Monthly Archives: June 2008
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films presented 4 Saturn awards to the ABC smash hit “Lost.” Lost won in the categories of Best Actor on Television: Matthew Fox (Lost), Best Supporting Actor on Television: Michael Emerson (Lost), Best Supporting Actress on Television: (TIE): Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost), and Best Network Television Series: Lost.
“Meet the Browns”, another one of Tyler Perry’s hits that first started out as a stage play is now on DVD. “Meet the Browns “came out as a feature film in March 2008 and had U.S. gross sales of over $40 million. “Meet the Browns” is a romantic, comedic, drama about a single mom that goes to Georgia with her children to attend her father’s funeral. Meet the Browns stars Angela Bassett, former NBA basketball player Rick Fox, Tyler Perry, Jennifer Lewis, and David Mann.
High School Musical has become a huge phenomenon that has grown beyond its original television movie on the Disney channel. ABC will be airing ‘High School Musical: Get in the Picture’ on July 20 that will include a prize of letting the winner be a part of a music video appearing during the closing credits of the “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” movie scheduled to be in theaters this fall.
Hannah Montana’s success on television, and the concert scene is now being put on the big screen. The Best of Both Worlds Concert appeared in theaters for a limited time to very huge demand. Now Hannah Montana is bringing more supply to the fans demands with a new Hannah Montana movie scheduled to be released in early 2009. The movie stars include Miley Cyrus(Hannah Montana) and Billy Ray Cyrus playing her dad, as he does on the Disney Network show.
It seems the Cyrus clan is not straying too far from their country music roots. Rascal Flatts is scheduled to appear in the new Hannah Montana movie.
Decades later Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford, is still making it big at the box. Although Indiana Jones was in second place at the Box Office after being ousted by Sex and the City: The Movie, it still had a strong second week gross of $44.775 million. In the two weeks since the fourth movie in the Indian Jones series has been released it has grossed $215.64 million.
During his latest mission Indiana Jones searches for a Crystal Skull in Peru. It wouldn’t be real Indiana Jones movies if there was not someone else looking for the same archaeological find. In this situation Indiana Jones is facing the opposition from the Russians in 1957 during the start of the Cold War.