'Madagascar 3' Heading to $500M at Overseas Box Office 36 weeks ago
Remember “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted”? Apparently those rainbow wigs travel well, because Paramount’s...
By Todd Cunningham
There were some big winners, and lots of losers, in the up-and-down summer box office of 2012. Here is TheWrap's list of both
No. 1 box-office bow for "Brave" will be 13th in a row for Pixar. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" looks at $17M weekend after $6.3M Friday
Pixar will post its 13th consective No. 1 box-office opening with "Brave" and swamp "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."
"Marketing medicine directly to children ... is well beyond the pale," advocacy group says
The DreamWorks Animation CGI film repeats as No. 1, with newcomers "Rock of Ages" at $15M and "That's My Boy" at $13M. "Prometheus" is No. 2 with $20.2M
"Rock of Ages" is looking at around $15M and "That's My Boy" $13M for weekend, putting "Madagascar 3" and "Prometheus" on track to repeat as 1-2 at the box office
"Madagascar 3," still alone in the family market, is expected to stay No. 1 at weekend box office. "Rock of Ages" and "That's My Boy" are pegged for mid-twenties to $30M
Families lift DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" past Ridley Scott's R-rated "Prometheus," which takes in $50M
Family matinees could propel CGI critters of "Madagascar 3," which did $20.4 million Friday, past "Prometheus" for the weekend crown
The summer's first real box office showdown pits Ridley Scott's sci-fi epic "Prometheus" against the wise-cracking critters of "Madagascar 3." Both are looking at around $50M
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada-Pinkett Smith, Jessica Chastain and Martin Short ended up surveying their state of circus attendance
Martin Short is also joining the cast of "Europe's Most Wanted"
Eric Darnell will direct the DreamWorks Animation sequel from a script by Noah Baumbach
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts