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2006-07-06 20:17:51

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hollywood has cleared the decks this weekend, making way for what many expect will be the summer's biggest hit, Buena Vista Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." With a huge built-in audience -- 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" was the Walt Disney Co.'s biggest live-action grosser, with a domestic take of $305 million -- industry watchers are putting the booty for "Dead Man's...

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2006-07-07 00:15:00

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES - Hollywood has cleared the decks this weekend, making way for what many expect will be the summer's biggest hit, Buena Vista Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." With a huge built-in audience -- 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" was the Walt Disney Co.'s biggest live-action grosser, with a domestic take of $305 million -- industry watchers are putting the booty for "Dead Man's Chest's" opening frame in the $100...

2006-06-30 14:37:57

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wall Street expects "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to haul in plenty of box office booty for the Walt Disney Co, performing at least as well as the $654 million worldwide treasure for the first "Pirates" film. "Dead Man's Chest" opens in U.S. theaters on July 7, and expands around the globe in weeks ahead. Audience expectations are running high, which is a good sign for Disney because it has spent a reported $450 million to make...

2006-06-30 14:30:53

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wall Street expects "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to haul in plenty of box office booty for the Walt Disney Co, performing at least as well as the $654 million worldwide treasure for the first "Pirates" film. "Dead Man's Chest" opens in U.S. theaters on July 7, and expands around the globe in weeks ahead. Audience expectations are running high, which is a good sign for Disney because it has spent a reported $450 million to make...

2006-02-02 15:55:26

By Stuart Grudgings NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hollywood returned to New Orleans on Thursday for the first movie shoot since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city that inspired steamy films like "The Big Easy" and the classic "A Streetcar named Desire." "Deja Vu," in which two-time Oscar-winner Denzel Washington and Val Kilmer play time-traveling FBI agents, was adapted to incorporate last year's disaster that killed about 1,300 people, destroyed more than 200,000 homes and scattered...

2006-01-13 20:18:20

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new movie that opened on Friday pays tribute to a band of reluctant heroes -- the college coach and team that created a sea change in American perceptions of the ability of black basketball players. "Glory Road," produced by Jerry Bruckheimer for the Walt Disney Co., tells how the Texas Western University Miners literally changed the complexion of college basketball when it fielded an all-black starting squad during the 1966 national college...

2006-01-12 22:13:42

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is shaping up to be a competitive one, with four new wide releases going against a plethora of holdovers that are still reaping respectable returns at the box office. Early tracking has the Queen Latifah vehicle "Last Holiday" and the college hoops saga "Glory Road" vying for the top position. The reigning champ, Lionsgate's "Hostel," will still be a factor, but most horror films tend to...

2005-11-29 16:54:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Walt Disney Co. has extended its long-term relationship with "Pirates of the Caribbean" producer Jerry Bruckheimer in a deal that gives the studio the first look at the hit maker's new projects, representatives for both parties said on Tuesday. The new pact runs until September 30, 2007 and is retroactive to films he made after September of 2002, including "Pirates," "National Treasure," starring Nicolas Cage, and "King Arthur," starring Clive Owen and...

2005-11-15 05:36:21

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC has given a full-season order to the new Pentagon drama "E-Ring," while another freshman drama, "Night Stalker," has been canceled by ABC after six airings. After a shaky start in the Wednesday 9-10 p.m. period, running against ABC's juggernaut "Lost," "E-Ring" improved its rating performance when it was shifted to the 8-9 p.m. hour October 5. Last week, the Jerry Bruckheimer TV/Warner Bros. TV series, starring Benjamin...

2005-10-20 00:08:09

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Tony Scott is returning to direct Walt Disney Studios' "Deja Vu" now that it appears the project will be able to film in New Orleans as originally planned. The action-thriller is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and stars Denzel Washington. But its future had been in doubt since Scott left the project this month after its key location, New Orleans, was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. At the time, Scott cited logistical and...


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