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Crazy Rich Asians
Friday, Jun. 12, 2020
Bucking the so-called conventional wisdom that there would be minimal box office return for a feature with an all-Asian cast, director Jon M. Chu committed to Crazy Rich Asians which went on to not only became a huge hit but also a pop culture phenomenon. The critically acclaimed film’s...
Friday, Feb. 22, 2019
"Crazy Rich Asians," "Stephen Colbert" Take Top Feature, TV Campaign Honors At ICG Publicists Awards
The campaigns for Crazy Rich Asians (Warner Bros. Pictures) and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS Television Studios) took top feature film and TV honors, respectively, at the 56th annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards at the...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
“Wonder Woman” took moviegoers by storm in 2017, taking in more than $820 million in ticket sales worldwide. And Patty Jenkins’ role as director of the blockbuster was part of a positive — if possibly short-lived — trend for women directors that year.
Counting each year’s 200 top-grossing...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
"Crazy Rich Asians," "The Favourite," "Boy Erased," "Modern Family" Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees
Features such as Crazy Rich Asians, Deadpool 2, Boy Erased, Can You Ever Forgive Me? and The Favourite are among the nominees for the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD removed “Bohemian Rhapsody” from consideration after an article in The Atlantic alleged predatory behavior...
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
A look at the biggest box-office hits and flops of 2018:
HIT: "Black Panther": On a budget of $210 million, Ryan Coogler's superhero film — the first to feature a predominantly black cast — grossed more than $700 million domestically (third highest all-time, not accounting for inflation)...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018
The movie theater was dead, they said. After ticket sales slumped in 2017 , due largely to the worst summer season in more than a decade, pundits far and wide predicted the hastening demise of moviegoing, an inevitable casualty to the rise of streaming.
This year, the movies flipped the...
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018
On a typically sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend in movie theaters, leftovers led the box office and Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" repeated as No. 1 with $25.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel dropped steeply (54 percent)...
Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018
"Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note.
Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the domestic charts again. Warner Bros. estimates that the film...
Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018
The opening weekend for "Crazy Rich Asians" was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive.
The romantic comedy sensation slid just 6 percent from its chart-topping debut to again lead the box office with $25 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Almost...
Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018
Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."
Warner Bros. estimates that the film earned $25.2 million over the weekend and $34...