Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: May 14, 2017

Topping the charts once again is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with $63 million, which is a 57 percent decrease from its opening numbers.  Opening in second is Snatched, with $17.5 million in its first three days. Bombing in third place is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which made a disastrous $14.7 million. (SR)

Brad Grey, Former Paramount Pictures CEO, Dies At 59

Brad Grey, the former chairman and chief executive of Paramount Pictures, died of cancer Sunday at his home in Holmby Hills. (LAT)

Box Office: Seven Reasons Why ‘King Arthur’ Bombed

The $175 million-budgeted King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has earned $15.365m domestic and $44.4m worldwide. The film is probably going to lose around $150m for Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc., Village Roadshow, RatPac-Dune and friends. (FOR)

Fox Hits Pause On ’24: Legacy’ & Says No More ‘Prison Break’ Plans

There will be no more 24: Legacy or Prison Break on Fox in the immediate future, though there may be a chance of escape to another revival eventually for the latter. (DH)

NBC’s 2017-2018 Fall TV Lineup: Everything You Need To Know

You’ll find all of the news out of Upfronts related to NBC’s 2017-2018 schedule here. (TVG)

Fox Fall Schedule: ‘Empire’ Shifts, ‘X-Files’ And Many Others Hold For Midseason

The flagship switches places with Star, as Gotham heads to Thursday with Seth MacFarlane’s long-awaited Orville. (THR)

Johnny Depp Confirmed To Star In Comedy ‘King of the Jungle’

Johnny Depp is set to star in King of the Jungle, a dark comedy to be directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa from a script by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. (VAR)

‘Scream Queens’ Cancelled At Fox

The writing’s been on the wall for some time, but let’s make it official: Scream Queens will not return for a third season on Fox. (TVL)

Blake Lively Boards Cannes Sales Project ‘Bruised’

Sierra/Affinity has added another title to a heavyweight Cannes slate, boarding the Blake Lively drama Bruised. Nick Cassavetes is lined up to direct the drama for Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road. (SD)

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