Despite all the reports that the homevideo industry is in a decline, there are signs the biz is actually on an upswing.
"Rise of the Guardians" may have disappointed at the box office, but is turning out to be a big seller on homevideo. The animated film, which earned just $304 million worldwide in the fall, has sold…
The party is over for "Twilight" fans, but that won't stop the midnight ragers at Walmart. Walmart will host launch parties for the homevideo release of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2"…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Lionsgate has set a March 2 homevideo release for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," capping a franchise whose first four films have generated sales of 50 million DVD and Blu-ray copies.
The health of Hollywood's homevideo biz isn't as dire as many have positioned it to be, with the industry showing growth across most categories in 2012, and sales of product still outpacing rentals.
Twentieth Century Fox has tapped Frank Bryant as senior VP, digital international home entertainment, and upped John Migliacci to VP, digital international home entertaiment, as the studio expands…
Domestic box office hit a record $10.6 billion in 2009 according to the MPAA and is on track to soar even higher this year. Worldwide box office hit $29.9 billion in 2009, up 7.6% over 2008.
Summit Entertainment has established a homevid arm headed by Warner's former high-def guru.
With release windows collapsing, Warner Bros. Pictures senior VP of worldwide media advertising Lynn Whitney will now be responsible for Warner Home Video as well.