LOS ANGELES — “The Dark Knight Rises” stayed atop the box office for the second straight weekend, making just over $ 64 million. But it’s lagging behind the staggering numbers of its predecessor, 2008′s “The Dark Knight.”
The final piece in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has now grossed more than $ 289 million in its first 10 days in theaters. It dropped 60 percent from its opening weekend of $ 160.9… Continue reading `Dark Knight Rises' Box Office: Second Week Earns $64M
Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in “Les Miserables” over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift.
Barks was notified of her big-screen break on Tuesday night following a performance of “Oliver!” at the Manchester Palace in England. Producer Cameron Mackintosh told Barks, who then Tweeted her excitement: “Most incredible moment of my life!!!!”
The 21-year-old rose to fame in England after… Continue reading Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift
The 84th annual Academy Awards don’t happen for another four weeks, but you can start writing down “The Artist” and Michel Hazanavicius in pen on your printable ballot. At the Directors Guild of America awards on Saturday night, Hazanavicius was named best director of the year, meaning should probably get a speech ready for Feb. 26.
The DGA award winner has also won Best Director 58 times in the 64 years… Continue reading 'The Artist' Director Michel Hazanavicius Earns Top DGA Honors
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.
Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 has earned a massive $ 283.5 million worldwide since opening internationally on Wednesday. Based on the Stephenie Meyer… Continue reading The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Earns $283.5M Worldwide
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Karina Smirnoff had to crack the whip on J.R. Martinez to get him into sexy mode for Dancing with the Stars Monday, but her actions paid off big time: The always consistent pair pulled their highest score of the season with a 28 (two 9s and their first 10) for a samba to Gloria Estefan’s “Conga.”
Carrie Ann Inaba called it ”friggin’… Continue reading ‘Dancing with the Stars’: J.R. Martinez, who ‘doesn’t know how to be sexy,’ earns his first 10