“Gravity,” the Warner Bros. science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, set a record for an October opening in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, collecting $55.8 million to land in first place.
“Gravity,” the science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, collected $55.6 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters, taking first place in its debut for Warner Bros. It was a record opening for October.
Comcast Corp.’s $16.7 billion acquisition of the rest of NBC Universal signals Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts’s increased confidence in the prospects for entertainment as a partner for cable distribution.
NBC Universal Inc. plans to sell $5.1 billion of debt to help pay for its majority purchase by Comcast Corp., according to a person familiar with the offering, in what would be the third-biggest U.S. debt issue this year.