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Rapper Pop Smoke killed by masked gunmen

19 Feb 2020

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was fatally shot Wednesday morning at a home in the Hollywood Hills, law enforcement officials confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 20. | Video

'Sonic the Hedgehog' Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million Debut

16 Feb 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Paramount's family film "Sonic the Hedgehog" ignited over Presidents Day weekend with $57 million in North America and $100 million globally, the best showing ever for a video game adaptation.

U.S. Box Office: 'Birds of Prey' disappoints with $33 million debut

09 Feb 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)" flew much lower than expected in its debut, collecting just $33.25 million (25.6 million pounds) from 4,236 U.S. theatres.

Box Office: 'Rhythm Section' Flops as 'Bad Boys' Takes Another Victory Lap

02 Feb 2020

LOS ANGELES, Feb 2, (Variety.com) - Box office newcomers "Rhythm Section" and "Gretel and Hansel" fumbled as "Bad Boys for Life" remained champions during a painfully slow Super Bowl weekend.

Box Office: 'Bad Boys for Life' Rules Over 'The Gentlemen'

26 Jan 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - STX's "The Gentlemen" proved no match for Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," which again left box office competitors in the dust after collecting $34 million (£25.9 million) in its sophomore outing.

Box Office: 'Bad Boys for Life' Towers Over 'Dolittle,' '1917'

19 Jan 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Universal's "Dolittle" and "1917" found out what "Bad Boys" will do when they come for you at the box office. Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," the third entry in the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led series, beat expectations and towered over the competition during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

Box Office: '1917' Defeats 'Star Wars' With $36.5 Million Weekend

12 Jan 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Sam Mendes' "1917" marched to box office victory, earning a solid $36.5 million (£27.95 million) from 3,434 theatres in its first weekend of wide release.

'The Grudge' Kicks Off 2020 Box Office as 'Rise of Skywalker' Rules Again

05 Jan 2020

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Sony and Screen Gems' "The Grudge" ignited the 2020 box office, scaring up $11.3 million in domestic ticket sales over the weekend.

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