ABC really wants to be in the John Leguizamo business. Just days after it passed on the pilot Kings of Van Nuys, which had starred Leguizamo, the network has picked up another project based loosely on the actor's life.
The new untitled Leguizamo comedy script...
FX is known mostly for its original series, from Sons of Anarchy and Justified to Louie and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. But as much as 80 percent of the cable network's schedule is still devoted to theatrical movies — which is why FX execs have been on a blockbuster buying spree again this summer.
FX has landed the lion's share of this summer's box office No. 1 films, ultimately plopping at least $200 million for movies such as The Avengers, Men in Black 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man. Most recently, FX picked up the rights to last weekend's No. 1 film, The Bourne Legacy.
It was a good weekend for sequels as The Bourne Legacy knocked The Dark Knight Rises from the top spot at the box office after three weeks at No. 1.
The fourth film in the Bourne series, which stars Jeremy Renner in the lead role, raked in $40.3 million in its opening weekend. New comedy The Campaign, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, put up a respectable fight and came in just behind at $27.4 million.
Total Recall matched its predecessor, but it couldn't muster much more at the weekend box office.
The remake of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger film, this time starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel, grossed an estimated $26 million in...
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises drew $64.1 million in its second week, keeping it on top at the weekend box office.
The third and final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, which stars Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, dropped 60 percent from its opening weekend, Box Office Mojo reports. It has now grossed...
Ice Age: Continental Drift
They may be prehistoric, but the characters of Ice Age showed they still have some bite left at the box office.
Ice Age: Continental Drift, featuring the voices of Ray Romano and Denis Leary, grossed an estimated $46 million in its opening weekend to take the weekend's top spot, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Amazing Spider-Man spins strong web at box office, Katy Perry leaves audiences cold
The Amazing Spider-Man fell to second place with...