1. The Equalizer 2 - $35.8 million
2. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! - $34.4 million
3. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation - $23.2 million
4. Ant-Man and the Wasp - $16.1 million
5. Incredibles 2 - $11.5 million
The Equalizer 2 edged out Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! by less than $2 million at the weekend box office. The Equalizer sequel, starring Denzel Washington, earned $35.8 million in its debut, besting the original's opening in 2014.
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! was a close second with $34.4 million.
Sequels dominated the box office. Eight of the Top 10 movies were sequels, a record.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation dropped from first to third with $23.2 million.
Ant-Man and the Wasp went from second to fourth with $16.1 million. The Marvel flick has now made $164.6 million.
Incredibles 2 fell a spot, landing in fifth with $11.5 million. The animated sequel has now banked $557 million.
A bunch of highly anticipated trailers were released during last week's Comic-Con in San Diego.
Glass is a sequel to Unbreakable and Split. It stars Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Samuel L. Jackson. It opens January 18th, 2019.
“Rebecca Romijn Lands On “Star Trek: Discovery” -
Actress Rebecca Romijn [[ ro-MAIN ]] is joining the cast of “Star Trek: Discovery. ”
She tweeted a picture of her holding a Star Trek badge and said she's honored to join the show as the character Number One. That character appeared in the original Star Trek's unaired pilot episode. Romijn previously played Mystique in the early X-Men films.
The CBS All Access show will also bring in Spock for its second season.
Source: Page Six
*Penelope Ann Miller will join the cast of Riverdale for its upcoming third season. She'll play district attorney Ms. Wright on the CW show.
*Buffy the Vampire Slayer will get a reboot with an African-American actress in the lead role. Sarah Michelle Gellar starred in the original TV series. Creator Joss Whedon will return to executive produce.
*Transgender actress Nicole Maines has been cast to play the first transgender superhero on TV. She'll play Nia Nal, aka Dreamer, on the upcoming season of Supergirl.
*Sara Haines will leave The View this fall to co-host a third hour of ABC's Good Morning America with Michael Strahan. The new series will premiere September 10th.
*Elmarie Wendel, who played landlord Mrs. Dubcek on 3rd Rock From the Sun, has died at age 89. She also make appearances on such shows as Seinfeld, Love & War, Murphy Brown, Murder, She Wrote and Empty Nest.
Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Sports 2018 Full Winners List - The 5th Kids Choice Sports air Friday and Nickelodeon, honoring athletes.
Houston Rockets star Chris Paul hosted and Danica Patrick won the Legends Award. Here’s who came out on top:
Favorite Male Athlete
LeBron James (NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers)
Favorite Female Athlete
Alex Morgan (NWSL, Orlando Pride, U.S. Women's National Team)
King of Swag
Odell Beckham Jr. (NFL, New York Giants)
Queen of Swag
Serena Williams (WTA)
Russell Wilson (NFL, Seattle Seahawks)
Rob Gronkowski (NFL, New England Patriots)
Need for Speed
Lindsey Vonn (Skiing, U.S. Team)
Don't Try This At Home
Chloe Kim (Professional Snowboarder, U.S. Team)
Stephen Curry (NBA, Golden State Warriors)
Venus Williams (WTA)
Clutch Player of the Year
Kevin Durant (NBA, Golden State Warriors)
Nothing But Net
Chris Paul (NBA, Houston Rockets)
Shaun White (Professional Snowboarder, U.S. Team)
Hands of Gold
Antonio Brown (NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers)
Allisha Gray (WNBA, Dallas Wings)
Laurie Hernandez (Gymnastics)
Most Valuable Most Valuable Player
James Harden (2018, NBA, MVP)
Play of the Year
LeBron James' Self-Alley Oop (NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers)
Source: E! News