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Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' records hat-trick

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Overall market suffers big drops due to the hot weather.

The Mummy

'The Mummy' closes on $300m worldwide (update)

18-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 19 UPDATE: Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’ release rules international on $53m; Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 hits $500m international.

Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' fights off 'The Mummy'

12-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s reboot has to settle for second as Warner Bros’ latest DC outing retains lead.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' lassoes $122.5m in international debut (update)

5-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 5 UPDATE: Director Patty Jenkins, star Gal Gadot drive strong launches in 55 markets; Disney crosses $2bn at international box office; Pirates 5 hits $500m.

Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' posts chart-topping debut

5-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s Baywatch lands second with seven-day $5.96m (£4.63m) total.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Salazars Revenge

UK box office: 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' opens top but plunders less bounty

30-May-2017 | By Screen staff

Latest entry in Disney franchise fails to live up to predecessors, despite opening at number one.

King Arthur

UK box office: 'King Arthur' slices to $3.2m debut

22-May-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s Alien: Covenant leads Fri-Sun weekend; Disney’s Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 tops market on Saturday and Sunday.

Alien: Covenant

UK box office: 'Alien: Covenant' scares off 'Guardians 2'

15-May-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s horror scares up $6.6m (£5.1m); Disney’s latest Marvel offering becomes third 2017 release to hit £30m.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

UK box office: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' retains lead

8-May-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Studiocanal’s Mindhorn delivers second strongest site average of the week; Universal’s Get Out hits £10m.

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

UK box office: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' posts huge debut

2-May-2017 | By Screen staff

Fast And The Furious 8 drops to second; Lady Macbeth opens in 12th.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' becomes biggest musical ever in UK

24-Apr-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Fast & Furious 8 remains top in the UK; Their Finest opens fourth.

Fast And Furious 8

UK box office: 'Fast & Furious 8' races to top of chart

18-Apr-2017 | By Screen staff

Universal’s franchise triumphs again with $17.8m debut for latest entry.

Fast And Furious 8

Will 'The Fate Of The Furious' score a $400m global bow?

11-Apr-2017 | By

Latest episode in Universal’s blockbuster franchise roars into 63 territories over next four days.

Boss Baby 3

UK box office: 'The Boss Baby' posts chart-topping $9.9m bow

10-Apr-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast becomes 14th-biggest film of all time.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' powers Disney past $1bn in 2017 (update)

9-Apr-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

APRIL 12 UPDATE: Tentpole surges to $993.2m worldwide, will cross $1bn on Wednesday.

Beauty and the beast

UK box office: 'Beauty And The Beast' crosses £50m mark

3-Apr-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Boss Baby bosses previews; Power Rangers powers down; Free Fire off target.

Beauty and the beast

UK box office: 'Beauty And The Beast' nears £40m

27-Mar-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s live-action remake scores third-biggest second weekend ever with $15.5m (£12.3m).

Beauty And The Beast

UK box office: 'Beauty And The Beast' waltzes to record $24.5m

20-Mar-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney remake enjoys fifth-biggest Fri-Sun opening ever; Elle heads towards 2017 milestone.

Beauty and the beast

'Beauty And The Beast' hits $400m worldwide (update)

20-Mar-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

MARCH 21 UPDATE: The live-action family tentpole crossed the milestone on Tuesday.

Kong: Skull Island

UK box office: 'Kong: Skull Island' topples 'Logan'

13-Mar-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ reboot lands with $7.6m (£6.22m); Elle posts strong site average.


UK box office: 'Logan' posts big opening as 'Moonlight' gets Oscar boost

6-Mar-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s latest X-Men offering scores second biggest debut of the franchise with non-final $11.6m (£9.43m).

The LEGO Batman Movie

UK box office: 'Lego Batman' records hat-trick

27-Feb-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Fifty Shades Darker crosses £20m mark in third weekend.

Lego Batman

UK box office: 'Lego Batman' builds as 'Moonlight' shines

20-Feb-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ John Wick: Chapter 2 is the week’s highest new entry with $2.78m (£2.23m) opening; Moonlight posts strong site average.

Lego Batman

UK box office: 'Lego Batman' whips 'Fifty Shades' to debut top

13-Feb-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Fifty Shades Darker leads Fri-Sun with second-biggest 18-rated debut of all time.


UK box office: 'Sing' retains UK lead

6-Feb-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

La La Land becomes Lionsgate’s fourth highest-grossing release of all time.


UK box office: 'Sing' scores show-stopping $13.1m debut

30-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s T2 Trainspotting records third biggest Fri-Sun opening for an 18-rated film with non-final $6.4m (£5.1m) debut.

La La Land

UK box office: 'La La Land' retains top spot as it nears £15m

23-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Sing records biggest-ever previews for an original animation with $5.21m (£4.19m).

La La Land

'La La Land' crosses £10m, expands to 650 sites in UK

20-Jan-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate musical added an impressive £4m in four weekdays.

