Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M

Box Office: ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Steams Past ‘Orient Express’ With $30-M $DIS, $FOXA, $VIA ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ tops overall with a 2nd frame take of $56.6-M, ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Three Billboards’ shine at the specialty box office. Daddy’s Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express, which took in $30-M and $28.2-M respectively, at the weekend provided a much-needed […]

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers

Mega-Producer, The Weinstein Company, Shunned by Peers $CLNS, $DIS, $GS, $AGO, $AMCX  The Weinstein Company (TWC) has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said late Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein the resignation of the majority […]

TWC’s Board Has “86’d” it’s Co-Fonder Harvey Weinstein

TWC’s Board Has “86’d” it’s Co-Fonder Harvey Weinstein

TWC’s Board Has “86’d” it’s Co-Fonder Harvey Weinstein $DIS The Weinstein Company’s (TWC) board of directors has voted to remove Harvey Weinstein from the studio, leaving control of the company in the hands of brother, Bob Weinstein, and COO David Glasser, it was announced in a statement from the company Sunday. “In light of new […]

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Re-Invents Theme Parks

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Re-Invents Theme Parks

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Re-Invents Theme Parks Today at D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced an extraordinary line-up of brand new attractions and experiences coming to its parks and resorts around the world as it continues to revolutionize the guest experience, starting from before guests even arrive for a Disney vacation to […]

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America $SNE, $DIS, $AMZN, $LGF, $CMCSA Spidey has returned home in style. Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Marvel Studios’ reboot posts the 3rd-best opening of the year so far behind ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.’ Spider-Man: Homecoming opened to $117-M from 4,348 […]

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Beats debuts at $53.5-M; ‘All Eyez on Me’ take $27-M $DIS,  $TWX,  $LGF,  $CMCSA,  $SNE Pixar and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Cars 3 dominated the  North American box office at the weekend Mandy Moore shark thriller ’47 Meters Down’ beats the R-rated female comedy ‘Rough Night,”Wonder Woman’ approaches $600-M globally Cars 3 drove to […]

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M

Box Office: ‘Pirates 5’ Nabs $77-M in US, ‘Baywatch’ Drowns with $23-M $DIS, $VIA, $FOX, $CMCSA, $TWX Memorial Day revenue at the North American box office posted to its lowest marks in almost 20 years. Overseas, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ from Disney (NYSE:DIS) posted a $208.4-M debut. Pirates of the […]

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M

Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Beats ‘Guardians 2’, Takes $36-M $DIS, $FOX, $TWX ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ DOA, YA film adaptation ‘Everything, Everything’ lures young girls. Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant came in behind expectations at the domestic box office at the weekend with a $36-M take from 3,760 theaters for 1st place. […]

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend

Trading Hollywood: Disney Owns the Weekend Highlight Disney comes in first on box office results worldwide comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Disney/Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ has another great global weekend of $115.2 million, including $63 million from its first place showing in North America for an incredible worldwide overall total […]

Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Debuts to $145-M

Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Debuts to $145-M

Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Debuts to $145-M $DIS, $IMAX, $CMCSA The Superhero sequel has earned $427.6-M globally; elsewhere, TG teen drama ‘3 Generations’ and Julian Assange documentary ‘Risk’ both DOA at the specialty box office. For the 5th year running, a Superhero entry from Marvel and Disney (NYSE:DIS) has kicked off the […]

Box Office: ‘Fate of the Furious’ hits $908-M

Box Office: ‘Fate of the Furious’ hits $908-M

Box Office: ‘Fate of the Furious’ hits $908-M $CMCSA. $DIS DOA’s: ‘Unforgettable’ opening to $4.8-M, and ‘The Promise’ debuts to just $4.1-M after costing $100-M to make. Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) The Fate of the Furious beat at the North American box office, grossing $38.7-M in its 2nd frame for a 10-day domestic box office […]

Box Office: ‘Boss Baby’ Got Attention with $49-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Boss Baby’ Got Attention with $49-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Boss Baby’ Got Attention with $49-M Opening $DWA, $FOXB, $DIS, $TWX, $LGF, $SNE ‘Ghost in the Shell’ bowed to $19-M domestically, as ‘Beauty and the Beast’ tops international box office with an additional $66.5-M take. DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby proved to be the boss. The Fox (NASDAQ:FOXB) release took in an estimated […]

