Saturday, October 8, 2011

Box Office Scoop: REAL STEEL Tops The Friday Standings

The robot boxing flick REAL STEEL knocked out all comers as the Shawn Levy-directed film topped the standings on Friday with the George Clooney-directed political thriller THE IDES OF MARCH coming in second. Holdover DOLPHIN TALE continues to impress coming in third.

REAL STEEL claims first place at Friday's box office with an estimated take of $8.5M which is the second best Friday opening for a boxing film believe it or not right behind the Will Smith-starrer ALI which grossed $10.2M on Christmas Day. REAL STEEL, which stars Hugh Jackman and Evangeline Lilly is on pace for an opening just north of $25M.

Casting Continues For Rob Zombie's LORDS OF SALEM

Casting continues on Rob Zombie's latest horror flick, THE LORDS OF SALEM with the reveal of yet another actor joining the fray. The director took to his Facebook page to relay the following message:

With only 9 days to go until cameras roll on THE LORDS OF SALEM I thought it was time to let another cast member out into the wild. RICHARD LYNCH has signed on to play Reverend John Hawthorne another key player in the saga of THE LORDS. He along with Judge Mather get down to some serious business. Christ, these two are the heroes?

New Poster and Trailer For HAYWIRE

Yesterday on our Facebook page we showed you the new trailer for HAYWIRE, the new action thriller froSteven Soderbergh (CONTAGION) and now thanks to the guys over at Bleeding Cool, we have a new one-sheet for you as well. This high-octane action flick stars MMA superstar Gina Carano in her first on screen role and it looks like she's going to have one hell of a hit on her hands. Carano will be performing her own stunts in the film as well and will be kicking tons of ass while doing so!