May 30, 2006 |
"X-Men: The Last Stand" marked the spot in Hollywood's record books Monday, grossing $120.1 million over four days in the U.S. and Canada to shatter Memorial Day marks and bolster the industry's box-office rebound. The 20th Century Fox comic-based adventure about misunderstood mutant heroes staged one of the biggest premieres ever, trouncing previous films opening over the weekend that traditionally signals the start of the summer movie season.
May 29, 2006 |
The third installment in 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" franchise had the biggest-ever start for a Memorial Day weekend film, with the movie grossing an estimated $107 million in the U.S. and Canada through Sunday. Although complete results for the holiday weekend are expected to be released today, "X-Men: The Last Stand" is already one of the biggest film openings. According to box-office tracker Exhibitor Relations Co.
July 18, 2006 |
MySpace is trying to create a friendly space -- for advertisers. News Corp.'s fast-growing Internet social network plans to announce a marketing deal today with the Improv chain of comedy clubs to bring performances, behind-the-scenes footage and other content to the new humor section of MySpace. Executives hope to laugh all the way to the bank. MySpace Comedy is a key element of News Corp.'