Weekend Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Wins 5th Weekend, ‘Tomb Raider’ Underwhelms

Box Office March 16-18

Disney-Marvel’s Black Panther was number one at the domestic box office for the fifth weekend in a row with $27 million, while Warner Bros. and MGM’s Tomb Raider opened in second place with a less than stellar $23.5 million (at 3,854 theaters).

Directed by Norwegian filmmaker Roar Uthaug, the new video game adaptation starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft scored a so-so B grade from moviegoers in CinemaScore exit polls.

Watch McCarthy in the ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Trailer

Marielle Heller's Big-Screen Adaptation

Fox Searchlight has released the first poster and trailer for Marielle Heller’s adaptation of Lee Israel’s memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, which has comedic actress Melissa McCarthy in a role that demands drama.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? unspools the true story of Israel (McCarthy), “once a lauded celeb biographer who turned to fraud and plagiarism when her coffers dried up.”

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Drops New Trailer

Marvel’s Superhero Film

Disney and Marvel have released the second official trailer for this year’s most anticipated superhero film, Avengers: Infinity War.

The Russo Bros. latest epic assembles all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe heroes, including Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans),

‘Adrift’ Trailer has Shailene Woodley & Sam Claflin Struggling for Survival

Baltasar Kormákur’s Survival Thriller

STX Entertainment has debuted the first trailer for Adrift, the upcoming steamy survival thriller starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin.

Directed by Everest director Baltasar Kormákur, the film is based on the true story of Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp who set out on a journey across the South Pacific ocean.

First Trailer for Bo Burnham’s Directorial Debut ‘Eighth Grade’

Bo Burnham's Directorial Debut

A24 has released the first official trailer for comedian Bo Burnham’s directorial debut Eighth Grade, one of the breakout hits of Sundance earlier this year.

The coming-of-age comedy stars newcomer Elsie Fisher as an incredibly shy young girl and “the film chronicles her journey through the joys of popularity, hormones, and social media as an awkward teenager in modern America.”

‘Life Itself’ Trailer with Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde

Dan Fogelman’s Second Feature Film

Amazon Studios has released a teaser trailer for Life Itself, a generation-defying love story featuring an all-star ensemble that includes Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, Laia Costa, Annette Bening, and Antonio Banderas.

The First Trailer and Poster for ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

J.K. Rowling Spin-Off Series

Warner Bros has released the first teaser trailer and poster for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the prequel to the newest J.K. Rowling spin-off series Fantastic Beasts, which is set decades before the original Harry Potter series.

The Crimes of Grindelwald finds magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his friends enlisted by a young Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to help track down the villainous Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) and fight rising resentments in the wizarding world.