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News Shotgun 10/2/21

October 2, 2021

Disney and Scarlett Johansson settle their lawsuit out of court and the Friday the 13th lawsuit reaches a decision, the next Jason Statham/Guy Ritchie movies gets a new title and release date, The Boys college spin-off is officially coming to Prime Video, Jumanji is getting a theme park ride in Italy, Babylon 5 is coming back on The CW and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Battle at the Box Office 8/9/21

August 9, 2021

Although it had rave reviews from critics and fans, The Suicide Squad failed to live up to expectations at the box office over the weekend (despite topping the charts), possibly due to a combination of increased concern over the Delta variant, the R rating, and the simultaneous streaming on HBO Max.

Battle at the Box Office 8/2/21

August 2, 2021

Jungle Cruise easily took the top spot at the box office over the weekend with over $60 million worldwide and an additional $30 million from Disney+ while The Green Knight also had a strong opening for distributor A24.

Battle at the Box Office 7/26/21

July 26, 2021

It was a lackluster and underperforming weekend at the box office with M. Night Shyamalan’s Old taking the top spot, topping its release competitor Snake Eyes, but neither of those new films hit expectations while movies like Space Jam: A New Legacy, saw massive dropoffs compared to last weekend.

Admit One 7/9/21

July 9, 2021

Black Widow finally brings the MCU back to theaters (and Disney+ Premiere Access) while the horror of Fear Street continues on Netflix with Part Two: 1978.