Fosun International Ltd., controlled by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang, said it is investing in a filmmaker founded by the former president of Warner Bros Pictures Inc. to tap into growing demand in China.
“Godzilla,” a new take on the 1950s Japanese monster classic, opened at No. 1 in domestic theaters this past weekend, surpassing forecasts with $93.2 million for Thomas Tull’s Legendary Entertainment LLC and partner Warner Bros.
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.
“The Dark Knight Rises,” Warner Bros.’ last film in the trilogy featuring Christian Bale as Batman, led the U.S. box office again, taking in $64.1 million a week after a shooting in a Colorado cinema killed 12 people.