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Snow White And The Huntsman A Sleeper Hit

Snow White and the Huntsman could turn out to be the sleeper hit of the year. No one had expected that the Universal movie wound wind up with anything close to the $56.21 million that...

Men In Black Whips The Avengers

After three weeks at the top of the box office, Marvel/Disney's The Avengers slipped to second place over the Memorial Day holiday, brought down by Sony's Men in Black 3 . Over the four days,...

Did Cia Give Filmmakers Classified Info About Bin Laden Raid?

The conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch charged on Tuesday that the Obama administration gave Oscar-winning filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal classified information and gave them access to government officials for their film about...

The Avengers Is Now Disney's Top Film Ever

The Avengers set yet another record over the weekend. With $55.6 million in domestic ticket sales, it lifted its total to $457.7 million, while its worldwide earnings rose to nearly $1.2 billion -- making it...

Battleship Submerged By Avengers Force

Universal's Battleship promptly sailed into the doldrums as it opened domestically this weekend and promptly found itself swamped by the backwash of The Avengers , which continued to set box office records in its third...

Sony Loses Record $5.7 Billion -- But Film Studio Soars

Sony's motion picture unit was the one bright spot on the parent company's dismal annual SEC filing today (Thursday), which reported a record loss of $5.7 billion, including a loss of $3.2 billion in the...

Report Marvel And Paramount Execs Feuding Again

Marvel executives are reportedly angry over published reports that Paramount stands to pocket at least $115 million in fees for The Avengers and Iron Man 3 without having to shell out a dime in costs,...

Katy Perry Signs Pepsi Deal

Katy Perry has agreed a deal with Pepsi to promote her concert movie.The 'Firework' hitmaker's 'Part of Me 3D' concert film will be promoted by the soft drinks firm in a series of advertisements across...

Apple Looking For Content To Go With Its New Tv Set

Apple, which reportedly is planning to introduce a "revolutionary" television set in the fall, is reportedly in talks with EPIX, owned by Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, that would allow it to stream movies from those...

Tom Cruise's Top Gun Sequel Planned Soon

Tom Cruise is likely to film a 'Top Gun' sequel before 'Mission: Impossible 5'. The iconic actor is reportedly close to signing a deal to appear in a follow-up to the 1986 movie about an...

Russell Crowe Confirmed To Play Noah

Russell Crowe is confirmed to play the lead role in 'Noah'. Director Darren Aronofsky is delighted that the 48-year-old actor has joined the cast of the drama movie, and the 'Black Swan' helmer is looking...

Charlize Theron To Star In Agent 13

Charlize Theron is to star in sci-fi movie 'Agent 13'. The 36-year-old actress will be directed by 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' helmer Rupert Wyatt for the project, which has attracted studio suitors...

Darren Aronofsky To Make The General

Darren Aronofsky is to direct a movie about George Washington.The 'Wrestler' filmmaker will focus on an as-yet undisclosed portion of the former US President's life in 'The General', though the movie is not expected to...

Hunger Games Slays Rivals Again

The Hunger Games killed off all competitors in its fourth week, retaining the crown as the No. 1 film at the box office with a total weekend take of $21.1 million, according to final figures...

Lionsgate Hungry No More

The Hunger Games has proved to be a bigger feast for Lionsgate than anyone had expected. While many analysts had predicted that the film would turn out to be a solid hit for the so-called...

Ridley Scott 'Baffled' By Alien Offer

Sir Ridley Scott was ''baffled'' when he was first asked to direct a sci-fi movie. The 74-year-old helmer was surprised when he was offered the chance to take charge of 1979 movie 'Alien' as his...

Paramount Signs Deal With The Enemy Google

Paramount is playing ball with Google's new online rental platform Google Play, despite the fact that its corporate parent, Viacom, is still pursuing a $1-billion claim against it. The deal licenses some 500 movies to...

March Madness Tops The Voice, Dwts

Monday night may now be regarded as the night when upwards of 25 million viewers tune in at 8 00 to either NBC's The Voice or ABC's Dancing with the Stars. and indeed, the latter...

Adam Sandler Considers Summer School Remake

Adam Sandler is in talks to produce a remake of 'Summer School'.The 45-year-old actor and Jack Giaraputo's production banner Happy Madison has been negotiating with Paramount about the possibility of creating a reboot of the...

Anchorman 2 To Start Filming In February 2013

'Anchorman 2' will begin shooting in February 2013. After star Will Ferrell announced the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2004's 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' this week, writer/director Adam McKay took to his twitter account...

Will Ferrell Confirms Anchorman Sequel

Will Ferrell has confirmed an 'Anchorman' sequel.The first movie, 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy', was a huge hit when it was released in 2004 and after several rumours, the funnyman has finally revealed he...

Michael Bay Confirms Ninja Turtles Title

Michael Bay has confirmed the forthcoming film version of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' will simply be called 'Ninja Turtles'. The director - who is producing the forthcoming film for Jonathan Liebesman - has admitted the...

U.k. Regulator Warns Stations About Obscene Language

Several of the satellite-distributed digital channels that have sprung up in Britain in recent years have been airing libraries of older television shows, many of which originally were broadcast after 9 00 p.m. -- the...

Immortals Debuts At No. 1 On Home Video Chart

Puss and Boots were meant for walking last week, as the DreamWorks Animation feature, scampered from No. 1 -- where it had taken up residence for two weeks -- down to No. 5, as new...

Wal-mart Let Us Put Your Discs On The Cloud

Consumers with overstuffed home-video libraries will soon be able to take their DVDs and Blu-ray Discs to their local Wal-Mart store and, for $2.00 apiece, have them transferred to "the cloud," where they can be...

2 Duds Don't Halt Box-office Recovery

Two big-budget films bombed over the weekend but that didn't prevent the overall box office from rising nearly 3 percent above the comparable weekend a year ago. While Disney's $300-million epic John Carter may only...

Appletv Getting An Upgrade

In addition to unveiling its new, higher-resolution iPad on Wednesday, Apple also disclosed that it is upgrading its AppleTV settop box so that it can produce true 1080p HDTV. More significantly perhaps, it said that...

Katy Perry's 3-D Movie Planned For Summer

Katy Perry's 3-D movie will be released this summer. The 'California Gurls' singer - who split from husband Russell Brand after 14 months of marriage in December - is following in the footsteps of Michael...

Journey 2 Holds On To Foreign Lead

Overseas, Journey 2 The Mysterious Island held on to the top position for the fourth consecutive weekend. But the fact that it earned only $14.7 million reflected the poor performance of the overall foreign box...

Sacha Baron Cohen Signs Paramount First-look Deal

Sacha Baron Cohen has signed a first-look deal with Paramount Pictures. The British comedy star - who shocked worldwide audiences at the Academy Awards when he dressed as General Alladeen from his new movie 'The...

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