Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed in a recorded message from Hawaii that a live-action re-imagining of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 2016 hit feature film Moana is in development. The announcement was shared by Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger during The Walt Disney Company’s Meeting of Shareholders Webcast. The new film is produced by Johnson, Dany … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson’s plans for live-action Moana”
Disney’s Jungle Cruise debuted at No. 1 this weekend, opening to an estimated total of more than $90 million globally, including $34.2 million in domestic box office, $27.6 million in international box office and over $30 million in Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally. “Jungle Cruise is the perfect summer adventure film, bringing a beloved theme park attraction … Continue reading “Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson “cruise” to number 1 with $90m global take”
It’s happening. Sweet Christmas. Oops wrong comic universe. But it is Christmas for those who have been waiting for Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam to finally go before the cameras. For those unaware of the character, Black Adam was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck for DC Comics. The anti-hero is one of the archenemies of the superhero Shazam! and the … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam is filming”
Dwayne Johnson announced on his Youtube Channel, a five-minute video that he’s endorsing the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, this is the first time he’s ever publicly endorsed a candidate for office. Johnson stated, “Look, I’ve got friends in all parties, but the one thing we can always agree on is the … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris”
It goes to show that under the right circumstances it is possible to get water from a Rock. In this case, Dwayne Johnson. VOSS Water has announced its strategic partnership with global entertainment icon, entrepreneur and VOSS loyalist, Johnson. The mega star, who acquired a stake in the water company, will serve as a true … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson is new VOSS at water company”
Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt will star in the husband and wife superhero film, Ball and Chain for Netflix. This re-teams the two, who will appear next summer in the Disney film, Jungle Cruise. Loosely based on the 90s comic book Ball and Chain, the film follows a troubled married couple that receive superpowers that only … Continue reading “Johnson and Blunt star in ‘Ball and Chain’ for Netflix”
MullenLowe L.A. wins Whole Foods According to Ad Age, Amazon finally finished shopping for a new creative agency for its newly acquired Whole Foods Market. The report says, the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain has chosen MullenLowe L.A., as its CAOR after a review. The review, which was run by SRI, began in late June. After … Continue reading “MullenLowe, NFL, Johnson, Elizabeth in the news”
John Cena is not a great actor. I can safely say that since, well, he is nowhere around and I’m in the confines of my apartment!
That said, the wrestler-turned-TV-star-turned Hefty spokesman sure is likable.
And it’s his “Dwayne Johnson” likability that bodyslams any other spots this week and places these new Hefty trash bag spots, from Havas Chicago, into RAW.
Not WWE RAW. Reel Chicago RAW!
There was a time when mega-movie star, Dwayne Johnson was known as the “Franchise Savior.” The former WWE star helped an on-life-support Fast & Furious race to new box office heights when he joined Fast Five. Then there was G.I. Joe. Johnson came in and rebooted that dying franchise as well for Paramount. Well, just … Continue reading “How Black Adam star killed 2 franchises”
Up, Up and Away! This weekend, Dwayne Johnson brought the DC Extended Universe back to life with his first superhero film, Black Adam. The film punched its way to $67 million at the domestic box office and $140 million worldwide. One of the standout scenes of the film was actually the mid-credits scene, where actor … Continue reading “Henry Cavill returns to DCEU as Superman”
DCEU’s Black Adam, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson doesn’t officially hit theaters until October 21, 2022 (with showings in some cities beginning October 20) but there have been several test screenings already and had its official premiere in New York earlier this week. The official review embargo for Black Adam has lifted and the early … Continue reading “What say the critics about Black Adam?”
From New Line Cinema, Dwayne Johnson stars in the action adventure Black Adam. The first-ever feature film to explore the story of the DC Super Hero comes to the big screen under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise). Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods— and … Continue reading “Watch the final trailer for Black Adam”
Let’s call it a case of quality over quantity. While Marvel… marveled audiences in Hall H with a slew of announcements and trailers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Warner Bros, New Line Cinemas and DC were much more subdued. But what they did show was amazing! As the lights dimmed, … Continue reading “Black Adam electrifies Hall H with trailer”
It’s here DC fans. New Line Cinema has released the first trailer for the long-awaited Black Adam. And it delivers several punches. Actor Dwayne Johnson, shared it on his Twitter today. “As promised, our world premiere @BlackAdamMovie trailer. This passion project has become my DNA and the hierarchy of power in the DC Universe will … Continue reading “Check out the action-packed trailer for Black Adam”
It seems the MCU might actually be getting some competition in the near future. Variety has reported that multiple sources close to the situation have stated that Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav met with top executives before the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery to find someone to increase the profile of DC Entertainment … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU”
Take that Zack Snyder’s Justice League naysayers! The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced that director’s version of the maligned Joss Whedon release has received a Best Superhero Movie nomination and a nomination for Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot. The nominees for the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards, honoring the most popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television … Continue reading “Snyder’s Justice League earns Best Movie nom from Critics Choice Super Awards”
We’re a few weeks out from the Oscar nominations, but we are getting other nominations from the, DGA, PGA, AGD and WGA which are giving us clues as to what may be nominated for the Super Bowl of awards shows. This week, we look at Disney, who is the empire encompassing Marvel, LucasFilm, 20th Century … Continue reading “A look at Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Oscar hopefuls”
We are now 100 days – yeah, 100 – from the Super Bowl LVI. Aside from the fact that we know The Philadelphia Eagles will not be in it, we know there were be a line-up of new Super Bowl spots. Some mind-boggling funny. Others, just terrible. TMA (The Marketing Arm), the Dallas-based creative agency … Continue reading “TMA Super Bowl Poll reveals viewers’ preferences for ads”
This weekend’s box office results completely validated Scarlett Johansson’s Disney lawsuit AND justified Disney’s decision to provide theater exclusive engagements for their remaining 2021 theatrical releases. Led by a very impressive second weekend at #1 for Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as well as strongholds for Free Guy and Jungle Cruise … Continue reading “Shang-Chi dominates box office, validates Scar Jo’s beef with Disney”
The Suicide Squad received unusually good reviews for a comic-book adaptation, plenty of social media attention, and had little to no competition on a prime summer weekend. Even so, it fell short of its conservative $30 million projection to gross $26,550,000 in 4,002 North American theaters. The United States is averaging more than 100,000 new … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad takes in $26.5m in deathly box office weekend”