With one animated film replacing another, "Brave" easily shot atop the box office over the movie-going weekend of June 22-24, 2012.
In what's their thirteenth straight first place release, the Pixar/Disney created action/adventure tale about Princess Merida churned out a $24.5 million opening day followed up with $23.6 million on Saturday which places debut weekend estimates at a respectable $66.5 million.
Continuing its reign atop the movie world, "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" grabbed up the lead at the box office and never looked back over the weekend on June 15-17, 2012.
The DreamWorks animated sequel voiced by Ben Stiller, Jessica Chastain and Chris Rock enjoyed a $9.9 million Friday and a $13.3 million Saturday while ending with a sophomore weekend net of $35.0 million.
With its release date quickly approaching, Warner Bros. Pictures' "Rock of Ages” held a star-studded premiere in Hollywood, California to close out the work week on Friday (June 8).
Held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the film's cast members including Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough were all looking fabulous as they greeted the large crowd of fans who'd gathered to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars.
With its release date quickly approaching, "Rock of Ages” held a special screening in New York City on Wednesday night (June 6).
Strutting her stuff at the Sunshine Landmark event was star of the film, Julianne Hough, who looked stunning in a simple little black dress that she accessorized with aqua heels and a red lip for a pop of color.