'Death on the Nile' tops a quiet box office weekend
Hollywood’s Super Bowl weekend largely fizzled with the muted debut of Kenneth Branagh’s long-delayed Agatha Christie whodunit, “Death on the Nile,” a tepid reception for the Jennifer Lopez romantic-comedy “Marry Me” and modest box-office bumps for Oscar nominees.
Tom Holland Just Had The Best Live Reaction To Hearing “No Way Home” Is $23 Million Away From Overtaking “Avatar” At The Box Office After Admitting His Future As Spider-Man Remains Uncertain
“We’ve had conversations about the potential future of Spider-Man, but at the moment they are conversations… we don't know what the future looks like.”View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Tom Holland says he doesn't know if he'll play Spider-Man again but admits 'there definitely was a sense' that he's worn the suit for 'the last time'
"If it's time for me to say goodbye, then I will do so proudly, knowing that I've achieved everything I wanted to," Holland told Deadline.news.yahoo.com
Tom Holland says the first time he met Willem Dafoe on the set of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' he had no idea who he bumped into because the actor was wearing a cloak for secrecy
Tom Holland told fans how he accidentally bumped into the legendary actor while on the set of the new Spidey movie while he was keeping a low profile.news.yahoo.com
Benedict Cumberbatch says that Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland's improv skills inspired him to go off-script and call Iron Man a 'douchebag' in 'Infinity War'
Cumberbatch told The Hollywood Reporter that there was a "ripple effect" on set when he uttered the insult but was glad that it was kept in the movie.news.yahoo.com
After pandemic pause, Avengers swing, soar into Disneyland
Now that it's getting safer to assemble, the Avengers are at last descending on Disneyland. A Spider-Man ride that lets visitors blast bots with virtual webs from their bare hands and a show of strength from the royal guard of Wakanda are among the highlights of the new Avengers Campus at Disney's California Adventure Park, whose debut was paused for about a year by the coronavirus pandemic before it opens to the public Friday. The Avengers Campus seeks to be an immersive experience that allows guests to become super-heroic across a series of rides, shows and eateries from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards
This combination photo shows key art for the Acorn TV series "Bloodlands," premiering March 15, left, key art for the Apple TV+ film "Cherry," center, and key art for Nickelodeons "Kids Choice Awards," hosted by Kenan Thompson and airing on March 13. (Acorn TV/Apple TV+/Nickelodeon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Ad—AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— The 2021 Grammys will hand out 84 awards Sunday, but what’s more exciting? Other performers include Chris Martin, John Mayer, Doja Cat, Maren Morris, DaBaby, HAIM, Lil Baby, Brandi Carlile, Roddy Ricch, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas. Ad— Grown-ups don’t have a lock on awards shows, as Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards proves once again.
Audiences hold back, even as more movie theaters open
Animated character Raya, voiced by Kelly Marie Tran, left, appears with Sisu the dragon in a scene from "Raya and the Last Dragon." (Disney+ via AP)Theaters reopening in New York City this weekend did not set the box office on fire. Walt Disney Animation's “ Raya and the Last Dragon ” earned an estimated $8.6 million from 2,045 locations in North America. AdWarner Bros. “Tom & Jerry,” which is available to stream free for HBO Max subscribers, brought in $6.6 million from 2,563 North American theaters in its second available weekend. Many areas in North America are not yet fully open, including Los Angeles, and most California counties, Washington D.C., and much of Canada.
Here are the most anticipated movies of 2021 and how to watch them
As of publication, here is the list of the most anticipated movies on the 2021 calendar and how to watch them. The film arrives in cinemas on May 7. SonyJune 18: "Luca" Pixar's next film arrives on June 18 and explores a beautiful seasonal town on the Italian Riviera. The film also stars Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer. The film arrives in cinemas on Nov. 24.cnbc.com
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)
New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys
This cover image released by RCA Records shows "Alicia" the latest release by Alicia Keys. The album, out Friday, features several guest stars, including Jill Scott, Miguel, Khalid, Snoh Aalegra, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz and Ed Sheeran, who co-wrote the single Underdog. (RCA Records via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. It lands on HBO and HBO Max on Saturday at 8 p.m.— AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Piano-playing pop star Alicia Keys is putting out her seventh album on Friday. — Kim Cattrall is at the center of Fox’s “Filthy Rich,” a prime-time soap opera loaded with money and betrayal that debuts 9 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 21.
