Over the weekend Deadpool broke all sorts of box office records. Here is how it all stacked up. #1 opening weekend ($132.75M) ever in Fox history #1 opening weekend ever for an R-rated film #1 February opening weekend #1 Winter opening weekend #2 opening weekend ever for an original Marvel property title #5 opening weekend ever for a Marvel property title Even more impressive is that this all happened with a very small $58 million budget that is very low by Hollywood standards for a major title with visual effects and a star.
It was 50 years ago yesterday on January 12th 1966 the Batman television series premiered on ABC and became a cultural phenomenon that has endured for 50 years and has impacted and inspired many generations.
SDCC was a big year for the Peanuts gang because they have a new animated feature film The Peanuts Movie coming out this November and 20th Century Fox used the movie tag line Dream Big literally at the convention.
There were two pretty big Hollywood Reboot announcements first we finally got to see a trailer of the long gestating Fantastic Four reboot from Fox and the un-needed reboot of Ghostbuster with an all female cast.