With $2.2 million from Wednesday late-nights already in its Easter basket, Paramount-MGM's "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" will surely lead the holiday weekend, while holdover "The Croods" battles new…
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Two modestly budgeted newcomers at this weekend's domestic B.O. are looking to outshine holdovers: Relativity Media's Navy Seals pic, "Act of Valor," and Lionsgate's Tyler Perry film, "Good Deeds."
Former Tyler Perry Studios exec veep Roger M. Bobb will direct and produce "Raising Izzie," a film that will have a TV premiere on GMC in July.
Although Tyler Perry, as creator, has been the main force behind "House of Payne," exec producer Ozzie Areu has been a key lieutenant.
Lionsgate has warned investors that will lose between $40 million and $50 million in its current quarter, which has seen disappointing performances from its most recent eleases -- "Conan the…
Stateside summer box office got off to an early start last weekend with Universal's boffo $86 million opening for "Fast Five." Now, Paramount looks to turn that momentum to its favor with Marvel 3D…
Universal's "Fast Five" sped to first Friday night with $33.2 million from 3,643 locations.
In a rare coincidence, the weekend's trio of nationwide releases -- "Water for Elephants," "Madea's Big Happy Family" and "African Cats" -- all scored CinemaScore ratings of A- or better, making it…
In a return to familiar territory for Tyler Perry, "Madea's Big Happy Family" provides deadly serious soap operatics and aggressively rousing religious uplift.
Design studio Rok!t has completed its third project for Tyler Perry. Working with film editor Maysie Hoy, the firm created a set of storyboards for the main titles of "Madea's Big Happy Family."