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Touring Event ‘The Marvel Experience’ Experiences Abrupt Cancellation

“The Marvel Experience”, a traveling, interactive indoor theme park intended to bring the Marvel universe to cities across the country will instead be shutting down early. The show’s summer tour will end after it completes a three week...Show More Summary

‘Amy’ Sparkles With $37K PTA, ‘Cartel Land’ Solid: Specialty Box Office

The late Amy Winehouse drew big crowds to cinemas over the holiday weekend with one of the biggest debuts of any specialty release this year and certainly in the top tier for any documentary. In just six theaters, A24’s simply titled...Show More Summary

Bart & Fleming: Judd Apatow’s Promo Push; Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman;’ Hot Dog Eating And ‘Magic Mike XXL’

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. BART: No comedy director has ever worked harder...Show More Summary

Macy’s July 4th Fireworks Ratings Cool, Fox’s Baseball Hits Home Run

With this year's Independence Day falling on a Saturday, it was inevitable that the annual Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular (0.9/6) wasn't going to be as explosive as previous celebrations. And with an 18% drop among adults 18-49 from 2014 that fizzle was exactly what happened on a much more competitive nigh than last year. Show More Summary

‘Terminator: Genisys’ Taps $74M; ‘Minions’ Makes $54.3M; ‘Jurassic’ Moves Up On WW Chart – Intl Box Office

Refresh for latest… International weekend estimates are rolling in with Terminator: Genisys taking the top spot at $74M for the frame. The offshore expansion of Paramount’s latest in the franchise brought the sci-fi actioner to 60% of its ultimate international footprint and gives it an overseas cume of $85.5M. Show More Summary

Disney Races Past $3B Global Box Office; Sets Studio Speed Record

In what is becoming a year of record speed to box office milemarkers for many of the majors, Disney has crossed $3B worldwide. The studio actually hit $3B earlier this week on June 30, significantly outpacing last year’s record which was set on August 5. Show More Summary

BBC Faces Billion Dollar Bill After Govt Asks It To Pick Up Welfare Costs; Move Marks Latest Setback

The BBC keeps taking hits rather than making them. The same week that the iconic broadcaster announced it was cutting more than 1000 jobs to make up for a shortfall in its license fee revenues, a report in the Sunday Times today claims the BBC will also face a bill in excess of $1 billion for new welfare charges. Show More Summary

‘I Touched All Your Stuff’ Trailer: Stranger Than Fiction, Or Just Fiction

“It all started with the hippos.” That’s the kind of sentence that usually suggests a whimsical journey of self discovery, but in this instance it’s the introduction to what happens when adjectives like “picaresque” are combined with “completely full of it”. Show More Summary

‘Queen Of The Desert’ Trailer: Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis, Robert Pattinson

“Who the bloody hell is this Gertrude Bell?” one of the men determining how to conquer and divide the Middle East. “She’s the maker of kings.” And the subject of writer-director Werner Herzog’s latest movie, which concerns a significant female power player in the history of that troubled part of the world. Show More Summary

Diana Douglas Dies: Actress, 92, Was Kirk Douglas’ First Wife And Mother of Michael And Joel Douglas

Actress Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas and Joel Douglas, died today at the Motion Picture and Television Home in Woodland Hills, CA. The first wife of actor Kirk Douglas, she was 92 and died of cancer, her husband of 15 years Donald A. Show More Summary

‘Inside Out’ May Win Day, But Not Weekend; ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Grosses Stripped Down – Friday B.O. Matinees

UPDATED, 1:32 PM: Wham Bam, Thank You Sir … that’s what the box office performance so far of Magic Mike XXL looks like right now as it came out strong in previews with $9.3M but is now petering out and looks lucky at this point to pull in a $20M three-day. Show More Summary

‘Creed’-Inspired Change.Org Petition Successfully Trolls, Wins Internet

If you were wowed this week by the excellent first trailer for Creed, the upcoming Rocky spinoff starring Michael B. Jordan, you’re not alone. The story of how the son of Rocky’s rival/best friend/trainer Apollo (who died in 1985’s Rocky IV) becomes a boxer in his own right looks fantastic. Show More Summary

‘Big Brother’ Ratings Top Night Of Holiday Declines, ‘Hannibal’ & ‘Rookie Blue’ Even

With most of America getting ready for the long Fourth of July weekend, primetime television took a bit of a backseat last night. Almost everyone was down and so was overall usage among adults 18-49, which took an 8% decline from last week. Show More Summary

‘Terminator: Genisys’ Pulls In $27.9M And Is Running Ahead Of ‘Ghost Protocol’ – International Box Office

With a number of big titles in the international marketplace — holdovers Jurassic World, Minions, and Inside Out and Ted 2, Terminator: Genisys expanded from its last weekend bow in 10 small markets and is now in a total of 38 territories. Show More Summary

‘Hello Kitty’ To Be Turned Into Film For 2019 Release

Iconic Japanese brand Hello Kitty, famous globally for the red-bowed cat with six symmetrical whiskers, is getting her own film adaptation. Japanese lifestyle company Sanrio is planning to finance and produce a feature based on the character and release it globally in 2019. Show More Summary

‘USS Indianapolis’ Production Delayed After Vintage Plane Waterlogged

Beachgoers at Orange Beach on the Alabama Gulf Coast got a surfside view this week when a vintage Navy PBY plane used during filming of USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage landed offshore and began to take on water. No one was injured and the pilot and co-pilot were rescued safely. Show More Summary

New ‘Ant-Man’ UK TV Spot Shrinks, Grows, Rehashes

It’s entirely coincidental, since today isn’t exactly a holiday for the Brits, but we’ll call it a July 4 diversion anyway. Here’s a brand new UK TV spot for Marvel’s upcoming heist-heavy Superhero shindig, Ant-Man. There’s plenty you’ve...Show More Summary

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Director Search Continues Without Ava DuVernay

Marvel has been absolutely mum on the matter of just who might end up helming the Black Panther film adaptation, planned for 2018, but that hasn’t stopped the wild speculation train from barreling out of the station full speed. Case in point, recent rumors over the last month claiming that Selma director Ave DuVernay was a frontrunner for the job. Show More Summary

Is Chicago’s “Netflix Tax” A Web Scourge Or One Way To Level The Playing Field?

This week the City of Chicago amended its amusement tax rules among others to include a 9% “cloud tax” on digital entertainment streaming services. Taking effect September 1, it will include everything from rentals of shows, movies, videos, music and games to e-commerce transactions to online gambling. Show More Summary

‘A.D. The Bible Continues’ Over: There Will Be No Season 2 On NBC

A.D. The Bible Continues will not be continuing. NBC is not commenting, but it is understood that the network has opted not to go forward with a second installment of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s followup to their blockbuster miniseries The Bible. Show More Summary

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