Fantasy/SF News

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J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars Episode IX (September 12, 2017): Filmmaker J.J. Abrams will write and direct Star Wars Episode IX. He will co-write the film with Chris Terrio.

The Dark Tower Tops Weak Summer Box Office (August 6, 2017): The Dark Tower had a small $19.5 million opening but won the weekend box office anyway.

War for the Planet of the Apes Tops Box Office With $56.5 Million Opening (July 16, 2017): War for the Planet of the Apes is the number one film in theaters. It made $56.5 million to stay ahead of Spider-Man.

Transformers: The Last Knight Wins Box Office But Records Franchise Low (June 26, 2017): Transformers: The Last Knight won the box office this weekend but recorded a low for the franchise

Cars 3 Tops Box Office With $53 Million Opening (June 19, 2017): Cars 3 made enough to stay ahead of Wonder Woman. It made $53 million while Wonder Woman made $40 million.

Wonder Woman Dusts The Mummy To Top Weekend Box Office (June 11, 2017): Wonder Woman won the box office for a second straight weekend after defeating The Mummy and Tom Cruise.

Black Panther Poster Revealed Ahead of Trailer Release (June 9, 2017): Marvel has released the first Black Panther poster ahead of the trailer release. Black Panther is pictured sitting on his throne.

Wonder Woman Breaks Records With $100 Million Opening (June 4, 2017): Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, topped the $100 million mark during its opening weekend.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Tops Memorial Weekend Box Office (May 29, 2017): Pirates of the Caribbean 5 easily won the box office over Memorial Day weekend. The new Baywatch film did not do nearly as well.

Universal Pictures Unveils Dark Universe Monster Series (May 25, 2017): Universal Pictures has unveiled its Dark Universe of classic monster movie remakes

Alien: Covenant Tops Weekend Box Office (May 21, 2017): Alien: Covenant won the box office this weekend. It just edged out the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel.

Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford Star in First Full Trailer for Blade Runner 2049 (May 8, 2017): Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Jared Leto star in the intriguing first full trailer for Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Dominates Box Office With Monster $145 Million Opening (May 7, 2017): The Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2 easily won the box office this weekend. It had a $145 million opening and $33,000 per theater average.

Idris Elba Squares Off Against Matthew McConaughey in First Trailer for The Dark Tower (May 5, 2017): Idris Elba is the Gunslinger battling Matthew McConaughey's Man in Black in the first trailer for Stephen King's The Dark Tower.

Kong: Skull Island Wins Weekend Box Office with $61 Million Opening (March 13, 2017): Kong: Skull Island topped the box office this weekend with a $61 million opening. Logan finished second.



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