"Pacific Rim," "The Lone Ranger" and "White House Down" flops are leading studios to re-evaluate their plans as an overcrowded summer schedule leads to millions in losses; one analyst tells THR, "It's not worth the pain." READ MORE
UPDATED: Roland Emmerich's big-budget action tentpole opens at No. 4 with $25.7 million, despite starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx; "Monsters University" stays at No. 1 in its second weekend with $46.2 million to cross the $300 million mark worldwide. READ MORE
Sony's "White House Down" -- teaming Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx -- could mark one of the lowest openings for a Roland Emmerich tentpole; "Monsters University" may stay at No. 1 in its second outing.
Hollywood's fastest-rising male star joins forces with the Oscar winner in the studio's latest try for a (non-superhero) hit; says Amy Pascal, "Whatever else works, in the end, people want to see movies about people." READ MORE
The actor and activist, who plays the commander in chief in "White House Down," told THR he thinks Obama is like LeBron James: "Either he's at the top of the mountain or they put him at the bottom of the ocean." READ MORE
Hollywood's golden boy tells THR that Soderbergh "has said he would shoot" the sequel, which makes the star nervous: "It would be like having sex with your girlfriend while her porn-star ex-boyfriend is in the room watching you." READ MORE