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Comic-Con Exclusive 'Jurassic World' Artwork Revealed

Illustrator Mark Englert's limited edition poster will be available during this week's San Diego Comic-Con.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Judge Won't Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in 'Hobbit' Fight

Fighting claims that it has gone beyond the scope of its rights, Warner Bros. made a bid to disqualify Greenberg Glusker from representing the plaintiffs.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Academy to Explore Advances in Filmmaking Technology and Aviation

"Hollywood Takes To The Air" will be hosted by Oscar winners Craig Barron and Ben Burtt.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Roadside Attractions Takes U.S. Rights to Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy'

The Canadian film grabbed the Jury Prize in Cannes, sharing the honor with Jean-Luc Godard's "Goodbye to Language." read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Roadside Attractions Acquires Cannes Winner 'Mommy' for U.S.

Xavier Dolan's film won the jury prize at the fest in May.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Fox & Friends' Challenges Validity of 'Lucy' Brain Use: 'Of Course It's Not True' (Video)

Elisabeth Hasselbeck sat down with Dr. David Samadi to debunk the premise of Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller that humans only use 10 percent of their brains.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Breaking Down the Academy Class of 2014: From the Newcomers to the Record Setters

Come on down, Lupita Nyong'o! Yo, Jason Statham! The 271 wide-ranging invites are an effort to shed the organization's old-boys-club image.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Sony Pictures' Jeff Blake Leaving Studio

UPDATED: The executive, who also serves as the studio's vice chairman, is leaving after 22 years with the company.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Rachel McAdams Cringes While Watching Her 'Notebook' Audition Tape (Video)

Ten years later, the "A Most Wanted Man" star shares how male viewers of the Nicholas Sparks-adapted romantic drama often want to confess their tears.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Hercules' Star Dwayne Johnson Drops More DC Hints, Talks 'Fast 7' (Video)

The actor formerly known as "The Rock" also tells NBC's "Today" show what would get him back in the wrestling ring — and suggests a possible opponent.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Premiere: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper Up Star Quotient on Hollywood Boulevard

"I think we got a lot more freedom than we would with Thor or Iron Man in the sense that we had pretty much carte blanche to use any of the characters that are owned by Marvel," co-writer Nicole Perlman says of the comic book property.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Debuts Wiz Khalifa-Led Rap Single, TV Spot (Video)

Juicy J and Ty Dolla $ign are also featured on "Shell Shocked," produced by Kill The Noise and Madsonik.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Alan Rickman's 'A Little Chaos' to Close Toronto Film Festival

While not naming its opener, Toronto also unveiled the latest movies by Mike Binder, Shawn Levy and Jason Reitman for high-profile bows.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

GLAAD Report Says Many LGBT Characters in Studio Films Were Defamatory Portrayals

The organization issued failing grades to two studios for only including minor, offensive portrayals of LGBT people in last year's releases.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Lionsgate, Comcast Partner on 'Divergent' Digital Content

The free iOS app for Xfinity customers comes ahead of the Shailene Woodley-starring YA adaptation being released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 5. read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Chinese President Brings DVDs as Gift on Argentina State Visit

Having promised to share Chinese culture with others, Xi Jinping brings dignitaries such fare as the 2011 film "Love Is Not Blind" and TV series "Beijing Youth," marking the first-ever DVD gifts from a Chinese leader.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Ewan McGregor Thriller 'Son of a Gun' Sells to More International Markets

The debut feature from Australian director Julius Avery scores a number of deals through Altitude Film Sales after finding North American distribution in Cannes.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

One Direction Live Concert Film Set for Global Cinema Release

Distributor Arts Alliance plans more than 10,000 screenings in 50-plus territories of "Where We Are — The Concert Film," saying it will be the biggest global "event cinema" release ever.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

CBS Films Shake-Up: Wolfgang Hammer Out, Terry Press Now Sole President

Hammer has transitioned out of his role of co-president. read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Get On Up' Premiere: Chadwick Boseman Initially 'Didn't Want to Try' Playing James Brown

The "42" star took on the daunting task of playing the Godfather of Soul by working hard and taking things "one step at a time," his co-stars and director Tate Taylor told THR at the Universal biopic's debut at Harlem's Apollo Theater.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

John Fasano, Writer on 'Another 48 Hrs.,' Dies at 52

He also penned Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Universal Soldier: The Return" and the first "Jesse Stone" telefilm starring Tom Selleck.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Origin Aiming to Build Working Model For VFX Work

The VFX company, headed by Mark Miller, developed an alliance with post house Fotokem.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

Woody Allen's First Podcast: 7 Revelations From 'Magic in the Moonlight' Director

The "Magic in the Moonlight" director revealed why he is always disappointed with his films, his favorite scenes and why he thinks the New York Knicks will finally win an NBA championship — but made no mention of daughter Dylan Farrow's sex abuse claims.read more (Movies 22-Jul-14)

