‘Fate Of The Furious’ Debuts With Record International And Worldwide Opening Weekend

Universal’s The Fate of the Furious topped $100 million at the domestic box office, leading the Easter weekend charge and becoming the second 2017 release to top the century mark over its three-day opening. (BOM)

Bill Condon In Early Talks To Direct ‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Remake

The film is part of Universal’s planned cinematic universe based on classic monsters. (THR)

Robert Duvall Joins The ‘Widows’ Remake

Robert Duvall has joined the cast of Steve McQueen’s thriller Widows which McQueen is co-writing with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn for New Regency, 20th Century Fox, and Film4. (DAR)

Amy Schumer To Lead Voltage Pictures Comedy ‘I Feel Pretty’

Amy Schumer has closed a deal to star in Voltage Pictures and Wonderland Sound & Vision’s comedy, I Feel Pretty.  Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein wrote the script and will direct the comedy. (WRAP)

‘Night School’: Universal Sets Kevin Hart Comedy For Fall 2018

Universal Pictures said today that its comedy Night School featuring the Ride Along and Central Intelligence star will open September 28, 2018. (DH)

First Look At Lady Gaga And Bradley Cooper In ‘A Star Is Born’ Remake

Warner Bros. Pictures announced that their upcoming reimagining of the musical A Star is Born officially began production and you can check out the first look photo from the film here. (CS)

Everything We Know About the ‘Star Wars’ Disney Theme Parks

A panel of Disney and Lucasfilm bigwigs took the stage to divulge as much as they could about the parks coming soon to California’s Disneyland and Walt Disney World in Florida. (VAR)

Breaking Down ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer Scene By Scene

Like the first teasers that we got for The Force Awakens, this trailer feels like it teases just enough. It shows off the action and hints of a larger story, all while leaving us wanting a bit more. (VER)

If You’re Going To Remake Something, Why Not Remake Something That Didn’t Work The First Time?

So much of the content thrown at us these days is a rehash of something that someone else did once before. Why do filmmakers insist on taking things that worked really well the first time around and thinking they can do it again, only better? (TB)

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