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The Prom

Directed by

Ryan Murphy

Starring

Actor
Character
Dee Dee Allen
Barry Glickman
Angie Dickinson
Keegan-Michael Key
Mr. Hawkins
Kerry Washington
Mrs. Greene
Andrew Rannells
Trent Oliver
Jo Ellen Pellman
Emma Nolan
Mary Kay Place
Grandma Bea
Ariana DeBose
Alyssa Greene
Tracey Ullman
Vera
Kevin Chamberlin
Sheldon Saperstein
Logan Riley
Kaylee
Nico Greetham
Nick Boomer
Dominique Kelley
Lady's Improving Dancer
Nathaniel J. Potvin
Kevin
Taylor Plecity
Internet Student #5
Sebastian Vale
Angry Dad
Nikki Keeshin
Inclusive Dancer
Mia Danelle
Internet Student
Sofia Deler
Shelby
Spencer Tomich
The Crush
Riley Rydin
Fifth Student
Jose Velazquez
Brittany Freeth
Godspell Cast
Frank DiLella
Frank DiLella
Erica Lynn
Student Dancer
Annie Ruby
Red Carpet Reporter
Sam Pillow
Young Barry
Pam Cook
Parent #1
Luis Tomas Martinez
High School Student
John Wusah
Red Carpet Reporter #3
Carmyne Rey
Alex, Internet Student
Phi Kenzie
Internet Student #6
Matthew Rogers
Godspell Cast
Portia Bartley
Internet Student #3
Vasthy Mompoint
Godspell Cast
Lando Coffy
Internet Student #10
Ray Gordon II
Inclusive Student / Dancer
Mike A Nidiffer
Teacher
Trent Longo
Homecoming Court
Jacob Zelonky
Noah Weiss
Prom Attendee
James Anthony Chiong
Mall Patron
Yusuf Nasir
Godspell dancer
Ludwika Osorio
Student
James Bearb
Broadway Producer
Owen O. Scarlett
Lady's Improving Dancer
Derrick Boyce
Lady's Improving Dancer
Joe Abraham
NY Party Guest
Marcus Bailey
Student
Reilly Baker
High school prom dancer
Lindsay Ballif
Student
Anna Berg
Student
Janice Blue
Student
Ana Luiza Bourroul
High School Prom Atendee
Carlena Britch
NY Party Guest
Kerrice Brooks
Student Dancer
Lydia Callins
Show Girl
Tasha Casberg
Student
Carly J. Casey
Red Carpet Reporter #2
Monroe Cline
Student Dancer
Carl Collanus
Photographer
Sydney Cope
Student
Chelsea Corp
NY Party Guest
Brenna Daly
First Student
Shauna Davis
NY Party Guest
Luca De Angelis
Reporter
Noah Der
Internet Student
Gigi Dia
ABC reporter
Morgan Dudley
Student
Joel Dupont
Reporter
David Eby
Press Reporter
Erin Flannery
Stage Manager
Kara Fry
Showgirl
Steven P. Green
Bus Driver
Lonnie Henderson
Singer Dancer
Sterling Temple Howard
Student
Brandon Hudson
Waiter
Jeni Jones
Reporter
Ryan Kendrick
Red Carpet Reporter
Mark Krenik
Mall Staff
Charissa Kroeger
Godspell Cast
Amanda LaCount
Inclusive Dancer
Leanne Langston
Student
Jillana Laufer
NY Party Guest
Breanne Lawson
Prom Guest
Chris Liu
Godspell Cast
Darielle Loprete
Student
Maddie Lucas
Student
Julia Marley
Student
Donyea Martin
Student
Sienna Mohl
Student
Kc Monnie
NY Party Guest
Matthew Moseley
Student
Mila Murashko
Sardi's Patron
Naimah
Self
Dawn Noel
NY Party Guest Dancer
Doug Penikas
NY Party Guest
Ashley Porter
Self - Inclusive Dancer
Angelique Pretorius
Theatre Guest
Briana Price
Red Carpet Reporter #1
Sierra Puett
Student Dancer
Bubba Dean Rambo
Ny Party Guest
Caroline Rich
Indiana Reporter #1
Kayley Stallings
Female Student
Lynnae Stine
Student
Kelly Sweeney
Teen Dancer
Richard Tanner
Playbill Reporter
Cora Tran
Internet Student #2
Sebastian Twohey-Jacobs
High School Prom Attendee
Meredith Vivian
Student
Jessica Vollhardt
Red Carpet Guest
Miracle Washington
Internet Student
Jeffrey Lynn White Jr.
Theatre Attendee
Louis Williams Jr.
Waiter
Bj Wolf
Internet Student
Samas Wu
Cameraman
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2020
 130 minutes (2 hrs 10 mins)
 BBFC Age Rating:  12A age rating
US release date Released: 4th December 2020
MPAA Age Rating: The Prom PG-13 age rating 
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The cast is a bit mis-matched but it somehow works. Weak first act which develops into a likeable film with strong message and good songs.
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As the UK has various different level of lockdown cinemas in some parts of the country are open while others have to remain shut so this weekends box office could be similar to recent charts.

