Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for helming the gritty South Los Angeles drama "Boyz n the Hood," died Monday after being removed from life support at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
The horror film "The Curse of La Llorona" opened in first place at the North American box office this weekend, taking in more than $26.5 million at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry estimates released Sunday.
Walt Disney Co. closed its blockbuster deal for the film and television assets of 21st Century Fox, a deal likely to reshape the media-entertainment landscape.
"Captain Marvel" is having the biggest opening weekend of any film in 2019 so far, taking in an estimated $153 million at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry figures out Sunday.
M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" is the top performer at the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, taking in $19 million Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to industry estimates out Sunday.
Glenn Close was solidly entrenched Monday as the front-runner for the best-actress Academy Award, thanks to her Screen Actors Guild win for her work in "The Wife," while Rami Malek and Christian Bale are set for an Oscar-night showdown for best actor.