Box Office: 'Godzilla vs. Kong' Roars to $13.4 Million in Second Weekend
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Godzilla vs. Kong" stormed to the top of the domestic box office, picking up $13.4 million in its second weekend of release. That brings the monster mashup's stateside haul to $69.5 million, an impressive gross considering it comes in the midst of a global pandemic.
'Top Gun' sequel delayed in summer movie setback for theaters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Paramount Pictures has pushed the release Tom Cruise movie "Top Gun: Maverick" to November from July, the studio said on Friday, a move that deprives theaters of what was expected to be one of the biggest releases of the summer blockbuster season.
Jazz drama 'Ma Rainey' wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening night
LONDON (Reuters) - "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", a jazz drama set in 1920s Chicago, won two awards at the opening of the BAFTAs on Saturday, but the race for the main prizes remains open with a list of contenders that shines a spotlight on diversity.
UPDATE 1-Jazz drama "Ma Rainey" wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening night
LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) - "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," a jazz drama set in 1920s Chicago, won two awards at the opening of the BAFTAs on Saturday, but the race for the main prizes remains open with a list of contenders that shines a spotlight on diversity.
UPDATE 3-Rapper, actor DMX, five-time Billboard chart topper, dead at 50
NEW YORK, April 9 (Reuters) - American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known by the stage name DMX or Dark Man X, died on Friday, his record label said, after he suffered a heart attack during what media reports said was a drug overdose. He was 50 years old.
Chinese film and TV show companies threaten legal action against short video platforms: Securities Times
BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 70 Chinese film and television show makers and associations said they would take "necessary legal action" against short video platforms for unauthorised use of their content, a state-run newspaper reported on Friday.
UPDATE 1-'Spider-Man' and other Sony films to hit Netflix after theaters
April 8 (Reuters) - Streaming service Netflix Inc reached a deal to offer new "Spider-Man" movies and other films from Sony Pictures to U.S. customers after they play in theaters, the companies said on Thursday.
Rare Bond "Thunderball" poster heads for auction
WOKING, England (Reuters) - A rare poster for the 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball" is headed for auction on Friday - and expected to go under the hammer for up to $16,000.
Mads Mikkelsen makes heartbreaking journey with 'Another Round'
REFILE-Mads Mikkelsen makes heartbreaking journey with 'Another Round'
LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) - Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen says his new movie "Another Round" became the most important thing he had ever done following the death of director Thomas Vinterberg's daughter four days after shooting began in 2019.
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