How coronavirus could permanently change the movie industry
The COVID-19 coronavirus outrbreak has sparked a dramatic first for the movie industry: movies are being made available at home the same time they're available in theaters. This could fundamentally changes studios' leverage in negotiations with theater chains, permanently alter consumer behavior and raise the bar significantly for going out to the movies. And Disney would typically wait additional months, not just two weeks, before offering the film on its subscription Disney+. Theater chains have resisted a push by AT&T/WarnerMedia's Warner Brothers and Comcast's Universal Pictures in particular to allow them to shorten that window for certain films. That all comes down to how much negotiating leverage the theater chains have.cnbc.com
Disney Pixar's 'Onward' coming to digital and Disney+ earlier due to coronavirus outbreak
Tom Holland and Chris Pratt voice teenage elf brothers in Pixars' "Onward." The pair embark on a quest to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him. Disney's latest Pixar feature "Onward" will be arriving to the at-home market a bit earlier than expected because of the coronavirus outbreak. The animated feature will be available to buy digitally for $19.99 starting Friday at 8:00 pm ET. Movie theaters across the U.S. and internationally have been shuttered in an attempt to stem the rate of infection.cnbc.com
Tom Holland Shaves His Head and Fans Can't Handle It
Brace yourselves, Tom Holland fans! The Spider-Man: Far From Home star sent folks into a frenzy on Monday after a video surfaced showing that he has shaved his head. The transformation is believed to be for Hollands upcoming role in the Russo Brothers new film, Cherry. Holland reportedly plays a former Army medic, who returns from Iraq with PTSD. RELATED CONTENT:Tom Holland Responds After He's Spotted Showing PDA With Mystery BlondeTom Holland Addresses Spider-Man Drama at D23: 'It's Been a Crazy Week'Tom Holland Goofs Off in Reunion With Robert Downey Jr. Amid Disney-Sony Drama
Tom Holland called CEO of Disney and told him to save Spider-Man
(CNN) - Tom Holland isn't just a superhero on screen. Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed Friday in an interview with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel that Holland, who plays Spider-Man in the Marvel movies, personally called and asked him to fix the Spider-Man deal with Sony -- basically saving this iteration of the franchise. Disney, which owns Marvel, and Sony had an agreement that allowed the character to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was clear that the fans wanted Tom back as Spider-Man, made by Marvel and our Marvel production team," he said. "We spoke, and he basically made a -- he cried on the phone," Iger said, laughing before revealing the truth.
Spider-Man will stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Tom Holland as Spider-Man. After months of tension, the two studios announced Spider-Man will return to theaters in 2021. Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Studios jointly announced Friday a partnership to release a third film in the "Spider-Man Homecoming" franchise under Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. Tom Holland will return to the iconic role in the movie, which is scheduled for release on July 16, 2021. A deal between Marvel and Sony brought Tom Holland into the "Avengers" franchise, but the deal expired after "Spider-Man: Far From Home" Sony's highest-grossing movie of all time.cbsnews.com
Spider-Man No Longer Leaving the MCU as Sony and Marvel Settle Dispute
Sony and Walt Disney Studio's Marvel with Kevin Feige at the helm, are working together again to bring the third Spider-Man film to audiences with Tom Holland starring. The third installment of solo films for Holland's Spider-Man is set to be released on July 16, 2021. According to Comic Book, Spider-Man will also appear in a future Marvel Studios film. Holland has already starred as the web slinger in 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming and 2019's Spider-Man: Far From Home. Holland previously addressed the conflict between Sony and Marvel, telling the crowd at D23 that he is "holding out hope that this isn't he final chapter of that story."
