Tag: Fox

Disney’s Record-Setting Worldwide Gross for 2016 Is the Continuation of a Trend Fox Started in 2014

I’ve been seeing the headlines for weeks now: “Disney on pace to have the biggest year at the global box office for any single film studio in industry history.” That’s what happens when you release […]

Box Office: How White House Down Might Have Saved Us From an Independence Day 3

The verdict is in: Independence Day: Resurgence‘s opening weekend was very not good. From Forbes (updated by me with the actual figures instead of estimated): There is a certain irony in the fact that 20th […]

Upfronts 2016: Do You Still Watch Broadcast TV Shows?

The 2016 broadcast network upfronts are over. Over the five-day event, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and The CW combined to formally announce over 40 new shows for the 2016/2017 schedule. Beyond that, over 20 returning […]

Has Channing Tatum’s Gambit Movie Been Canceled?

Fox has canceled the October 7, 2016 release date for Channing Tatum’s Gambit movie, and announced the release dates for two untitled Marvel projects, the first on October 6, 2017 and the second on January […]

The Other Side of Midnight: The Film Which Theaters Wanted to Play Instead of the Original Star Wars

There was a world before the cultural force that is Star Wars, and in that world 20th Century Fox had two big movies planned for the summer of 1977.  The first was The Other Side […]

Why Rupert Wyatt Was Probably Right to Walk Away From Gambit

After Rupert Wyatt officially bowed out of directing Gambit (Chambit to the Channing Tatum fans) earlier this month, THR’s Kim Masters noticed a pattern. It turns out that Wyatt has done this multiple times now, […]

Scream, Scream Queens & The Need for the Murders to Truly Hurt

At the start of the month, MTV wrapped up the inaugural season of Scream, and now here at the end of the month FOX has launched Scream Queens, packaging the the show’s first two episodes […]

Box Office: Fantastic Four & How the “Too Many Superhero Movies” Problem Will Work Itself Out

“It’ll work itself out” is an expression you hear a lot in baseball, usually in reference to how a team might appear to have a surplus of talent at certain positions. You have 8 starting […]

Tom Rothman’s Strategy to Save Sony Pictures: “What’s Going to Galvanize Audiences Who Aren’t Interested in Comic Books?”

In Variety’s recent profile of Sony Picture Entertainment’s new chairman Tom Rothman, we learn that the studio has basically mirrored the way sports teams often transition from a nurturing player’s coach to a hard-nosed taskmaster. […]

Think Of It As X-Men: The Next Generation: Fault In Our Stars Director Hired to Make X-Men Spin-Off The New Mutants

Remember how next year’s X-Men: Apocalypse and 2017’s Wolverine 3 will reportedly bring an end to the Bryan Singer X-Men movie universe, with all of the First Class actors fulfilling their original 3-film contracts and […]