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Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: August 20, 2017 With summer continuing to wind down to a close, two A-listers managed to rule the box office this weekend. Coming in first is the new action-comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard (read our review), which stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson. It earned $21.6 million in its first three days, which is actually better than what some projections had pegged for it. Though the film did not generate the strongest word-of-mouth, the presence of the lead actors proved to be enough to help it get through a slow period at the multiplex, where it took advantage of limited competition.

Geena Davis Available For Wonder Woman 2 Role, Says Geena Davis Geena Davis has a message for the producers of Wonder Woman 2: hire Geena Davis. In an interview with Variety, the Oscar winning actress answered a question about whether she thought her own action movies helped pave the way for films like Wonder Woman by lobbying for a job in the sequel. “I would never claim credit for those movies. Certainly Wonder Woman needed to be made, and I’m so beyond thrilled with how it came out. I met Patty Jenkins and I told her, ‘I’m sure you’re going to make a sequel and if you need anybody Amazonian, there’s always me.

Weekend Box Office: When Good Movies Go Bad At The Box Office Bleecker Street Thanks in part to Rotten Tomatoes (and much to the chagrin of movie studios), bad movies are failing at the box office at a much higher rate than in previous years. Domestically, anyway, franchises like Pirates of the Caribbean, Transformers and The Dark Universe, and critically panned films like Baywatch and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword have hit major snags at the box office. Unfortunately, the reverse is not always true. Yes, Get Out and Girls Trip benefits from a strong critical response, but some really great commercial films still sometimes slip through the cracks.

Geena Davis Available For Wonder Woman 2 Role, Says Geena Davis Geena Davis has a message for the producers of Wonder Woman 2: hire Geena Davis. In an interview with Variety, the Oscar winning actress answered a question about whether she thought her own action movies helped pave the way for films like Wonder Woman by lobbying for a job in the sequel. “I would never claim credit for those movies. Certainly Wonder Woman needed to be made, and I’m so beyond thrilled with how it came out. I met Patty Jenkins and I told her, ‘I’m sure you’re going to make a sequel and if you need anybody Amazonian, there’s always me.

The Justice League Gets a New Batch of Character Posters Some brand new Justice League promotional posters have hit the web featuring all six members of the superhero team. The event marks the first full-length feature film where Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) all come together, so naturally, there is a lot of anticipation surrounding the DC project.

Patty Jenkins Is About to Get Paid for ‘Wonder Woman 2’ By Neil Miller The director is about to finalize a deal that would bring her in-line with her blockbuster-directing male counterparts. There’s been a lot of speculation around the Wonder Woman sequel and whether director Patty Jenkins — who helmed a film that’s about to gross more than $800 million worldwide — would return. At Comic-Con in July, Warner Bros. announced that the sequel would be moving forward, with Gal Gadot returning to the titular role, for a December 13, 2019, release.

Superman Lives in This New 'Justice League' Promo Image Guess who’s back. Back again. Supes is back. Tell a friend…about what might be the least shocking piece of promotional art for Justice League. Yep, Henry Cavill’s Superman returns, joining the JL crew in a new, incredibly Photoshopped image from Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon’s upcoming superhero epic. I mean, it’s not as if you didn’t know he’d be back to save the world with his super-pals, but here he is in all his Kryptonian glory — just in case. Continue reading…

Ben Affleck Is Bailing on The Batman Claims Brother Casey Affleck Casey Affleck has revealed that brother Ben isn't returning for the standalone Batman movie, but it's not certain that he isn't joking.

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