LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to “The Fast and the Furious.” The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walker) who infiltrates their ring just wasn’t “that kind of film,” according to Moritz. 880 more words
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Hits like “Cinderella” and “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” lifted the first quarter box office up 3% over the initial three months of 2014.
Domestic ticket sales for the period ending in March closed at $2.47 billion compared to $2.4 billion a year ago, according to BoxOffice.com and Rentrak. 292 more words
Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar’s Bedouin desert-set “Theeb,” the pluriprized Arab adventure pic with Western tropes recently acquired by Film Movement for the U.S., is scoring standout box office success on the Middle East circuit, marking a rare case of an Arab art movie playing well with the home crowd. 380 more words
I have no real idea why Home just had one of the biggest opening weekends for a DreamWorks Animation non-sequel behind Kung Fu Panda ($60m in 2008) and 1,644 more words