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Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

Oct. 03, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandemic moviegoing is finally starting to look like pre-pandemic moviegoing. Sony Pictures' Marvel sequel “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” blew away expectations to debut with $90.1 million in ticket sales, making it easily the best opening of the pandemic, according to...

Merck, IFF rise; Lordstown Motors, PDC Energy fall

Oct. 01, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Merck & Co., up $6.29 to $81.40. The drugmaker said its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus. ...

Scarlett Johansson, Disney settle lawsuit over 'Black Widow'

Sep. 30, 2021 21:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson and the Walt Disney Co. on Thursday settled her lawsuit over the streaming release of “Black Widow,” bringing a swift end to what had begun as the first major fight between a studio and star over recent changes in rollout plans for films. ...

'Shang-Chi' tops box office again with $35.8 million

Sep. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” stayed on top at the box office, collecting $35.8 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. That total was good enough for the best second-weekend gross of any...

Disney backs theatrical releases for remaining 2021 films

Sep. 10, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After endless disruption due to the pandemic and the super-charged growth of streaming services, moviegoing may be going back to something a little like normal. The Walt Disney Co. on Friday announced that all of its remaining films this year will open...

'Shang-Chi' blasts Labor Day records with $71.4M debut

Sep. 05, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On what's traditionally one of the sleepiest weekends at the movies, the Marvel film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" smashed the record for Labor Day openings with an estimated $71.4 million in ticket sales, giving a box office reeling from the recent...

‘Candyman’ slashes way toward No. 1 box office spot

Aug. 29, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Candyman” hooked the top spot at the North American box office. The Universal Pictures film starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II impressively pulled in more than $22.3 million through a quiet weekend despite concerns over the delta variant. The ...

Surprise! Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost welcome baby boy

Aug. 18, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

Scarlett Johansson is a mom to two now. The “Black Widow” star recently gave birth to a son, Cosmo, with husband Colin Jost, the “Saturday Night Live” star wrote on Instagram Wednesday. This is the first child for the couple, who were married last October. “Ok,...

Disney swings to profit as reopened parks bolster revenue

Aug. 12, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

The Walt Disney Co. swung to a profit in its most recent quarter as reopened parks provided a revenue bounce. Revenue in the parks and products division surged to $4.3 billion from $1.1 billion a year ago, as theme parks closed last year were open for part or all of this...

With coronavirus rising, 'The Suicide Squad' opens softly

Aug. 08, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoing, once expected to be closer to semi-normal levels by now, continues to be battered by the pandemic, the delta variant of the coronavirus and in-home streaming. The latest casualty: James Gunn's “The Suicide Squad,” a critically acclaimed, carnage-ridden...