Thursday, September 19, 2019

SO, HOW MUCH DID JOHN CARTER ACTUALLY COST?

March 21, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

Disney’s announcement on Tuesday that it expects John Carter to lose $200 million will likely place it at the undesired top of the list of biggest Hollywood losers, Reuters observed today (Wednesday). That list is currently headed by the 1995 Geena Davis-Matthew Modine pirate flick Cutthroat Island, which, according to the Guinness Book of World […]

AMAZON OPENS PATH TO STUDIOS FOR UNKNOWN SCREENWRITERS

November 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Online retailer Amazon, which got its feet wet in the movie business by acquiring the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) in 1998, is taking another step in melding interactive technology with show business. On Tuesday it announced a new business called Amazon Studios that will accept scripts and even full-length “test” movies from unknowns throughout 2011 […]

VETERAN ACTOR KEVIN MCCARTHY DEAD AT 96

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Kevin McCarthy, whose TV and movie credits on IMDb number more than 200, has died in Hyannis, MA at age 96. He never stopped acting, appearing in a starring role in the short film Drawback only this year. He is best known for his role as a doctor warning that aliens were taking over the […]

“BIG BROTHER” WATCHING EVERYWHERE

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS said on Monday that it will launch its summer hit series Big Brother across four platforms — broadcast TV, online, mobile, and cable — beginning Thursday, July 8. In addition to the CBS Television network, content will be made available online via the CBS Audience Network, which will allow “distribution partners” to incorporate clips […]