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SPIDEY SLOWS AT BOX OFFICE

July 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The Amazing Spider-Man appears to be spinning down. Sony had expected the movie to earn about $21 million on Sunday and based its weekend estimate on that figure. Instead the film earned $17.8 million. Then, on its first Monday in theaters it drew just $7.6 million — not bad, but a far cry from the […]

SPIDEY AGAIN EXPECTED TO PRODUCE FIREWORKS OVER HOLIDAY

July 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With the Fourth of July falling in the middle of the week, studios and theaters are figuring on a six-day holiday. Good thing, too, since weather forecasts for the Eastern part of the nation for the Fourth itself call for storms, heat, and humidity. Tracking surveys suggest that The Amazing Spider-Man, with Andrew Garfield replacing […]

SPIDER-MAN VIDEOS POSTED ON YOUTUBE

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In advance of Sony’s release of The Amazing Spider-Man on July 3, the studio has posted on YouTube not only a trailer but also more than 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, much of which features star Andrew Garfield hanging from wires (which will be erased digitally) and doing his own stunts. Six separate videos have […]

EISENBERG RAINS ON SPAIN

November 22, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Spanish entertainment blogs were buzzing over the weekend after The Social Network star Jesse Eisenberg complained on Conan O’Brien’s TBS show last week about his treatment on a popular Spanish variety/talk show,

54TH LONDON FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The 54th annual London Film Festival opened Wednesday with the U.K. premiere of Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go. The celebrated cast, including Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Andrew Garfield were on hand, signing autographs for fans on the red carpet and speaking to reporters despite 45-degree weather. The film, based on the critically acclaimed […]

“TWILIGHT” STARS REPORTEDLY SET FOR LIFE

July 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The three Twilight stars, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, will each receive $25 million plus 7.5 percent of the gross for the upcoming The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn two-parter, New York magazine reported on its Vulture blog. The magazine estimated that each star will receive about $16 million on the back-end deals, bringing […]

ALONG CAME THE NEW SPIDER-MAN

July 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Following a lengthy search, Sony has selected British-American actor Andrew Garfield to take over the Spider-Man role from Tobey Maguire. Garfield, 26, whose looks and demeanor suggest that he could be Anthony Perkins returned from the dead, is already well known in the U.K. for his starring roles on television dramas, but he is virtually […]