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  1. Box Office: 'Despicable Me 2' Opens Strong in China, Heads for $935.1 Million Globally

    10:05 am PST 01/11/2014
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    The sequel scores the best opening-day gross for an animated film since "Ice Age: Continental Drift" in 2012. READ MORE

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  2. 'Iron Man 3,' 'Hunger Games' Rule Canadian Box Office in 2013

    9:35 am PST 01/10/2014
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    Hollywood had another banner year in Canada, with Disney and Warner Bros. tentpoles dominating the local multiplex, according to Zoom Services. READ MORE

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  3. Comcast Grows Subscribers for First Time in 26 Quarters

    10:18 am PST 01/07/2014
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    CEO Brian Roberts tells Wall Street analysts that the return to growth after six years of losses is owed to more innovative TV products and calls Xfinity a "game-changer." READ MORE

  4. U.K. Box Office Shrinks in 2013, First Decline in 10 Years

    2:49 am PST 01/06/2014
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    Overall revenue fell one percent at the British box office, while Universal's "Despicable Me 2" and "Les Miserables" were the top two performers. READ MORE

  5. 'Despicable Me 2' Tops Blu-ray, DVD Charts for Third Week

    10:05 pm PST 01/04/2014
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    "Fast & Furious 6" raced to No. 2, while "Man of Steel" rose back up to No. 3. READ MORE

  6. Roundtable: 5 Top Animators on the Good and Bad of Celebrity Voices and Creative Input From Their Own Kids

    10:00 am PST 01/03/2014
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    The masterminds behind "Frozen," "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University," "The Croods" and "Epic" on how star voices are great for marketing a film, but creatively, the character comes first -- and how the director's son saved the "Avatar"-like look of "Epic." READ MORE

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  7. 'Despicable Me 2' Sells 4.5 Million-Plus DVDs, Blu-rays in First Week

    10:04 pm PST 12/18/2013
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    "Fast & Furious 6" sold nearly three million units and came in at No. 2 on the home entertainment charts. READ MORE

  8. 'Despicable Me 2's' Mastermind: My Dad Was a Disruptor, Too

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Chris Meledandri, whose sequel grossed almost $1 billion, recalls his fashion-designer father bringing Italian-style clothes to big cities: "If you were dressing in his clothes in New York or California, you were breaking a rule." READ MORE

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  9. Rule Breakers 2013: 'Duck Dynasty,' Bowie and 'Breaking Bad'

    8:55 am PST 12/18/2013
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    THR's third annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers -- from 'Gravity's' Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron to Netflix's Ted Sarandos. READ MORE

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  10. 'Despicable Me 2' Enjoys Largest First-Week Digital Sales Ever

    1:25 pm PST 12/17/2013
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    The animated sequel, which generated approximately $80 million in consumer spending revenue within its first week, is on track to become the top-selling digital title of all time. READ MORE

  11. Take Two: 10 Highest Grossing Movie Sequels

    5:10 pm PST 12/16/2013
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    Second time's the charm: THR highlights the top grossing sequels in history, from "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to "Despicable Me 2." READ MORE

  12. Golden Globes Reactions: What the Nominees Are Saying

    8:36 am PST 12/12/2013
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    UPDATED: Emma Thompson, Oscar Isaac, Zooey Deschanel and others on their honors, announced Thursday morning. READ MORE

  13. 'Despicable Me 2' to Finally Open in China Next Month

    7:40 am PST 12/06/2013
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    Universal and Illumination Entertainment's hit animated film will be released just weeks after NBCUniversal announced it was opening a Beijing office. READ MORE

  14. 'Frozen,' 'Croods' Among Annie Nominees for Best Animated Feature

    8:25 am PST 12/02/2013
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    UPDATED: "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University," "A Letter to Momo," "Ernest & Celestine" and "The Wind Rises" are also contenders in the top category. READ MORE

  15. 'Despicable Me 2' Expected to Top Christmas Home Entertainment Sales in U.K.

    3:05 am PST 11/15/2013
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    Local industry groups asked the U.K.'s top retail giants to predict what would be this holiday season's Blu-ray and DVD bestsellers. READ MORE

  16. 19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

    10:18 am PST 11/05/2013
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    "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "Frozen" are among the films submitted for the 86th Academy Awards. READ MORE

  17. 'Despicable Me 2' Helps Boost NBCUniversal Third-Quarter Bottom Line

    4:07 am PDT 10/30/2013
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    UPDATED: The entertainment company owned by Comcast and led by CEO Steve Burke posted much-improved film results driven by the theatrical success of the animated sequel. READ MORE

  18. 'Duck Dynasty,' Walter White Among Most-Searched Halloween Costume Ideas on Yahoo

    3:34 pm PDT 10/28/2013
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    "Teen Beach Movie," "Star Wars" and "Despicable Me" also are hot this year among people looking to Hollywood for inspiration. READ MORE

  19. Chris Meledandri to Receive PGA's Visionary Award

    10:42 am PDT 10/28/2013
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    The Illumination Entertainment CEO, who produced the animated hit "Despicable Me 2," will be honored at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19 READ MORE

  20. 'Despicable Me's' Chris Meledandri: Animation Market Is Cannibalizing Itself

    3:54 pm PDT 10/26/2013
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    The founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment warns that studios release "too many films and there’s not enough room." READ MORE

  21. Key Art Awards: Universal, 30Sixty, 'Wolf of Wall Street' Teaser Win Gold

    5:37 am PDT 10/25/2013
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    The industry's communications elite descend on Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatre, where the THR and Clio-sponsored awards reveal refreshing winds of change blowing through the world of Internet advertising. READ MORE

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