• 'Solo' is already breaking records at the box office, but it's nowhere close to previous 'Star Wars' movies

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    "Solo: A Star Wars Story" earned a record-breaking $14.1 million at its Thursday night preview screening.
    It's projected to earn around $140 million during the Memorial Day weekend, which would also be a record.
    But that would make "Solo" the lowest-grossing opening ever for a "Star Wars" movie since Disney took over the franchise.
    Even "Rogue One" had a better opening weekend .
    "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is starting off strong by breaking the Thursday preview box-office record going into Memorial Day. But it's still up in the air if this latest release in the beloved franchise will perform...
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  • 'Solo' is already breaking records at the box office, but it's nowhere close to previous 'Star Wars' movies

    'Solo' is already breaking records at the box office, but it's nowhere close to previous 'Star Wars' movies

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    "Solo: A Star Wars Story" earned a record-breaking $14.1 million at its Thursday night preview screening.
    It's projected to earn around $140 million during the Memorial Day weekend, which would also be a record.
    But that would make "Solo" the lowest-grossing opening ever for a "Star Wars" movie since Disney took over the franchise.
    Even "Rogue One" had a better opening weekend .
    "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is starting off strong by breaking the Thursday preview box-office record going into Memorial Day. But it's still up in the air if this latest release in the beloved franchise will perform...
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  • The Movie Biz: Female trouble

    The Movie Biz: Female trouble

    2 monthes ago - By Biz Journals

    True story: I was going to a first-day showing of “Avengers: Infinity War” and the ticket guy, with a big welcoming smile, told me - without looking at my ticket - that “I Feel Pretty” was down the hall, third door on the right.
    Twice.
    I'm not going to try to solve the whole “women of a certain age” deal because, in Hollywood, “women of a certain age” means a woman over 25. Don't believe me? Check it out in Variety or Hollywood Reporter.
    Anyway, my point is that a “woman...
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  • Every 'Star Wars' movie and TV show currently in the works, including a Boba Fett spin-off

    Every 'Star Wars' movie and TV show currently in the works, including a Boba Fett spin-off

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    It's a good week to be a "Star Wars" fan.
    Not only is "Solo: A Star Wars Story" now in theaters, but according to The Hollywood Reporter , Lucasfilm is "developing movies on a slew of characters," including fan favorites Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi.
    That's just the icing on the cake, though. Multiple other projects have already been announced, and it might be hard to keep track of them all.
    The creators of "Game of Thrones" and the director of "Iron Man" are all signed on for separate projects, just to name a couple.
    Details are scarce for these movies and TV shows, but we know Disney and...
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