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Saturday AM: Refresh for updates New Line’s The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is beating Paramount’s second weekend of A Quiet Place Part II, with an estimated $23.5M+ to $22M but there shouldn’t be any doubts: It’s a solid weekend at the box office, especially as the pandemic calms. Even No. 3 title, Disney’s Cruella is doing well, on its way toward a $11.4M second weekend, -47%, after a $3.28M Friday, -57%. Conjuring 3 made $9.84M on Friday to A
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Paramount has just put an untitled A Quiet Place movie on the calendar for March 31, 2023. This is the one that Jeff Nichols is writing and directing which Deadline first told you about. It’s not a threequel. It’s based on an idea from John Krasinski. Pic is very early in development and simply being billed as the next installment, broadening the post-apocalyptic world that the first two movies introduced. A Quiet Place Part II, which opened
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The Lehman Trilogy, Stefano Massini’s acclaimed play adapted by Ben Power, will begin post-shutdown performances at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 25, with an opening night set for Thursday, Oct. 14. The reopening announcement was made by producers National Theatre and Neal Street Productions, a team that apparently no longer includes Scott Rudin or his previously announced partners Barry Diller and David Geffen. The Rudin-Diller-Geffen trio were not credited in today’s announcement. Lehman, following
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Start banging the trash cans: Stomp, the long-running percussion extravaganza that’s been a popular Off Broadway audience draw for nearly 30 years, will resume performances on Tuesday, July 20, yet another sign that New York City’s theater scene is emerging from its now-15-month Covid hibernation. When it returns to the Orpheum Theatre, its home in Manhattan’s East Village for the past 26 years, Stomp will be among the city’s first Off Broadway productions to resume
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New York’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production this summer of Merry Wives, a comedy adaptation by Jocelyn Bioh of the Bard’s Merry Wives of Windsor, will feature an all-Black cast including Jacob Ming-Trent (HBO’s Watchmen), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird) and Shola Adewusi (CBS’ Bob Hearts Abishola). The Public Theater announced the complete casting today, along with new dates for the staging in Central Park’s Delacorte Theater: Performances will begin Tuesday, July 6
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