La La Land

UK box office: 'La La Land' dances to Lionsgate's fourth-biggest UK opening

16-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Awards contender scores impressive $7.9m (£6.58m) bow from distributor’s widest-ever release at 606 sites.

Assassins Creed

UK box office: 'Assassin's Creed' debuts top but 'Rogue One' leads Fri-Sun

9-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s video game adaptation lands with eight-day $6.42m (£5.29m) opening as Disney’s spin-off nears £60m.

Rogue One

UK box office hits record high in 2016

6-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney enjoys the biggest-ever year for any distributor of all time with $370.3m (£300.7m).

UK box office: 'Rogue One' becomes biggest release of 2016

3-Jan-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Star Wars spin-off overtakes Warner Bros’ Fantastic Beasts on final day of the year.

UK box office: 'Rogue One' records biggest opening of 2016

19-Dec-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Star Wars spin-off achieves second-highest December opening of all time behind The Force Awakens.

UK box office: 'Fantastic Beasts' retains lead for fourth straight week

12-Dec-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off up to $53.2m (£42.3m); eOne’s Office Christmas Party lands with five-day $1.5m (£1.19m) debut.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

UK box office: 'Beasts' records hat-trick and sets Warner Bros record

5-Dec-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Harry Potter spin-off is now the fifth-biggest release of 2016 with $48m (£37.76m).

'Fantastic Beasts' crosses £30m in the UK (update)

28-Nov-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off records huge $11.06m (£8.9m) second weekend for $38.3m (£30.79m) to date.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

'Fantastic Beasts' posts biggest UK bow of 2016

21-Nov-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off records the biggest opening of the year to date with confirmed $19.1m (£15.33m).


André Rieu concert event breaks single day UK record...again

21-Nov-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Christmas With André scores £1.2m from 480 cinemas in the UK and Ireland.


'Arrival' lands top of the UK box office

14-Nov-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

eOne’s critically acclaimed sci-fi achieves director Denis Villeneuve’s best-ever UK opening.

Doctor Strange

'Doctor Strange' retains UK box office lead

7-Nov-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ The Accountant is the week’s highest new entry with $2m (£1.61m) debut from 497 sites.

Doctor Strange

'Doctor Strange' tops 'Trolls' at UK box office

31-Oct-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s latest Marvel offering posts fifth-biggest opening for the brand in the UK with six-day bow of $11.24m (£9.23m).


UK box office: 'Trolls' sings to top spot as 'I, Daniel Blake' sets Loach record

24-Oct-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back shoots to non-final $3.28m (£2.68m) bow from 518 sites.

Curzon boss warns of global admissions drop

21-Oct-2016 | By

Curzon boss talks admissions, Soho venue and Netflix collaboration during Screen Exhibitors’ Forum.

Absolutely Fabulous The Movie

'UK industry thriving as a whole', says ComScore analyst

20-Oct-2016 | By

Industry analyst Lucy Jones spoke about the UK box office at the Screen Exhibitors’ Forum in London.

girl on the train

'The Girl On The Train' retains UK lead as 'Miss Saigon' sings to record opening

17-Oct-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance records the biggest-ever debut for an event cinema release.

The Girl On The Train

'The Girl On The Train' arrives in top spot at UK box office

11-Oct-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Bridget Jones’s Baby will shortly become the third release of 2016 to hit the £40m mark.

Bridget Jones Baby

'Bridget Jones's Baby' passes £30m at UK box office

5-Oct-2016 | By

Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine opened to £3.45m, while Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon posted close to £2m.

Bridget Jones Baby

'Bridget Jones's Baby' hits mega £21m as it retains UK lead

26-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s The Magnificent Seven rides to $2.7m (£2.1m) debut from 543 sites.

Bridget Jones's Baby

'Bridget Jones's Baby' enjoys record-breaking UK debut

19-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s threequel scores biggest ever September opening with $10.6m (£8.11m) opening from its 641 sites.


'Julieta' breathes life into foreign language box office after crossing £1m in UK Video

16-Sep-2016 | By

Pedro Almodovar’s latest has scored the best result for a non-Bollywood foreign language film since French comedy Untouchable.



Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez to star in, produce 'Second Act' for STXfilms

Company boards latest female-driven project after Bad Moms, Valerian, Molly’s Game.

Trafalgar Studios

UK distributor Trafalgar Releasing reveals structure and growth plan

Theatre moguls launch UK group Trafalgar Entertainment; exclusive interview with distribution CEO.

Manchurian Tiger

Blackfin partners launch sales outfit Rediance at Shanghai fest

EXCLUSIVE: Indie-focused company debuts at festival with four films on slate.

Champs Elysees

Paris Co-Pro Village 2017: the buzz projects

12 projects are seeking European partners at this year’s event.


UNIC launches Women's Cinema Leadership scheme

The programme was launched at CineEurope today.

