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Ellen Albertini Dow, Rapping Grandma from 'Wedding Singer, Dies at 101

Albertini Dow's manager tells THR the actress passed away yesterday. She was 101.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

'Braams' For Beginners: How a Horn Sound Ate Hollywood

More than one composer lays claim to the ubiquitous effect used in action trailers. Says one music supervisor: "It's a very, very, very touchy subject."read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Jeremy Renner Defends Black Widow Joke: "You'd Be a Slut" Too (Video)

Renner found himself in hot water last month when he initially made the off-color joke during the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' press tour. read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Christoph Liedke Joins Wild Bunch Germany

The former Warner Bros. executive will head up theatrical and home entertainment operations at the group, formed through the merger of Wild Bunch’s German operations withBerlin-based Senator Entertainment.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Amazon Bringing Prime Instant Video to JetBlue

Airline passengers and Amazon subscribers will be able to stream movies and TV shows from the sky.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Act Out All His Action and Comedy Roles in Six Minutes (Video)

'Conan the Barbarian,' 'Pumping Iron,' 'Terminator,' 'Predator,' 'Total Recall,' 'Batman & Robin,' 'True Lies,' 'Junior,' 'Twins,' 'Kindergarten Cop,' 'Jingle All the Way' and more, complete with weights and silly string.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Joss Whedon on Fighting With Marvel Over 'Avengers: Age of Ultron': "It Got Really, Really Unpleasant"

The director reveals that he wanted to include Spider-Man in the film, to no avail.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Cannes: Sabine Azema Named Golden Camera Jury President

The French actress will head up the jury that honors the best first film across the festival's sections.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

U.K. Secret Cinema Founder Confirms L.A. 'Back to the Future' Screening, Talks Future Plans

The founder of the U.K. immersive movie screening company teased its 'Empire Strikes Back' London event and said it would like to help with the distribution of smaller films.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

South Korea Box Office: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Reigns Over Long Weekend

The Marvel franchise has earned more than $55.4 million to become one of the highest-grossing Hollywood imports in the country's box-office history.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

'The Hobbit,' 'Hunger Games' Sequels Save 2014 European Box Office From Recession

Cinema revenue rises minimally, Hollywood market share falls, but the market share for European films hits a record high.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Robert Carlyle Directorial Debut to Open Edinburgh Film Festival

Black comedy 'The Legend of Barney Thomson' stars 'Once Upon a Time's' Mr. Gold himself, Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

Lionsgate U.K. to Finance, Co-Invest in at Least 25 British Films Over Four Years

European CEO Zygi Kamasa said he wanted to position indepedent British films at the "forefront of cinema worldwide."read more (Movies 05-May-15)

‘A Royal Night Out’: Film Review

Sarah Gadon plays Queen Elizabeth II when she was still a princess, and Bel Powley her sister Margaret, enjoying a night on the town when the war in Europe ended read more (Movies 05-May-15)

China Box Office: 'Furious 7' Outpaces Domestic Competition Over May Day Holiday

A fistful of adaptations of romance novels fail to unseat the Vin Diesel-starrer at Chinese theaters.read more (Movies 05-May-15)

First Artists Partners Leaving to Form New Agency, Fortress Talent Management

Robert Messinger, Rich Jacobellis and Randy Gerston will represent such Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning composers as Howard Shore ("The Hobbit"), Gustavo Santaolalla ("Brokeback Mountain") and Philip Glass ("The Hours").read more (Movies 05-May-15)

'Breaking Bad' Alum Giancarlo Esposito Joins James Franco's 'The Long Home' (Exclusive)

Franco will star in and direct the 1940s-set film.read more (Movies 04-May-15)

'Django Unchained' Actress Ordered to Apologize to Police in Lewd Conduct Case

Daniele Watts pleaded no contest Monday to disturbing the peace with loudness.read more (Movies 04-May-15)

Nick Wernham to Direct Afterlife Comedy 'The Death and Life of Martin Quick' (Exclusive)

Jai Khanna will executive produce for Brillstein.read more (Movies 04-May-15)

Who Are the Suicide Squad? A Short Primer

From assassins to psychiatrists, who's who in Warners' newest super team.read more (Movies 04-May-15)

'Ultron's Massive $188 Million Falls Short of 'Avengers' Record

Avengers: Age of Ultron ruled the box office this weekend with a huge $187.7 million, which is the second-biggest debut ever. Unfortunately, the top opening ever belongs to its predecessor, Marvel's The Avengers ($207.4 million).The Avengers sequel also continues to do strong business overseas, where it's earned $439 million before even debuting in China or Japan.Domestically, Ultron's $187.7 million debut accounted for 85 percent of the Top 12 box office this weekend, which is a new rec... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 03-May-15)

