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Weekend Box Office: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Easily Takes Top Spot

The Next Conjuring Spinoff

The Conjuring spinoff Annabelle: Creation (Warner Bros./New Line Cinema) easily took the top spot at the box office with $35 million in its opening weekend.

Receiving a B CinemaScore from audiences, the $15 million doll horror film is directed by David F. Sandberg and stars Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Coulthard, Grace Fulton, Lou Lou Safran, Samara Lee, Tayler Buck, Anthony LaPaglia, and Miranda Otto.

The Vertical Teaser Debuts for ‘The Emoji Movie’

The New CG Animation

Sony Pictures Animation has debuted the vertical teaser trailer for The Emoji Movie, the new CG animation set for release on August 4, 2017.

The first trailer introduces us to Mel Meh (Steven Wright), the father of T. J. Miller’s character, Gene, as he apathetically tries to convince viewers to go see the Anthony Leondis-directed comedy which is said to explore the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone.

Emoji Animated Film in the Works at Sony

Sony Pictures Animation

Believe it or not, Sony Pictures Animation has acquired a seven-figure pitch for a movie centering on emojis, which are a key component of today’s social media correspondence.

Warner Bros. and Paramount also bid on the untitled project which will be co-written by Eric Siegel (Men at Work) and Anthony Leondis (Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters),