Saturday, May 25, 2019

Negromancer News Bits and Bites from May 19th to 25th, 2019 - Update #17

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BOX OFFICE - From TheWrap:  Disney's "Aladdin" looks to finish better at the 2019 Memorial Day box office than "Solo: A Star Wars Story" did at the 2018 Memorial Day box office.

MOVIES - From Variety: Warner Bros. gets Clint Eastwood's "The Ballad of Richard Jewell" from Disney/Fox.

MOVIES - From Deadline:  Christopher Nolan's next film has a title, "Tenet," and the cast is finalized with Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh among the new additions.  Warner Bros. is set to release the "international espionage" film July 17, 2019.

JAMES BOND - From IndieWire:  After begin hurt on the set of BOND 25, Daniel Craig will undergo ankle surgery.

STREAMING - From THR:   Greg Kinnear joins Lisa Kudrow in the pilot for the Amazon comedy, "Good People," from Lee Daniel and Whitney Cummings.

From TheWrap:  Martin Short has also been added to "Good People."

CANNES - From Deadline:  Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" screens at Cannes 2019, and gets a seven-minute standing ovation.

From YahooEntertainment:  On the set of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio thought of the late Luke Perry as an icon of cool.

MOVIES - From Deadline:  Fox Searchlights wins an intense bidding war for director Terrence Malick's much-talked about film, " A Hidden Life," which some consider a "return to form" and his best film since 2011's "The Tree of Life."  It is in competition at Cannes 2019.

BOX OFFICE - From Variety:  The winner of the 5/17 to 5/19/2019 weekend box office is "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum" with an estimate take of 57 million dollars.

From Variety:  "Pokemon: Detective Pikachu" leads the international box office.

CELEBRITY - From Deadline:  Arnold Schwarzenegger said that he will not press charges against the man who attacked him on Saturday, May 18th in South Africa at a children's sports event.

MOVIES - From Deadline:  Just out is a new "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" faux movie poster featuring Leo DeCaprio as "Rick Dalton."

TELEVISION - From Variety:  Showtime has won the rights to the feature-length documentary, "Hitsville: The Making of Motown."

MOVIES - From TheWrap:  The worldwide rights to the Chris Hemworth-Tiffany Haddish buddy cop comedy, "Down Under Cover," have been picked up by Paramount Pictures.


From YouTube:  First teaser for CBS All Access' "Star Trek: Picard" (May 23, 2019)

From YouTube:  First official teaser for "Terminator: Dark Fate" (May 23, 2019), which is set for a November 1, 2019.

From YouTube:  First official trailer (May 21, 2019) for Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood."

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