Tag Archives: The Karate Kid

Jerry Weintraub – Goodbye Good Friend

“If there’s one piece of advice I can give to young people… it’s this: persist, push, hang on, keep going, never give up. When the man say no, pretend you can’t hear him. Look confused, stammer, say, “Huh?” Persistence-it’s a cliché, but it happens to work. The person who makes it[...]

Who survived “DWTS,” and who is going home?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s down to the final two on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” … but was the Karate Kid still kicking? Unfortunately, no. As season 12 headed toward its anticipated finale, perennial favorite Chelsea Kane (pictured) and Mark Ballas landed on top of the contest’s leader board with the[...]

“Top Gun” sequel in works, with part ready for Tom Cruise

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Christopher McQuarrie feels the need … the need for speed! Why should that concern us? Because the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “The Usual Suspects,” “Valkyrie” and December’s “The Tourist” has been asked to punch up a sequel to the campy flyboy fairy tale “Top Gun” for producer Jerry Bruckheimer[...]

Justin Bieber to work on movie with Will Smith?

HollywoodNews.com: After working on ‘CSI:Crime Scene Investigation’ and on a 3D film, Justin Bieber appears to have been bitten by the acting bug and has big goals on his list. The teen sensation is reportedly in talks to work with Will Smith on a film project that is currently “top secret,”[...]

2010 Summer movies brought box office surprises

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The biggest surprise of summer 2010 is how few surprises there really were. Most of the expected smash hits were smash hits, the expected under-performers underperformed, and the bigger films without studio support tanked. The more mainstream art-house cinema made money, while more challenging studio fare struggled.[...]

The Moments that Mattered: Summer Movies

HollywoodNews.com: We’ll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive ‘end of summer’ box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn’t officially end until September 3rd, I figure I’ve got time. But for now, here is a rundown of the various scenes, performances, moments, and miscues that[...]

Julia Roberts throws herself a private gathering at ‘Eat Pray Love’ party

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Julia Roberts went on a spiritual journey for the movie,”Eat Pray Love.” The journey ended at the swanky Metropolitan Club on Fifth Avenue last night where Columbia Pictures threw an invite only lavish after party for Roberts, director Ryan Murphy, the cast and miscellaneous celebrities. And what did[...]

“The Karate Kid” remake coming to DVD and Blu-ray in October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This summer’s updated “Karate Kid,” with Jaden Smith in the Ralph Macchio role, proved that not all remakes are destined to suck. The film – which was quite good – has been one of 2010’s success stories, pulling in $173.8 million domestically to become the ninth-highest-grossing film[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]

‘Inception’ grosses $60 million opening weekend

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Playing like an old-fashioned general-audiences blockbuster, Chris Nolan’s Inception opened at the higher end of expectations with $60.4 million over the weekend. That’s a 2.79x weekend multiplier, which means that front-loading was moderate but not severe (the film actually rose a token amount from Friday to[...]
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