However, the big gorilla is struggling compared to the likes of ‘Godzilla’ and Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong.’
That could open the door for the Han Solo anthology film to earn a Christmas release date.
‘Get Out’ stayed solid in its second week, however, losing less than a quarter of its opening weekend audience.
Chris McKay will get his shot at directing a big-budget live-action film, thanks to the success of his Lego outing.
Despite reports last weekend the director had dropped out, it looks like DC has finally found its new Dark Knight helmer.
The ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ star would at least consider it, depending on a number of conditions.
China’s entry into the American film market didn’t do too badly, but ‘The Great Wall’ still debuted in third.
The redemption tour for the Oscar-winning (and nominated) director seems to be in full swing, with Warner Bros. very interested in bringing Gibson into the DC Comics fold.
New agreement comes on the heels of The CW’s success with ‘Riverdale.’
The 1985 film earned seven Oscars, and dominated the international box office.
We might not be done seeing schedule shifts for 2018 just yet, because once you knock down one domino …
It’s possible the poor opening of ‘Rings’ may have played a role in the decision.
Corin Hardy is an up-and-coming director who brought us the Irish horror ‘The Hallow’ in 2015.
Paramount Pictures made a valiant effort with ‘Rings,’ but it just wasn’t enough to topple M. Night Shyamalan.
This could ultimately create five hours of DC Comics programming for a network that only has 10 hours each week to work with.