Summer's High Stakes Movie Showdown
The box office drought is over. But there are only so many slots for winners
As the strike continues to grind working Hollywood to a stop, all eyes turn to the big screen, set to deliver 42 titles starting this three-day weekend — all in a bid to become this year’s Top Gun: Maverick. With Fast X, Barbie, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, The Little Mermaid, Oppenheimer and Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One on the docket, Sean McNulty, Richard Rushfield and Elaine Low weigh in on the biggest box-office question marks, and which studio might come out on top. Also: the team delivers the latest strike news, including Richard’s six-month shutdown scenario and what Elaine sees on the frontlines reporting for Strikegeist: “Everybody I've talked to is prepared for this to go out through the summer and into the fall, despite the financial hardship.”
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