Box Office

Did Steve Jobs' Widow Try To Stop The New Biopic?

10/9/2015 12:35pm EDT
Steve Jobs Widow Laurene Powell Reportedly Told Leonardo DiCapri
'Steve Jobs', the long-awaited biopic of the late Apple CEO of the same name arrives in theaters today. Early reviews state that the movie gives Jobs credit for his many innovations but does not paint a flattering picture of his personal life. Which might explain why Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell, apparently tried to keep the movie from happening.

That's the allegation made by several figures close to the movie in a feature by The Hollywood Reporter this week.

"They haven't helped," said Danny Boyle, the film's director of Powell Jobs and current Apple CEO Tim Cook. "There's been some tough...

'Steve Jobs' Star Michael Fassbender: 'I Studied Ashton Kutcher'

10/6/2015 1:52pm EDT
'Steve Jobs' Star Michael Fassbender Throws Shade At Previous 'J
There's potentially a new celebrity beef going on, and while it isn't exactly Drake vs. Meek Mill, it's still pretty funny. Unless your name is Ashton Kutcher.

Michael Fassbender, who plays the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming movie of the same name, is currently making the rounds promoting the Universal Pictures flick.

Fassbender has had to answer the question of how he prepared for the role of playing the late Apple founder and CEO numerous times, but it's what he said during a press conference in New York this week that's getting a few laughs across the Internet.

"I studied Ashton K...

Yes 'Back To The Future Fans,' There Is A 'Jaws 19' Trailer

10/6/2015 11:37am EDT
'Back To The Future' Inspires Trailer For 'Jaws 19'
'Back to the Future' fans will have to wait a couple more weeks to see if Marty McFly really does arrive in the future on October 21, 2015, but Universal Pictures is making at least one prediction about that date come true with a new trailer for 'Jaws 19.'

Confused? When Marty McFly/Michael J. Fox arrived in the future Hill Valley in the year 2015 in 'Back to the Future II,' the movie spent the next couple of scenes making a few jokes about what the future would be like. Predictions included a new drink called Pepsi Perfect and a Chicago Cubs World Series championship. Mixed in with all of...

Kirsten Dunst: 'Creative People Are Blossoming On Television'

10/5/2015 6:10pm EDT
Kirsten Dunst Slams The Movie Business, Says Best Opportunities
Kirsten Dunst has had a long and successful career in Hollywood, and she's probably best remembered for her role as Mary Jane in the 2002 'Spiderman' movie some 13 years ago. But despite her success in some major blockbusters, Dunst now says she feels the best opportunities for creatives in Hollywood are in television, not film.

Dunst was interviewed by the U.K.'s Guardian for a piece that was published Sunday.

"People don't go to the cinema unless it's an event any more," the actress said. "The movie industry is a weird place, for sure, and the creative people are blossoming on televisio...

'The Martian' Takes Top Spot

10/5/2015 2:52pm EDT
Matt Damon's 'The Martian' Takes Top Spot At Weekend Box Office
It was a good weekend for Matt Damon as his film, 'The Martian,' brought in box office receipts that were out of this world.

The critically-acclaimed film also starring Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig earned $55 million through Sunday. The 20th Century Fox flick tells the story of an astronaut who is left for dead on The Red Planet and must use his wits to survive. 'The Martian' dethroned last weekend's winner, 'Hotel Transylvania 2', which brought in $33 million in its 2nd place showing.

'Sciario', a drug war drama starring Emily Blunt took the bronze medal with $12.1 million.

Some in...

'We Are Your Friends' Tanks At The Box Office

8/31/2015 9:39am EDT
Box Office Flop: Zac Efron's 'We Are Your Friends' Had One Of Th
Zac Efron's latest film, "We Are Your Friends," debuted over the weekend with one of the worst wide-release openings in U.S. box office history.

The film took in a paltry $1.8 million in 2,333 theaters, making it the fourth-worst film debut since 1982, reports There were predictions that the film would make $10 million over the weekend.

What films did worse? "The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure" (2012), "Delgo" (2008), and the "Saw" tenth anniversary release in 2014.

"We Are Your Friends" centers on an aspiring DJ who falls in love with his mentor's girlfriend ...

Bella Thorne Reveals A Real Life Fear – See Details

8/13/2015 10:25am EDT
Soon To Be 18-Year-Old Bella Thorne Says She's Too Scared To Lea
Teen actress Bella Throne is currently making the rounds to promote her new movie, Big Sky, in which she takes on a challenging role as a girl with agoraphobia who must overcome her anxiety-based disorder to save herself and her mother from a scary situation.

Thorne has been asked about the inspiration she used for the part, and in an interview with Entertainment Tonight that will air Thursday evening, Throne copped to having a pretty big phobia of her own.

"I have a fear of driving and so I still don't drive," she confessed to ET. "I don't have a permit."

While most teenagers can't wait...

'Fantastic Four' Remake Is A Box Office Bomb

8/10/2015 1:05pm EDT
Fantastic Four
Despite a second-place finish at the box office over the weekend, it looks like Fox's Fantastic Four remake is a total dud.

The film finished with an estimated $26.2 million box office take, falling second to Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, which added $29.4 million to start of its second week of release. The film pulled in $55.5 million on its opening weekend and now sits at $108.6 million, cracking the $100 million mark in just 10 days.

"Fantastic Four" has been making headlines for the past week as critics have panned it, according to Rotten, on which the fi...

Did 'Ant-Man' Live Up To Marvel’s Expectations?

7/20/2015 12:12pm EDT
'Ant-Man's Debut Smaller Than Other Marvel Titles, But Still Top
The smallest superhero ever loomed large at the U.S. box office this past weekend.

Marvel's 'Ant-Man' debuted to an estimated $58 million, taking first place over Universal's 'Minions', which brought in $50 million.

Still, that tally is a bit smaller than other recent Marvel films. The debut of 'Thor' and 'Captain America' both brought in $65 million back in 2011. You'd have to go back to 2008's 'The Incredible Hulk' and its $55 million to find a film that performed worse on its opening weekend.

The lower number was expected by some, however, given the less serious nature of the superher...

Chris Pratt's Famous Raptor Scene With Kids -- See Details

6/23/2015 5:21pm EDT
Chris Pratt Recreates 'Jurassic World' Raptor Training Scene Wit
The world is still buzzing from the success of Jurassic World, which has set records at the box office. The star of the film, Chris Pratt, has been making the rounds on the interview circuit to get the word out about the movie, even walking in high heels in the name of promotion. But this past weekend, it was Pratt's visit to a children's hospital that got everyone talking.

One of the more famous scenes from the movie was Pratt's character training the raptors of the park, including putting his arms up in order to get them to halt. It's an image that zookeepers around the world have been h...