| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" topped a Fourth of July holiday that let out a whimper at the box office instead of a bang.
Overall, this holiday weekend topped out at approximately $122 million, a roughly 45% drop from last year's Independence Day,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and the Melisa McCarthy comedy “Tammy” led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Hey, baby, it was the Fourth of July, to slightly paraphrase the refrain of the classic Independence Day rock song that Dave Alvin set in Los Angeles.
And for most of the American public, it was a day to do other things than sit in a darkened cinema....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
After the coffee. Before wishing Ringo Starr happy birthday.
The Skinny: I hope everyone had a good break. I used the past few days to watch a bunch of pilots in preparation for the TV press tour that kicks off this week. Now I need another vacation....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:31 AM
The “Transformers: Age of Extinction” promotional tour will make a stop at the Friendly Confines this week.
Nicola Peltz (“The Last Airbender”) and Jack Reynor (“Delivery Man”) – who star in the robots-in-...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Paramount Pictures has paired with China Movie Media Group to launch the marketing of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in China.
"We are thrilled to be working in partnership with CMMG on the marketing of this next installment in the 'Transformers'...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Hispanic moviegoers are bigger fans of the movies than other cultures in the United States, according to a panel of experts at Sunday's Produced By conference at the Warner Bros. lot.
"We are a growth business and Hispanics have a lot to do with it,"...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa.
The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Casey Kasem's voice will forever be linked to "American Top 40," but his cartoon voice acting on TV was nearly as iconic. For four decades, Kasem voiced a character who was already a superstar (Batman's sidekick, Robin) and helped make one of his own,...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises were finishing up "Noah," they looked to an unusual market to release the $130-million biblical epic: China.
Paramount has enjoyed tremendous success in the world's most populous nation, with...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" will have its world premiere in Hong Kong, one of the locations of the film, the fourth in the "Transformers" franchise.
Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons is expected to perform live at the opening in the Chinese...