While bizzers claim that box office is a 52-week proposition, there's a reason why most studios still wait to launch some of their highest-profile films in the weeks before Christmas. And it's not…
A bland and innocuous small-fry outing that retains a measure of the original Hanna-Barbera cartoon's charm.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has accepted 15 pics for consideration in the animated feature film category.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Warner Bros. has bought "Ready Player One," snapping up feature rights to the debut sci-fi novel by Ernie Cline ("Fanboys") for high six figures.
Two projects from the development slate of visual-effects studio Rhythm & Hues are moving toward production as the company moves away from being strictly a vendor and looks to become a producer.
"The Green Hornet" is going 3D, but it's also on the move: Sony Pictures is moving the Seth Rogen starrer from the prime holiday slot of Dec. 22 to the slower Martin Luther King weekend.
Tom Cavanagh has signed on to play Ranger Smith in "Yogi Bear," Warner Bros.' live-action/CG animated pic that has begun shooting in New Zealand.
Anna Faris, Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake are heading to Jellystone Park as part of Warner Bros.' live-action/CG animated "Yogi Bear."
Disney will release "Tron Legacy" on Dec. 17, 2010, which has suddenly become a competitive date for male-skewing fare.
Cameron Diaz has inked to topline Warner Bros.' legal comedy "Bobbie Sue," with Donald De Line producing.