January 01, 2015

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Tonight Join Hollywood Stars on CBS at 8PM: Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp,Jared Leto, Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Channing Tatum

The Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season™, will air tonight, Friday, November 14 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on CBS live from the Hollywood Palladium. The Hollywood Film Awards has recognized excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking for 17 years, honoring some of the world’s biggest stars.
Host Queen Latifah will welcome Amy Adams, Gerard Butler, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Johnny Depp, Laura Dern, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Simon Helberg, Jonah Hill, Ron Howard, Randy Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Keira Knightley, Michael Keaton, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Mike Myers, Jack O’Connell, Robert Pattinson, Chris Pratt, Eddie Redmayne, Chris Rock, Hilary Swank, Kristen Stewart, Channing Tatum, Jean-Marc Vallée, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley. Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe will also take to the stage for a special musical performance.
The Hollywood Film Awards kick off at 7:30 PM live ET/delayed PT on CBS with a special half-hour red carpet show featuring fashion and interviews with the stars as they arrive. Following the Hollywood Film Awards broadcast, the festivities will continue with a live one-hour show that will feature interviews with honorees and look back at the evening’s highlights. “CBS This Morning” anchors Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King will host, (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT).
The Hollywood Film Awards, founded in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu, who also executive produces, is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco and R. A. Clark are executive producers along with de Abreu.
Sponsors of the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards include Samsung, The Hollywood Reporter, Moët Hennessy USA and Casamigos Tequila.
CBS Extended Primetime Schedule for Friday, Nov. 14:
7:30-8:00 PM (live ET/delayed PT) COUNTDOWN TO THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
8:00-10:00 PM (live ET/delayed PT) HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
10:00-11:00 PM (live ET/delayed PT) THE CBS HOLLYWOOD AFTER PARTY
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Hollywood Film Awards 3-1/2 hour Broadcast Event on CBS

CBS To Create 3-1/2 Hour Broadcast Event Beginning with Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:30, the Awards Show at 8:00pm and Capping the Night with a Live Post-Show at 10:00 PM Hosted by “CBS This Morning’s” Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell
The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®, which honors excellence in filmmaking, will make its television debut live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. To celebrate the ceremony’s premiere, CBS will expand its primetime Friday night lineup, beginning at 7:30 PM (live ET/delayed PT) with a red carpet pre-show and capping the night with a star-studded one-hour post-show at 10:00 PM (live ET/delayed PT) hosted by “CBS This Morning’s” Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell.
“We’re excited to schedule an expanded Friday night lineup to celebrate the kick-off of the annual awards season with the first live broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman CBS Entertainment. “For almost two decades, the evening has been limited to industry insiders. Teaming with Dick Clark Productions and CBS News, we look forward to giving viewers across the country a front row seat to the entire night, from red carpet arrivals to honorees’ backstage reactions.”
“CBS is the perfect partner to embrace the Hollywood Film Awards’ 17-year legacy of honoring Hollywood cinema luminaries with an unprecedented night at the network,” said Carlos de Abreu, founder of the Hollywood Film Awards. “With dick clark productions, the leader in live television events, we hope to create a night that gives viewers a look into one of the most glamorous events of the year, while honoring our commitment to recognize stellar film-makers and launch the award season.”
The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS, founded in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu, is traditionally seen as the official launch of the Hollywood awards season, with some of the world’s biggest stars in attendance.
The recipients of the awards are identified and selected by an Advisory and Selection team of film industry insiders and executives, and are based on the honorees’ body of work and/or a film that is to be released during the calendar year.
The special half-hour red carpet show will feature interviews with the stars as they arrive (7:30-8:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) for the evening.
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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ With $262 Mil Global Box Office

The 7th installment in the X-Men franchise grossed an estimated $262 Mil Global. However, it’s lower than ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ debut eight years ago.
The X-Men film series consists of superhero films based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name.
Below estimated Domestic Box Office for weekend of May 23-25:
1 X-Men: Days Of Future Past, 20th Century Fox $90,700,000
2 Godzilla, Warner Bros. $31,425,000
3 Blended, Warner Bros. $14,245,000
4 Neighbors, Universal $13,945,820
5 Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sony $7,800,000
6 Million Dollar Arm, Disney $7,093,000
7 Other Woman, 20th Century Fox
8 Rio 2, 20th Century Fox $2,500,000
9 Chef, Open Road $2,260,000
10 Heaven Is For Real, Sony $1,950,000
11 Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Disney $1,722,000
12 Belle, Fox Searchlight $1,700,000
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Power Rangers coming to big screen

Lionsgate and Saban Brands announced Wednesday that they are joining forces to bring the iconic TV series Power Rangers property to the big screen with a live action feature film that will re-envision the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” franchise.
Saban launched the TV series more than 20 years ago and it has been in continuous production ever since. It has subsequently grown into one of the world’s most popular and recognizable brands, with toys, apparel, costumes, video games, DVD’s , comic books and other merchandise.
The two companies noted that, with an extensive and devoted worldwide fan base as well as a deep and detailed mythology, the Power Rangers are primed for the big screen.
The new film franchise will re-envision the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of high school kids who are infused with unique and cool super powers but must harness and use those powers as a team if they have any hope of saving the world.
“Lionsgate is the perfect home for elevating our Power Rangers brand to the next level,” said Haim Saban, the creator of the Power Rangers. “They have the vision, marketing prowess and incredible track record in launching breakthrough hits from “The Hunger Games” to “Twilight” and “Divergent.”
Saban made his announcement with Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer, who added, “We’re thrilled to be partnering with HaimSaban and his team to maximize the potential of this immensely successful and universally recognized franchise.”