There are 3 new films released in the UK and where available looking to hit the box office, but can they challenge last weekends top movie, Elf, for the number 1 spot?

The Prom

  • The movie is directed by Ryan Murphy
  • Ryan Murphy also directed Pretty/Handsome in 2008.
  • It stars Meryl Streep who last starred in Let Them All Talk (2020).
  • The film also stars James Corden who last appeared in Trolls World Tour (2020).
  • Meryl Streep and James Corden appeared in Into The Woods (2015) together.

Superintelligence

Superintelligence
  • This new release stars Melissa McCarthy who's last film was The Kitchen (2019)
  • It also stars Bobby Cannavale who appeared in The Jesus Rolls (2020).
  • Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale appeared in Spy (2015) together.
  • The film is brought to us by 4 time director Ben Falcone.

Dreamland

  • The movie is directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte who directed As You Are in 2016.
  • It stars Margot Robbie and Travis Fimmel.

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next weeks there are 4 new movies

  • Arkansas, Tuesday, 15th December
  • Wonder Woman 1984, Wednesday, 16th December
  • Let Him Go, Friday, 18th December
  • Come Away, Friday, 18th December

This weekend, Friday 4th December 2020, there are 7 new films released in the UK and where available in cinemas looking to hit the box office, but can they challenge last weekends top movie, Home Alone, for the number 1 spot?

Godmothered

  • The movie is directed by Sharon Maguire
  • Sharon Maguire also directed Bridget Jones's Baby in 2016 which grossed £48.1 Million in the UK and grossed $212 Million globally.
  • It stars Isla Fisher who last starred in Greed (2020).
  • The film also stars Jillian Bell who last appeared in Bill & Ted Face The Music (2020).

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular
  • This new release stars Katherine Jenkins who's last film was Dream Horse (2020)
  • It also stars Bill Nighy who appeared in Hope Gap (2020).
  • Katherine Jenkins and Bill Nighy appeared in Minamata (2020) together.
  • The film is brought to us by new director Lynne Page.

Falling

  • The movie is directed by Viggo Mortensen and is their directorial debut.
  • It stars Viggo Mortensen and Lance Henriksen.

Lost At Christmas

  • Also this week there is Lost At Christmas from director Ryan Hendrick marking a directorial debut.
  • The film features Natalie Clark and Kenny Boyle in starring roles.

Mank

  • The long list of new releases continues with Mank which is directed by David Fincher who directed The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo in 2011.
  • It stars Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried who were last seen together in A Place Among The Dead which grossed £0.

A Christmas Carol

County Lines

County Lines
  • This new release stars Harris Dickinson who's last film was Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (2019)
  • It also stars Ashley Madekwe who appeared in Salome (2014).
  • The film is brought to us by new director Henry Blake.

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next weeks there are 3 new movies

  • Superintelligence, Friday, 11th December
  • Dreamland, Friday, 11th December
  • The Prom, Friday, 11th December

Being held in Anaheim California August 23rd - 25th the Ultimate Disney Fan Event is held by the company on a bi-annual basis and gives the fans news on the latest movies, TV shows and theme parks.

What can we expect for this years event? With a new Star Wars movie around the corner, the end of the phase 3 Marvel Cinematic Universe, a new Frozen movie on the horizons and an area of the Disney theme parks dedicated to Star Wars!

Lucasfilm (Star Wars)

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

There may not be a new trailer coming out of the D23 expo for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker but we can expect a behind the scenes reel, as we did with the last 2 films, with new footage and most likely, and just maybe we'll get an official movie poster.

There may also be some news on the new trilogy of films that are set for release every other year from December 2023.

There has been a feeling that we have had too much Star Wars in recent years so after this years movie expect the whole franchise to go quiet until the promotion starts for he 2023 movie.

Disney are releasing their own streaming service this year, Disney+, and the Star Wars Universe ig going to feed into this a lot over the years between The Rise Of Skywalker and the next cinematic adventure including the much anticipated The Mandalorian for which there will likely be a trailer.

