Annual Award Luncheon
Center for Communication to honor
Matthew C. Blank
Chairman and CEO
Monday, November 11, 2013, NYC
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Faster than a speeding bullet, Warner Bros.' 5 million Superman franchise reboot "Man of Steel" has become a box office behemoth. The superhero film began its run with a massive 5.1 million, breaking the record for the biggest June opening weekend ever.
Paramount aims to get movie fans back into theaters by offering a "Mega Ticket" for the new Brad Pitt zombie film, "World War Z." For , the studio will offer consumers a package that includes an advance screening, a digital copy, a movie poster and a small popcorn.
Hollywood economics changed when audiences stopped buying DVDs and started streaming on the likes of Netflix and Amazon. So says industry exec Peter Chernin in "Sleepless in Hollywood," a new book by Lynda Obst. The DVD business "is not coming back."