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For a very brief moment earlier this month, nerds got a chance to dream of a world where Disney bought 20th Century Fox and brought the “X-Men, “Alien,” and “Avatar” franchises under the same roof as Marvel and Lucasfilm. …

Revenue at animation houses climbed by nearly 10 percent, but a lack of capacity is likely to hamper further growth, with most studios now fully booked for years. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Sony are so thirsty for it, they’re gonna suck your blood. But really, the studio is dead set serious on creating that Spider-Verse they’d been hoping to launch back when Marc Webb was directing and Andrew Garfield was “The Amazing Spider-Man.” That pl…

The dominos continue to fall for Kevin Spacey. The actor, who is facing a growing number of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, has been dropped by his agency and publicist, and effectively kicked off “House Of Cards.” Now, his sh…

With the next James Bond movie officially set for 2019, the process of locking down a director is underway, with Yann Demange, Denis Villenueve and David MacKenzie all in the running. However, in the decades-long history of the franchise, there has never been a woman behind the camera, but it hasn’t been for a lack of trying. READ MORE: Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ Is An Uneven, But Powerful Docudrama [Review] Variety reveals that back when Amy Pascal was running Sony, longtime distributors of the James Bond flicks, she “urged” Kathryn Bigelow to direct a James Bond movie. Continue reading Former Sony Chief Amy Pascal Wanted Kathryn Bigelow To Direct A James Bond Movie at The Playlist.

The alliance between Marvel and Sony to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with last year’s “Captain America: Civil War” and continuing with next week’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” is certainly great for fans. However, the boring truth is that there is plenty of big money at stake for both studios, who definitely want to see their collaboration succeed creatively, but also commercially. Continue reading How Marvel & Sony Are Splitting ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Money Revealed at The Playlist.

The wait is almost over. For years we’ve all been anguishing over the relative lack of board game related disaster movies in our collective cultural life since the 1995 Robin Williams vehicle, “Jumanji”  — give or take a “Battleship” here and there. Anguish no longer, as Sony has at long last released the first trailer for “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” yet another sequel to a long forgotten film franchise that no one cares about anymore. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ Rumbles With Dwayne Johnson at The Playlist.