Hollywood is watching closely. With the majority of the studios’ top productions delayed until next year, the industry is experimenting with how to release its most expensive movies in the COVID-era. The Walt Disney Co. this weekend also debuted its $200 million live-action “Mulan” remake, but did so as a $30 purchase for Disney+ subscribers. … [Read more...] about Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Tallies $20.2M as Americans Step Back into Theaters
Around 60-70% of theaters have reopened across the U.S. and Canada, according to Disney. However, some of the biggest moviegoing markets, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, New Jersey and New York, still remain closed. In parts of the country where theaters have resumed business, venues are capping capacity and keeping space between seats to comply with social distancing measures. … [Read more...] about Box Office: ‘New Mutants’ Lands $7 Million Debut
If this year’s election turns out to be an embarrassing, destabilizing and disruptive fiasco, it won’t require a succession threat. The furious American public will rise up and demand an end to the Electoral College so that the presidency can be decided by the popular vote, with ample time to count it, and we will never again have to go through an electoral nightmare. … [Read more...] about Will we even know by Inauguration Day who won the election?
Christopher Nolan's twisty thriller, which was originally supposed to debut in July, is one of the most anticipated films of 2020 and could give a better idea of the viability of theaters going forward. The film is produced by Warner Bros., which is owned by CNN parent company WarnerMedia. … [Read more...] about ‘The New Mutants’ brings in $7 million from theaters during its opening weekend