Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

$DIA, $CMCSA, $LGF, $SNE ‘Little Women‘ and ‘Knives Out‘ were among the nominees enjoying a boost timed to Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony. Sony’s horror pic The Grudge is the 1st new nationwide release of Y 2020 opened to $11.3-M at the domestic box office after getting flunked by audiences with a rare F CinemaScore. Disney’s Star Wars: The […]

Box Office: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Ascends to $725-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Ascends to $725-M Globally

$DIS, $SNE, $LGF, $CMCSA In a much needed year-end gift for Hollywood after a disappointing year at the box office, moviegoers embraced some of the new movies over Christmas. Sony had 3 notable Christmas wins: Jumanji: The Next Level, which came in #2 with 5-day earnings of $59-M for a domestic take of $175.5-M Overseas, Jumanji 2 grossed […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

$DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $LGF Though coming in behind the last 2 films in the trilogy, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily beat the competition with a huge weekend launch of $175.5-M at the North American box office and $373.5-M globally. Domestically, the movie scored the 3rd-biggest December debut of all time behind Abrams’ Star Wars: […]

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 […]

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund The iconic UK studio home of the James Bond franchise and ‘Star Wars’ is Europe’s largest provider of studio space. The sale of Pinewood Group to a real estate investment fund in a deal worth $412-M has closed/. Pinewood Studios was sold to Picture Holdco Ltd., an […]

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 […]