January 16, 2017

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ remains number one

“Universal’s ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ remains a staggering worldwide phenomenon with $486.2 million to date after adding nearly $50 million from 60 global territories this weekend. The modestly budgeted erotic drama is expected to cross the $500 million mark later this week making it one of the most profitable films released over the past year. Notably, with $139.1 million to date, Warner Bros.’ ‘American Sniper’ now ranks as the highest grossing Clint Eastwood directed film internationally with a total that is closing in on the $500 million threshold worldwide,” said Rentrak’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian.
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, March 1, 2015, are below.
1. Fifty Shades Of Grey – Universal – $46.9M
2. Kingsman: The Secret Service – 20th Century Fox – $37.5M
3. Focus – Warner Bros. – $31.3M
4. American Sniper – Warner Bros. – $27.2M
5. Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out Of Water – Paramount – $25.4M
6. Big Hero 6 – Disney – $22.1M
7. From Vegas to Macau II – Multiple – $22.0M
8. Wolf Totem – Multiple – $17.0M
9. Dragon Blade – Multiple – $12.5M
10. Lazarus Effect, The – Multiple – $10.6M
11. Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The – 20th Century Fox – $9.4M
12. McFarland, USA – Disney – $7.8M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, March 1, are below.
1. Focus – Warner Bros. – $19.1M
2. Kingsman: The Secret Service – 20th Century Fox – $11.8M
3. Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out Of Water – Paramount – $11.2M
4. Fifty Shades Of Grey – Universal – $10.9M
5. Lazarus Effect, The – Relativity Media – $10.6M
6. McFarland, USA – Disney – $7.8M
7. American Sniper – Warner Bros. – $7.7M
8. DUFF, The – Lionsgate – $7.2M
9. Still Alice – Sony Pictures Classics – $2.7M
10. Hot Tub Time Machine 2 – Paramount – $2.4M
11. Jupiter Ascending – Warner Bros. – $2.1M
12. Birdman – Fox Searchlight – $2.0M
For more box office numbers www.rentrak.com

“Wreck-It Ralph” wins Best Animated Feature at Annie Awards

Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ won the Best Animated Feature honor at the 40th Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. This year’s expanded list of categories topped 30, honoring many more nominees and team entries as in years past. New to the awards this year was the addition of the Best Student Film. A live streaming of the ceremony was made available again to animation enthusiasts as well as those who were unable to attend the event at
www.annieawards.org/watch-it-live. A complete list of winners can be viewed at www.annieawards.org.
The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to “Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem” (Illumination Entertainment); Best Animated Short Subject to “Paperman” (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV Production for Preschool Children “Bubble Guppies
‘A Tooth on the Looth’” (Nickelodeon Animation Studios); Best Animated Television Production
for Children “Dragons: Riders of Berk ‘How to Pick Your Dragon’” (DreamWorks Animation); Best General Audience Animated Television Production “Robot Chicken ‘DC Comics Special’” (Stoopid Buddy Studios); Best Animated Video Game “Journey” (Sony Computer Entertainment America);
and Best Student Film “Head Over Heels” (Timothy Reckart).
“What a great evening filled with a lot of fun and surprises,“ said ASIFA-Hollywood President Frank Gladstone. “A variety of individuals and studios participated and joined in celebrating the best in animation across project, studio and geographic boundaries.”
Former Annie Awards host and movie reviewer Leonard Maltin and voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice Lamarche shared hosting duties, along with a special appearance by long time Annies presenter-favorite, actor and animation industry professional, Seth Green.
Honored with the Winsor McCay award were Terry Gilliam, Oscar Grillo and Mark Henn. The Winsor McCay stands as one of the highest honors given to an individual in the animation industry in recognition for career contributions to the art of animation.
Howard Green was honored with the June Foray award which is presented to an individual who has given significant and benevolent contributions to the art and industry of animation, and Toon Boom Animation was honor with the Ub Iwerks award created and given to individuals or companies for technical advancements that make a significant impact on the art or industry of animation.
Often a predictor of the annual Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the Annie Awards honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 30 categories ranging from best feature, production design, character animation, and effects animation to storyboarding, writing, music, editing […]