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions $DIS The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is planning something big to mark the conclusion of the current Star Wars Trilogy. The Big Q: How big? The Big A: The size of a theme park. On a call with investors today, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the 14-acre […]

Box Office: ‘Moana’ Takes $81-M, ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Moana’ Takes $81-M, ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Moana’ Takes $81-M, ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ DOA $DIS, $FOX, $SNE  ‘Allied’ and ‘Bad Santa 2’ also opened over Thanksgiving to mixed returns. Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Moana marked 1 of the best 5-day Thanksgiving showings of all time with $81.1-M from 3,875 theaters, enough to best holdover Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, […]

Experience Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California

Experience Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California

Experience Downtown Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California A 20min drive from Pasadena takes you into Downtown Los Angeles, a rapidly gentrified neighborhood where new lofts and luxury high-rises rub side up with the city’s Skid Row dubbed “The Nickel” In the Bunker Hill district, across the street from Frank Gehry’s space-age Walt Disney Concert […]

Disney (NYSE:DIS) See Best Year Ever At Box Office

Disney (NYSE:DIS) See Best Year Ever At Box Office

Disney (NYSE:DIS) See Best Year Ever At Box Office $DIS The Hollywood studio is home to the 4 Top-grossing films of the YTD: ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Finding Dory’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’ Disney is celebrating another milestone at the global box office, driven by superheroes, talking animals and The Force. With 2 months […]

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) $DIS, $TWTR, $BAC, $FB, $CRM, $BAC The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc.(NYSE:TWTR), according to people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a […]

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M $AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, $TWX Animated family offering ‘Storks’ places # 2 with a $21.8-M debut, ‘Queen of Katwe debuts at the specialty box office. Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven opened to $35-M from 3,674 theaters, placing # 1 in North America. Magnificent Seven […]

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development $DIS Four new luxury hotels are planned, a larger Convention Center, plus updated infrastructure is tied to the planned ‘Star Wars’ Land. Anaheim, California real estate developer-friendly and $6-B in recent investment, much of which is derived from Disney’s upcoming Stars Wars Land. The $6-B includes […]

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 97.86. The projected upper bound is: 98.95. The projected lower bound is: 92.25. The projected closing price is: 96.60. WALT DISNEY CO […]

Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M

Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M

Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOX Family audiences cannot to get enough of animated family films about animals it seems. Zac Efron and Adam Devine’s ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’ beat expectations with a $16.6-M domestic opening Illumination Entertainment and Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets debuted to […]

Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend $DIS, $CMCSA Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ DOA in North America over the July 4th weekend, ‘Legend of Tarzan’ in trouble, ‘The Purge: Election Year’ rallies. Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Finding Dory is the champ of the long holiday weekend at #1 in its 3rd frame. The weekend box office is […]

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook WALT DISNEY CO closed up 0.830 at 98.400. Volume was 23% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 58% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 97.200 98.550 97.175 98.400 6,125,748 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: […]

Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS) $DIS China’s Wanda Group on Saturday opened a RMB 40-B (US$6.1-B) theme park in the eastern city of Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi Province. Wanda Cultural Tourism City (Wanda City), is the latest rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS) opening to the public in June. At the opening […]

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN Disney (NYSE:DIS) dominated the weekend box-office chart between Captain America: Civil War taking $72.6-M domestically and $941-M worldwide, and The Jungle Book crossed the $800-M mark at the global box office. Civil War came in # 1 at the weekend with $84.2-M. Among the others: Neighbors 2: Sorority […]

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings $CMCSA, $DWA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $VIA, $CBS, $SNE Strong advertising trends and signs of improved pay TV subscriber momentum will be Key trends when big Hollywood report their latest Quarterly earnings over the next 1 weeks, according to Wall Street analysts. And that could mean that film […]

Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences

Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences

Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences $DIS, $LGF When The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) executives Monday and pored over the weekend box-office returns, they were delighted +, as Jon Favreau’s  ‘The Jungle Book’ Scores Huge $103.6-M in its US debut, and took $291-M globally Favreau’s live-action/CGI hybrid lured all age groups, not […]