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Sex sells. But can you invest in it?
If there's any question that sex sells, consider the recent hysteria that greeted the release of the trailer for "50 Shades of Grey," the film adaptation of the erotic bestseller series.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Scarlett Johanssona s a Lucya smacks down a Herculesa in box office bout
The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No.
'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44 million at box office
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from Lucy.
"Lucy" box office bonanza lifts Besson fortune by $5 mln
French film director Luc Besson was over $5 million richer on Monday after his film "Lucy" starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain topped the North American box office at the weekend.
Comcast: Universal Continues Strong Year Courtesy Of 'Lucy' And Other Small Budget Films
With the box office down 20% from last summer and the overall box office down 13% it's easy to see why movie studios may be starting to get a little nervous.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The top films at the North American box office
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, July 27 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 25, led by "Lucy" according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.
The Beaumont Enterprise
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy."
Luc Besson 's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
#SDCC14: Universal Developing Locke & Key Trilogy
Watching Joe Hill's Locke & Key go from page to screen has been nothing short of an exercise in frustration.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Motley Fool
Disney's Sequel Nightmare Is a Win for Twenty-First Century Fox and Comcast
However, the most interesting film released over the course of the weekend appears to be Comcast's The Purge: Anarchy , which reported mediocre results but, given its low budget, may become a small cash cow for the company.
50 Shades: Trailer Too Hot for TV?
FANWOOD, NJ Fans of 50 Shades of Grey have gotten a taste of what the movie version of the worldwide bestseller will look like as Universal Pictures this week released a steamy trailer for the big screen adaptation, which will open on February 13, 2015.
Duly Noted: Time Warner Cable-Comcast tie-up could be delayed, thanks to FCC pileup
Bloomberg's Guy Johnson reports on the $9B deal by Twenty-First Century Fox to sell European pay-TV assets to BSkyB and how it may play into the pursuit of Time Warner by Fox.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Comcast Declares Quarterly Dividend
Comcast Corporation , a leading cable, entertainment and communications company, announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.225 a share on the Company's common stock.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Preview Debuts on Facebook
Universal Pictures and Focus Features has released the first full length movie preview of "Fifty Shades of Grey" through their Facebook page.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacityReview: 'Lucy' won't...
Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/entertainment/2014/07/23/review-lucy-wont-stretch-your-brain-capacity/13060661/ This image released by Universal Pictures shows ... (more)
'The Best Man Wedding' reunites cast for 2016 release
"The Best Man" series of films will definitely continue, and now its fans know exactly when to look forward to the next installment.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Any white knights for Time Warner? Netflix hits 50-million mark.
The Skinny: I watched Episode 3 of HBO's "The Leftovers" last night. I think I'm done.
Lake County Record-Bee
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to star in movie together
For the first time since "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" in 2005, the pair will co-star together -- this time in the character-driven drama "By the Sea," Universal Pictures announced Friday.
Los Angeles Times
Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth
Comcast's movie studio Universal Pictures was particularly pleased with the performance of the movie "Neighbors," starring Zac Efron, left) Seth Rogan, center, and Rose Byrne, which was released in May, during the second fiscal quarter and exceeded expectations.
Naples Daily News
'Ride Along' co-star enjoying career ride Callen's latest film, "My...
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Bryan Callen, left, and John Leguizamo in a scene from "Ride Along."