Here is your MHM Movie News Flash for March 31, 2016 courtesy the MHM Ticker.
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” Weekend Predictions
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will have little competition at the box office this weekend. After an opening weekend that brought in $166 million in sales, this weekend should bring in a little more than half of that as the film doesn’t have much competition for your dollars until Disney releases its live-action version of “The Jungle Book” on April 15. Worldwide, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” has brought in $501 million in its first week.
Netflix’s New Releases For April 2016
The Hollywood Reporter has released a list of movie coming to Netflix in the month of April which is highlighted by 1971’s “A Clockwork Orange, 2000’s “Best in Show”, and 1988’s Scrooged to name a few. You can also see the list of movies leaving Netflix in April as well.
Parents Naming Their Kids After “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Characters
You knew this was inevitable, and now Yahoo Movies is reporting that there has been a sharp increase in babies being named Rey and Kylo after last year’s release of the hit movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. According to BabyCenter.com, over the past year, the boy’s name, Kylo, has jumped from No. 3,774 to No. 1,165 on the charts, and Rey’s name has jumped from No. 14,172 in 2015 to No. 2,784! No word, yet, on how many fathers have demanded their baby’s mommas call them Supreme Leader Snoke in the sack.
Celebrity Birthdays for March 31, 2016
Richard Chamberlain 82
Shirley Jones, 81
Christopher Walken, 73
Ewan McGregor, 45
Ronnie Corbett, of British TV comedy, has died at the age of 85. He was one of Britain’s most popular entertainers, and a regular television fixture in Britain for more than 50 years. His first notoriety was on The Frost Report in the 1960s but was best known as one half of The Two Ronnies with his comedy partner, Ronnie Barker, who died in 2005.
This has been your MHM Movie News Flash for March 31, 2016. Check back tomorrow for more news and stories from Hollywoodland.