Lindsay Lohan thinks it’s unfair Amanda Bynes isn’t in jail

HollywoodNews.com: Lindsay Lohan has had her fair share of legal problems, and now that Amanda Bynes is having her own problems, Lindsay isn’t happy the other former child star isn’t in jail.
Lindsay took to Twitter to complain about having to go to jail while Bynes is still out and about, states RadarOnline. “Why did I get put in jail and a nickelodeon star has had NO punishment(s) so far? +,” Lindsay posted on Twitter.
Bynes has been charged with DUI and hit-and-run, however she has yet to be convicted which is likely why she isn’t in jail yet.
Do you think they are being treated equally?
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Stars Galore at Nickelodeon’s 25Th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, Victorious, LMFAO, SpongeBob SquarePants, Justin Bieber, Puss in Boots and More Win Coveted Orange Blimps showed up at Nickelodeon’s 25Th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards.
Mega-stars including Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, LMFAO and Justin Bieber reigned as this year’s favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 31, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast). Hosted by international superstar and 10-time KCA winner Will Smith, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles where kids’ top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed through a flying blimp, silver robot and sword swallower. Smith made an aerial entrance onto the venue by parachuting down from the official KCA blimp, a 246-foot orange airship situated above the arena. After rappelling to the stage and deactivating a booby trap set by a mysterious Creepy Voice determined to stop the show, Smith kicked off the silver anniversary celebration with a performance of “Can U Handle This” and balloons filled with confetti and slime.
First Lady Michelle Obama made her first-ever appearance at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards, presenting Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Taylor Swift with this year’s The Big Help Award in recognition of her extensive philanthropic endeavors, including her work with tornado and flood survivors in the United States. The Big Help Award recognizes individuals who take actions to better the world and whose significant impact on their community has inspired kids to do the same.
The star-studded event got off to an immediate sticky start with Halle Berry’s surprise sliming in her audience seat. Looking good in green, Lautner received the ultimate gooey prize for accepting Smith’s challenge to a push-up contest, while presenter Chris Colfer was doused in slime by an exploding blimp at the podium. In an epic battle that had the giants of wrestling literally swimming in the goo, The Big Show took down The Miz in the inaugural KCA Slime Wrestling World Championships. Hosted by Nick’s Jeff Sutphen with WWE superstar Santino Marella serving as referee, the showdown was set in a special ring that slimed the audience each time one of them hit the ropes or the corner posts. Much to his disappointment, Cee Lo Green was […]

Kelly Ripa to host the “10th Annual TV Land Awards”

The “TV Land Awards 2012,” honoring classic television, film and music icons, will return to New York City and be hosted by Kelly Ripa (nationally syndicated talk show “LIVE! With Kelly”), it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. Ripa previously hosted the show in 2007. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the awards show will honor powerhouse songstress Aretha Franklin with the Music Icon Award and will be held at the Lexington Avenue Armory at Gramercy Park on Saturday, April 14th. The “TV Land Awards 2012” will air on Sunday, April 29th at 9:00pm ET/PT. More honorees will be announced in coming weeks.
“We are ecstatic to welcome back Kelly as she reprises her role as host of the ‘TV Land Awards’ this year for our 10th annual celebration,” said Jones. “Her energy, enthusiasm and love of television make her the perfect person to lead the evening on the occasion of our 10th Anniversary.”
The successful “TV Land Awards” has scored a decade of success including the record-breaking numbers from the “TV Land Awards 2011,” which attracted over 2 million viewers for its premiere telecast. The star-studded special, which was held last year in New York City for the very first time, was the highest rated “TV Land Awards” show since 2004 across all key demos and posted double-digit gains in rating and delivery over preceding shows.
The “TV Land Awards” pays tribute to classic and contemporary luminaries of television, music and movies. The 90-minute telecast will feature exhilarating musical performances and will reunite some of the most iconic celebrity TV casts.
Previous honorees include Regis Philbin, Michael J. Fox, John Travolta, Bill Cosby, Mike Myers, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Garry Marshall, the cast of “Glee,” “Desperate Housewives” and the hilarious sitcoms “Cheers,” “The Cosby Show,” “Family Ties,” “The Facts of Life,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Bosom Buddies,” “Welcome Back, Kotter,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “M*A*S*H*.” Past presenters include Academy Award©-winner Halle Berry, Barbara Walters, Justin Timberlake, Ray Romano, Steve Carell, Billy Crystal, Sharon Stone, Robin Williams and Academy Award©-nominee Robert Downey, Jr., to name a few. Past musical performers include Liza Minnelli, Stevie Wonder, Blondie, Diana Ross, Willie Nelson and Lionel Richie.
Michael Levitt (“Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Scream Awards”) is executive producer; Five-time Emmy Award©-winning Glenn Weiss is director (“Primetime Emmy Awards,” “BET Awards,” “The Tony Awards”); Greg Sills […]

