There was a lot of new movies demanding attention this weekend, and the love from audiences was spread pretty thin.
Number one went to Elysium, banking just $30 million. That's a let down for director Neill Blomkamp whose last rated R sci-fi film (and his first every feature film as well), District 9 managed a $37 million opening in 2009, and that was without big names like Damon and Foster on the billing.
Aug 12, 2013
Weekend Box Office: Elysium Soars Over The Millers, Planes and Percy Jackson
A lot of very different movies are jostling for attention at the box office this weekend, but so far it's the most typical summer blockbuster that's coming out on top. Elysium, the sci-fi film starring Matt Damon and directed by District 9's Neill Blomkamp, was the highest earner on Friday, making $11.2 million on its opening day
Aug 10, 2013
Elysium Scrambles To The Top Of Crowded Friday Box Office
Directed by Thor Freudenthal and based on the best-selling book series, the film catches up with the titular demigod (Logan Lerman) as he sets on on a mission with his friends (including Brandon T Jackson and Alexandra Daddario) to try and find the Golden Fleece in the Sea of Monsters - also known as The Bermuda Triangle. Sean Bean, Missi Pyle, Daniel Cudmore, Jake Abel, Levin Rambi, Derek Mears, Yvette Nicole Brown and Douglas Smith co-star.
May 30, 2013
Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters Trailer Sends The Hero To The Bermuda Triangle
It’s a four hour drive to get from Los Angeles, California to Las Vegas, Nevada, a trip that’s composed entirely of long stretches of highway that extend through the deserts of the south west. And once again we have braved the heat and the sand paving the way to this year’s CinemaCon.
Apr 14, 2013
Oldboy, R.I.P.D. And More Reveal New Posters At CinemaCon
When I interviewed Abel about The Host last week it was interesting hearing him admit that the Percy Jackson series is pretty much exclusively for kids at this point, which might be tough for a twenty-something actor making his way in the world but also provides a pretty steady paycheck. And as evidenced by all the work these actors have gotten since Lightning Thief, it's definitely not hurting that they're most recognizable to elementary schoolers
Apr 01, 2013
Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters Trailer Welcomes Logan Lerman Back To Childhood
Three years after the release of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, the titular demigod played by Logan Lerman is heading back to cinemas this summer, and he's bringing along a lot of friends - some old and some new.
Mar 22, 2013
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Unveils Five New Stills