“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the sequel to the film about teens fighting to the death in a totalitarian world, opened with $158.1 million in weekend sales for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., short of some estimates. The shares fell.
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the film sequel about teens fighting to the death in a totalitarian world, is set to dominate cinemas for three weeks and earn $400 million or more for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
Warner Bros. is canceling some television advertising for “The Dark Knight Rises” following the shooting yesterday that killed at least 12 people in Aurora, Colorado, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
“The Dark Knight Rises,” the last film in Warner Bros.’ trilogy with Christian Bale as Batman, led the U.S. box office again with sales of $62.1 million a week after 12 people died in a shooting at a Colorado cinema.