D.C. Douglas, an actor and voice-over specialist, first tweeted about Ratner saying “rehearsal's for fags.” The ensuing firestorm has ended with Ratner and host Eddie Murphy exiting the show and Brian Grazer taking over as producer. READ MORE
The 3D toon grosses $33 million, nearly as much as its opening, while "Tower Heist" debuts to a subdued $25.1 million; "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" launches to $13.1 million, behind last title in franchise. READ MORE
The 3D animated family film is showing sharp claws in its second week, while Brett Ratner's action comedy is the latest to underperform at domestic box office; "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" also soft. READ MORE
Unless Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy-Matthew Broderick starrer "Tower Heist" gets big late night boost, "Puss in Boots" could pull ahead for the weekend in a surprise upset; "Harold & Kumar's" new film off to soft start.
The action comedy starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Matthew Broderick will gross $8 million to $11 million Friday for a weekend opening of $25 million to $32 million; "Puss in Boots" purring loudly in its second frame. READ MORE