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Weekend Box Office: ‘Independence Day 2’ Underperforms; ‘Finding Dory’ Swims

Independence Day 2 Underperforms

The Independence Day sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, budgeted at $165 million, will earn an underwhelming $41.6 million, while the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory, will earn approximately $73.2 million in its second weekend, down only 46% from last week’s stellar opening frame.

First Trailer for Matthew McConaughey’s ‘Free State of Jones’

Civil War Action-Drama

Following the first poster, STX Entertainment has debuted the first trailer for the Civil War action-drama Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey front and center.

The actor stars as Southern farmer Newt Knight, who turns against the Confederacy during the war and led other white farmers and local slaves to establish the Free State of Jones, in Jones County, Miss.

McConaughey’s ‘The Free State of Jones’ Gets Its First Poster

Matthew McConaughey

The guys over at Entertainment Weekly have revealed the first poster for the Civil War drama The Free State of Jones, featuring the Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey.

Gary Ross’ (The Hunger Games) upcoming film opens in rather unconventional fashion this May and co-stars Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Brendan Gleeson and Mahershala Ali.

First Image from Matthew McConaughey-Led Civil War Drama THE FREE STATE OF JONES

Gary Ross' Civil War Drama

STX Entertainment has released the first official image from Gary Ross‘ Civil War drama The Free State of Jones, led by Matthew McConaughey and set for a March 11, 2016 release date.

Production on the theatrical feature, written and directed by four-time Oscar-nominee Ross (The Hunger Games),