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‘The Beekeeper’ Edges Out ‘Mean Girls’ To Win The Weekend


The Beekeeper is claiming victory over Mean Girls at the weekend box office with an estimated $7.4 million from 3,337 theaters, but Mean Girls was hot on its tail.  Both films are in their third weekend, and their domination underscores the worrisome situation facing cinema operators as the production pipeline slows to a trickle because …

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EPIX Original Series “Get Shorty” Starting Production

EPIX announced that production will begin on the original series Get Shorty, produced by MGM Television, on November 8, 2016 with shooting to take place in Los Angeles, CA and Albuquerque, NM. Screen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA TV Award nominee Chris O’Dowd (“Girls,” St. Vincent, Bridesmaids) and multiple Emmy winner Ray Romano …

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The Magnificent Seven To Be Released Worldwide In IMAX Theatres

IMAX, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke and directed by Antoine Fuqua, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format.  The Magnificent Seven, which Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Columbia Pictures present in association with LStar Capital and Village Roadshow Pictures, will be released into IMAX …

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G.I. JOE: Retaliation Bursts Onto Blu-ray

Dwayne Johnson and he and Channing Tatum star in G.I. JOE: Retaliation. Based on Hasbro’s popular G.I. JOE brand, the film will be available on Digital two weeks early on July 16 th. From Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION also stars action legend Bruce Willis as the original G.I. JOE, as well as Adrianne Palicki, D.J. Cotrona andJonathan Pryce.  …

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‘SkyFall’ Nets Biggest Bond Opening

James Bond pic Skyfall easily seduced the North American box office with a potent $87.8 million debut, bringing its worldwide cume to $518.6 million. The film’s four-day domestic total is $90 million, including $2.2 million earned in exclusive Thursday runs in IMAX and other large-format theaters. The top 12 films of the weekend, …

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Robocop Remake To Begin Production

Production is set to begin on Saturday, September 15 inToronto on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ RoboCop, directed by Jose Padilha.  The film stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Samuel L. Jackson, as well as Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.  The screenplay is by Josh Zetumer and Nick Schenk, based on the 1987 …

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Final Film in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” Trilogy Slated For Release July 18, 2014

Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures jointly announced that the final film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy adaptation of the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, now titled “The Hobbit: There and Back Again,” will be released worldwide on July 18, 2014. All three films in the trilogy are productions …

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Everything Or Nothing Presents The Untold Story Of 007

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Passion Pictures and Red Box Films are proud to announce their new feature documentary Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story Of 007 directed by Stevan Riley (Fire In Babylon), produced by John Battsek (One Day In September, The Tillman Story) and Simon Chinn (Man On Wire, Project Nim) to coincide with the …

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Guardians of Middle-earth Brings Team Play To Lord Of The Rings

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Guardians of Middle-earth, a new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed by Monolith Productions, set to debut in fall 2012 exclusively for Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network. The game will feature tie-ins to the upcoming The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey motion picture, directed by …

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