Congrats are in order for Disney, who set a new U.S. Box Office record in 2016. According to Deadline, thanks to mega hits like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Zootopia, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Finding Dory, Doctor Strange and Moana, the studio has reportedly accumulated $2.49 billion domestically, a new Hollywood record. The earnings grow to $4 billion when worldwide totals are factored in, and they still have Star Wars: Rogue One on the horizon.
There’s sad news to report as actress Margaret Whitton, best known as the money-hungry owner of the Cleveland Indians in the Major League franchise, has died at the age of 67 after a short battle with cancer. Whitton also appeared in The Secret of My Success, 9 1/2 Weeks and Man Without a Face.
Want to see the trailer for Fast and Furious 8? This coming Sunday (Dec. 11), the cast will be in New York City to debut the trailer and you can catch it live on Facebook. If you’d like to attend in person, visit here and leave your details.
Tom Cruise is back with another action adventure and it looks like quite a ride. The trailer for The Mummy has been released, with Cruise and his crew unearthing the curse of the titular creature and welcoming the new world of Gods and Monsters. The film, starring Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe, is set to arrive on June 9. Watch the trailer below:
How long does it take to train a dragon? A little longer than expected. According to Dark Horizons, Universal Pictures has delayed the third installment of How to Train Your Dragon from an original slot of May 18, 2018 to March 1, 2019.