“Star Trek Into Darkness,” the second film in J.J. Abrams reboot of the venerable film franchise, was the top movie at U.S. and Canadian theaters this weekend, taking in $70.6 million for Paramount Pictures.
“Star Trek Into Darkness,” the second installment in director J.J. Abrams’s reboot of the science-fiction series, is forecast to take in $112 million in its debut, boosted by an early start in theaters this weekend.
Walt Disney Co.’s ABC network, ranked last among the TV viewers that advertisers target, will add five comedies and seven dramas to its schedule, including a show based on the secret agency from Marvel’s “Avengers.”
As a 15-year-old filmmaking prodigy, J.J. Abrams helped edit 8mm home movies that Steven Spielberg shot as a kid. Now they’re reuniting for -- surprise -- a film about a group of kids making a home movie.
A year after its ratings debacle with comedian Jay Leno , NBC has changed course and will air prime-time shows from some of Hollywood’s most expensive producers when the new television season begins this month.