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THE SOCIAL NETWORK MAKES 2.9 MILLION FRIENDS

October 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Social Network attracted about 2.9 million unique visitors over the weekend — the movie about the founding of Facebook, that is. (Facebook itself currently counts about 165 million unique visitors in the U.S.) Together they plunked down an estimated $23 million for tickets — on the low end of forecasts. On her DeadlineHollywood website, […]

TEEN IDOL BIEBER TO GUEST ON “CSI”

July 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent gambit to attract younger viewers, CBS’s hit drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation has cast 16-year-old teen idol Justin Bieber in an upcoming episode. The producers of the show said that he will portray “a troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother — a decision that leads […]

FILM SPENDING DROPS IN BRITAIN

July 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Spending on feature-film production in the U.K. fell 11.4 percent to $982 million during the first half of the year, Deadline Hollywood reported on Monday, citing figures by the U.K. Film Council The report indicated that the total represented the highest on record except for last year when $1.1 billion was spent. No reason for […]

HARRY POTTER: A LOSER?

July 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Deadline Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke has put the spotlight on another egregious example of Hollywood accounting practices — displaying on her website a net profit statement for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix showing that while the film grossed $938.2 million worldwide, it has thus far failed to make a profit — and […]

“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 […]