“Oblivion” opens at No. 1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $61.1 million

“Oblivion” opens at No. 1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $61.1 million from 52 international markets. The film was No.1 in 48 of the 52 markets and opens in the US and Canada this coming Friday. Also, 20th Century Fox International crossed the $1 billion mark on April 12. They are the first distributor to do so in 2013 and this is the 10th year in a row they have surpassed this milestone.”
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 14, 2013 are below.
1. 42 – Warner Bros. – $27.2M
2. Scary Movie 5 – The Weinstein Company – $15.2M
3. Croods, The – 20th Century Fox – $13.2M
4. GI Joe: Retaliation – Paramount – $10.8M
5. Evil Dead – Sony – $9.5M
6. Jurassic Park – Universal – $8.8M
7. Olympus Has Fallen – FilmDistrict – $7.3M
8. Oz The Great and Powerful – Disney – $4.9M
9. Tyler Perry’s Temptation – Lionsgate – $4.5M
10. Place Beyond the Pines, The – Focus Features – $4.1M
11. Host, The – Open Road – $2.4M
12. Call, The – Sony – $1.9M
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‘Die Hard 5′ tops weekend box office

Thanks to an unexpectedly strong second-weekend showing of Identity Thief, there’s going to be a lot of wrangling about rank this weekend.
But as you know, I don’t care about rank, so let’s just get into the numbers. The biggest opener of the weekend was the stunningly terrible A Good Day To Die Hard, which earned an estimated $25 million for the Fri-Sun weekend, $31 million over the four-day Presidents’ Day holiday, and a projected $36 million since opening on Thursday the 14th.
This was the first Die Hard film to open outside of summer, and it’s arguable that Fox knew full-well that it had a turkey on its hands.
There were no press screenings until the last minute and Fox didn’t even bother to attach a teaser to The Wolverine to prints this weekend, which seemed like a no-brainer save for the danger of being associated with just a stunningly bad film. Nonetheless, the brand is still somewhat strong, although it’s obviously waning.
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‘The Way, Way Back’ acquired by Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula announced today that the company has acquired rights to North America as well as most major territories to the heartfelt comedy THE WAY, WAY BACK. Directed and written by Academy Award® winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, THE WAY, WAY BACK stars Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, Maya Rudolph, AnnaSophia Robb, Amanda Peet and Liam James.
The film was produced by Kevin J. Walsh of The Walsh Company and Tom Rice of Sycamore Pictures, and executive produced by Sycamore’s Ben Nearn and George Parra, OddLot Entertainment’s Gigi Pritzker, Faxon, and Rash. OddLot Entertainment and Sycamore Pictures co-financed the project.
The film is scheduled to be released in Summer, 2013.
“Nat and Jim have crafted a uproarious coming of age story and it is great to be reunited with them,” said Gilula and Utley. “The amazingly pitch perfect cast never misses a beat and was well deserving of the standing ovation the film received yesterday.”
“This is a very personal film and it’s been a long journey. We are so overwhelmed by the response it received at Sundance and are beyond delighted that it’s found a home with our family at Fox Searchlight,” said Faxon and Rash
“We are all elated that a vibrant company like Fox Searchlight shares our enthusiasm for the film and faith in Jim and Nat as writers, directors and storytellers,” said Rice and Walsh.
THE WAY, WAY BACK is the funny and poignant coming of age story of 14-year-old Duncan’s (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his daughter, Steph (Zoe Levin).
Having a rough time fitting in, the introverted Duncan finds an unexpected friend in gregarious Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his funny, clandestine friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up to and begins to finally find his place in the world – all during a summer he will never forget.
The deal was brokered by Fox Searchlight’s Executive Vice President of Worldwide Acquisitions Tony Safford, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs Megan O’Brien and Vice President of Acquisitions & Co-Productions Ray Strache. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and WME Global negotiated the deal with Craig Emanuel on behalf of the financiers.
Sierra / Affinity is handling international sales for the project for territories outside those acquired by Fox Searchlight Pictures.
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Megan Fox steps out with baby

HollywoodNews.com: Megan Fox has kept a pretty low profile since giving birth to her first child, but now she is beginning to step out with her new family.
Fox and Brian Austin Green were recently spotted in Beverly Hills with their newborn son, Noah, states UsMagazine.com. However, the two made sure to keep their baby completely concealed with a baby blanket.
Their son is now two months old after Fox gave birth in September. They kept the delivery private for almost a month.
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Megan Fox gave birth to first child weeks ago

HollywoodNews.com: Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green welcomed their first child together a few weeks ago as they are just now revealing the happy news.
Fox and Green reportedly welcomed their first son together, Noah Shannon, on September 27th, states UsMagazine.com. “We have been very lucky to have had a peaceful few weeks at home. He is healthy, happy and perfect,” Fox wrote on Facebook as the way to break the news.
Green already has one son, Kassius, with his ex, Vanessa Marcil.
Fox stayed out of the spotlight for most of her pregnancy.
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Kris Jenner allegedly in talks for daytime talk show

HollywoodNews.com: It sounds like viewers might soon be seeing even more of Kris Jenner as it is rumored that she is in talks for her very own daytime talk show.
Jenner is reportedly working with Twentieth Television on the idea with possible plans to do a summer test run on FOX stations next year, states RadarOnline. A spokesperson for the FOX stations only commented, “Everyone wants to do a test with the Fox TV stations.”
Jenner has guest co-hosted a number of talk shows before as she stepped in on ‘The Talk’ and the fourth hour of the ‘Today’ show.
Would you watch her talk show?
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