New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album of guided meditation by Alanis Morissette, a Jennifer Lopez documentary leading up to her halftime performance at the Super Bowl in 2020 and a new “Father of the Bride” remake starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan.
‘No Other Way’: Amid Chris Rock and Will Smith Drama, Resurfaced MC Lyte Joke Has Martin Lawrence Reminding Fans That He’s Been Pushing Boundaries
Longtime funnyman and Hollywood movie star Martin Lawrence took to social media this week, amid the ongoing Oscar chatter, to remind fans that far worse […]news.yahoo.com
Martin Lawrence returns to his standup roots in Orlando, touring with his 'Lit AF' collection of comedy friends
click to enlarge Photo by Andrew Jackson via Martin Lawrence/TwitterBad Boys and Martin star of television and silver screen Martin Lawrence is back to his roots of stand-up, hosting a badass collection of comedy friends on the Lit AF Tour. Lawrence, the creator of the acrobatic and absurdist comedy hour You So Crazy, will be performing and hosting. It's a dual skill he mastered hosting Def Comedy Jam, when Marty Mar had crowds convulsing out of their seats before ushering on a wild-ass friend to keep the good times rolling. In typical Lawrence fashion, he continues to keep outrageously funny company; the Lit AF Tour also features Chicago radio king Rickey Smiley, Barbershop and Semi-Pro silly-man DeRay Davis, Def Comedy destroyer Adele Givens and Comicview's Clayton Thomas. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.orlandoweekly.com
US box office starts 2020 strong, but this year's movie slate makes toppling 2018's record seem impossible
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence star in "Bad Boys For Life." The box office garnered $886.1 million in January, up 8.7% from 2019's gross during that same month, according to data from Comscore. While the January 2020 box office outshines the haul a year earlier, it falls 7.7% short of the January 2018 haul. Despite the strong showing in January, a recent estimate from Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter projects ticket sales this year will fall 1.6% to $11.2 billion. Still, the domestic box office struggled.cnbc.com
'Bad Boys For Life,' '1917' top $100 million at domestic box office
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence's third turn as Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett continued to gain steam at the box office this weekend. "Bad Boys For Life" remained the top-grossing flick at the domestic box office for the second week in a row, hauling in $34 million. As of Sunday, the domestic box office has hauled in $847.4 million, up 12.7% from 2019, according to data from Comscore. The 2020 North American box office is also up 3.2% compared to 2018's start to the year. The domestic box office hit a record high in 2018.cnbc.com
'Bad Boys For Life' breaks January box office record, 'Dolittle' meets expectations
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence star in "Bad Boys For Life." "Bad Boys For Life," the third installment in the "Bad Boys" film franchise nabbed $59.1 million during its domestic debut, the highest opening of any new release in the month of January. For the full holiday weekend, Sony expects "Bad Boys for Life" to garner $68.1 million in North America. "Dolittle" is expected to sell another $7.5 million in ticket sales Monday and "1917" is expected to sell another $5 million. As of Sunday, the 2020 box office has reached $642.3 million, up 11.9% from the start of the 2019 box office.cnbc.com
'Bad Boys II' sequel, after nearly 17 years
(CNN) - After nearly 17 years, we're finally getting a sequel to "Bad Boys II" called "Bad Boys for Life." TRON (1982) - TRON: Legacy (2010)Gap: 28 yearsThe original "TRON" is a cult classic that only seems to have grown in popularity since it first came out. Bambi (1942) - Bambi II (2006)Gap: 63 yearsThe original "Bambi" is considered to be one of the greatest animated films of all time. For some reason, 63 years after the original film came out, Disney decided to make a sequel. Unfortunately, this is one of those sequels that is best forgotten so as not to sully the original film.