With North American movie theaters starting to reopen with limited capacity and European cinemas set to follow in the months ahead what new theatrical releases will be available to them, and for how long, is becoming more apparent. Studios are not only deciding when they are going to release their blockbusters, but more importantly whether they will launch them simultaneously on streaming platforms. In the process they are reaching agreements with cinema operators over the future of theatrical release windows.
Meanwhile, what counts as this year’s awards season continues to chug along with the Producers Guild handing out their awards. Though many of the same movies keep taking home the big prizes with each new ceremony, it’s always important to remember that this doesn’t mean they are guaranteed Oscar trophies.
Of course we also cover some of the week’s top entertainment headlines including the list of this year’s new entries to the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress, Warner Bros. Music heads to China and who is guest hosting the television game show Jeopardy in the absence of the late Alex Trebek.
‘Nobody’ Takes No. 1 With $6.7M; Los Angeles Market Leads B.O. Again With $1.1M
‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Has Monster $123M Overseas Debut, Sets Record Start For Hollywood During Pandemic
CBS Critiques Itself Over “Legitimizing” Woody Allen Interview
Sharon Osbourne Is Out at ‘The Talk’
‘Ginny & Georgia’ Opens at No. 1 on Nielsen Streaming Charts
Warner Music Teams Up with Tencent to Crack China
Janet Jackson and Kermit the Frog Added to National Recording Registry
Country Star Morgan Wallen Has Had the No. 1 Album for 10 Weeks — and the Industry Is Happy He’s Nowhere in Sight
Justin Bieber Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 100 With ‘Peaches,’ Becomes 1st Solo Male to Open Atop Hot 100 & Billboard 200 in Same Week