Category Archives: Films

23Jul/21

Jupiter Rising Film Announces Yasiin Bey Cast as Jazz Great Thelonious Monk in New Theatrical Biopic As Well As Impressive Slate of Projects in Development

Alberto Marzan and Peter Lord Moreland, co-founders of Jupiter Rising Film, announced today that yasiin bey, previously known by his stage name Mos Def, has signed on to play the lead role, Thelonious in the new theatrical Biopic, Thelonious. The film will center around his struggles for musical success, mental illness and the spiritual love triangle between his wife Nellie, and one of the world’s richest women Nica Rothschild. Production is slated to begin Summer 2022. Continue reading

12Jul/21

IMAX Lands $12 Million Global Opening For “Black Widow”

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) soared to a $12 million debut for Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow,” reaching its highest grossing opening weekend of the pandemic era in 11 markets worldwide, including North America. At the resurgent domestic box office, “Black Widow” broke pandemic-era records for IMAX® across the board — delivering the Company’s biggest opening weekend box office, indexing, and per screen average since March 2020. The film grossed $7.2 million across IMAX screens in North America, earning 9% of the domestic box office and a per screen average of $19,000. Continue reading

03Jul/21

The First Biblical Epic Feature Film Shot in Israel and Saudi Arabia at the Real Mount Sinai

On the heels of the acclaimed documentary series ‘Covenant and Controversy’ and ‘Sheep Among Wolves,’ FAI STUDIOS’ tenth feature film shatters the mold and recreates the Book of Exodus and life of Moses as they have never been seen or heard before: through the imagination of a dying boy and the ballads of his father. Continue reading

28Jun/21

IMAX Races to Top Domestic Opening of Pandemic Era With $5.5 Million Debut of “F9”

IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) continued to set the pace for summer blockbuster season as it delivered a $5.5 million domestic opening for Universal’s “F9” — driving IMAX to its biggest weekend at the domestic box office of the pandemic era. The latest “Fast and Furious” epic debuted on 378 IMAX screens in the United States and select theaters in Canada, capturing 7.8% of total domestic box office. Globally, the film was preceded by an IMAX-exclusive preview of Universal’s “Jurassic World: Dominion,” set for theaters in summer 2022. Continue reading

18Jun/21

“Lovebirds of the Twin Towers” Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

The immersive experience Lovebirds of the Twin Towers premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival as the storied fest marks 20 years, the creative team announced today. Lovebirds tells the true story of Carmen and Arturo Griffith, two elevator operators who worked at the World Trade Center for more than 20 years. Viewers are brought back to a time when the Twin Towers dominated the NYC skyline through the use of VR. Using StoryFile’s AI and conversational video, viewers are then able to speak directly with Carmen after watching the film, further deepening their connection with her. Continue reading

13Jun/21

Dodge Partners With Universal Pictures on ‘F9,’ the Ninth Installment of ‘The Fast & Furious’ Franchise, Opening Nationwide on June 25

Dodge, which has been a part of Universal Pictures’ groundbreaking, blockbuster “Fast & Furious” franchise since its inception, announced today its promotional partnership with Universal Pictures for “F9,” which arrives in U.S. theaters June 25. In support of the film’s release, Dodge is launching a multi-tier marketing campaign, “Superpower,” which includes television, social and digital media extensions and in-theater placements. Continue reading

10Jun/21

UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE SPECIAL EXTENDED PREVIEW OF ‘JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION’

Next summer, dinosaurs will rule the Earth. This summer, F9 will rule movie theaters around the Earth. So, to thank fans worldwide for their passion for two of Universal Pictures’ most beloved franchises, Universal and Amblin Entertainment announced today that beginning June 25, every IMAX® screening of F9 will feature a Special Extended Preview of Jurassic World: Dominion, co-written and directed by returning filmmaker Colin Trevorrow, who also executive produced the film with franchise creator Steven Spielberg. Continue reading

26Dec/20

Joseph Acquired by Urban Home Entertainment for Video-On-Demand Distribution Worldwide

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Soulidifly Productions, a film company with a mission to produce meaningful, uplifting stories that are entertaining and beautifully told, has partnered with TRIAL X FIRE, LLC, the distribution branch of Urban Home Entertainment, to release Joseph to audiences everywhere on video-on-demand starting December 24, 2020, on Amazon Prime and Vimeo. Continue reading

13Feb/18

Black Panther cast talks power of fashion in New York

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 12, 2018) (REUTERS) – Marvel Studios transported New York fashionistas on Monday (February 13) to the mythical African nation of Wakanda where its highly-anticipated Superhero movie “Black Panther” takes place. Continue reading

14Dec/17

Star Wars fans attend premier of ‘The Last Jedi’

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (DECEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – On Wednesday (December 13), hundreds of Star Wars fans dressed up as movie characters to attend the premier of “The Last Jedi,” in Bolivia, where certain scenes of the movie were filmed.
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