‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Now At $82M+, ‘Alice’ Taking A Spill With $40M Over 4-Day Memorial Day Holiday – Early PM Update

3RD UPDATE, 8:48PM: Judging from 11:30PM EST results, the Memorial Day box office openers are in a total slowdown. 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse, if it doesn’t drop any further, will met Fox’s early week projections by the time we hit Monday. The pic’s current industry projection is at $82.6M for FSSM, $68M over three and $27M for today at 4,150 theaters. Non-Fox execs bet that this film would open big in the triple digits, but Fox knew they were coming off of a…

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Dylan O’Brien’s ‘Maze Runner: Death Cure’ Release Pushed Back to 2018

Fox has moved back its release for “The Maze Runner: The Death Cure” by nearly a year to Jan. 12, 2018, as star Dylan O’Brien recovers from his March 17 injuries after an on-set car accident. Fox made the announcement Friday, a month after disclosing that resumption of principal photography on “Maze Runer: The Death… Read more »

Sequel To Cult Sci-Fi Pic ‘The Man From Earth’ A Go With Vanessa Williams, Sterling Knight Among Cast

A decade after the original film’s release, a sequel to the critically acclaimed cult sci-fi film The Man From Earth is in the works, with Vanessa Williams, Sterling Knight, Brittany Curran, Carlos Knight, and Akemi Look joining the cast. To be titled The Man From Earth: Holocene, the film sees the return of David Lee Smith in the lead role, and William Katt. The Man From Earth director Richard Schenkman is returning as well, with shooting set to begin in June and release…

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Bill Wolff Exits ‘Chelsea’ Talk Show As Executive Producer

Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show, “Chelsea,” has parted ways with its showrunner/executive producer, Bill Wolff, Variety has confirmed. Wolff is not expected to be replaced. Handler’s show debuted just three weeks ago to mixed reviews, with Variety‘s Maureen Ryan writing, “Unless it gets sharper and funnier or begins to offer something more than a puffy celebrity hang, it’s… Read more »

‘Chelsea’ Executive Producer Bill Wolff Departs Netflix Talk Show

Bill Wolff is departing Chelsea, Chelsea Handler‘s new Netflix talk show, on which he served as executive producer/showrunner. The move comes three weeks and nine episodes into the program’s run. Chelsea — marking Netflix’s first foray into the talk show arena — is set for 90 half-hour episodes this year, three a week, streamed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Episode 9 with guest Ashton Kutcher was released this afternoon. There will be no disruption in Chelsea‘s…

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Livestream Sasquatch! 2016

GEORGE, WA - MAY 25:  General view of atmosphere during the Sasquatch! Music Festival at The Gorge on May 25, 2015 in George, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/FilmMagic)Sasquatch! Music Festival is returning to George, Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre for its 15th iteration this Memorial Day weekend, and for those who can’t make it, this year’s festivities will be livestreamed for the very first time. The four-day broadcast will include sets from M83, Alabama Shakes, A$AP Rocky, Sufjan Stevens, Lord Huron, Allen Stone, … More »