Crazy Rich Asians took the box office title out of the mouth of The Meg and topped the weekend box office while Mile 22 underperformed and Alpha and Mission: Impossible Fallout were neck and neck for the fourth and fifth spots.
Blowing past even the most optimistic expectations, The Meg took the top spot at the box office with over $45 million, which gave Jason Statham his best non-Fast & Furious opening of all time.
Jason Statham battles a giant shark, Slender Man is unleashed, doggy romantic comedy shenanigans abound and a real-life sting operation against the KKK are all highlighted in this weekend’s new releases.
August 2018 closes out the summer with an eclectic mix of movies from Jason Statham vs a giant shark in The Meg to R-rated Muppets in The Happytime Murders, the latest Marky Mark action movie Mile 22, the internet’s favorite horror icon Slender Man and much more.
The creepy figure created by Eric Knudsen on the Something Awful forums back in 2009 makes his big screen debut this coming summer with Slender Man, as the titular monster infects the minds of a group of teens.
Injustice 2 gets a release date, The Goldbergs are paying homage to Batman ’89, JCVD and Dolph Lundgren are teaming up for a new movie and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Tons of big news this week including our first look at the new Power Rangers, the casting of the young Han Solo, the announcement of Space Jam 2, a new Puppet Master movie, some hope for the return of Karl Urban’s Dredd and much more.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the confirmation of a new Space Jam, the insanity of modern day Power Rangers, The Punisher solo series, the Universal Monsters cinematic universe, Puppet Master and much more.