The DreamWorks Animation offering Home opened to fantastic results shattering expectations to claim the number one spot with an estimated $54M. The PG-rated toon featuring the voices of Rihanna, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez averaged a stellar $14,563 from 3,708 locations for Fox which handled the release.
This was a week filled with news stories from the world of film development, and in this column, we bring to you at least ten of the biggest revelations. Included in the mix are stories about a possible Downton Abbey movie, remakes of A Star is Born and Alien Nation, and the latest entries in the LEGO Movie, Star Trek and Marvel Studios franchises.
Akiva Goldsman has his own robot Marvel-style universe to play with.
Prepare to "Fear the Walking Dead."
This week, Christy breaks down Dreamworks Animation's latest offering, as well as a couple of big fantasy hits -- one from WB and the other from Disney -- that arrived on home video. Read on for details.
Antoine Fuqua may have found the villain for his version of the story.
Craig T. Nelson is back for the revival, currently set to run for 13 episodes.
Jon Hamm sat down with Rotten Tomatoes and other journalists at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel on Wednesday to discuss his experience starring on Mad Men as Don Draper for seven seasons. Read about his first day on set!
This week at the movies, we've got animated misfits (Home, featuring voice performances by Rihanna and Steve Martin), inmates in training (Get Hard, starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart), and terrified teens (It Follows, starring Maika Monroe and Keir Gilchrist). What do the critics have to say?
Who's excited for the return of Orphan Black? Got GoT? Will Penny be Dreadful in season two? How will new shows like American Odyssey, Odd Mom Out, UnReal, and Aquarius compete? Will Lucy Lawless lay down the witches' law when she debuts on the new season of Salem? Will mini-series like Casual Vacancy or Texas Rising rise to the level? More importantly, will your DVR blow up from the pressure? DVR safety is crucial, so please plan ahead by referencing this list on a regular basis.
This week in TV news, George RR Martin has advice to the survivors on The Walking Dead. Plus, Downton Abbey comes to an end, Vikings announces season four, Orange Is the New Black releases Jason Biggs, and Saturday Night Live welcomes Taraji P. Henson!
Naomi Watts stars in Noah Baumbach's latest film While We're Young, where she hangs out with her movie husband's new young friends and even takes a hip hop class. Grae Drake discusses the ruthlessness of youth, and why she should either have a baby or just enroll in fitness classes.
The highest-rated UK drama of the last decade is getting ready to say goodbye.
With screenwriter Kelly Marcel also out, Universal needs to fill a pair of crucial behind-the-scenes vacancies for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequel.
Sony's next outing with the little blue guys is due to arrive on March 31, 2017.
The studio is hoping to build a franchise.
Veteran actor Scott Glenn has a resume that stretches back more than half a century and includes a varied body of work. This week, however, Glenn stars in a thriller called The Barber about a serial killer whose unsolved case haunts a detective's son for decades. RT got a chance to chat with Glenn about his Five Favorite Films; read on to see what he chose.
Jim Parsons, Steve Martin, and Rihanna all star in the new Fox animated feature Home directed by Tim Johnson, about an Earth takeover by aliens called the Boov. Grae Drake gets to the bottom of their differences and similarities from the Boov, and whether or not they find themselves running towards danger or away from it. Plus, they discuss what an adorable takeover the film ends up being.
Spielberg's the latest director to attach himself to the long-gestating adaptation of Ernest Cline's 2011 novel; he'll be working from a script by Zak Penn.