Sony 'Spider-Man' deal with Marvel shows how important fandom is to franchise success
Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home." Not only that, but, as part of the arrangement, Spider-Man will also appear in a future Marvel Studios film. And Sony earned back the goodwill it had lost to fans in the wake of "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." "This is one situation where the fans were right, the fans knew they were right and the studios knew they were right." If Sony had moved forward with its own Spider-Man films, unaffiliated with Marvel, it would have had to create a completely different Spider-Man.cnbc.com
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Stars Weigh in on Spidey's Future After Leaving the MCU
Starr, who's been part of this Spider-Man franchise since Homecoming, says he ultimately doesn't see it as a "good or bad thing." "I've always loved Spider-Man, so more than anything I'm excited to see what avenue they do go down," he tells ET. "Oh, Mr. Dell is pissed, let me tell you something," Smoove exclaims when asked how their characters would have reacted to the news. "Mr. Dell has had this kid's back a long time. And Mr. Dell is very intuitive, he's very connected to these students, and he dives in deep, you know?
Tom Holland Responds After He's Spotted Showing PDA With Mystery Blonde
Tom Holland is finally addressing those steamy photos of him with an unnamed woman at a festival in July. When asked if he felt like the scrutiny surrounding his personal life has reached new heights, Holland responds, "Yeah. Holland also responded to pushback surrounding Spider-Man leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing his confidence in Sony. I really am nothing but grateful, and I've made friends for life along the way." RELATED CONTENT:Tom Holland Addresses Spider-Man Drama at D23: 'It's Been a Crazy Week'Tom Holland Goofs Off in Reunion With Robert Downey Jr. Amid Disney-Sony DramaTom Holland Packs on PDA With Mystery Woman in London: Pics
Gwyneth Paltrow Curses Out Someone Who Questions Whether She Actually Cooks
Gwyneth Paltrow is defending her skills in the kitchen. While lending a hand in the kitchen, Paltrow hilariously revealed that she doesn't remember being in Spider-Man: Homecoming. "We weren't in Spider-Man," Paltrow replied, to which Favreau said, "Yes, we were. "I mean I've only worked with Gwyneth one time -- on Spider-Man: Homecoming, which she doesn't remember," he told Popsugar with a good-natured laugh. RELATED CONTENT:Tom Holland Says It 'Breaks My Heart' That Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Remember Working With HimWhy Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Don't Live Together Full TimeGwyneth Paltrow Didn't Know She Was in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' and It's Hilarious
Tom Holland Packs on PDA With Mystery Woman in London: Pics
It appears Tom Holland's love life is heating up. The 23-year-old Spider-Man: Far From Home star attended the British Summer Time Hyde Park festival on Monday with a mystery blonde, and the two weren't shy about showing PDA. According to an eyewitness, ever the gentleman, Holland later carried her handbag for her when they left the park. tom holland has a gf but its not zendaya pic.twitter.com/gweGTHsA7x nati saw st3 + ffh (@dimplydjh) July 17, 2019tom holland has a girlfriend and its not zendayapic.twitter.com/w7AhTDqQp1 tricia saw ffh (@ultonystark) July 17, 2019People salty that Tom Holland has a gf that isnt Zendaya. Watch the video below for more:RELATED CONTENT:Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Holland and Zendaya Bring 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' to Children's HospitalTom Holland Says It 'Breaks My Heart' That Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Remember Working With HimTom Holland Dishes on His Favorite Marvel Bromance at 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Premiere (Exclusive)
Imax CEO sees no sequel fatigue, points to huge new 'Spider-Man' debut
The CEO of Imax told CNBC on Monday that he doesn't believe there's any so-called sequel fatigue following the strong U.S. debut of "Spider-Man: Far from Home." "Far from Home," which debuted overseas last weekend, earned $580 million globally in its first 10 days in theaters. Disney released an extended cut of the film two weeks ago for an extra push to beat the all-time box office record. "Men in Black: International" and "Dark Phoenix," the newest installment of the X-Men franchise, were both seen as box office bombs earlier this year. I think people are reluctant to make big bets on new content"Gelfond said box office revenue is up 5% this year for Imax, including a 25% increase in China.cnbc.com
Marvel strikes gold as 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' fetches $580 million in first 10 days in theaters
Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home." "Spider-Man: Far From Home" has hauled in nearly $600 million worldwide at the box office during its first 10 days in theaters. The second Spider-Man film starring Tom Holland opened in the U.S. on Tuesday and will take in an estimated $185 million domestically through Sunday. This is the best six-day record for Sony, who produced the film in partnership with Disney's Marvel Studios. "Far From Home" is also the best six-day opening for a Spider-Man film and the best six-day opening for a film over the Fourth of July holiday, the company said.cnbc.com