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Netflix’s Lust for ‘True Blood’ Spurned by HBO

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 17, 2010, 9:58 AM EDT By Ronald Grover (Updates with today’s trading in 13th paragraph.) Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc.’s drive to offer its subscribers online movies from all the biggest Hollywood studios may hit a wall with HBO. Time Warner Inc.’s pay-television
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‘Expendables’ wins weekend with $34.8M debut (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone’s action romp “The Expendables” has captured the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with a $34.8 million debut. Opening a solid No. 2 with $23.1 million was Julia Roberts’ globe-trotting drama “Eat Pray Love.” The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by
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‘Expendables’ seizes No. 1 spot with $35M debut (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone has proven that he’s not quite expendable yet at the box office. Stallone and his pumped-up pals lifted Lionsgate’s 1980s-style action romp “The Expendables” to a No. 1 debut with $35 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the macho “Expendables” lured male audiences, Julia Roberts delivered a crowd-pleaser for
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George Wendt plays Santa on Broadway (AP)

Aug 11th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – George Wendt returns to Broadway as Santa Claus in the holiday comedy “Elf.” The six-time Emmy nominee, who played Norm on “Cheers,” is joined in the musical by Beth Leavel, who won a best actress Tony for “The Drowsy Chaperone,” Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures announced Wednesday. The show is based on the
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‘The Other Guys’ takes over box office with $35.5M (AP)

Aug 9th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – The dream is over for “Inception,” which finally lost the No. 1 spot at the box office to “The Other Guys” after three weeks on top. A buddy-cop comedy from Sony starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, “The Other Guys” earned $35.5 million in its opening weekend, according to final studio figures
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Ferrell’s ‘Other Guys’ tops box office with $35.6M (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – “The Other Guys” are the main guys at the box office, knocking off “Inception” to take the No. 1 spot. The buddy-cop parody starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg made $35.6 million in its opening weekend, according to Sunday estimates from Sony Pictures. It’s the second-highest debut for a film in which
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"Inception," "Toy Story 3" lead foreign box office

Aug 8th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

By Frank Segers Sun Aug 8, 2010 10:11pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “Inception” led the foreign box office for a second weekend on Sunday after earning about $46.6 million from 58 markets. A No. 1 Spain opening tallied $4.5 million, while a No. 2 Brazil
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Will Ferrell cop comedy collars box office crown

Aug 8th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Sun Aug 8, 2010 9:13pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg grabbed the box office crown from Leonardo DiCaprio on Sunday as their new cop comedy “The Other Guys” sold about $35.6 million worth of tickets, the film’s distributor said. The opening, which was in line with expectations,
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DiCaprio leads worldwide box office

Aug 2nd, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Sun Aug 1, 2010 7:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Leonardo DiCaprio’s dreams thriller “Inception” ruled the North American box office for a third weekend on Sunday, and also overtook “Toy Story 3″ to claim top honors internationally. “Inception” fended off three middling newcomers, led by the Steve Carell comedy “Dinner for
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DiCaprio king of box office for third weekend

Aug 1st, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Sun Aug 1, 2010 5:11pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Leonardo DiCaprio’s dreams thriller “Inception” ruled the North American box office for a third weekend on Sunday, fending off three middling newcomers led by the Steve Carell comedy “Dinner for Schmucks” at No. 2. “Inception” sold $27.5 million worth of tickets during
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