By: Matt Patches Credit: DC Entertainment The day after Batman v Superman's money-sucking opening weekend, legendary Hollywood trade Variety ran a bitter report: not only did the superhero movie's box office break records, it also flipped...Show More Summary
“The $577,653 deficit, detailed in its annual report, comes after the MSO ended 2014 with more than $200,000 in surplus. The orchestra actually increased its box office takings last year ($10.2 million up from $10 million) but chairman Michael Ullman said it wasn’t enough.”
Jon Favreau is reportedly returning to direct a sequel to The Jungle Book, the live-action / CGI reimagining of Disney’s classic animated film, which took the top spot at the box office over the weekend. But that’s not the only project...Show More Summary
Lyric mecca and burgeoning news blog Genius posited a question as old as the term as “box office poison,” and the question is this: why are major media sources reporting that Melissa McCarthy’s career is flailing when her movies are making money? Read more...
The worldwide film market increased 5% in 2015 thanks to billion-dollar films including “Jurassic World,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” according to a report released Tuesday by the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
Piracy is not killing the movie business. According to the MPAA's Theatrical Market Statistics report the industry has just turned in a record year, with $38.3b taken at the box office. Meanwhile, MPAA chief Chris Dodd is set to meet...Show More Summary
comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of April 10, 2016, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, comScore (formerly Rentrak) provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Show More Summary
Not long after the negative reviews and underwhelming box office returns for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice began rolling in, so did some interesting reports from Warner Bros. One of those reports suggested that David Ayer is doing...Show More Summary
Batman v Superman continues to deliver some upsetting news, aside from unimpressed critics and angry comic book fans. Bloomberg reports that BvS is still going to do well quite well at the box office, but the numbers may end up being lower than Zack Snyder’s previous film Man of Steel. Show More Summary
Yesterday, a Hollywood Reporter story revealed that Warner Bros. doesn’t want to take risks on smaller projects in the wake of Batman v Superman‘s tumultuous box office and will make fewer movies, focusing on major tentpole releases....Show More Summary
The critical blitzkrieg on Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the apparent reflection of that in the box office return – despite the fact that those returns have added up to $700 million globally so far – has reportedly gotten the heads of Warner Bros. worried. Sure they’ve made almost three-quarters of a billion […]
‘Batman v. Superman,’ ‘Star Wars’ and Hollywood’s New Obsession With the “Requel,” as explored by the Hollywood Reporter: Holy box office! The industry’s latest trend isn’t a sequel or reboot, it’s a hybrid engineered to capture nostalgia and launch a new (and lucrative) film universe. Hollywood’s done the remakes, reboots, prequels and threequels. The latest […]
Barron’s is forecasting a big return for media giant Time Warner in the coming year. Reuters reports that Barron’s is saying the company could return 25%. The report credits the $400 million worldwide box office for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of...
The mega-hit play “Hamilton,” which opened on Broadway back in August, is poised to break the record for annual box office gross, the New York Post reports, citing an analysis in Broadway World. “With the highest average ticket price at...
As we've already previously reported, BATMAN v SUPERMAN suffered quite the substantial drop in box office sales last weekend. In fact, it dropped 68% from its opening weekend, a number which, according to THR, is the second largest second...Show More Summary
Is poor word of mouth finally catching up to Warner Bros.’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ? Reports suggest the blockbuster comic book movie took a 68 percent dive at the box office in its second week of release. The Zack Snyder-directed...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Deadline's Jeremy Gerard and Jujamcyn Theatres majority owner and president Jordan Roth talk about the state of the industry, the only stipulation being no holds barred. GERARD: My box office report this week turned a spotlight on the bleak outlook for the serious plays on Broadway this season even when a star’s name adorns the marquee. Show More Summary
BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE has officially crossed the $200 million threshold in its domestic box office haul, Deadline reports. According to the outlet, it's taken six days for the film to reach this point, and as such, it finds itself in enviable company, such as THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. Show More Summary
With an estimated $170.1 million being reported in its coffers as of Sunday's estimates, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looked like it had broken all of the records it could get its hands on. Yet the DC Comics film couldn't beat a rather interesting record after the actual grosses came in this afternoon. Show More Summary
The film earned four million dollars less than initially reported, earning it the seventh best opening weekend instead of the sixth.