Tag: Mark Burnett

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Box Office: ‘Ben-Hur’ Bombs, ‘Suicide Squad’ Stays on Top

MGM/Paramount’s pricey Ben-Hur update failed to gain any traction at the box office this weekend, taking in $4.1 million Friday on its way to an estimated $11 million three-day total from 3,084 locations while Warners’ Suicide Squad and Sony/Annapurna’s Sausage Party looked to retain the top two spots for the second straight weekend.

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‘A.D.: The Bible Continues,’ Along with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey

Hollywood power couple Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have turned out a spiritual classic in “A.D.: The Bible Continues,” through Downey’s aptly named production company “LightWorkers Media,” part of United Artists Media Group, an MGM Company, which Burnett helms.