Buzzing: Alien: Covenant is No. 1 at box office

Alien: Covenant is No. 1 at box office

Alien: Covenant overtook Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 to top the North American box office over the weekend, with US$36 million (S$50 million) in takings. Guardians took in US$35.1 million in its third week while new release Everything, Everything, a romantic drama, earned US$12 million to take third spot.

Tom Hardy to lead Marvel spin-off

Tom Hardy has signed on to act in Venom, a spin-off movie in Marvel's expanding universe. He will play a vengeful reporter, who fuses with an alien parasite to become Venom. The movie, slated for release in October next year, will be directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland, 2009).

Clint Eastwood is not done

with acting Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood told an audience at the Cannes film festival on Sunday that he is not ruling out a return to acting - at 86. The last movie he acted in was sports drama Trouble With The Curve in 2012.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe