‘Fifty Shades Darker’ had a tough fall this week, dropping to No. 5, while ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ holds steady in third.
And it’s all coming from a writer and director best known for his comedy, and certainly not his horror.
The actor appears game to reprise his villainous role in an upcoming film nearly two decades after the original.
PLUS: ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ finishes in third, but doubles the opening of its original film.
It’s possible the poor opening of ‘Rings’ may have played a role in the decision.
Paramount does schedule ‘Mother’ from ‘Black Swan’ director Darren Aronofsky, but the year is not looking promising for the studio.
Paramount Pictures made a valiant effort with ‘Rings,’ but it just wasn’t enough to topple M. Night Shyamalan.
In fact, the Milla Jovovich film wasn’t even the biggest new release of the weekend.
A sequel you say? This is M. Night Shyamalan we’re talking about, so you know there has to be a twist.
Michael Hinman shares his own twist-filled love/hate relationship with the one-time acclaimed director.
Shanghai Film and HuaHua Media intend the cash to help co-finance a number of Paramount’s upcoming films, and help build a Chinese market.
Vin Diesel’s ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ had an OK weekend, but not enough to top James McAvoy.
The director, who may have found his first critical hit in a long time with ‘Split,’ wants to helm an episode of the Netflix series.
As expected, Paramount Pictures’ big-budgeted ‘Monster Trucks’ completely flops.
Imagine Norman Bates times 23.