By now, it’s pretty much common knowledge that Fantastic Four fantastically flopped; as a result, FOX may be in hot water financially.
Fantastic Four could lead to more than a $60 million write-off for 21st Century Fox, an analyst said in a research note.
The $120 million movie directed by Josh Trank earned just $26 million domestically its opening weekend.
Fox had already warned that its film studio would not make as much in the current year as it did in the prior year.
Barton Crockett, an analyst at FBR & Co., said that Fantastic Four amounts to “a negative start to Fox’s already cautious forecast for a $200 million year-over-year decline in studio segment profits in fiscal year 2016.”
Flickering Myth suggests that the projected 2017 Fantastic Four sequel could be postponed or killed in favor of a Deadpool sequel. Though Deadpool is not yet out, it’s garnered positive buzz from its trailer.
Twice the amount of Ryan Reynolds screen time? We’re not complaining.
From Entertainment Weekly:
“I’m not going to name any names, but let’s just say I want to do jokes on Donald Trump so badly and I have no venue, so right now I’m just dry-Trumping.”
“I just want to say that every little boy grows up believing that they could be president of the United States, and I’m so happy that that little boy is Donald Trump. I just hope he’s taking his vitamins. Please stay healthy until I get on the air. Don’t do anything dangerous, don’t ride any motorcycles, because every night before I go to bed I light a candle and pray that he stays in the race. And I also pray that nobody puts that candle anywhere near his hair.”
Dry-Trumping. Praying that nobody puts a candle anywhere near his hair. We can’t.
Justin Timberlake‘s NYC restaurant Southern Hospitality is the opposite of so fresh and so clean, subsequently deeming it unable to pass a health inspection.
Per Gossip Cop:
According to records from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, a recent inspection found Timberlake’s Southern Hospitality suffering from four violations, two of them critical.
The most alarming? According to official documents, there was “evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food area.” It’s further noted that the restaurant is “not vermin proof.” In fact, it’s said to have “harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.”
The other critical violation claims the venue’s “food contact surface [was] not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.”
To be honest, probably every NYC restaurant is filthy to some extent. Would you still be down to eat there?
Iggy Azalea is set to Lip Sync Battle her fiancé Nick Young on the show’s August 13 episode. The preview, above, shows Iggy gettin’ down to “Freak Me” with a solid theatrical performance. Always nice to know there’s a backup career if and when the rap thing tanks. Can’t wait to see what Swaggy P has in store.
Per Us Weekly:
[Efron] would play a “young rule-flouting hothead” who teams up with Johnson’s character — a “by-the-book and very serious lifeguard” — to save the beach from a greedy oil tycoon. Seth Gordon, who did the first Horrible Bosses flick in 2011, has been tapped to direct.
Let’s see Efron and/or The Rock running in slow-mo, please. Reverse that male gaze. Let’s be progressive here, people.