THR travels to Chicago to visit R.S. Owens & Co., the makers of the Oscar statues. From casting the mold, polishing it up for future winners and plating it in copper then silver then an final coating in extra thick 24k gold.
"That stuff was really really accurate, believe it or not. In some aspects it was even worse than that, although I would say I did more quaaludes that cocaine," says Belfot. "I think that it is fun to have them watch someone snort something."
Kevin Costner stars as a Secret Service Agent trying to leave the agency and reconnect with his teenage daughter. The action thriller from McG was filmed in both France and Serbia and is set to hit theaters on Feb. 21.
The film's performance is a notable victory for Relativity Media, while Adam Sandler's family pic "Jack and Jill" on course for $25 million debut; "Puss in Boots" still holds strong at No. 3.
UPDATED: If fanboys continue to turn out in strong numbers, Relativity's fantasy action-epic could win the weekend crown over Adam Sandler's new comedy "Jack and Jail," which is in a close Friday race with fellow family pic "Puss in Boots READ MORE