April 4, 2006
Choose Your Own "Final Destination" Adventure!
New Line Home Entertainment has announced they're bringing a new level of interactivity to DVD, with the release of a "Final Destination 3" edition that allows you to pick the fates of its doomed characters!
February 21, 2006
Dogs Defeat Daters at the Weekend Box Office
Disney's family adventure flick "Eight Below" narrowly defeated the spoof comedy "Date Movie" over the 4-day holiday weekend, grossing an estimated $25 million from over 3,000 theaters. Close behind in second place, the Alyson Hannigan-led rom-com spoof tallied about $22 million from just under 3,000 theaters.
February 13, 2006
Clouseau Defeats Death to Claim the Weekend Box Office
Four brand-new flicks took most of the money home over this past weekend. First and second place were remarkably close, but early estimates indicate that Steve Martin and his remake of "The Pink Panther" came in first ($21.7 million from nearly 3,500 theaters), while the horror sequel "Final Destination 3" was right on his heels with $20.1 from 2,900 theaters.
February 9, 2006
Critical Consensus: Critics Not Tickled "Pink"
An incompetent French detective ("The Pink Panther"). Eight million ways to die ("Final Destination 3"). Harrison Ford looking frantic, then looking really, really mad ("Firewall"). The Man in the Yellow Hat ("Curious George"). It could only be one thing: this week's wide releases!
February 6, 2006
Weekend Box Office Numbers Keep Getting "Stranger"
That it would debut in the #1 spot was a foregone conclusion, but Sony/Screen Gems' "When a Stranger Calls" did a whole heckuva lot better than that by grossing an unexpectedly high (albeit estimated) $22m from just about 3,000 screens. Sony chose to shield the flick from the press, as if teenagers interested in PG-13 horror movies give a wet slap what film critics think.
March 22, 2005
New Line Readies a Third (Final?) "Destination"
The horror fans knew it was just a matter of time -- and they were right. "Cheating Death: Final Destination 3" is set to start production in just a few weeks in Vancouver, and Variety brings us the first bit of casting news: Ryan Merriman ("The Ring Two," "Halloween: Resurrection") and Mary Winstead (also of "The Ring Two," as well as TV's "Wolf Lake") have signed on for the third "Destination."