Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

TOP STORIES FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016 Details Emerge About Snyder and Capullo’s Batman Reunion Comic Con Coming to Saudi Arabia Rogue One Box Office Update CBLDF Joins Fight Against Censorship in Virginia   Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer, and resident of a real-world Smallville.More Posts Follow Me:

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SUICIDE SQUAD opens to August record amid mixed reception

SUICIDE SQUAD opens to August record amid mixed reception

Over the weekend, Warner Brothers released their latest DC film in theaters, Suicide Squad. It opened in 4255 theaters to the tune of 135 million dollars. With this haul, the film broke the previous record for biggest opening weekend in August, which belonged to Guardians of the Galaxy‘s 94 million. The film is also the first to cross the century mark in August. Despite it’s strong opening haul, the film struggled to hold on to…

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James Cameron announces 4th AVATAR sequel

James Cameron announces 4th AVATAR sequel

In 2009, a cinematic phenomenon exploded into cinemas worldwide. It was a movie that received universal praise for its visually spectacular world, as well as its near flawless use of 3D. The latter accomplishment propelled 3D as the go-to technology for Hollywood, proving there was huge potential in the technology if the driving force behind a project only had the vision to implement it properly. Avatar set a new standard for what was possible at the worldwide…

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DEADPOOL continues record breaking run

DEADPOOL continues record breaking run

Over the Valentine’s Day weekend, Deadpool burst out of the gate with a massive 132.4 million opening bow, breaking several records in the process such as the biggest debut for an R rated movie, biggest opening for an X-Men movie, and the highest debut for both February and the Winter period in general. In its second weekend, the Ryan Reynolds vehicle continued breaking records on the track to a new 235.4 million domestic total, and 491.9 million worldwide…

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How impressive is DEADPOOL’s opening weekend?

How impressive is DEADPOOL’s opening weekend?

This weekend Deadpool exploded out of the gate with a massive 135 million opening weekend domestically, and an equally impressive 260 million worldwide bow. The film outperformed even the most optimistic estimates which had it pegged for a low 100’s debut, though the average industry projections thought it would open between 60-70 million. Deadpool‘s 135 million debut might not seem all that impressive considering 2015 saw one box office record broken after another, with Star…

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Will AVATAR ever be beaten at the worldwide box office?

Will AVATAR ever be beaten at the worldwide box office?

A little over six years ago, James Cameron‘s Avatar opened in cinemas worldwide. Opening in almost 3.500 theaters in the United States, the film scored a relatively modest 77 million debut. It was the fifth largest opening of 2009, behind Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince (77.8 million), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (85 million), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (108.9 million), and nearly half of the year’s biggest opener The Twilight Saga: New Moon (142.8 million). On…

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