UPDATED: We expect to have analysis from Nikki but want to give you some numbers to chew on. Updated numbers are below.
PREVIOUS, SATURDAY PM: Lionsgate’s Ender’s Game topped Friday with $9.9M on track to a projected $29.4M cume. But for a film designed to start a franchise it’d better giddyap, especially with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire bound to hoover up all that young demo box office cash. Paramount’s Bad Grandpa slid into second with $18M and should land at a $59.7M 2-week take, followed by CBS‘s older-skewing Last Vegas heading for a $15.5M weekend. Relativity’s animated Free Birds snagged 4th with $15.1M and is slow-cooking its way to the Thanksgiving holiday. Meanwhile Disney Int’l raked in $45.2M with Wednesday overseas opener Thor: The Dark World before it hammers its way stateside next week. Read More »
The MPAA‘s Classification and Rating appeals board has overturned the R rating given to the CBS Films pic Last Vegas, which is set to open November 1. The pic starring Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline and … Read More »
Michael Douglas scored an Emmy nomination today for playing a staple of the Las Vegas strip in Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra. In November, he hits Sin City again for CBS Films‘ Last Vegas. The film sees four pals hold a bachelor party for … Read More »
Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline are headed to Sin City in CBS Films’ Last Vegas. The comedy sees the four pals hold a bachelor party for the last of the gang to remain single (Douglas). Mary Steenburgen, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco … Read More »
The buddy comedy starring the killer foursome of Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline had been set for a December 20, 2013 release but is now moving back to November 1. Last Vegas … Read More »
The whole gang is in Sin City. The first photo from CBS Films and Good Universe‘s Last Vegas shows Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Kevin Kline in some fine threads for a good … Read More »
Piano prodigy Rio Mangini has joined the Alex Zamm-directed reboot of The Little Rascals from Universal Pictures and 1440 Productions. Doris Roberts and Greg Germann also star in addition to Jet Jurgensmeyer and Eden Wood. Mangini, son of three-time Oscar-nominated sound designer Mark Mangini (Aladdin, The Fifth Element), is also a classical pianist who’s performed twice at Carnegie Hall. Earlier this year Mangini played an autistic child in the short Six Letter Word which also starred Rumer Willis. He’s repped by Abrams Artists Agency and PMG.
Bre Blair will play Michael Douglas’ fiancé in Last Vegas. Blair has appeared in numerous TV shows including Two And A Half Men, Make It Or Break It and 90210. Last Vegas is directed by Jon Turteltaub, and Dan Fogelman wrote the script about four childhood friends who hook up for a wild Las Vegas bachelor party. Lawrence Mark, Amy Baer and Good Universe are producing the CBS Films release. It also stars Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline, Romany Malco and Mary Steenburgin. Blair is represented by SDB and Manager Lisa DiSante-Frank. Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Romany Malco has just closed a deal to co-star in the CBS Films/Good Universe comedy Last Vegas alongside Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Klein. Jon Turteltaub … Read More »
It’s an early holiday gift from Sin City. CBS Films and Good Universe’s Last Vegas will be hitting theatres on December 20, 2013. The comedy about four friends who throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Last Vegas has a love triangle and the guys are fighting over Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen. The actress joins the cast of the CBS Films and Good Universe comedy about a group of old pals who … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: Good Universe, the full-service movie financing, production and sales company launched by Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane just ahead of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, has promoted a trio of execs. … Read More »
Kevin Kline is joining Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Michael Douglas as the fourth buddy in the CBS Films and Good Universe comedy about old … Read More »
Related: Morgan Freeman In Talks For ‘Last Vegas’
LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2012 – CBS Films and Good Universe announced today that Oscar®-winner Morgan Freeman will join fellow Oscar®-winners Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro in the comedy LAST VEGAS.
Directed by Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure, While You Were Sleeping) from a screenplay by Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love, Tangled), LAST VEGAS is a comedy about four old friends who decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single.
Freeman is set to play Archie Clay, an army veteran, who looks to escape the watchful eyes of his son and daughter-in-law and accompany his best friends on a trip to Vegas.
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EXCLUSIVE: Morgan Freeman is in negotiations to join the cast of Last Vegas. The film, which already has Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro on board, is about four … Read More »
CBS Films has formalized its deal for Robert De Niro to join Michael Douglas in Last Vegas, the Jon Turtletaub-directed comedy about four old friends who decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one among … Read More »
UPDATE: Les Moonves has just released a statement on the exit of Amy Baer from CBS Films: “We thank Amy for her important role in building CBS Films. Going forward, we remain fully committed to the division’s focus on a targeted slate of smart acquisitions and quality homegrown productions in all genres. CBS Films is small in the overall size and scope of our company, but continues to fit nicely with the Corporation’s premium content strategy. We’re excited about its future and to start its next chapter.”
EXCLUSIVE, 2:57 PM: Amy Baer will transition out of the post of president and CEO of CBS Films, ending her four-year tenure at the start-up production/distribution company in late October. Baer will immediately join Laurence Mark as producer of the Jon Turteltaub-directed Last Vegas, CBS Films’ Dan Fogelman-scripted comedy that revolves around four best friends in their late 60s who decide to escape retirement and throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who stayed single. Read More »
Jon Turteltaub is in negotiations to direct CBS Films and Mandate Pictures’ comedy Last Vegas, which revolves around four best friends in their late 60s who decide to escape retirement and throw a Las … Read More »