"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