Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer on Alec Baldwin Film Contained ‘Live Single Round,’ Union Claims

The prop gun that killed “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza on during an on-set accident on Thursday contained a “live single round,” according to an email sent by IATSE Local 44 to its membership. Additionally, the union says that New Mexico crew members staffed the props, set decoration, special effects and construction departments on “Rust,” not […]

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Box Office: ‘Halloween Kills’ Scores Bloody Great $50.4 Million Debut, ‘The Last Duel’ Bombs

Universal and Blumhouse’s “Halloween Kills” topped the weekend box office with a $50.4 million debut. That’s a bloody good showing considering that the film is being release simultaneously in theaters and on-demand via Peacock, NBCUniversal’s in-house Netflix challenger. That kind of distribution pattern has depressed ticket sales in recent months, with films like Warner Bros.’ “Cry Macho” and “The Suicide […]

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Why Marvel Made a Measly $25,000 on Wesley Snipes' 'Blade'

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has released some of the highest-grossing films of all time. Blade was one of Marvel’s earliest hits, and it is credited for opening the door for the studio’s billion-dollar box office successes. But surprisingly, Marvel only made $25,000 on the Wesley Snipes’ blockbuster.  ‘Blade’ was Marvel’s first box office hit  1998’s Blade is based on the […]

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