After four straight weekends featuring a new #1 film at the weekend box office, Warner Bros.’s Shazam! took the crown for a second weekend in a row. Universal’s Little secured the runner-up position, out-performing Lionsgate and Summit’s Hellboy, which struggled amidst a flurry of negative reviews ahead of release.
Elton John biopic “Rocketman” has been set for a May 16th world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Taron Egerton stars as John with Paramount Pictures distributing worldwide. It’s directed by Dexter Fletcher, who previously took the reins on Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”. The film covers John’s emergence as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to becoming a music superstar and his partnership with songwriting collaborator Bernie Taupin.