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Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

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PARIS Bill Murray fighting off zombies and an Elton John biopic tracking the singer's early days will be among the highlights at this year's Cannes Film Festival, though Quentin Tarantino's hotly-anticipated latest outing looked set to miss out.

Box Office: 'Curse of La Llorona' Wins Worst Easter Weekend in Over a Decade

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. and New Line's "The Curse of La Llorona" ascended to the top of domestic box office charts, conjuring $26.5 million when it opened in 3,372 North American theaters.

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'Avengers: Endgame' movie directors plead: 'Don't spoil it'

LOS ANGELES The directors of "Avengers: Endgame" pleaded with fans on Tuesday not to spoil the movie by giving away storylines after reports that some scenes had leaked online.

Apr 16 2019

'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' sees return of emperor Palpatine

CHICAGO The ninth film in the original "Star Wars" saga will be called "The Rise of Skywalker," and will feature the return of the evil emperor Palpatine to threaten the young heroine Rey and the Resistance, Walt Disney Co revealed on Friday.

Apr 14 2019

Box Office: 'Shazam!' Remains Victorious as 'Little' Beats 'Hellboy'

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros.' superhero adventure "Shazam!" took a victory lap at the domestic box office, retaining the No. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row.

Apr 14 2019

Disney's 'Lion King' remake roars to life with new trailer

LONDON With stunning scenery of Africa and some talking wildlife, Disney dropped its first full length trailer for its realistic-looking remake of "The Lion King" on Wednesday, offering a glimpse of the highly anticipated film. | Video

Apr 10 2019

The Game of Thrones effect: Central European film industry on a roll

PRAGUE It's the kind of maneuvering that might make the Game of Thrones' shrewdest operator Tyrion Lannister feel right at home. | Video

Apr 11 2019

Cinema vs. streaming: the battle over when and where you can see movies

LOS ANGELES While superheroes, monsters and aliens battle on the big screen, a real-life fight is raging behind the scenes that will determine what moviegoers will see at their local cinemas. | Video

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Filming 30 feet down: underwater movie studio opens in Belgium

VILVOORDE, Belgium Director Joachim Heden filmed scenes of his survival movie in a blizzard in the Arctic, but the idea of putting actors and crew into the frozen waters was out of the question - fortunately he had another option. | Video

Apr 04 2019

AMC Theatres pursues Saudi expansion despite journalist's killing

LAS VEGAS Theater operator AMC Entertainment Holdings is forging ahead with its expansion in Saudi Arabia, Chief Executive Adam Aron told Reuters, after a journalist's killing six months ago clouded the future of the kingdom's newly opened cinema market.

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video