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  • This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." The movie releases in U.S. theaters on May 1, 2015. (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)
    'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day LINDSEY BAHR - Associated Press - Sun, May 3, 2015 12:12 AM SGT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings, topping the $80.8 million opening … More »'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." The movie releases in U.S. theaters on May 1, 2015. (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings, topping the $80.8 million opening of the first "Avengers" in 2012, according to Disney estimates …

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Has Record in Range After Huge $84 Million Friday at Box Office
    ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Has Record in Range After Huge $84 Million Friday at Box Office Todd Cunningham - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 10:56 PM SGT

    “Avengers: The Age of Ultron” smashed its way to $84.4 million Friday, the second-highest opening day at the box office ever, but will still need a monster Saturday to break the record set by the original movie for the biggest opening weekend ever. The … More »‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Has Record in Range After Huge $84 Million Friday at Box Office

    ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Has Record in Range After Huge $84 Million Friday at Box Office

    “Avengers: The Age of Ultron” smashed its way to $84.4 million Friday, the second-highest opening day at the box office ever, but will still need a monster Saturday to break the record set by the original movie for the biggest opening weekend ever. The first day of Disney’s Marvel superhero sequel — which included $27.6 …

  • Party Report in Pictures: Emily Ratajkowski Cozies Up to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (Photos)
    Party Report in Pictures: Emily Ratajkowski Cozies Up to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (Photos) Mikey Glazer - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 8:13 AM SGT

    The post Party Report in Pictures: Emily Ratajkowski Cozies Up to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (Photos) appeared first on TheWrap.Related stories from TheWrap: More »Party Report in Pictures: Emily Ratajkowski Cozies Up to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (Photos)

    Party Report in Pictures: Emily Ratajkowski Cozies Up to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (Photos)

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  • ‘Hunger Games’ Star Josh Hutcherson to Lead James Franco’s ‘The Long Home’
    ‘Hunger Games’ Star Josh Hutcherson to Lead James Franco’s ‘The Long Home’ Joe Otterson - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 7:22 AM SGT

    Josh Hutcherson will star in the upcoming James Franco-directed drama “The Long Home,”an individual with knowledge of the project has told TheWrap. More »‘Hunger Games’ Star Josh Hutcherson to Lead James Franco’s ‘The Long Home’

    ‘Hunger Games’ Star Josh Hutcherson to Lead James Franco’s ‘The Long Home’

    Josh Hutcherson will star in the upcoming James Franco-directed drama “The Long Home,”an individual with knowledge of the project has told TheWrap.

  • Josh Trank Exiting ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Film
    Josh Trank Exiting ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Film Linda Ge - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 7:15 AM SGT

    One “Star Wars” film is in need of a director once again. Josh Trank has left the untitled spinoff film he had been set to direct, Lucasfilm announced Friday. “After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented … More »Josh Trank Exiting ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Film

    Josh Trank Exiting ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Film

    One “Star Wars” film is in need of a director once again. Josh Trank has left the untitled spinoff film he had been set to direct, Lucasfilm announced Friday. “After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I’m making a personal decision to move forward on …

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ on Pace to Smash Box Office Records With Over $210 Million Opening Weekend

    Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are about to prove their worth at the box office. The film already made box-office history Thursday night, zooming to $27.6 million and shattering the record for the biggest midnight haul ever for a Marvel Studios superhero movie. “Age of Ultron” also sped past $300 million at the worldwide box …

  • ‘Franny’ Starring Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning, Theo James Sells to Samuel Goldwyn Films

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to writer-director Andrew Renzi’s feature debut “Franny,” which stars Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning and Theo James, the company announced Friday. “Franny,” which recently debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival, stars Gere as the title character, a hedonistic philanthropist who …

  • ‘Black Souls’ Review: A Mafia Movie That Isn’t Enthralled With Cold Fury James Rocchi - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 5:39 AM SGT
    ‘Black Souls’ Review: A Mafia Movie That Isn’t Enthralled With Cold Fury

    Most of the film takes place in the remote region of Calabria, where the family feuds and long-simmering resentments between local crime families come to a slow, searing boil that becomes a crucible for character. It’s a tale of three sons and a dead father, at heart: After their father was cut down by rival gangs, brothers …

  • 'Age of Ultron' on pace for record-setting weekend JAKE COYLE - Associated Press - Sat, May 2, 2015 5:39 AM SGT
    This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers, in the new film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." The movie releases in U.S. theaters on May 1, 2015. (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has debuted with a Hulk-sized box office showing, and Disney says it's headed toward a possible record-breaking weekend.

