‘Megamind’ Overtakes ‘Unstoppable’ For #1; ‘Skyline’ And ‘Morning Glory’ Get No Traction

By | Saturday November 13, 2010 @ 10:31pm PST

SATURDAY PM: Sources just gave me estimated Top 10 North American grosses for Friday, Saturday, the weekend, and cumes. Analysis coming:

1. Megamind 3D (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) Week 2 [3,949 Theaters]
Friday $7.9M, Saturday $13.3M, Weekend $26M (-36%), Cume $88M

2. Unstoppable (Fox) NEW [3,207 Theaters]
Friday $8.1M, Saturday $9.9M, Weekend $23.5M

3. Due Date (Warner Bros) Week 2 [3,365 … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Battle: Los Angeles’

Mike Fleming

As the alien invasion movie Skyline is unleashed today by Relativity Media and Universal, Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a teaser for Battle: Los Angeles, a big scale alien invasion movie set for released in March. The battle between these two films goes beyond a simple same-subject rivalry; there is … Read More »

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Battle Over L.A. Alien Invasion Films

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: A real battle is brewing between rival aliens-invade-Los Angeles films Skyline and Battle: Los Angeles.  Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio behind the big budget Battle: Los Angeles, is exploring its legal options. At issue: Greg and Colin Strause, the … Read More »

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Comic-Con 2010 Preview: Friday, July 23


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FRIDAY, JULY 23

STAR WARS DAY (This is a meaningless appellation unless and until George Lucas sees fit to say or do anything regarding the proposed live-action TV series.)

Luke Y Thompson covers Hollywood events at the Read More »

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More Movie Release Date Changes…

Universal Pictures:
DEVIL will be released on Friday, September 17, 2010
SKYLINE will be released on Friday, November 12, 2010
KIDS IN AMERICA will be released on Friday, December 3, 2010
THE DARK FIELDS will be released on Friday, January 21, 2011
SANCTUM will be released on Friday, February 4, 2011
THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU will be … Read More »

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Netflix Sets Streaming Deal With Relativity (…Which Now Wants To Self-Distribute)

2ND UPDATE: I’ve just learned that Relativity Media will be in the distribution business sooner rather than later as it attempts to become a mini-major. Hmm.

UPDATE: relativity mediaThis exclusive deal with Netflix might be impressive if more of Relativity … Read More »

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