Mad Max: Fury Road Earns 109.4 Million Worldwide

Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' action adventure "Mad Max: Fury Road," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.  Photo: Jasin Boland

BURBANK–Riding on rave reviews and huge anticipation around the globe, Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” thundered at the worldwide box office with an opening weekend of more than $109.4 million, making it the #1 new release at the global box office. It is also the biggest opening ever for […]

Queen Latifah Talks About Her Starring Role In HBO Films’ Bessie, Debuting This Saturday‏

Queen Latifah

Oscar nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from ascreenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland and Bettina Gilois. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The […]

Black Sails’ Zach McGowan Stars In New Thriller Snapshot

Zach McGowan leads the cast of  new thriller Snapshot.

LOS ANGELES–Zach McGowan (Shameless, Black Sails) leads the cast of the confrontational new thriller Snapshot, on DVD and May 19 from Osiris Entertainment. Robert Loggia (Prizzi’s Honor, Scarface), Angela Little (American Pie Presents : Band Camp), Joyce DeWitt (Three’s Company), Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers), Martin Kove (The Karate Kid), Angela Gots (Dark House), […]

FURIOUS 7: Best Action Thriller in Recent Years Sure to Keep Your Adrenaline Running High


By Danny R. Johnson LOS ANGELES – Vin Diesel is sometimes criticized for only playing “himself” in the movies, which is not a bad thing but can be quite misleading when you consider past stars like Steve McQueen, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne or Paul Newman weren’t primarily actors, but presences. They had a myth, a […]

American Sniper Highest-Grossing Film Of 2014

BURBANK–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “American Sniper” has surpassed two more major milestones, emerging as the top-grossing domestic release of 2014. The film has also surpassed half a billion dollars worldwide, and still climbing. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and […]

“American Sniper” Hits $200 Million At The Domestic Box Office

BURBANK–(Businesswire)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Oscar-nominated mega hit “American Sniper” has surpassed $200 million worldwide at the domestic box office on only its tenth day in wide release. Following its record-breaking first weekend in wide release, the Clint Eastwood-directed film has continued to fill conventional and IMAX theatres nationwide. “American Sniper” took in […]

Black Leaders Raise Funds To Bring “Selma” To Students For Free


HOLLYWOOD–(Businesswire)– In an unprecedented effort led by a team of African-American business leaders in New York, organizations across the U.S. coordinated a massive national campaign to find African-American business leaders to underwrite free admission to the Golden Globe-nominated film “Selma” for students around the country. New cities Boston, Nashville, New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Sarasota, […]

“American Sniper” Hits Record-Breaking Opening

BURBANK–On the heels of a record-breaking Christmas Day opening, Clint Eastwood’s critically acclaimed “American Sniper” has become the highest-grossing limited release (10 theaters or less) in cinema history. A riveting portrait of Chris Kyle’s heroism and the struggles he faced on both the battlefield and the homefront, “American Sniper” earned $1.04 million in its first […]

Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” Blasts Past $400 Million Worldwide

BURBANK–(Businesswire)–“Interstellar,” the critically acclaimed new film from Christopher Nolan, continues to soar worldwide, surpassing the $400 million mark in its third weekend in release. To date, the film has earned $328.9 million internationally and $120.7 million domestically for a global total approaching $450 million and counting. The announcement was made by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, […]

New Line Cinema’s Film “Annabelle” Passed $250 Million Worldwide Box Office

Tony Amendola (Father Perez) with the Annabelle doll in New Line Cinema's supernatural thriller, Annabelle. Photo: Warner Brothers

BURBANK–New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle” has now taken in over $250 million at the worldwide box office, with a tally of $250.2 million to date. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. The supernatural thriller, from director John R. Leonetti and producers […]