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  • China Box Office: 'Godzilla' Continues Weekend Rampage

    SHANGHAI - "Godzilla" tore up the scenery on the second day of its theatrical release in China. The Warner Bros-Legendary Pictures monster movie earned an estimated $14.8 million (RMB92.3 million on Saturday (June 14) from some 9,000 screens. The...
  • Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Fall for China's 'Snow Girl'

    SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal." The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
  • Director Dean DeBlois And Producer Bonnie Arnold Talk 'Dragon 2′ Bow At Taormina

    TAORMINA, Sicily - "How To Train Your Dragon 2" opened the Taormina Film Festival in Italy, just as the DreamWorks Animation sequel bowed at the U.S. Box Office with a projected $53 million via Fox, a debut which both director Dean DeBlois and producer...
  • Licensing Business for Entertainment Industry Grows 4.3% to $51 Billion in 2013

    The overall licensing industry grew for a third straight year in 2013, generating nearly $115.8 billion in retail sales, an increase of 3.3%. As a result, property owners earned $5.7 billion in royalties, another 3.3% gain, according to the International...
  • DreamWorks Animation Launches YouTube Channel with Shrek, Original Series and More

    DreamWorks Animation officially launched DreamWorksTV, a YouTube channel aimed at families with a mix of animated and live-action original series. The new channel is part of the studio's effort to reach millennials (and their parents) -- and provide a...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • 'Star Wars' Lightsabers Now a Lucrative Business for Disney

    Disney knew "Star Wars" would be a merchandising machine for the company when it bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012. Little did it know that while action figures and apparel were big sellers, the most popular item for "Star Wars" fans is the...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' Producer Philip Steuer Joins Disney

    "Saving Mr. Banks" producer Philip Steuer has joined the Walt Disney Studios as senior VP of physical production in Disney's live-action film group. The move comes two weeks after Disney production executive Tony To joined Disney subsidiary Lucasfilm...
  • Harrison Ford Recovering After Broken Leg Surgery From 'Star Wars' Injury

    Harrison Ford has undergone successful surgery on his leg, injured June 11 on the "Star Wars" set. Ford's publicist Ina Treciokas released a statement Thursday disclosing that the 71-year-old actor had broken his leg after sustaining a bad ankle injury...
  • 'Star Wars': Rian Johnson to Write, Direct Episode VIII

    While production just began on "Star Wars: Episode VII," Disney and Lucasfilm are already focusing on Episode VIII. Sources tell Variety that "Looper" director Rian Johnson is in talks to write and direct the next film in the popular series. Johnson is...
  • Expect Rian Johnson to push 'Star Wars' in unexpected directions

    Expect Rian Johnson to push 'Star Wars' in unexpected directions
    If you were seeking a director to take the reins of the "Star Wars" franchise, you might not think Rian Johnson would be quite the droid you were looking for. Just ask Johnson himself. "I don't think I'm on those sorts of lists," he told an interviewer in...