Lets not also forget that other Lucasfilms franchise, Indianan Jones. The next movie has already been delayed but is going ahead with Harrison Ford, little is known but with a whole area dedicated to the film studio there could well be some mention of the original tomb raider.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Black Widow

The MCU phase 3 went out with a massive bang and Avengers: Engame became the top grossing movie of all time and Spider-Man: Far from home grossed over a Billion at the box office, so the phase 4 has a lot to live up to.

The first spanner in the works is the breakdown of the Disney and Sony (who own Spider-Man) partnership so don't expect to hear anything from the Spidey franchise, but with the acquisition of Fox by Disney every other Marvel character can now be used by Disney so expect to see the likes of X-Men and Fantastic 4 cropping up, not that we'll hear anything at D23.

There should be more news on the confirmed project like Shang-Chi, Black Widow and Thor: Love And Thunder, maybe there will even be a trailer for the Scarlett Johansson starring movie which is the first of these movie out the door next March.

Again the Disney+ streaming service, due for launch this year, will be a major part of the MCU going forward with the prospect of TV series adding to the Universe as well as movies.

Avatar

Avatar logo

One of the properties that Disney aquired when it bought Fox was James Camerons former highest grossing movie Avatar and all planed sequels.

They have been a long time coming but with the opening of the Pandora area (the planet in the movie) in Animal Kingdom in Orlando Disney are keen to get the sequels made and have announced they will be released bi-yearly fron 2022.

There will be an Avatar area as the expo and the possibility of more information of the sequels which are being made back to back.

Walt Disney Animation Studios And Pixar

Frozen II

Lets not forget the animated Disney Movies! On the horizon is Frozen II, which is kind of a big deal, the original film is still the true highest grossing animated movie of all time (not counting the new The Lion King movie) and became a cultural phenomenon back in 2013.

The trailers have promised much and we could see more footage from the film which is set for release at the end of 2019.

It has been announced that there will be a Moana area coming to Epcot in the revamp of the Walt Disney World park, this could be a sign that there is a sequel to the 2016 animated movie.

Pixar will also be showing off its future movies Onwards and Soul at a presentation during the weekend.

Little has beed seen from these movies from the digital animated arm of the company except for a trailer for Onwards, so fans are excited to see more and this is the perfect platform.

There is of course much more that will come out of the Expo so come back regularly to get all the latest news.

We all love a bit of Rebel Wilson in a comedy and throw in Anne Hathaway and you could be in for a must see comedy.

A new trailer os out for the film which gets released on 10th May 2019, and to cash in on the hype they have thrown in a few references to a big new film released this weekend.

With a spiritual connection to the classic comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Steve Martin and Micheal Caine if this lives up to the promise its could be good.

Check out the trailer below.

The Marvel unsung heroes (outside of Deadpool) have gained a massive following since the release of the first film and the inevitable sequel was always going to be a massive blockbuster.

Landing at the top of this weeks UK box office Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2 takes a fantastic £13 million making it the 41 highest debut ever, behind The Inbetweeners Movie and head of The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers.

The original Guardians of The Galaxy opened to £6.3 million in 2014, good for an untried new franchise, this film had bigger hype and has gained a loyal following and more than doubles the debut gross.

With favourable reviews and stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana at the top of their games, and with the best hero at the cinema in Baby Groot were looking at a £40 - £50 million total gross.

Falling from the top after 2 weeks if Fast and Furious 8, a £1.7 million 3rd weekend means that the film has now taken £26 million, it will struggle now to catch up with Fast and Furious 7.

Also new this week is Baahubali 2 The Conclusion at number 6 with £0.4 million, The Promise at number 9 with £178,000 and Lady McBeth at number 10 with £174,000.

Sing re-entered the chart this week and at 9 weeks is the longest running film while Beauty and The Beast is the highest total grossing movie with £70 million, its the 8th UK top film ever.

Historical Charts A year ago
Captain America: Civil War from Marvel was the top new film of the week, it knocked The Jungle Book from Disney from the top.

Five years ago
Avengers Assemble from Marvel took over at the top, it knocked Salmon Fishing In The Yemen down to number 2.

Ten years ago
Next starring Nicholas Cage was new at the top, it knocked Wild Hogs down to number 2 after a couple of weeks at the top.

Fifteen years ago
About A Boy starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Holt was the top new film of the week making its debut at the top, it knocked Bend It Like Beckham to number 2.

Twenty years ago
Finishing off the release of Star Wars Special Editions Star Wars: Return of The Jedi made its debut at the top, it knocked Scream down to 2.

Twenty five years ago
Staying at the top was The Hand The Rocks The Cradle for a second weekend while Denzel Washington starred in the top new film Ricochet at number 3.