Margot Robbie is well positioned to add an AACTA Audience Choice Award to her Trailblazer prize at this Saturday's ceremony, getting a nod for Favourite Actress, while two of the films she produced — 'Barbie' and 'Saltburn' — are up for Favourite Film.
Exhibitors are optimistic about the summer prospects for 'Wonka' after Timothée Chalamet's take on Roald Dahl's chocolatier got off to a strong start at the box office last weekend.
Last weekend proved relatively quiet at the box office, with 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds' and Snakes enjoying yet another round at no. 1, while 'The Boy and the Heron' was the best performing new title.
Last weekend saw a variety of new films open at the box office: Bollywood gangster drama 'Animal', 'Trolls Band Together', two concerts in 'Andre Rieu's White Christmas' and 'Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce', and Japan's Godzilla Minus One. Yet it was 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes', in its third frame, that drew the largest audience, surpassing last weekend's no. 1, 'Napoleon'.