Weekend estimates: Encanto leads modest Thanksgiving weekend

The first Thanksgiving with a full slate of new releases during the pandemic was full of uncertainty for theater owners. Family audiences have been returning to theaters but remain at about half their usual level, while the older crowd is mostly on the sidelines and at around 30% of its pre-pandemic size. A holiday weekend … Read more

Weekend estimates: Ghostbusters comes to life with $44-million weekend

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is tearing into theaters this weekend with a strong $44-million opening, according to Sony’s Sunday-morning projection. That’s well ahead of our model’s pre-release prediction of $25 million, and comfortably exceeds the model’s prediction based on Thursday previews of $36.2 million. It’s also the studio’s second legitimate hit of the year after Venom: Let … Read more

Weekend predictions: Ghostbusters headed for win with $30-million weekend (and maybe more)

Ghostbusters: Afterlife should easily win at the box office this weekend, becoming the first film in the franchise to do so since Ghostbusters II way back in 1989. It’s outperforming our model’s prediction going into the weekend, and could yet do better than Friday morning’s $30.5-million prediction. Here’s how things stand right now… As usual … Read more

Ghostbusters 3: Dan Aykroyd confirms return of original cast

The third installment of The Ghostbusters It will fill the fans with happiness, because as it has been anticipating for a long time, it will feature the return of the original actors who shaped the franchise: including Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver, as confirmed by the actor and co-creator of the original film, Dan Aykroyd. … Read more

Afterlife ”presents a new special video

Father and son share their impressions of the legacy of the saga and this new installment. | Sony Pictures Sony Pictures has unveiled a new behind-the-scenes look at the highly anticipated “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” film, preparing audiences a bit for the “courier pass” to a new generation of heroes in the new installment of one of … Read more