Zac Efron, Rumor Willis reportedly partied with friend before DUI arrest

HollywoodNews.com: Zac Efron, Rumer Willis and a few other friends were reportedly partying with Nickelodeon star Ryan Rottman before he got busted for DUI.
The group was reportedly hanging out at Dillon’s Irish Pub in Hollywood where they ordered a bunch of drinks, states TMZ. The check reportedly included 7 Kamikaze shots, 8 or 9 mixed drinks and 3 – 4 beers.
Unfortunately, while Willis seemed to drive Efron home safely, Rottman drove and was soon arrested for DUI as he drove his car onto a curb.
Do you think they should have stopped their friend from driving?
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mOcean Makes Big Waves with On-Air Launch Campaigns for Premiere Season of TLC’s new series

HollywoodNews.com: The always exciting and unpredictable LA-based entertainment marketing agency mOcean has created the on-air launch campaigns for TLC’s new series “NY Ink” and the 11th season of TeenNick’s critically acclaimed series “Degrassi.”
Recently coming off its successful month-long promo campaign for TLC’s “Royal Wedding,” which included a live viewing party from Times Square, the mOcean team just completed the promo launch for TLC’s new series “NY Ink,” airing Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The eight-part series follows iconic “Miami Ink” artist Ami James as he opens a new shop with a new crew in SoHo called the Wooster Street Social Club. As he did on the streets of South Beach, the unpredictable and sexy James hopes to create a similar perfect storm in the Big Apple.
Beginning its 11th season, TeenNick’s “Degrassi” continues to make groundbreaking, bold television for teens, by addressing hard-hitting issues such as AIDS, abortion, alcoholism, sex, suicide, depression, bullying, Gay rights, homophobia, racism, drugs and eating disorders. The new season, which begins July 18th, will not disappoint fans of this much admired series.
“For ‘Degrassi,’ we wanted to create a dynamic summer campaign depicting kids having fun on the beach in Toronto,” says Peter McKeon, mOcean’s Creative Director on this production. “I wanted the promos to have a raw, verite’ energy to them, so we went hand-held on most of the shots. We also learned that fans of the series watched the promos frame-by-frame looking for clues, so we included interesting tidbits in the spots, so the fansites would be buzzing with speculation for the new season.”
“We are ecstatic with the work mOcean has done for TeenNick on this project,” says Matt Perreault, Creative Director of Brand Creative for TeenNick. “They’ve created a spot that is not only visually gorgeous, but perfectly captures the authentic, emotional rollercoaster that ‘Degrassi’s’ characters will be going through in the new season. We wanted something remarkable that would get ‘Degrassi’ fans buzzing and mOcean has more than delivered.”
About TeenNick/Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 31st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households […]

Justin Bieber is happy kids are still changing his life

HollywoodNews.com: Justin Bieber was just nominated for two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards — Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Song for “Baby” — which has left him grateful to his fans.
Bieber admitted that he is happy those kids have continued to support his career since the very beginning, states UsMagazine.com. “My life was changed by fans and by kids like me clicking on my videos and letting me chase a dream. Once again those same kids are there and I am forever grateful,” Bieber said after hearing the good news.
He also hopes that his success at a young age will encourage other kids to pursue their dreams.
Do you think Justin Bieber will win?
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Angelina Jolie is fashion role model for Nickelodeon star

HollywoodNews.com: Angelina Jolie is a fashion role model for many women and now younger women are looking up to the star when it comes to style.
Elizabeth Gillies, of the Nickelodeon show ‘Victorious,’ loves Jolie’s “fierce” look, reports TooFab. “I like old-style Angelina Jolie,” Gillies says about Jolie’s more casual look of “a simple white tank top and awesome black jeans and combat boots.”
But she doesn’t just look to Jolie for style: “I also love Mary-Kate Olsen’s [looks] and Sienna Miller. And Miley Cyrus has amazing jewelry.”
Who do you look to for fashion inspiration?
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Miley Cyrus gets close with another teen star?

HollywoodNews.com: Miley Cyrus seems to be getting awfully close with Nickelodeon’s teen star Avan Jogia.
The two reportedly appeared to be making out at her 18th birthday party at Trousdale in West Hollywood, states Just Jared. Jogia, from ‘Victorious,’ appears to be pretty comfortable with Miley as he seems to be leaning over her.
There have been rumors that these two 18-year-olds were dating and now those rumors are definitely going to continue.
Do you think this guy would be a good match for Miley Cyrus?
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