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Monster Trucks Expected to Bomb, Will Lose Paramount $115M Paramount posts an expected $115 million loss for an upcoming movie many expect to be Monster Trucks, which could be the first big bomb of 2017.

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake introduce the latest trailer for Trolls TROLLS marks the latest in animated films looking to bring to life our toys from yesteryear. This time around, Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake lend their vocal stylings to Troll dolls. As the story goes, Poppy (Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious curmudgeonly Branch (Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue all of her Troll friends. Will there be musical numbers and an... Read More...

Toxic Avenger Remake Will Be Directed By Sausage Party Co-Helmer Big fans of classic B-movie machine Troma Entertainment have been excited yet wary of The Toxic Avenger remake since the film’s announcement nearly six years ago. The studio’s successful remake of Mother’s Day in 2010 had boosted interest in remaking other classic Troma films.

Big Hero 6's Ryan Potter really wants to be Robin in Ben Affleck's Batman Some people look like they were born to kick other people’s asses. One of those people is BIG HERO 6 actor Ryan Potter, who posted onto his YouTube page a choreographed fight sequence designed as an audition tape for Ben Affleck’s upcoming solo BATMAN movie. At the end, the actor has a little message for Affleck: “Like Tim said, ‘Batman needs a... Read More...

Incredibles 2 Director Is Taking the Story in a New Direction Director Brad Bird wants Incredibles 2 to stay true to the original while offering up something new for fans.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is Officially in Development The Angry Birds Movie didn’t exactly sound like a solid bet going into this summer. It was a cartoon based on a mobile phone video game – one which peaked in popularity a couple of years ago. Not to mention, the gameplay of the original game – birds slingshotting themselves into pigs, over and over again – didn’t exactly seem conducive to a feature film story. Then The Angry Birds Movie opened to a surprisingly decent response – though not an over-enthused one (read Screen Rant’s review for case in point).

Sausage Party: Seth Rogen Discusses the Sequel’s Premise [SPOILERS for Sausage Party ahead.] – Screenwriting duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have continued to extend their raunchy (and often twisted) brand of entertainment to different genres and mediums alike, over the past decade. The Superbad and Pineapple Express writers have now directed an apocalyptic comedy (This Is the End) and a political satire (The Interview), in addition to having brought a decidedly non-mainstream comic book property to the small screen (Preacher) and co-written an R-Rated Disney/Pixar spoof, titled Sausage Party.

Box office report: 'Sausage Party' cooks up tasty $33.6 million Suicide Squad, which broke August records with a $133.7 million opening last weekend, takes the box office crown for the second weekend in a row despite taking a steep dive across its sophomore frame, pulling in an estimated $43.8 million for an overall haul of around $222.9 million. A...

Sausage Party Tops Friday Box Office; Suicide Squad to Win the Weekend Warner Bros. Pictures’ latest DC Extended Universe installment, Suicide Squad, is competing with an eclectic collection of newcomers during its second weekend at the U.S. box office.

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