Wednesday, September 19

Headlines

Box Office Report: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Crosses $800 Million

Animation, Headlines
Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million. In a double victory for Universal, holdovers Ride Along and Lone Survivor remained at the top of the box office chart this past weekend. Starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, Ride Along made $21.2 million over its sophomore weekend for a total of $75.4 million and a first-place finish, while Peter Berg’s Afghanistan war drama, Lone Survivor -- now in its fifth week out -- made $12.6 million for a total of $93.6 million. (more…)

Cartoon Network & Pogo: New Shows, Movies & Contest

Channels, Headlines
Turner International India is pulling out all the stops to continue its reign in 2014 in the kids’ genre with new content, magnanimous contests and ultimate entertainment on POGO and Cartoon Network! Kids are in for an unbridled dose of humour, adventure and excitement with new and popular characters! POGO has a new superhero this year who is cute, funny, naughty and haughty.  (more…)

Sony Imageworks Shifting Staff from L.A. to Vancouver

Headlines, Studio
In a cost-cutting move, Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C. Sony Pictures Imageworks is transferring a portion of the staff from its Los Angeles HQ to its studio in Vancouver, B.C., according to areport by Variety. The news was delivered to staffers at a meeting at its Los Angeles headquarters on Tuesday in a cost-cutting move that reportedly has employees in both locations bracing for layoffs. (more…)