Tag Archives: North America

John Leguizamo’s “Fugly” nabbed by 108 Media

Further flexing the muscles of its worldwide sales and distribution operation at this year’s European Film Market, 108 Media has just sealed a deal on FUGLY!, an autobiographical comedy written by and starring John Leguizamo, it was announced by 108 CEO Abhi Rastogi. With foreign sales commencing immediately in Berlin,[...]

TIFF ’12: Jackie Chan co-hosting Asian Summit at this year’s Toronto fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: East meets West in the Great White North this season as the Toronto International Film Festival plays host to a rare networking event for Asian film industry executives visiting Canada. Renowned film star Jackie Chan will headline the inaugural Toronto Asian Film Summit, scheduled to be held[...]

The Avengers grossed an incredible $103.2 million

HollywoodNews.com: “The Avengers” grossed an incredible $103.2 million during the weekend in North America,breaking another record. Also, “The Avengers” will hit $1 billion in global box office on Sunday. Unfortunately, the news wasn’t so good for Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s “Dark Shadows,” which started to a $28.8 million domestically. Below[...]

The Oscars® to remain in Hollywood

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and CIM Group announced today that the Academy Awards® will remain in Hollywood under a new 20-year deal. Concurrently, in a separate agreement, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and CIM announced a 20-year agreement to name the Dolby Theatre™[...]

The Hunger Games will return to more than 100 IMAX® digital theatres

HollywoodNews.com: Due to overwhelming demand, The Hunger Games will return to more than 100 IMAX® digital theatres across North America on April 27. The film will play for a one-week special return engagement through May 3. The Hunger Games has grossed over $533 million globally since its launch on March[...]

Nicki Minaj Performs in Times Square

HollywoodNews.com: Tens of thousands of people watched as Nicki performed a medley of her hits before some of the world’s leading visual artists turned the prominent building into a living, breathing entity using cutting-edge CGI technology with 60ft waves appearing to cascade down the building. Nine of Times Square’s famous electronic[...]

Imagine the Future of Digital at SXSW

HollywoodNews.com: PepsiCo, the largest food and beverage company in North America, is creating rich experiences for attendees at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2012, across digital, music and film. In its fourth year at SXSW, PepsiCo and four of its “billion-dollar” brands will be onsite, including a first-time appearance by Doritos and[...]

“Star Wars” Blu-rays break global sales records

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As was expected, the Force was extremely strong with the new “Star Wars” Blu-rays that FOX and LucasFilm recently released. The studios revealed that “Star Wars” is the bestselling catalog Blu-ray Disc of all time, with worldwide sales totaling one million units, including 515,000 units sold in[...]

“So You Think You Can Dance” hits the road again this Fall

HollywoodNews.com: So You Think You Can Dance’s eighth-season Top 10 finalists will dance across North America this fall as part of the show’s 2011 tour. Information on the dates and locations were announced on last week’s show. The 32-city tour will kick-off Saturday, September 17 in Orlando, FL and will conclude[...]

Comic-Con International is serious business

HollywoodNews.com: Centerplate, North America’s leading event hospitality provider, is serving as hospitality host for Comic-Con International, the largest comic book convention of its kind in the world, at the San Diego Convention Center July 21 through the 24th. The company has been preparing for the event for over four months[...]
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