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Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers 5’ Opens to Franchise-Low $69 Million

The Last Knight

Paramount and Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight opened to a franchise low $69.1 million domestically its first five days. Internationally though, the film which cost $217 million to make, pulled in a total of $196 million, with $123 million coming from China alone.

The Michael Bay’s reportedly-last Transformers movie, which stars Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Hopkins, earned a B+ CinemaScore, while critics have mostly dismissed it.

First Trailer for Kumail Nanjiani’s Sundance Hit ‘The Big Sick’

Kumail Nanjiani's Sundance Hit

Amazon Studios and Lionsgate have unveiled the first trailer for the Sundance hit The Big Sick, a romantic comedy written by Kumail Nanjiani and his real life wife Emily V. Gordon, which tells the semi-autobiographical story of their relationship.

Directed by Michael Showalter, the film tells the story of a Pakistan-born aspiring comedian who connects with a grad student after one of his standup sets. Nanjiani plays a version of himself, while Zoe Kazan plays Emily. Holly Hunter and Ray Romano co-star as her parents.