Tuesday, May 21, 2019

WARNER BROS. SLASHING PRODUCTION

March 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. is aiming to cut production costs by reducing the number of movies it turns out annually by 26 percent — from 27 movies per year in 2008 to 20 ASAP, Jeff Robinov, president of Warner’s motion picture group, has told the London Financial Times. The studio has already reduced the number of films […]

POTTER FINALE HAS ALREADY SET A RECORD

July 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It doesn’t open until midnight tonight, But Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has already set a record. Warner Bros. said on Wednesday that the movie had sold $32 million worth of tickets online in advance with many of tonight’s midnight screenings already sold out. That represents the biggest advance sale for any […]

“AVATAR” SETS ANOTHER RECORD

May 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Avatar continues to mow down records — this time in the home-video market. According to industry researcher Screen Digest, the James Cameron blockbuster has surpassed The Dark Knight as the top Blu-ray seller and appears likely to break the 13-week record for total home-video sales. According to Screen Digest it took Avatar just two weeks […]

CORRECTION: “AVATAR’S” BLU-RAY SALES

April 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CORRECTION:In Monday’s edition of Studio Briefing, we reported that Avatar had broken the record for Blu-ray sales in just four days. The item cited a 20th Century Fox release that indicated that Avatar had sold 2.7 million copies, putting it ahead of The Dark Knight, which, it said, had total sales of 2.5 million over […]