characters! The site revealed that Sam Clemmett will be playing Albus Severus Potter, son of the titular Harry, and Poppy Miller will take on the role of Ginny Potter.

STAR TREK BEYOND’s second trailer hits warp speed

Star Trek Beyond is set to feature the return of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin and John Cho along with new roles for Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella and Joe Taslim. J.J. Abrams, who directed the last two films, is producing the third film in the rebooted franchise. Lin is directing from a script by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung.

Box Office: Sony’s ANGRY BIRDS pushes CIVIL WAR to second place

Columbia Pictures’s The Angry Birds Movie took over the worldwide box office this weekend with $94 million. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the 3D-animated film earned an estimated $39 million in its opening weekend in 3,932 North American theaters, for an average of $9,919 per theater. The film started its international rollout on May 11 and its worldwide total is now $150 million.

Spielberg’s THE B.F.G debuts final trailer

Directed by three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan) from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison (E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, The Black Stallion) based on the best-selling novel by Roald Dahl, The BFG stars three-time Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance, newcomer Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall and Bill Hader.

Box Office: CIVIL WAR reigns on as MONEY MONSTER opens quietly

Captain America: Civil War added $72.6 million domestically and $84.2 million internationally for a global weekend of $156.8 million. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film surpassed the $800 million and $900 million marks this weekend to overtake the global totals of Spider-Man, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Spider-Man 3 and land as the #6 highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time.