Joss Whedon's Marvel tentpole, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ opens to $191.3 million in North America, the number-two domestic opening of all time behind ‘The Avengers.’
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Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ takes first place at the domestic box office with $18.3 million; a week ahead of its U.S. Marvel tentpole ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ debuts in 44 international markets, earning $201.2 million.
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox move ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ up from March 18, 2016 to January 29, 2016.
Universal’s ‘Furious 7’ wins its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office this with $29.1 million; jumps the $1 billion mark globally with $1.153 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
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.
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.