With a record-breaking bow in China, Warner Bros.' "Pacific Rim" beat out overseas box office favorite "The Smurfs 2" by a hair to take first in the international marketplace.
Though they’ll both cume close to $30 million through Sunday, Universal’s “2 Guns” will undoubtedly earn more in three days than Sony’s “The Smurfs 2” in five, taking first at the domestic box…
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“Smurfs 2” earned a modest $5.2 million at the U.S. box office Wednesday as the Sony Pictures Animation sequel looks for a significant bump in overseas ticket sales. Five-day U.S. projections for the…
After overseas grosses saved “The Wolverine’s” bacon last weekend, international prospects should also keep “The Smurfs 2” from looking too blue. This weekend, Sony’s “Smurfs 2” is expected to be…
Sony just got the green light for “Smurfs 2” to play in China, but there’s one big problem facing the studio: China hasn’t paid Hollywood in months. Sony is up against an issue that has plagued the…
July 28 was a very big day for some very little blue creatures as the Smurfs took over Westwood’s Regency Village Theatre and 161 other theaters worldwide for “Super Smurf Sunday.” Katy Perry, Neil…
This sequel retains its predecessor's genially goofy shenanigans, incredibly corny punchlines and Hank Azaria's go-for-broke performance as Gargamel.
After shutting the door on a number of big-budget Hollywood films, China has given the greenlight to Sony’s “Smurfs” sequel, sources close to the film told Variety. Sony declined to comment. The…
When Jordan Kerner, the prolific producer of tender family fare such as the "Smurfs" franchise, "George of the Jungle" and "Fried Green Tomatoes," is asked to describe the root of his particular…
There's nothing small about the promotional partnerships Columbia Pictures has lined up around "The Smurfs 2." The studio has brokered deals with more than 100 partners to help hype the Sony Pictures…