Another carriage dispute has surfaced, this time between the Fox Networks and DirecTV. Fox issued a statement late Thursday that said unless it agrees to DirecTV’s new contract terms, the channels will go dark and subscribers won’t have access to nets like FX, National Geographic, Fox Movie Channel and many regional sports networks beginning Nov. 1.
Fox’s last deal with DirecTV expired at the end of September.
“DirecTV sent us a proposal on Tuesday… Continue reading Not again: DirecTV and Fox Networks locked in carriage dispute now
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
Who knows what is going on at the box office when only three movies over the past two months have opened at #1 with only… Continue reading New Movies Fail at the Box Office Again
Jesse James and Kat Von D
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Another month – and another breakup for Jesse James and Kat Von D.
“I am not in a relationship,” the tattoo artist said in a post on her Facebook page. “And I apologize for all the ‘back and forth’ if it’s caused any confusion.”
A source… Continue reading Jesse James and Kat Von D Split ... Again
Is Disney’s ‘The Lone Ranger’ remake back from the dead? According to Deadline, an official announcement about the film could come as early as next week, with all systems go on a smaller-budgeted version. Originally announced director (Gore Verbinski) and leads Johnny Depp (Tonto), Armie Hammer (the Lone Ranger) are all likely to be onboard (or back in the saddle, if you prefer), which raises the… Continue reading The 'Lone Ranger' Remake May Ride Again (Again)
Can you feel the love this weekend? The 3D re-release of ‘The Lion King’ turned out to be a roaring success beyond anyone’s expectations. The updated version of the 1994 Disney classic debuted at No. 1, snatching the box office throne from ‘Contagion’ and clawing past three other newcomers (‘Drive,’ ‘Straw Dogs,’ and ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’) to rule at the cineplex.
According to studio estimates, ‘Lion King’… Continue reading 'The Lion King' Roars Again: Box Office Report September 16-18