Henry Cavill And Eiza González Set To Lead WWII Action Spy Flick

Henry Cavill at ComiconHenry Cavill and Eiza González have been tapped to lead “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare” under the direction of Guy Ritchie, with Jerry Bruckheimer producing.

The film will reunite Cavill and Ritchie, who worked together in the 2015 spy film “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

The project was initially announced back in 2021, and is currently set to start shooting next year. Based on Damien Lewis’s book Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, the film tells the story of real-life secret combat organization that was created by Winston Churchill and James Bond creator Ian Fleming which conducted unconventional ‘ungentlemanly’ operations against the Nazis.

Cavill recently announced that he will be exiting from Netflix’s “The Witcher” where he starred as Geralt of Rivia for three seasons. The actor also confirmed last week that he is returning Superman, s following his cameo in the new Warner Bros-DC film “Black Adam.”

Eiza González wasa recently seen in Michael Bay’s “Ambulance” nad wwill will next be see in Netflix’s sci-fi pic The Three Body Problem and Scott Z Burns’ Extrapolations for Apple TV+.

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Top Gun: Maverick Snatches Second Weekend B.O. Record

top gun maverick paramount picturesAfter scoring a boxoffice record on Memorial Day Weekend, Top Gun: Maverick seems designed to take another one. If estimates hold, the sequel to the Tom Cruise 80s classic is set to gross over $86 million. That would be enough for the record “smallest second-weekend decline for a movie that opened to $100 million or more,” according to Comscore.

Top Gun: Maverick has now grossed $291 million in North America, and thereby officially becoming the highest-grossing film ever at the domestic box office for Cruise.

This is especially impressive given that typical big-budget blockbusters tend to decline by at least 50%, even films are backed by positive reviews.

For comparison, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” each declined 67% in their second weekend, while another well-reviewed blockbuster, Robert Pattinson’s “The Batman” fell 50% in its second weekend.

“It has never been more appropriate to say ‘the sky’s the limit’ for ‘Top Gun: Maverick,'” Paramount’s president of domestic distribution Chris Aronson wrote in a note to press.

Not a lot of films opened against “Maverick” second weekend. Cronenberg’s “Crimes of the Future” which opened in limited release, made $1.1 million from 773 theaters.

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“Double Threat” Sets Release On Friday, June 3

double threatThe action thriller from Shane Stanley, “Double Threat” is set for release on VOD starting June 3rd.

The film is written by CJ Walley, and from producers Stanley, Walley, Kurt Patino, and Danielle C. Ryan and A Rolling Thunder Films production.

Starring Danielle C. Ryan, Matthew Lawrence, Kevin Joy and with Mo Gallini and Dawn Olivieri, the film is set to be release on various platforms such as Amazon, Itunes, Vudu/Fandango Now, Google Play among many others.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
Jimmy (Matthew Lawrence) recently loses his brother and promises to scatter his ashes in the ocean. His plans, however, are derailed when a normal convenience store pit-stop becomes a mob attack on cashier Natasha (Danielle C. Ryan). As Jimmy tries to flee, he discovers Natasha hiding in the back seat, and learns that she isn’t some random cashier, but a woman on the run from the mob with a split personality: Nat and Tasha. After some convincing, Nat and Tasha tag along with Jimmy on a road trip across the country, hoping to escape on a boat to Hawaii. But when the son of the crime boss, Ellis (Kevin Joy), joins forces with right-hand mobster Ask (Dawn Olivieri), an explosive and violent cross-country chase pursues.

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