Marvel’s “The Avengers” Breaking the record, The Biggest Opening Ever

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Its actually a good idea that they made each Avengers member a solo movie before they put them together in a movie Avengers which is based in Marvel comics. The movie is now the highest grossing film P281 million in 5 days in the Philippines this year and the biggest debut ever in history. The Avengers is playing both in 3D and IMAX 3D, an added advantage of higher ticket prices.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Philippines managing director Victor R. Cabrera said that It’s practically a box office tsunami that has so far drowned, wiped out the rewritten every local record in its first five days of play.

  • Biggest Wednesday Ever: P56.6-M, beating “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’s” P55.4-M.
  • Biggest Thursday Ever: P44.1M, smashing “Spider-man 3’s P28.4-M
  • Biggest Friday Ever: P45.3-M, outgrossing “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1’s” P44.1-M.
  • Biggest Saturday Ever: P66.4-M, breaking “Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s” P60.8-M.
  • Biggest Sunday Ever: P68.5M, outlasting “Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s” P60.8M.

Walt Disney said, The Avengers posted the biggest sales in SM North EDSA (P17.85-M), SM Mall of Asia (P15.02-M), SM Megamall (P12.51-M), Trinoma (P10.27-M), SM Cebu (P9.53-M), Glorietta 4 (P7.60-M), SM Southmall (P6.76-M), Newport City (P6.64-M) and SM Fairview (P6.63-M).

 

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Rurouni Kenshin Film confirmed and will be release in 2012

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Rurouni Kenshin live action movie is no longer a rumor, the production company is Warner Brothers Japan and directed by Keishi Otomo. This anime series has an English title of Samurai X and it was translated in 23 countries all over the world. Kenshin Himura a.k.a. Hitokiri Batousai is a former assassin back in Tokugawa Era; he decided to travel as a wanderer when Meiji Era came and promised himself that he will never kill again. During my high school days, this a very popular anime series and influence many people.

Sato Takeru is a popular Japanese actor and will be playing the role of Kenshin Himura. Sato also practiced for a sword battle to make sure he’s well-prepared for the film, commented, “The role of Kenshin is that of a well-known character, therefore, I think fascinating acting is needed. I would like to create the Kenshin image with the staff, while staying true to the details. I will try my best, so please look forward to it.”

 

Source: www.tokyohive.com

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Walt Disney Pictures announced John Carter coming in 2012

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John Carter is a fictional character who came from Earth and a visitor to Mars. The movie is based on “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs, its the first novel to feature John Carter that was originally published as a magazine in 1912 and then brought out in book form in 1917.

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter” an action-adventure set on a mysterious and exotic planet of Mars based on the classic novel. Movie also cover John’s life on Earth and tells his story of a former military captain in an American Civil War and inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes part of the conflict between the various nations of the planet. John Carter takes it upon himself to save Barsoom and its people.

Movie will be release in theaters on March 9, 2012.

 

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