Caesar crossed the Rubicon and headed straight for China this weekend, as “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” topped the foreign box office.
The post-apocalyptic thriller hasn’t snagged first place on the overseas charts since the end of July, but it was able to recapture the crown on the strength of its People’s Republic debut. The film took in $51.2 million from 29 territories, with $47 million of that coming from China.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” became the year’s highest grossing U.S. release this weekend, goosing an otherwise drab Labor Day box office.
The Marvel film topped the domestic charts for the third time and benefited from crowds hoping to stretch out the waning days of summer, grossing $16.3 million over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday period and pushing its U.S. total to $274.6 million. It will likely end the four-day holiday with $21.2 million in Stateside ticket sales from 3,462 locations.
From Mr. and Mrs. Smith to Mr. and Mrs. Pitt! Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, a spokesman for the couple tells NBC. They wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. Prior to the nondenominational civil ceremony, the A-list actors also obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in France.
A year after her directorial debut “In a World…” debuted to strong reviews, Lake Bell has landed a plum assignment behind the camera, as she’s set to direct “The Emperor’s Children” for Imagine Entertainment, TheWrap has learned. Noah Baumbach adapted Claire Messud's bestselling 2006 novel about a trio of Brown University graduates who are approaching their 30s with trepidation as they struggle to realize the lofty expectations held for their personal and professional lives.
Season 9 of “America’s Got Talent” has entered its first week of the Semifinals, so be sure to cast your votes now for who you think will advance tomorrow night and who will ultimately win. Face off against fellow “Agt” fans every week here at Gold Derby by answering our questions before every results episode and you will earn points based on correct predictions. The winner of our contest at season’s end will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
The 2014 Primetime Emmys were chock full of surprises, repeats, and history-making moments. “Breaking Bad" won Best Drama for the second year in a row, becoming a rare show to win for its final season, while star Bryan Cranston won Best Drama Actor for the fourth time, tying the record set by Dennis Franz (“NYPD Blue”).