“Man of Steel” may have set a June record with the estimated $ 113.1 million it earned from Friday to Sunday ($ 125.1 million since Thursday), but its success was far from a sure thing. After all, it featured a little-known star (Henry Cavill) and a narrative that seemed to divide both fans and critics, in a reboot of a franchise not seen on screen for… Continue reading 'Man of Steel': 8 Reasons Behind its Super-Sized Box Office Victory
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… a really big weekend for movies.
Yes, the latest Superman adaptation, “Man of Steel,” soars into theaters this weekend, and it’s expected to have a heroic opening, with studio predictions in the $ 100 million range.
“Man of Steel” tells the story of Kal-El, aka Clark Kent, aka Superman (Henry Cavill), an alien born on the planet Krypton… Continue reading Weekend Movies: 'Man of Steel,' 'This Is the End,' & 'The Bling Ring' (VIDEO)
Most movie-minded people know by now that Henry Cavill stars as Superman in “Man of Steel,” in theaters today, but new fans of the British actor probably don’t know much else about him.
Have no fear, Moviefone is here!
If you’re looking to find out a little bit more about the latest man to slip on the iconic red cape and tights, look no further. Read on to discover… Continue reading Henry Cavill: 5 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the 'Man of Steel' Star
“Man of Steel” leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $ 113 million in its opening weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Superman tale starring Henry Cavill and Amy Adams earned an additional $ 12 million from Thursday screenings, bringing its total to $ 125 million. Original expectations for the film ranged from $ 75… Continue reading Box Office: 'Man of Steel' Soars to $113 Million Opening Weekend
It’s not hard to imagine the executives at Warner Bros. looking at a chart of Marvel’s successful superhero movies over the last decade and a half — including five “X-Men” movies, four “Spider-Man” films, three “Iron Man” smashes, plus successful franchise-launchers “Thor” and “Captain America” and massive group hit “The Avengers.” Then, the Warner suits look at the same period’s superhero smashes based on characters from… Continue reading Superman Movies: Why Is It So Hard for Hollywood to Get the Man of Steel Right?