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Archive | July 29, 2012

Ratings: Opening Night of Olympic Competition Sets Record

Thanks  in part to Ryan Lochte’s gold medal win, the first night of Olympic competition in London became the most-watched summer Olympics opening night on record, NBC announced Sunday. An average of 28.7 million viewers tuned in for the opening night, nine million more viewers than Athens’opening night in 2004 (19.8 million) and nearly 5  Full Article…

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The Shining Prequel May Happen at Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is currently exploring a possible prequel to the 1980 Stanley Kubrick horror classic The Shining. The studio stressed that they are still in very early stages, and the project is not even officially in development at this time. Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island), Brad Fischer (Black Swan), and James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man) have  Full Article…

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‘The Shining’ May Get A Prequel

Because you’ve always wondered about the origins of the Gold Room at the Overlook Hotel, Warner Bros. is kicking the tires on a prequel to “The Shining.” According to the Los Angeles Times, the studio has enlisted Laeta Kalogridis, Bradley Fischer and James Vanderbilt to work on the project, which would precede the events in  Full Article…

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Dark Knight Rises Tops the Weekend Box Office in Week 2

The Dark Knight Rises drew $ 64.1 million in its second week, keeping it on top at the weekend box office. The third and final film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, which stars Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, dropped 60 percent from its opening weekend, Box Office Mojo reports. It has now grossed…  Full Article…

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Total Recall ‘Shoot’ TV Spot

Sony Pictures has released the sixth TV spot for Total Recall, director Len Wiseman’s sci-fi reboot arriving in theaters this weekend. Colin Farrell stars as Douglas Quaid, who realizes he’s been living a lie until a visit to Rekall. Check out this video where Harry (Bokeem Woodbine) tries to convince Douglas to shoot Melina (Jessica  Full Article…

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Stabbing At Tenacious D Concert

A Tenacious D concert in Las Vegas ended abruptly on Saturday after an altercation between two audience members led to a stabbing. According to a Las Vegas Review Journal report, Jack Black and Kyle Gass were about halfway through their show at Mandalay Bay when the fight broke out. TMZ is reporting that one person  Full Article…

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CBS Boss “Optimistic” About More Mother, Talks Axing CSI: Miami

“I’ve got a monkey too.” That’s what CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler told reporters at CBS’ Television Critics Association fall TV previews panel Sunday, taking a dig at NBC’s Animal Practice. And she’s a woman of her word: Tassler walked out carrying a stuffed monkey. CBS revives Unforgettable for summer 2013 “I couldn’t resist,” she  Full Article…

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ Tops Newcomers To Win Box Office

Despite much debate on Saturday afternoon over whether the massacre in Aurora, Colo. on July 20 would negatively affect ticket sales for the rest of the summer, “The Dark Knight Rises” easily topped a pair of newcomers at the box office. Thanks to a massive Saturday night bounce (up 42 percent from Friday, according to  Full Article…

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