LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4 million launch.
Jane Fonda said recently that "Book Club" was the most fun she's ever had making a movie. She was ostensibly talking about getting to know her castmates — namely Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen — but may also have been referring to the wine. There is lots and lots of fine wine in "Book Club" — in fact, it seems like nobody's allowed to have a conversation after 4 p.m. without an oversized glass of Chardonnay.
It’s all about friendship for ‘Book Club’ cast
NEW YORK (AP) — MELVIN AND HOWARD: Among the most memorable films about Howard Hughes, this 1980 release starred Jason Robards as the mysterious billionaire and Paul le Mat as Melvin Dummar, the struggling everyman who encounters Hughes in the Nevada desert. Mary Steenburgen won an Oscar for playing Lynda, Melvin's first wife.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas-born film writer and director will chair a state group hoping to build a film community in Arkansas.
Little Rock native Jeff Nichols was announced Wednesday as the chair the Arkansas Cinema Society, which plans to bring together residents to watch films, share ideas and provide connections with other filmmakers.
Nichols also plans to host three seminars on filmmaking during the first year of the society.