Box Office: ‘Jason Bourne’ Targets $50 Million Debut, ‘Bad Moms’ Looks Like Sleeper Hit

The posters state authoritatively, “you know his name.” And then there’s Matt Damon, half of his all-American visage cloaked in shadow, back in the role that solidified his place on Hollywood’s A-list. Still, it’s been nearly a decade since Jason Bourne unpacked Treadstone and slowly pieced together the parts of a life story that a……

via Box Office: ‘Jason Bourne’ Targets $50 Million Debut, ‘Bad Moms’ Looks Like Sleeper Hit — Variety

Watch Melissa McCarthy, Adam Sandler, Jodie Foster and More Audition for Han Solo on ‘Conan’

Alden Ehrenreich is officially the new Han Solo, having nabbed the role for the upcoming “Star Wars” anthology film. But the casting process wasn’t easy, and he apparently had to beat out some seriously A-list stars to score the highly coveted role. In a clip TBS’ “Conan” aired this weekend, Melissa McCarthy, Bill Hader, Will……

via Watch Melissa McCarthy, Adam Sandler, Jodie Foster and More Audition for Han Solo on ‘Conan’ — Variety

NBC Greenlights Reality Dance Competition Series from Jennifer Lopez

NBC is continuing its dance with Jennifer Lopez. The “Shades of Blue” superstar is teaming up with the network for a brand new dance competition series “World of Dance,” which NBC has greenlit with a straight-to-series ten-episode order. Lopez is on board as an exec producer. Sources say it’s undetermined if she will appear in any……

via NBC Greenlights Reality Dance Competition Series from Jennifer Lopez — Variety

As World Events Turn Dark, Moviegoers Can’t Get Enough Talking Animals

Hollywood is vexed by the lack of home runs at the box office this summer. But there is a bright spot amidst countless forecasts of trouble for the film industry. Two of the biggest smashes of the season so far, Disney’s “Finding Dory” and Universal Studios’ “The Secret Life of Pets,” are a reminder that animation……

via As World Events Turn Dark, Moviegoers Can’t Get Enough Talking Animals — Variety

Weinstein Company Flips McDonald’s Drama ‘The Founder’ to Awards Season

The Weinstein Company is moving “The Founder,” its look at Ray Kroc, the man who brought the Big Mac to the masses, into awards season. The cinematic look at the driving force behind the national expansion of McDonald’s has already skipped around the release calendar. It was originally slated to debut on Nov. 25, 2016 before……

via Weinstein Company Flips McDonald’s Drama ‘The Founder’ to Awards Season — Variety