June 29 (Bloomberg) -- "The Amazing Spider-Man" director Marc Webb, and the film's two stars, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone discuss the challenge of re-booting and re-imagining an already successful franchise. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
Let’s dispense with the regular stuff today. It’s Friday, it’s finally May, and everyone’s in a good mood (unless you’re in Slovyansk). Yes, the drug companies are still rutting like caribou, the economy is looking a lot better, and the jobs report at 8:30 a.m. is forecast to be coming in fat. We’re expecting Berkshire Hathaway’s results today, too, but after this week of earnings and all this rain, you’re all beat. We know. We’ll pick up again on Monday.
“The Croods,” the first major animation film of the year, opened as No. 1 in U.S. and Canadian theaters, with $43.6 million in sales for DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. and its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox.
“Neighbors,” a Universal Pictures comedy with Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, opened as the top weekend film in U.S. and Canadian theaters, handily beating one estimate and toppling last week’s leader, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”