Movies ‘Step Up’ and ‘Red’ May Become TV Shows

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Lionsgate may create television shows based on the “Step Up” and “Red” films, the studio said Thursday. The two film franchises were acquired by the Vancouver-based company last January when it purchased Summit for more than $400 million. Though the “Twilight” series was billed as the biggest plum in the sale, […]

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‘King’s Speech’ Leads Globes with 7 Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The British monarchy tale “The King’s Speech” led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees were the psychosexual dance thriller “Black Swan,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi blockbuster “Inception” and the Facebook […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Harry Potter’s Best Opening Ever

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 managed to notch the highest grossing opening ever for the storied franchise as it finally reaches the home stretch with a boffo $125 million haul. Russell Crowe’s critically-acclaimed thriller The Next Three Days didn’t have a chance, sputtering in with a fifth-place finish. 1. Harry Potter and […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Megamind’ Makes More Money

Megamind stopped Unstoppable at the box office this weekend, bringing in another $30 million haul to keep it at the top of the list for the second week in a row. The much-hyped Morning Glory only managed a distant fifth place finish, and the critically-lambasted Skyline even edged it out for fourth place. 1. Megamind […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Megamind’ Makes Money

The animated supervillain comedy Megamind blasted its way to the top of the box office heap with a big $47.6 million take, while the raunchier yukfest Due Date managed a strong second place finish with $33.5 million. Tyler Perry’s drama For Colored Girls managed a respectable $20.1 million as well. 1. Megamind – $47.6m 2. […]

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