  • 15 Hottest Movie Trailers Ranked: From ‘Mad Max’ to ‘Batman v Superman’ Todd Cunningham - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 4:55 AM SGT
    15 Hottest Movie Trailers Ranked: From ‘Mad Max’ to ‘Batman v Superman’

    This summer’s movie slate is loaded and competitive, and trailers often play a big part in how moviegoers make their choices. The majority of the season’s most promoted and anticipated movies are sequels, whose trailers must be judged by how well they navigate the conflicting — and occasionally impossible — demands made …

  • Who Got the Last Laugh on ‘The Ridiculous Six’ Movie Set? (Guest Blog) Aviva Kempner - The Wrap - Sat, May 2, 2015 4:17 AM SGT
    Who Got the Last Laugh on ‘The Ridiculous Six’ Movie Set? (Guest Blog)

    Adam Sandler learned an important lesson in humanity this week when a dozen Native American actors just picked up and walked out during the filming of “The Ridiculous Six.” The often-funny actor was forced to confront the fact that sometimes scripted satire can be downright insulting and not so funny after all. Forget, …

  • Shout! Factory to Distribute Giallo-Inspired Horror Comedy ‘The Editor’ (Exclusive)

    Shout! Factory has struck a deal with Kennedy/Brooks to distribute the giallo-inspired horror comedy “The Editor” in the U.S., TheWrap has learned. Directed and produced by Adam Brooks and Matthew Kennedy, the stylish genre movie premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and is scheduled to play at the …

  • Mexican actress best known for 'La India Maria' dies Associated Press - Sat, May 2, 2015 2:17 AM SGT
    In this Feb. 21, 2013 photo, Maria Elena Velasco, better known as "La India Maria," performs her most famous role which exaggerated stereotypes about Mexico's indigenous people, in a debut presentation of a soap opera in Mexico City. The Mexican film institute announced through its Twitter account that Velasco, also a screenwriter and director, died Friday May 1, 2015, but did not specify the cause. (cuartoscuro.com, Francisco Rodriguez, via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT, MEXICO OUT, NO USAR EN MEXICO

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican actress and comedian Maria Elena Velasco, best known for her character "The Indian Maria," has died at age 74.

  • ‘Hemlock Grove’s’ Bill Skarsgard to Join Shailene Woodley in ‘Divergent’ Sequel ‘Allegiant’ (Exclusive)

    “Hemlock Grove” star Bill Skarsgard is in negotiations to join Shailene Woodley in the “Divergent” sequel “Allegiant,” which serves as the two-part conclusion to thehit  YA franchise, multiple individuals with knowledge of the Summit Entertainment project have told TheWrap.

  • ‘Welcome to Me’ Review: Kristen Wiig Turns Mental Illness into Trainwreck TV in Uneven Comedy

    After sitting in the audience for a terrible infomercial hosted by Gabe (Wes Bentley), Alice realizes that she needs a show of her own, just like Oprah’s, except that there will be no guests and it will be completely and entirely about Alice’s life and her thoughts and feelings, as well as special segments in which she …

  • First Look at Stephen Amell as ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle 2’s’ Casey Jones (Photo)

    “Earth to Echo” director David Green is taking over directing duties on the now-filming sequel from Jonathan Liebesman. The first film, released in 2014, left the door open for Megan Fox and Will Arnett to return alongside the reptilian heroes in a half shell — Leonardo (Pete Ploszek), Raphael (Alan Ritchson), Michelangelo …

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Reviews: Come for the Spectacle, Stay for the Characters

    “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is already a contender to become one of the biggest movies of 2015, and the reviews it is garnering will only push it higher into the box office stratosphere. The sequel to the Marvel megahit “Avengers” reunites the cast from the first film with Lord of All Things Nerdy, Joss Whedon, back in the …

  • The Sony Emails: Hollywood Preserved in Amber Sharon Waxman - The Wrap - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:59 PM SGT
    The Sony Emails: Hollywood Preserved in Amber

    In time, the treasure trove of Sony emails will cease to be a daily pipeline for gossip and schadenfreude and will harden, slowly, into a timeless artifact of Hollywood culture in the 21st century. With distance, we will have an unprecedented 360-degree view into Hollywood’s cliqueish byways, its entitlement, pettiness, …

  • Helen Hunt, Dakota Fanning Will ‘Please Stand By’ for ‘Sessions’ Director Ben Lewin

    Helen Hunt and Dakota Fanning have signed on to play the leads in “Please Stand By,” the next drama from “Sessions” director Ben Lewin. Fanning (“The Twilight Saga”) is playing a brilliant young woman with autism who escapes her care home to embark on a journey to Hollywood in order to deliver a screenplay for a competition. …

  • Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans RYAN NAKASHIMA - Associated Press - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:35 PM SGT
    CORRECTS SPELLING STYLE OF MOVIEPILOT - In this Monday, April 13, 2015 photo, blogger Reid Jones poses for a portrait at the premiere for “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in Los Angeles. Jones is possibly the world’s biggest Marvel movie fan. For the last year, he’s written more than a post a day for fan site Moviepilot about its superhero universe.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist.

 
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