The release of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is rapidly approaching, and that means it’s time for some box office speculation. According to a pair of reports from Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter, things are looking very good for the “Hunger Games” sequel.
First, Deadline reports that studio Lionsgate is projecting an opening weekend for “Catching Fire” in the $ 140… Continue reading 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Could Break Box Office Records (Duh)
Tonight’s episode of The Good Wife, “Hitting the Fan,” delivered on the promise established in its title. Everything has officially hit the fan, and, boy, did things get messy.
A full recap is in the works, but as it has been teased, this was the episode where Alicia and Cary’s plans to form their own firm were revealed to their now-former colleagues. And the news was as welcomed… Continue reading ‘Good Wife’ postmortem: EPs Robert and Michelle King break down ‘Hitting the Fan’
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – $ 32.9 million
2. Django Unchained – $ 30.6 million
3. Les Miserables – $ 28.0 million
4. Parental Guidance – $ 14.8 million
5. Jack Reacher – $ 14.0 million
6. This is 40 – $ 13.1 million
7. Lincoln – $ 7.5 million
8. The Guilt Trip – $ 6.6 million
9. Monsters, Inc. 3-D - $
Discovery Channel is going into the scripted biz. The cabler is working with Scott Free TV (The Good Wife) and writer Paul Scheuring (Prison Break) on its first-ever scripted miniseries titled Klondike, which is based on Charlotte Gray’s novel Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike. The tome is aboutsix strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.
Scheuring will serve as… Continue reading ‘Prison Break’ creator to pen Discovery miniseries
Good Tuesday: Opening a day ahead of the national holiday, Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man earned $ 35 million on Tuesday, breaking the box office record previously held by Michael Bay’s Transformers — for all movies opening on a Tuesday. We’ll have to wait until the weekend to see how well the new web-slinging movie holds up, but for now it’s an encouraging… Continue reading First Pic of Matt Damon in ‘Elysium,' Plus: What ‘Transformers’ Box Office Record Did ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Break?