TV and Movie News (page 6)

Weekend Box Office: The Boss Battles Batman v Superman
April 09, 2016 @ 10:27 am PST    The Boss, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zootopia, Hardcore Henry, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2     Evan Gillespie    
Last week, Batman v Superman saw a big drop-off in its ticket sales but held on to first place anyway. This week, the rapidly fading superhero movie faces much stronger competition and faces its first second-place finish.

Empire's Ratings Drop Despite Idol Lead-In
April 08, 2016 @ 6:55 am PST    Empire, American Idol     Evan Gillespie    
Fox's hip-hop drama doesn't necessarily look like an unstoppable force any longer, but it's still the hottest thing on Wednesday-night TV.

Charlize Theron to Play Villain in Furious 8
April 08, 2016 @ 6:25 am PST    Furious 7, Mad Max: Fury Road, Fast & Furious     Evan Gillespie    
The Fast & Furious gang will face a tough challenge in the franchise's next installment thanks to the casting of one of Hollywood's toughest actresses.

Melissa McCarthy Coming Back to Gilmore Girls
April 08, 2016 @ 5:56 am PST    Gilmore Girls, Ellen     Evan Gillespie    
Just when you'd made peace with the sad fact that Melissa McCarthy wouldn't be involved with the Gilmore Girls revival, the tables have been turned. The actress announced this week that she's going to work on the project after all.

A Tale of Two Jungle Books
April 07, 2016 @ 11:02 am PST    The Jungle Book     Evan Gillespie    
How much Jungle Book is too much Jungle Book? Two major-studio remakes of Disney's 1967 animated original, which was based on stories by Rudyard Kipling, will hit theaters in the next two years or so.

Does Batman v Superman Change Plans for Upcoming DC Movies?
April 07, 2016 @ 10:26 am PST    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Dark Knight Rises, Suicide Squad     Evan Gillespie    
Batman v Superman was supposed to launch a gigantic cinematic universe, but its box-office performance isn't making it look much like a reliable launch pad.

Star Wars Rogue One Trailer Debuts
April 07, 2016 @ 6:03 am PST    Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope     Evan Gillespie    
Rogue One may not be the biggest news in the Star Wars universe, but a new teaser trailer manages to generate some excitement ahead of the movie's release.

Jimmy Kimmel Hosts Multitude of Marvel Stars
April 07, 2016 @ 5:15 am PST    Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Captain America: Civil War, Thor, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.     Evan Gillespie    
Looking at the guest list for Jimmy Kimmel's show for next week, you might get the suspicion that one studio owns both Kimmel's show and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Sherlock Season 4 Finally on Its Way
April 07, 2016 @ 4:49 am PST    Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Black Mass, Jungle Book, Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Captain America: Civil War, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Doctor Who, The Flash     Evan Gillespie    
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have been so busy that they haven't had time to work on a new season of Sherlock. Lucky for fans, they've at last been able to fit the series into their schedules.

Starz Joins the Streaming Service Party
April 05, 2016 @ 6:51 am PST    Outlander, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Logan's Run     Evan Gillespie    
Starz has announced that it will begin offering a stand-alone streaming service for its programming, so now you can watch Outlander for only $8.99 per month.