The movie’s Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths.
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The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters.
Lina Iris Viktor alleges that the music video for “All the Stars” from the soundtrack to the Marvel film used her “Constellations” series of paintings without permission.
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, executive producers of “Game of Thrones,” will write and produce a series of “Star Wars” films for Disney.
In a creative master stroke, this National Theater adaptation of the Disney film uses oversized puppets to play adults, who tower over the title figure.
The year’s three most popular movies in North America were driven by female characters: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wonder Woman.”
What will a Disney-Fox merger mean to the studios’ stables of superheroes?
The franchise film featuring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart collected an estimated $34 million over the weekend.
“Last Jedi” beat analysts’ high expectations and collected $220 million at theaters in North America, second only to “The Force Awakens.”
Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.