‘Aquaman’ Tops ‘Dark Knight Rises’ As #1 DC Movie Ever WW; ‘Glass’ Leads Sleepy Session – International Box Office   Other

Warner Bros. UPDATE, writethru: With no big wide releases, and only some expansions, it was a fairly sleepy weekend at the international box office; down an estimated 20% on the comparable frame last year across the Top 5 titles. Play was again led by last week’s champ, M Night Shyamalan’s Glass, while Deadpool made his first foray into China and Aquaman made DC
‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’ Clip – Legendary Nobel Prize Writer Shares Meaning Of Her Name In Sundance Docu   Other

EXCLUSIVE: You may know her as Toni Morrison, but in this exclusive clip from the Sundance documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, the prolific novelist, professor, and Nobel prize-winning writer unpacks the history and meaning of her birth name: Chloe Wofford. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, (Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, The Black List, The Out List,
Michael Jackson ‘Leaving Neverland’ Docu Threats Has Sundance & Police Anxious   Other

EXCLUSIVE: The world premiere of a controversial Michael Jackson documentary this week at the Sundance Film Festival has organizers and local police preparing for turmoil from fans of the deceased Thriller singer. “We have increased our staffing out of concerns for the potential for a protest,” Captain Phil Kirk of the Park City Police tells Deadline about the January
‘A Star Is Born’ And The No-Show Director Nom For Bradley Cooper: “We’re All Here Because Of Him”   Other

One of the most glaring omissions today was that of A Star is Born‘s director Bradley Cooper from the Best Director category. The Warner Bros.’ film was nominated eight times including getting noms for Sam Elliott for Best Supporting Actor (surprisingly his first) and Lady Gaga for Best Actress (also a first). This was a film that Cooper and producer Billy Gerber
‘Glass’ Cracks $89M 3-Day Global Bow; ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Nears $800M WW – International Box Office   Other

Refresh for latest…: M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass took the top spot at the international box office this weekend with $48.5M in 55 markets. That’s right in line with pre-weekend projections and positions the Blumhouse pic at 13% ahead of its predecessor, Split. Disney, which handled the first movie in Shyamalan’s Eastrail 177 trilogy, 2000’s Unbreakable, has
‘Glass’ Looking At Second-Best MLK Weekend Opening With $50M+   Other

UPDATED, Saturday AM second writethru: M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass, which he reportedly financed himself at a cost in the low $20 millions, looks to be posting a three-day total of $42.8M and a four-day of $50.3M. That is at the low end of Universal’s projections and a bittersweet start for this Split sequel and long-awaited follow-up to the filmmaker’s cult
‘The Hummingbird Project’ Trailer: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård & Salma Hayek Dig Big Money   Other

With fortunes made in milliseconds, the stakes are fast and high in The Hummingbird Project, the new financial thriller from director Kim Nguyen. Here’s the first trailer for the upcoming film starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Salma Hayek. The logline: In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins
‘Space Force’ Workplace Comedy Series From ‘The Office’s Steve Carell & Greg Daniels Ordered By Netflix   Other

The Office star Steve Carell is reuniting with the Emmy-winning series’ developer/executive Greg Daniels for a new workplace comedy at Netflix, which takes on President Donald Trump’s Space Force initiative. Co-created by Carell and Daniels and starring Carell, Space Force is centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services…Space
Jimmy Fallon ‘Tonight Show’ Trailer: “Puerto Rico Thriving And Open For Business”   Other

Jimmy Fallon has described his Tonight Show visit to Puerto Rico, airing this evening, as a “party party” not “pity party” for the island still recovering from an historic 2017 hurricane, ongoing costs of which have been estimated at more than $130B. “You can feel the energy and the spirit of this place – the history, the food, the music, the people,” Fallon
Legendary TV’s Edwin Chung Joins 20th Century Fox TV As VP Comedy Development   Other

Former NBC and Legendary Television executive Edwin Chung has joined 20th Century Fox TV as the studio’s Vice President, Comedy Development. Chung begins his new role immediately and reports to Cheryl Dolins, SVP of Comedy Development. The new job reunites Chung with Dolins, with whom he worked at NBC earlier in his career. “We are thrilled to welcome Edwin to