The widest release in Universal’s history, ‘Furious 7’ races to a $146.5 million debut at the North American box office and $240.4 million overseas for a massive worldwide launch of $387 million.
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Tim Johnson’s ‘Home’ marks the best opening for a DWA film since ‘Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,’ in 2012, and the third-best showing ever for an original DWA title after ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Monsters vs. Aliens.’
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
Warner Bros.’ R-rated romantic heist movie ‘Focus’ wins the North American box office race with a $19.1 million debut; Microbudget horror film ‘The Lazarus Effect’ rounds up the top five with $10.6 million.
Sony names Tom Rothman chairman of the Motion Picture Group; extends contract of SPE chair Michael Lynton.
Holdover films ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fend off a trio of new offerings at the domestic box office.
Comic book adaptation opens to $36.2 million at the North American box office, and is track to pass $100 million domestically.
Animator/illustrator Rachel Ryle brings her quirky stop-motion aesthetic to a new trailer for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’
StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ remains in second place domestically with $8.51 million; Disney’s Marvel-inspired ‘Big Hero 6’ holds onto first place in Japan.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Advertising agency MRY takes home Best B2C Video Campaign for its campaign for Adobe Creative Cloud.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
Director James Cameron plans to have scripts for the three highly-anticipated sequels completed this month.
Led by VFX supervisor Lou Pecora, Digital Domain delivers roughly 340 shots for Shawn Levy’s ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,’ including CG environments, animated Greek statues, and complex split-screens performances.
Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures to be handed out on January 25 at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ once again rules the North American box office with $54.5 million for the four-day weekend; the New Line and MGM tentpole is on track to eventually cross $1 billion.
Peter Jackson's ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while new entries ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie’ both suffer soft starts heading into the year-end holidays.
Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ easily tops the U.S. box office with a $24.5 million debut; Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ opens in 37 international markets, earning a massive $117.6 million.
To avoid getting caught in the wake of J.J. Abrams' ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ DWA and partner Fox move the animated threequel from December 23, 2015, to March 18, 2016.
Since coming to TBS in mid-October, the animated series has ranked as one of basic cable's top three entertainment programs in the Monday 9 p.m. timeslot with adults 18-34.