Tag Archives: extraordinary measures

Vanessa Hudgens’ film sidesteps b.f. Zac Efron’s on the summer schedule

Hollywoodnews.com: Vanessa Hudgens is getting out of the way of her boyfriend, Zac Efron. More specifically, CBS Films is re-scheduling her romantic fantasy film “Beastly” until March 18. CBS’s move was triggered by Universal bowing Efron’s “Charlie St. Cloud” on July 30, the original date for “Beastly” according[...]

“Avatar” set to overtake “Titanic” in worldwide box office

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Maybe it’s the dazzling 3D visuals. Maybe it’s the love story it tells. Maybe it’s the green message it seeks to expound. But whatever the reason, James Cameron’s mega-budget sci-fi yarn “Avatar” will soon pass his previous film “Titanic” as the global box office superstar of all[...]

Harrison Ford can’t heal ‘Measures’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL We’ve grown accustomed to seeing Harrison Ford in a savior role, though the rough-and-tumble icon usually solves the most intricate problems with his fists. (See “Air Force One,” “Firewall,” the Tom Clancy adaptations and his legendary “Indiana Jones” franchise for multiple examples.) But as Ford ages, he’s forced[...]

Will CBS’s first released film fly?

By ROBERT W. WELKOS I was talking to a Hollywood marketing expert the other day and asked him what he thought the box office prospects were for “Extraordinary Measures,” a sobering drama starring Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser about a couple’s search for a researcher who might have a cure[...]