December 17th, 2012
Ricky Gervais is reportedly in talks to star in a sequel to The Muppets.
The actor and comedian is negotiating to be the follow-up movie’s human lead, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
His role would reportedly be comparable in stature to the part played by Jason Segel in the 2011 movie, which also starred Amy Adams and Chris Cooper.Read more...
March 6th, 2012VIDEO
The Hunger Games is still a few weeks away from opening in theaters, but it’s already getting the parody treatment, courtesy of…. The Muppets.Read more...
January 30th, 2012VIDEO
It’s talking animals vs. talking heads!
The Muppets stars Kermit and Miss Piggy recently met with the press in London to promote their film, and one reporter asked for their response to a Fox Business Network segment in which pundits accused the movie of promoting an “anti-corporate message.”Read more...
December 25th, 2011BOX OFFICE
It was a good Christmas weekend for Tom Cruise.
His Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol won the three-day holiday weekend’s top spot, taking in $26.5 million.
Securing second place with $17.8 million was Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, followed by third-place finisher Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked, with $13.3 million in ticket sales.Read more...
December 18th, 2011BOX OFFICE
In a battle among sequels, it’s Sherlock on top.
Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows easily won the weekend box office, debuting with $40 million in ticket sales.
Robert Downey, Jr.’s detective film finished ahead of second place Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked, with $23.5 million.
Despite a limited release, Tom Cruise’s spy movie, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, still nabbed third with $13.6 million.Read more...
December 11th, 2011BOX OFFICE
The all-star cast of New Year’s Eve helped lift the romantic comedy to the top spot of this weekend’s box office, replacing Breaking Dawn as North America’s #1 movie.
New Year’s Eve secured first place with $13.7 million in ticket sales.
Coming in second was the debut of Jonah Hill’s The Sitter, with a box office take of $10 million.
And nabbing third was Breaking Dawn, with another $7.9 million.Read more...
December 4th, 2011BOX OFFICE
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 won the top spot at the box office for the third weekend straight, topping a slew of family films.
Breaking Dawn took in $16.9 million, beating The Muppets ($11.2 million), Hugo ($7.6 million), and Arthur Christmas ($7.4 million).Read more...
November 27th, 2011BOX OFFICE
Not only did Breaking Dawn take first place again at the box office, raking in $62.3 million over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but the film has now earned close to half a billion dollars.
To date, the fourth installment of the Twilight series has earned $221.3 million in North America, and with an international take of $268 million (including this weekend’s $71.5 million), the worldwide cumulative gross is $489.3 million.
Coming in second this holiday weekend was The Muppets, which has returned to the big screen in a big way with $43.5 million in ticket sales.Read more...