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‘Captain America’s’ $68M Beats Still-Strong ‘Potter’ Finale

The fighting prowess of Marvel’s star-spangled superhero lead a strong charge at the weekend box office, handily deflecting the magic of Harry Potter to second place. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Takes the Box Office Fight to ‘Potter’ Finale

With Comic-Con in full swing, it’s the perfect time for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger to come out ready to take on the hugely successful boy wizard. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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Studios Tease ‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ Movies

Comic-Con started with comic books, and now that movies have gotten in on the act it is no surprise that the show features sneak peeks at comic-book movies. Up first is a teaser trailer ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Decides Against Building ‘Dark Tower’

The plug has been pulled on The Dark Tower. Universal Studios has passed on a previously announced ambitious plan to adapt the popular Stephen King book series into three movies and ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 2!

Before you think you’ve got your plans for Comic-Con worked out — there’s even more stuff being announced for the 41st edition, set for July 21-24. For a shortcut to all ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Prods. (Formerly Starz Animation) Adds Denton in L.A.

Toronto-based animation house Arc Productions, recently acquired by a Canadian ownership group from Starz Media, has hired Stephanie Denton to head its Los Angles office as senior VP ... Continue Reading →
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‘Harry Potter’ Casts Record-Breaking B.O. Spell

Harry Potter cast a record-setting spell on the box office this weekend, with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 selling a stunning $168 million worth of tickets. The ... Continue Reading →
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Movies Bid ‘Potter’ Adieu, Welcome Back ‘Pooh’

It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ Lead Toon Emmy Noms

Fox’s Family Guy leads animated contenders in the nominations for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards with four nominations, even as it missed being nominated for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Hits for Disney’s ‘John Carter’ Adaptation

Disney has released the first trailer showing footage from John Carter, its upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Barsoom novels. Here it is: John Carter is being ... Continue Reading →