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CARS 2 DRIVES OVERALL BOX OFFICE TO VICTORY

June 28, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

With the top two films raking in far more than even the most optimistic forecasters had envisaged, the box office resumed its summer march forward, erasing a little more of the shortfall from 2010. After two weeks of coming in behind year-ago revenue, last weekend’s total take of $176.2 million came in at 6.8 percent […]

JUDGE GIVES STUDIO TEMPORARY CURE FOR HANGOVER

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. won the first round in the copyright battle over the use of Mike Tyson’s famous tattoo on one of the characters in The Hangover Part II, but it appeared almost certain that the studio will ultimately lose the legal fight. U.S. Judge Catherine D. Perry ruled in St. Louis that she would not […]

MIKE TYSON RETURNING FOR HANGOVER SEQUEL

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A backlash to the backlash over director Todd Phillips’s decision to remove Mel Gibson from the cast of The Hangover 2 hit celebrity gossip sites in the Internet Wednesday with many readers posting messages accusing Phillips and the costars of the movie of adopting double standards. Why, they ask, is it acceptable to cast Mike […]

PHILLIPS: WHY I FIRED MEL GIBSON

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Director Todd Phillips insisted on Monday that while he regards Mel Gibson as “one of our finest actors and, quite honestly, one of our finest directors,” he felt it was necessary to remove him from The Hangover 2 to keep peace among the film’s actors and crew. As reported by today’s (Wednesday) New York Post, […]