War And Peace

'War And Peace' production outfit makes two key hires

ITV Studios, Sky execs join UK outfit.

Downton Abbey

'Downton Abbey' feature film could shoot in 2018

NBCUniversal International president Michael Edelstein confirmed the news.

Jean-Marie Straub

Locarno to honour 'Sicily!' director Jean-Marie Straub

French auteur premiered his most recent feature, Kommunisten, at the festival in 2014.

Lucas Hedges

Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman drama 'Boy Erased' lands at Focus

Russell Crowe also set to star in gay conversion therapy story.

hitman agent 47

Constantin, Prime Universe sign first-look pact

Two-year deal with producer of Hitman: Agent 47 to cover film, TV.

Love After Love

IFC Films picks up 'Love After Love'

Chris O’Dowd, Andie MacDowell star in family drama.

Pablo Picasso

Picasso to be subject of Nat Geo’s second season of 'Genius'

First season starring Geoffrey Rush as Einstein ended on Tuesday night.

Small Town Crime

Netflix acquires world streaming rights to 'Small Town Crime'

EXCLUSIVE: John Hawkes stars in SXSW premiere as alcoholic ex-cop on trail of killer.


Cinema chains launch global body

Founding members of Global Cinema Federation include AMC, Wanda and Cineworld.

That Summer

'Grey Gardens' family, Andy Warhol to feature in archive documentary

Swedish director Göran Hugo Olsson is directing project with SFI backing.


Cannes title 'The Prince Of Nothingwood' secures UK deal

EXCLUSIVE: Well-received Directors’ Fortnight doc charts Afghan actor-director.

Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter, Ben Tavassoli, Jamie Lee Curtis join 'The Pages'

Joe Chappelle wrote and directs thriller that starts production in Chicago this week.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge spy series 'Killing Eve' gets international sales deal

BBC America producing eight-part female-led thriller.

cinema seats

UK cinemas failing deaf audiences, says ICO report

Findings suggest exhibitors are not meeting demand from deaf audiences.

The Marker

Edinburgh thriller 'The Marker' scores UK deal

EXCLUSIVE: Kaleidoscope picks up Justin Edgar-directed movie.

The Night Of The Virgin

Comedy-horror 'The Night Of The Virgin' sells to North America

EXCLUSIVE: Cleopatra Entertainment picks up title from Jinga Films.

Sky Fox

21 Century Fox, Sky merger decision looming

Karen Bradley to make decision by 29 June.

Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis to quit acting

Three-time Oscar-winner’s last film will be Phantom Thread.


French film magazine announces free 'Okja' theatrical screenings

Netflix-backed title to hit big screen in Paris and Nantes on June 28, coinciding with global online launch.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Untitled Han Solo feature loses directors

UPDATED: Lucasfilm parts way with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller; Ron Howard reportedly in frame to take over.


Duncan Jones hopes Netflix project 'Mute' will play in cinemas

Jones joined Sarah Gavron at Mark Kermode’s Live in 3D event at the BFI in London.

May It Last

Judd Apatow doc 'May It Last' lands at O-Scope

SXSW premiere charts career of North Carolina band.

Jeff Dowd

Jeff Dowd, Alex Nohe launch Blood Sweat Honey

Partners bring more than 65 years of industry experience.

Sunny Side

Sunny Side Of The Doc kicks-off with history, VR focus

History-focused 28th edition of documentary and factual content event runs June 19-22 in La Rochelle.

Phil Clapp

European cinemas body UNIC re-elects Phil Clapp as president

UKCA chief re-appointed head of organisation’s board.

Deon Taylor

Dennis Quaid joins psychological thriller 'Motivated Seller'

Deon Taylor to direct and produce through Hidden Empire Film Group


Mikhail Gorbachev feature doc, series in the works

Werner Herzog collaborator Spring Films plots ambitious project.

Ted Hope

Ted Hope: "Amazon is not trying to disrupt the ecosystem"

Amazon Studios head of production talks up theatrical commitment at Korea’s KOFIC.

York cinema

Everyman takes over York Odeon lease from Reel Cinemas

EXCLUSIVE: Everyman will renovate Grade II listed building, its 22nd UK venue.

Shadow edit

Perfect World, Village Roadshow, WME launch production venture

Perfect Village to produce range of content including features and online TV.

Most Beautiful Island

Orion, Samuel Goldwyn acquire 'Most Beautiful Island'

Psychological thriller won grand jury prize at SXSW.


Godard biopic 'Redoubtable' to open Jerusalem Film Festival

Michel Hazanavicius to attend festival’s opening ceremony.

Uma Thurman Jeremy Renner

Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to bookend Karlovy Vary

Festival to open with The Big Sick.

Yang Xianghua

iQiyi’s Yang Xianghua reveals details of Netflix deal

Yang Xianghua talks Netflix cooperation and says SVOD will become the dominant streaming model in China.