'Apes' Rules Again

On strong word-of-mouth, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes held the top spot for the second weekend in a row. Among the new releases, The Purge: Anarchy put up solid business in second place, while Planes: Fire & Rescue missed the mark and Sex Tape flopped.The Top 12 earned $134.9 million this weekend. That's off 26 percent from the same frame last year; overall, July box office is down over 30 percent year-to-year.Dawn of the Planet of the Apes eased 50 percent to $36.3 million. In co... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 20-Jul-14)

Friday Report: 'Purge' Slays, 'Sex Tape' Disappoints on Friday

The Purge: Anarchy took first place on Friday, though it will almost certainly fall behind Dawn of the Planet of the Apes over the three-day weekend.Playing at 2,805 theaters, the horror sequel earned an estimated $13 million on opening day. That's down 22 percent from the first Purge, which debuted to $16.8 million last June. If it follows the first movie's pattern, it will wind up with just over $26 million for the weekend. Reviews and word-of-mouth have improved time around, though, so i... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 19-Jul-14)

Forecast: 'Purge,' 'Sex Tape' Challenge 'Apes'

Friday AM Update: Playing at 2,194 locations, The Purge: Anarchy earned an estimated $2.6 million from late Thursday shows. In comparison, the first Purge grossed $3.4 million on Thursday night. This drop suggests that The Purge: Anarchy will fall short of the first movie's $34 million opening weekend. Meanwhile, Sex Tape earned $1.1 million on Thursday night. That's less than half of the $2.56 million that Neighbors took in on Thursday, but is also on par with last year's The Heat ($1 mill... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 17-Jul-14)

Fox is First Studio to Reach $1 Billion in 2014... >

Thanks to a strong debut from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 20th Century Fox has became the first studio to pass $1 billion at the domestic box office this year. The studio crossed the $1 billion mark on Sunday, which was the 194th day of the year. The last time it took this long for a studio to get there was in 2006, when Disney hit that level in 215 days.Fox's biggest title of the year is also currently the highest-grossing movie of the Summer: through Sunday, X-Men: Days of Future Past... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 15-Jul-14)

'Apes' Goes Bananas

With strong reviews and goodwill from its well-liked predecessor, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes easily ruled the domestic box office this weekend.Overall, though, it was another slow weekend at U.S. movie theaters: the Top 12 earned $138.6 million, which is down 26 percent from the same weekend last year.Debuting at 3,967 theaters, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes earned $72.6 million this weekend. That's a 33 percent improvement over the last movie's $54.8 million opening, and is also notic... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 13-Jul-14)

Friday Report: 'Apes' Strong on Opening Day

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ruled the box office on Friday with an estimated $27.7 million.That debut is up significantly from 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($19.5 million), and is also a bit higher than last year's World War Z ($25.2 million).The movie has strong reviews and good word-of-mouth, which should help prevent a steep Saturday drop off. The World Cup final could keep some people away on Sunday, though. Regardless, Dawn is likely to wind up over $70 million for the week... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 12-Jul-14)

Forecast: 'Apes' Sequel Swings In to Theaters This Weekend

Friday AM Update: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes earned an estimated $4.1 million from Thursday night shows beginning at 10 p.m. That's a significant improvement on Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which earned $1.25 million at midnight.Unfortunately, it doesn't compare favorably to recent releases. That number is less than half of the Thursday night openings for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Godzilla and Transformers: Age of Extinction. Godzilla and Spider-Man benefited from 7 p.m. showtimes, t... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 11-Jul-14)

'Transformers' Becomes Highest-Grossing Movie Ever in China

In just 11 days, Transformers: Age of Extinction has already become the highest-grossing movie ever in China.Through Monday, the Michael Bay-directed sequel has earned a stunning $219.2 million there. That's slightly above Avatar, which grossed $204.1 million* in 2010 (Transformers is still a bit behind in local currency, but will pass Avatar in a day or two).The movie's phenomenal success in China can be chalked up to three main factors. First, it's important to remember that the franchise... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 08-Jul-14)

'Transformers' Repeats On Weak Independence Day Weekend

Transformers: Age of Extinction easily held on to first place at the box office over a very slow Fourth of July weekend.Melissa McCarthy's Tammy did fine business in second place, while Deliver Us From Evil and Earth to Echo flopped.The Top 12 earned a combined $120.6 million this weekend. That's down a massive 46 percent from last year, when Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger opened. In fact, it's the worst Independence Day weekend since 1999 ($116.5 million). That's a horrible way to kic... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 06-Jul-14)

Friday Report: 'Transformers' Leads Quiet Fourth of July

Transformers: Age of Extinction easily held the top spot on the Fourth of July holiday, and will easily repeat in first place this weekend. Melissa McCarthy's Tammy did decent business in second place, while Deliver Us From Evil and Earth to Echo tanked.It's worth noting that the Fourth of July isn't typically a big movie-going day; these titles would likely have earned a bit more on a traditional Friday. Business should pick up over the weekend.Age of Extinction fell 75 percent to an estim... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 04-Jul-14)