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“ROBIN HOOD” RESCUED BY OVERSEAS AUDIENCES

May 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Robin Hood, titled in French Robin des Bois, meaning Robin of the Woods, found itself out of them — the woods, that is — after the movie prevailed as the top film of the weekend for the second week in a row. While if opened softly in North America — it took in just […]

SHREK WENT FOURTH BUT DIDN’T PROSPER

May 23, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Fourth upon a time, Shrek could produce no monster results at the box office. Shrek the Third may have opened in 2007 with $122 million — in 2D — but Shrek Forever After dropped 42 percent below that figure this weekend, to an estimated $71.3 million, despite premium 3D prices that saw tickets rise to […]

“ROBIN HOOD” CAN’T STEAL FROM “IRON MAN 2”

May 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Robin Hood’s arrows bounced off the armor plate of Iron Man as if they were so much popcorn as the Marvel Comics hero held on to the No. 1 ranking at the box office for the second week in a row. Iron Man 2 earned an estimated $53 million, down 59 percent from its opening […]

‘ROBIN HOOD” IS CANNES OPENER

May 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival got underway Wednesday night with a screening of Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood, starring Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe. The film is not entered in the competition for the festival’s Palme d’Or. At a news conference prior to the screening producer Brian Grazer remarked that the screening at […]

REPORT: “ROBIN HOOD” COST $200 MILLION

May 11, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Ordinarily the actual production budget of a Hollywood blockbuster is kept as hush-hush as the on-location dalliances of its stars, but TheWrap.com’s Sharon Waxman claims to have got her hands on the actual budget outline for Robin Hood, which indicates that original plans called for spending $237 million on the movie. Waxman noted that tax […]