Entertainment Ben Affleck-Ana De Armas Movie ‘Deep Water’ Heading To Streaming
Ben Affleck On Why Acting In George Clooney’s ‘The Tender Bar’ Was An Extremely Rare Career Moment – Contenders L.A.
At Sunday’s Contenders Film: Los Angeles event, The Tender Bar star Ben Affleck and the two young actors — Tye Sheridan and Daniel Ranieri — who share the role of the older and younger J.R. Moehringer in George Clooney’s film version of Moehringer’s memoir, joined me virtually as part of the Amazon Studios presentation. Clooney’s follow-up to his Netflix sci-fi pic The Midnight Sky is an adaptation of Pulitzer Prize winner Moehringer’s bestselling personal coming-of-age story, with the screenplay by Oscar winner William Monahan (The Departed, The Gambler).
EXCLUSIVE: We hear that the Adrian Lyne-directed erotic thrilleris going to streaming after the 20th Century Studios/New Regency movie was pulled from the Disney theatrical release calendar last week. We understand that will get domestic play of the - movie while will have streaming for the picture overseas. The movie was originally set to hit theaters on Jan. 14, 2022. We’ll update you with a streaming release date.
Deep Water, based on the Patricia Highsmith novel, reps Lyne’s first directorial since 2002’s Unfaithful. He was Oscar nominated in 1988 for Best Director for Paramount’s Fatal Attraction starring Glenn Close and Michael Douglas which was a huge hit at the time grossing over $320M WW.
‘Red Notice’ Seizes Biggest Netflix Movie Opening Weekend Ever; Italian Pic ‘Yara’ Tops Streamer’s New Weekly Charts
In the wake of redefining the measurement of binge-watching on streaming, Netflix’s new top 10 film chart for the week of Nov. 8-14 lists Rawson Marshall Thurber’s $200M action feature Red Notice as the No. 1 film for the period with 148.7M hours watched since Nov. 12; easily the most watched movie ever on Netflix for a pic in its first weekend. We reported yesterday that Samba TV clocked 4.2M U.S. households who tuned into the Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds movie for at least five minutes, more than any Disney+ movie to date and HBO Max theatrical titles in their respective weekend debuts.
We also hear that Deep Water is being sent to streaming given the feeble theatrical marketplace for adult fare right now; Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story being the latest to underperform with a $10.5M opening. To date, and boosted by the Thanksgiving holiday, MGM/UAR’s star-studded House of Gucci is the only drama to break through with a current running domestic B.O. of $41M. Meanwhile, fanboy fare is king with Sony/Disney/Marvel’s Spider-Man: No Way Home eyeing a $135M-$155M opening weekend.
Ben Simmons on the Warriors? Why Golden State should and shouldn't pursue trade for 76ers star
How would Ben Simmons fit on the Warriors? Would a win-now move make them clear championship favorites?With an NBA-best 15-2 record heading into Wednesday's clash with the 76ers, Golden State looks every bit like the dominant franchise that reached five straight Finals from 2015 to 2019. The hot start has quieted most of the chatter about the Warriors potentially making a major win-now move. One of the names that surfaces from time to time? Ben Simmons.
Affleck and de Armas star as Vic and Melinda Van Allen, a married couple whose mind games with each other take a twisted turn when people around them start turning up dead. The couple staves off divorce in a loveless marriage by allowing each to take lovers, but it becomes messy as Highsmith exposed the surface façade of American suburban life.
Zach Helm and Sam Levinson adapted the book. Tracy Letts, Rachel Blanchard, Dash Mihok, Lil Rel Howery, Jacob Elordi, Kristen Connolly and Jade Fernandez also star.
Today, New Regency hammered a new global theatrical distribution deal with Disney. The production company, originally housed at 20th Century Fox, segued over to Disney after the 2019 merger of the rival studio.
Reps for New Regency, Amazon and Disney were unable to be reached.
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Ben Simmons trade rumors: How 76ers star would fit with Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard .
According to a Friday report from ESPN, trade talks involving Ben Simmons have gained momentum in the last few days. What would it take for the Trail Blazers to get the three-time All-Star and would Simmons and Damian Lillard even make sense as a duo?ESPN reported on Friday late afternoon that Philadelphia's trade conversations have gained momentum over the last several days.