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Refresh for latest…: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet handily passed $200M overseas this weekend with a $25M offshore frame to bring the overseas box office to $214M. Including domestic, the global cume is now $250.1M. Boosting play overseas, as we noted yesterday, was the Japan bow which came in a a strong $4.3M in the No. 1 position and ahead of both Dunkirk and Interstellar (the latter recently playing in re-release locally) across a three-day debut. This
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She Turned Down A Bruce Willis Movie In Order To Do The Sundance Screenwriters Lab Normally, if you’re an up-and-coming actress and you’re provided a chance to star in a new Bruce Willis movie, you’d jump at the opportunity. It might not make you a household name, necessarily, but it’s certainly good exposure and it puts you in a film with a semi-guaranteed audience, at least. Nevertheless, while Constance Wu was offered a role in
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The majority of the specialty box office has shifted to virtual debut, streaming and digital-only since theaters have shuttered due to the pandemic, but as physical theaters begin to open their doors, titles have returned to the big screen, slowly pumping life into the long-dormant specialty space. Bleecker Street’s post-WWII thriller The Secrets We Keep opened September 16 and played in 471 theaters this weekend to the tune of $89,955 with a per-theater average of $191.
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It’s interesting because we’ve started shooting now. We’re two weeks in, and again, it’s a whole new process. It’s a whole new normal. Testing frequently, masks. And I wondered, actually, whether the masks would affect creativity, in some ways. Maybe that was a bit ignorant, but I just thought, as humans, do we need interaction to spark from each other. What is really reassuring is that it is a different process, but it still feels
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EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet added a handful of markets this weekend after beginning overseas rollout in August. While the domestic performance has been hampered by the coasts being closed, offshore markets have had a bit more leeway, and in some ways been robust even with capacity restrictions. This is yet another sign that offshore differs greatly from domestic amid the current situation: the Warner Bros movie will cross $200M today at the international box office.
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