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China Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’ Rakes in $48M to Place No. 1

Reinforcing Dwayne Johnson's star power in China, 'Skyscraper' placed No. 1 in the world's second-largest moviegoing country.

Dwayne Johnson: Stuck Between The Rock and a Hard Place

Dwayne Johnson's new movie 'Skyscraper' suggests it's not enough for a star to be a major self-promoter; he must also pick good pictures.

Will China Rescue Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Skyscraper’?

Johnson's star appeal, his track record in China and the encouraging precedent of 'Rampage' are among factors that could work in its favor, but there are also challenges.

Box Office: Is ‘Skyscraper’ Dying Hard Due to Dwayne Johnson Overexposure?

Dwayne Johnson, aka the Rock — and Hollywood's busiest actor — has had five movies hit the big screen in the past 14 months, and has four slotted to open in 2019. The actor's newest outing on the big screen, 'Skyscraper,' opened well behind expectations over the July 13-15 weekend, raising concerns that Johnson has become overexposed.

World Cup and Sun Hurt European Box Office

Unseasonably warm weather and a month of World Cup matches combined to knock out European theatrical returns.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Skyscraper’ Crushed by ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Sony's 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' places No. 1 with $44.1 million, trouncing 'Skyscraper.'

Dwayne Johnson, ‘Skyscraper’ Director Talk Partnership and Neve Campbell’s Strong Character

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter at the 'Skyscraper' New York premiere, Dwayne Johnson, director Rawson Marshall Thurber and producers talked about collaborating, Neve Campbell's tough character and the work they did with real-life amputee Jeff Glasbrenner to create an authentic portrayal of a man with a prosthetic leg.

‘Skyscraper’ and the Risk of Taking Things Too Seriously

Dwayne Johnson and 'Skyscraper' director Rawson Marshall Thurber brought laughs two years ago with 'Central Intelligence,' but left them behind in their latest collaboration.

Why ‘Skyscraper’ Director Will Never Make a Sequel to His Cult Classic ‘Dodgeball’

'Skyscraper' director Rawson Marshall Thurber is an action filmmaker looking to make original movies among a sea of sequels.

Box Office: ‘Skyscraper’ Collapses in U.S.; ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ Heads for No. 1

Dwayne Johnson's 'Skyscraper' may have trouble earning much more than $25 million at the box office in its domestic launch, while 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' heads for $42 million-plus.

Hollywood Flashback: The Biggest Stars Battled a ‘Towering Inferno’ in 1974

Decades before Dwayne Johnson took on a fire in the world's tallest building with July 13 release 'Skyscraper,' the top stars of the day — including Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Richard Chamberlain and, yep, O.J. Simpson — battled a 'Towering Inferno' in 1974.

Why ‘Skyscraper’ Composer Didn’t Want a Marvel-Style Score

'Skyscraper' composer Steve Jablonsky knew Dwayne Johnson's character wasn't a typical action hero.