Shang-Chi remained strong in its second weekend and held onto the number #1 slot at the box office while Malignant became the third recent HBO Max/theatrical hybrid release to vastly underperform compared to expectations going into the weekend.
The Expendables 4 is officially confirmed, Jungle Cruise and Vacation Friends are getting sequels, Poison Ivy cast for Batwoman, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is coming to Netflix, Paramount delays a bunch of movies again and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
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.
Jungle Cruise (Theaters and Disney+) Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra Plot: Dr. Lily Houghton travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists wisecracking jungle skipper Frank Wolff’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila–his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined […]
The movie version of Disney’s iconic Jungle Cruise ride is finally setting sail this July in both theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access as Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt travel deep into the Amazon to try and find a legendary tree with healing properties that could change the world.
Netflix’s adaptation of Sandman finds its cast, Kevin Hart joins the Borderlands movie, Tomb Raider and King Kong are getting Netflix anime shows, Robert Rodriguez is rebooting Spy Kids, Cloverfield is getting a direct sequel, and more in this week’s News Shotgun.