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Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated $38 million, easily exceeding expectations for an opening in the mid-20s. Hop — a hybrid film featuring both live-action and CG-animated characters — [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set to open in an estimated 3,400 theaters. The film is directed by Tim Hill and features CG animation by Rhythm & Hues. It [...]
The Wimpy Kid sequel is tougher than it looks. The tough chicks of director Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch came in second place in the weekend box office race, earning $19 million in ticket sales. Leading the pack was Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, a sequel based on a [...]
Zack Snyder is back and he’s hoping his new visual-effects action pic Sucker Punch can knock out a new installment in the popular kid franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Warner Bros.’ Sucker Punch debuts at about 3,000 cinemas and features visual effects from Quantum Creation FX, The Moving Picture Company, Prime Focus [...]
It was another relatively quiet weekend at the box office, with only the new thriller Limitless outperforming the animated feature Rango, which continues to perform well in its third weekend of release. Relativity’s Limitless, which stars Bradley Cooper, opened with a $19 million weekend, followed by Rango at an estimated [...]
After sending some moms to Mars last weekend, this weekend the aliens are coming to us. Paul, a live-action comedy about a pair of comic book fans who meet a CG-animated alien outside of Area 51 on their way to San Diego, opens this week at about 2,800 theaters. The [...]
Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated $36 million, the No. 2 spot fell to the animated feature Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the [...]
It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie is the final release from the current incarnation of ImageMovers Digital, the Robert Zemeckis-founded company responsible for such animated [...]
Animation brought a little bit of life back to the box office this weekend, as Rango rode to first place among the weekend’s releases. Rango grossed an estimated $38 million. That’s slightly short of last March’s animated release, How to Train Your Dragon, which took in about $43 million in [...]
A Canadian investor group has purchased a majority interest in Starz Animation Toronto, which most recently produced the animation for Gnomeo & Juliet. The group is lead by media and marketing executive J. Thomas Murray and executive producer Steven B. Hecht. The group plans to support all of the current [...]