'Avengers' Opens to $201 Million Overseas

For the fourth weekend in a row, Furious 7 took first place at the domestic box office. Also, thanks to its record-setting performance in China, Furious 7 is now just the third movie ever to earn over $1 billion overseas.Meanwhile, Avengers: Age of Ultron debuted in 44 international markets and earned a stunning $201.2 million. In nearly all of those markets, it opened above The Avengers and Iron Man 3.For more coverage on Avengers and Furious 7, see the Around-the-World Roundup below.In th... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 26-Apr-15)

'Furious 7' Beats 'Blart,' Passes $1.1 Billion Worldwide

Furious 7 fended off solid newcomers Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and Unfriended to top the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row.More importantly, the movie had another stunning weekend overseas. Specifically, it continued to do massive business in China, where its earned nearly $250 million through its first eight days.Furious 7 has now grossed $1.15 billion worldwide, which ranks seventh all-time. Even if it falls off quickly from here, it still has a real chance of making it past... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 19-Apr-15)

'Furious 7' Repeats, Sets Opening Day Record in China

With $59.6 million, Furious 7 easily held on to first place at the domestic box office. It also got off to an incredible start in China, where it set the opening day record with $68.8 million.At the domestic box office, Furious 7's 60 percent drop was a slight improvement over Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6, both of which fell over 62 percent in their second frames. On Sunday, it passed Fast & Furious 6 to become the highest-grossing entry in the franchise with $251.5 millio... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 12-Apr-15)

'Furious 7' Opens to $392 Million Worldwide

Furious 7 took the 14-year-old Fast franchise to the next level this weekend with a stunning $147.2 million debut. That opening ranks ninth all-time behind The Avengers, Iron Man 3, the final Harry Potter, two Dark Knight movies, two Hunger Games and Spider-Man 3.The movie also opened to an incredible $245 million overseas; that's without any help from China, Japan and Russia, where it will open in the next few weeks. So far, Furious 7 has earned $392 million worldwide, and is very likely o... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 05-Apr-15)

Friday Report: 'Furious 7' Scores Massive $67.3 Million on Opening Day

Furious 7 opened to a stunning $67.3 million on Friday, which puts it on track to earn close to $150 million over the three-day weekend.That opening day ranks 10th all-time, and is on par with The Hunger Games and The Dark Knight. It's up 74 percent on Fast & Furious 6, which was the previous best debut in the 14-year-old franchise. In a single day, Furious 7 has already earned more than the third installment in the franchise (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift) grossed during it... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 04-Apr-15)

Forecast: 'Furious 7' to Race Past $100 Million This Weekend

Friday AM Update: Furious 7 got off to a fantastic start last night, earning a massive $15.8 million from late night shows beginning at 7 p.m. That's over twice as much as the last Fast movie earned from its Thursday night showings ($6.5 million beginning at 10 p.m.).This is easily the biggest late night start so far in 2015. Compared to 2014 releases, it trails Mockingjay's $17 million, but is much higher than Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($10.2 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 03-Apr-15)

Moviegoers Go 'Home,' 'Get Hard'

DreamWorks Animation's Home (2015) was a huge hit with family moviegoers this weekend, taking first place with an excellent $52.1 million.Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard also put up strong numbers in second place, while indie horror movie It Follows did decent business in its nationwide expansion.Among recent family-friendly movies, Home's $52.1 million debut is in the same ballpark as Big Hero 6 ($56.2 million) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water ($55.4 million). It also r... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 29-Mar-15)

Friday Report: DreamWorks Animation's 'Home' Rules with $15.6 Million

DreamWorks Animation's Home (2015) got off to a fantastic start on Friday, and is shaping up to be a nice win for the struggling animation studio. Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard was no slouch either. Ultimately, both movies are poised to open north of $35 million this weekend, which is a rare occurrence at the domestic box office.Home opened to an estimated $15.6 million, which is nearly twice as much as Mr. Peabody & Sherman's $8 million debut around this same time last ye... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 28-Mar-15)

Forecast: 'Get Hard,' 'Home' Could Be in Tight Race This Weekend

DreamWorks Animation's Home (2015) and Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard could both open north of $30 million this weekend, which would put them in a close race for first place.Meanwhile, holdovers The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Cinderella will likely battle for third place with with around $20 million.Playing at 3,175 locations, Get Hard checks off a handful of the boxes required for a comedy hit. First, it has two broadly-appealing, frequently successful co-stars in Will Ferrel... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 26-Mar-15)