Following the #1-debuting success of its predecessor, RIDE ALONG 2 opens on-top this weekend. Playing at 3,175 theatres for Universal Pictures, the Kevin Hart and Ice Cube-starring Comedy earns $34.1 million. By comparison, Ride Along opened with $41 million in 2014. Critics gave it 15% on the Tomatometer, but Audiences enjoyed it with a B+ CinemaScore.
THE REVENANT after giving STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS a run for its money last weekend, settles for second spot with $31.4 million for 20th Century Fox, benefiting from a boost as it led both the Golden Globes last Sunday and Oscar nominations announced Thursday. It should cross the $100-million-mark by early this week domestically.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS lands in third this weekend with $24 million for Disney. It has made $860 million over five weeks in North America.
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI, the latest from Michael Bay, opens in fourth with $16 million for Paramount Pictures. It pays at 2,839 theatres and gets a A CinemaScore, which undoubtedly will help in terms of word of mouth. Critics also gave it a passing 60% on the Tomatometer.
Animated Feature NORM OF THE NORTH opens in sixth for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films with$6.4 million. Critics gave it a rare 0% on the Tomatometer and Audiences gave it a far more forgiving B- CinemaScore.
SISTERS continues to perform consistently well in ninth spot with $4.4 million for Universal Pictures. In five weeks it has just surpassed the $80 million-mark.
THE HATEFUL EIGHT rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.4 million for eOne Films/The Weinstein Co. In four weeks it is about to cross the $50 million-mark.
We know and love him most as George “Pornstache” Mendez in acclaimed Netflix Series Orange is the new Black, but would you recognize the handsome star of the screen and stage if he walked by you? We almost didn’t!
Vancouver-born Pablo Schreiber makes it back to his land of birth, in Toronto today promoting Michael Bay‘s latest effort 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The Drama based on true events is set one year after 9/11, centering on six soldiers who attempt to make sense of the chaos which ensues after a U.S. Ambassador is assasinated in Libya. James Badge Dale and John Krasinski also are among the talented Cast.
Schreiber was caught in traffic earlier making it just in-time to his KISS 92.5 appearance on The Roz & Mocha Show, surprised he had a dozen fans in-waiting. In a rush, he apologized to fans as he made his way to his next appearance at CBC on Q. The Actor, who once had basketball aspirations before changing his major thankfully to Theatre in college, promised fans he’s stop for photos later in the day and he did exactly as promised.
He also surprised fans appearing unannounced at a Toronto screening of the Film last night too, introducing it to fans!
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Although the Los Angeles resident was taken aback by the cold weather and snowy conditions here in Toronto yesterday, the half-brother to Ray Donovan‘s Liev was determined not to let this get in the way of an amazing Press Day!
See the Trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi:
Awards Season’s certainly on its way and we love this time of year as all the heavy-hitters begin surfacing. A new Trailer for 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI has just been released and this one’s safe for work.
An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Based on the book “13 Hours” by Mitchell Zuckoff and members of the Annex Security Team.
See the Green-Band Trailer:
Paramount Pictures Canada release 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BEN GHAZI in select cities January 15, 2016 and across Canada January 22, 2016.