Captain America vanquished his enemies again in domestic cinemas.
Egypt’s military-backed government yanked a steamy movie starring Lebanese bombshell Haifa Wehbe from the country’s theaters, raising new cries that it’s trampling free speech.
Walt Disney Co.’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” led ticket sales for a second week, holding off Fox’s “Rio 2,” as audiences rewarded Hollywood studios for releasing their biggest films early.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” the superhero sequel to the 2011 movie, generated an estimated $95 million in its weekend debut for Walt Disney Co., a record for an April release.
Walt Disney Co. has thrown down the gauntlet at Warner Bros. by scheduling the next installment of its Captain America film series to open on the same day its competitor releases a combined Superman-Batman movie.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” the superhero sequel to the 2011 movie, generated an estimated $96.2 million in its weekend debut for Walt Disney Co., a record for an April release.
Summer 2014 is coming early for Hollywood.
Youku Tudou Inc., the Chinese video website that went public in 2010, is posting the worst monthly decline in a year as concern mounts that growing competition will erode earnings.
Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson are Hollywood’s latest red-carpet envoys to China.