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“The Hunger Games” grossed over $19.7 million in midnight shows

“The Hunger Games” is out of the gate to a record-breaking start. According to studio estimates grossed around $19.7 million in midnight shows. These numbers represents the highest midnight gross for a non-sequel in history. “The Hunger Games” will open to the general public in more than 3,000 theaters on[...]

“The Hunger Games” breaks “Twilight” advance-ticket sales record

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Experts looking ahead to “The Hunger Games” wondering if the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel has the ability to fill “Twilight’s” massive box office shoes have a little more indication of just how big the March 23 opening looks to be. Fandango reports that “Hunger[...]

“The Hunger Games” tickets going on sale Wednesday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the spring season has to be Gary Ross’s “The Hunger Games,” an adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel that stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, a dirt-poor teen in a futuristic society who volunteers for a hunt-and-kill survival contest[...]

Mark Wahlberg’s “Contraband” leads the weekend in Friday box office

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Moviegoers still appear to be finding their legs as 2012 slowly gets into a jogging pace. Perhaps it’s the hangover of holiday options that continue to attract audience members. Or maybe it’s just too darn cold to head out to the multiplexes when good options are[...]

Official Box Office Numbers for Weekend of December 23, 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Rentrak Corporation,today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of December 23, 2011 through December 25, 2011 according to the company’s Box Office Essentials™ theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. Below the Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected[...]

Harry Potter shatters records for midnight showings

HollywoodNews.com: Tonight’s the night, as millions of moviegoers will band together to bid a fond, final farewell to the beloved characters of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” Fandango has sold more midnight and early morning show tickets for “Part 2″‘ than it has for the late night[...]

“Pirates,” “Cars” and other 3D films doing better overseas

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: American audiences may be complaining about the latest, unnecessary 3D technologies that have been foisted upon our blockbusters, from “Green Lantern” to this weekend’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” but international audiences appear to be lapping the enhanced format up. Data released on Monday by 3D[...]

Charlie Sheen live shows far from sold out?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Despite reports, Charlie Sheen’s upcoming concert tour is not be selling out its massive venues. In fact, if you are interested in purchasing tickets, Deadline reports that there “plenty of tickets” available for Sheen’s “Violent Torpedo Of Truth” tour, and the venues “are by no means[...]

Justin Bieber film selling advanced tickets starting Tuesday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Don’t want to be left out in the cold while your friends attend a sold-out screening of Justin Bieber’s “Never Say Never” 3D movie experience? Then tomorrow’s your day to act. Paramount Pictures announced today that advance tickets for the upcoming movie “Never Say Never” will[...]

Oscars: ‘The King’s Speech’ draws larger crowds post-nominations, says Fandango

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As expected, Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” enjoyed a temporary bump in ticket sales as the general public responded to the news that – with 12 Oscar nominations including Best Picture – the film was worth a look. Fandango, the online ticket retailer, is reporting that[...]