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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 America: The First Avenger finished first at the box office its opening weekend with an estimated $65 million in ticket sales. The visual-effects-loaded [...]
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 America, which stars Chris Evans as the eponymous superhero, hits in some 3,500 theaters – many of them showing the [...]
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 from Warner Bros. for The Dark Knight Rises, the third and final film in Christopher Nolan’s [...]
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 two runs of television, apparently because the studio’s new owners balked at the high cost of the project, reports [...]
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 the animation-tagged programming at the convention, click here. http://comic-con.org/cci/cci_search_results.php?strShow=30&chkCat=278 And don’t forget to stop by booth 1535 and say [...]
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 of sales and business development. Prior to joining Arc, Denton accrued 24 years of experience many of them as president of international [...]
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 Warner Bros. release also did well overseas, making $307 million for a three-day worldwide total of $475 [...]
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 juggernaut is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, which opens Friday at nearly 4,400 theaters — [...]
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 Animated Program. The Fox series earned three music-related nominations: two for Outstanding Music Composition in a Series and one for Outstanding Original Music [...]
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 directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay he wrote with Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon. The movie stars Taylor Kitsch as Carter, [...]