Ryan Faughnder

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Making $70 million, “F9” had the biggest opening weekend since the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” a year and a half ago.

‘F9’ opens at $70 million, Cinema Week offers freebies. Is movie-going back in full swing?

Making $70 million, “F9” had the biggest opening weekend since the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” a year and a half ago.

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“Everybody is holding their breath. ... I know a lot of people that will be completely drained, if not wrecked. ...

Hollywood in virtual quarantine: What life’s like for industry workers

“Everybody is holding their breath. ... I know a lot of people that will be completely drained, if not wrecked. ...

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Producers of the upcoming James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” announced on Thursday that the film’s theatrical release is being pushed from April to November.

Film industry could lose billions of dollars from coronavirus

Producers of the upcoming James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” announced on Thursday that the film’s theatrical release is being pushed from April to November.

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