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The summer movie season that begins -- so where Hollywood does thirty to 40%.
Of its annual box office traditionally that begins on Memorial Day weekend but it's a little -- now Paramount.
Is boldly going where no studio has -- -- four Star Trek.
Launching in more than 3008 -- movie theaters today.
A full month before this season is supposed to begin -- to score this summer's blockbusters.
Paul Dergarabedian he is Hollywood dot com's box office analyst and from -- way.
We got our friend Peter go over chairman of Mandalay entertainment and he's got an upcoming special on the AMC network.
Called story makers that we wanted tell you all about courtesy of both.
Peter is this a sign of desperation at their openings so -- It's global warming you know it's coming sooner you know you can look at -- fast and furious -- early got and then you have.
This whole Wolverine X-Men which is a gigantic hit and I have -- checks -- they're trying to get as much juice out of.
Throw the Florida -- right sunlight was on the -- so they really work and it.
So Paul how do you think star treks gonna do well it opened actually in previews last night at Thursday night at 7 PM in and it had midnight screenings it's got about seven million dollars in those screenings alone.
That's a really good numbers I've been saying all along I think this -- Can do eighty million plus studio Paramount thing gave you -- we're happy but yet they're trying to lower -- India.
-- have to be that they don't wanna go out there and say hey our films gonna break record here that you're gonna nag at you -- -- low balled it to lower expectations.
Managing expectations the name of the game but this is back to the pass this film -- JJ and directing.
Doesn't use big stars and it's gonna hit the ball all the -- the question is.
How big will -- me.
All right well I'd I'd put together in the past formula.
We're successful blockbusters that includes heroism and this film I'm sure -- has steroid.
Figures self sacrifice patriotism.
And good try of being over evil does it have all those elements.
It has pretty much all of that but -- have the JJ Abrams spin and you know from lost in Mission Impossible three this guy -- his mark.
-- what every doesn't audiences love it this is a reboot.
These films had there's -- eleven Star Trek films but this is bringing it up to date I think this will do.
The Star Trek series what Christopher Nolan did for -- men are -- let's let's move on to.
Angels and demons and and part of this -- -- doesn't it good driving over evil I don't think that necessarily happens at angels.
I had Peter I think that's gonna do.
Well the whole summer of sequels remakes and fan polls it's just still would read only do they do an angels and demons.
-- -- than dragons a sequel because it follows the Vinci code.
We have Tom Hanks and I know we -- -- and still Brian Grazer and Ron Howard direct thing.
I think you're gonna see it too well but it's an adult -- an adult audience realm.
Have gonna have to capture a wider audience if it's gonna compete -- -- -- and -- And Paul I gotta tell you they were so many Catholics up in arms against the Da Vinci code I think they really did cut into some of its market share will be original film I don't think people were in love with that film but it didn't 251 million dollars domestically.
And we're day hoping for a lot better though actually don't worldwide it did around I think 600 million dollars or nothing to cry about I think this -- now.
Has a lot more juice to it it looks like a much more fun movie.
And Ron Howard has -- -- did operate finally -- movie I value their trailers it does look writers can't tell you get done it yet that movie seat.
Put on your seat belt and hang on her own life you've seen it I have not seen -- -- and everything has gone up.
That's -- great marketing our -- will fly to some a little more frivolous here tonight at the museum this is another sequel Peter how do you think that's gonna do.
It's got two words and at Smithsonian and museum which is gonna say family and it's gonna play long it probably won't be as big as the original Stiller -- But as another sequel another search for certainty.
And I think that's gonna have all ingredients have a long run but isn't it -- -- -- -- it's -- it's got Robin Williams and Owen Owen Wilson and all the other folks Christopher Guest is an -- by the way.
But isn't it going to be sort of that's more of the same I mean it looks like the same thing.
It's all Florida saying this must be twelve sequels -- from twenty years ago five years ago -- years ago.
The whole summer -- a search for certain -- by these majors that don't want to risk averse Osama anywhere they can -- the gun was something the.
Has that worked so they're going for always there's nothing new ground there well up from Pixar.
Is -- from -- thick film that I have seen.
That's very original very different but it has that Pixar brand to it.
It's a terrific film there's other small films out there like the Brothers bloom.
Which I saw this week absolutely loved it that opens in limited release -- fifteen.
So but but Peter's absolutely right you know 43% of the box office for the year like the last year's running has come from the eighteen weeks -- through Labor Day.
This year is going to be noted so Peter are you telling me a Hollywood producers are chicken that they don't wanna try stuff that's knew they -- to go to old formulas that that they feel work.
Well they're trying to get -- clock for the -- but really when you look at it.
Public enemies is a really adjusting about -- -- business with Michael -- directing and you have Christian male.
You know vs Johnny -- -- that's -- -- -- to try and as a smaller film a comedy film which could be a surprise -- funny people from the Apatow -- with Adam -- that looks really into the looks like a little bit of a twist.
On the Apatow type comedy and they got of course.
Harry Potter I don't think you -- that have to be a very big one.
It's true but you've mentioned Christian Bale terminator another terminator film with Christian Bale let's come and out.
What do you think that's gonna -- what did you determine I think they I think they should think about terminating that that frequency.
I think when you really look at it that's a long in the -- that terminate and I wonder whether or not it can reboot.
And of course it doesn't have Arnold Schwarzenegger -- this by the way is this a one where he was caught.
Seen some really nasty things that wanna guys in -- crew yes on said he went after the director of photography in a major way and actually think that brought a lot more attention to the movie.
This -- directed by -- -- The last one terminator three directed by Jonathan Moscow the first two.
Directed by James Cameron Peter may be right it may be getting long in the tooth -- the trailer is pretty good and got that they'll factor.
He's always controversy here forgive me for being a conspirator but is it conceivable.
That Christian Bale might have been put up -- that did.
To yelling at the crew member is is for publicity they get more publicity for the film.
Well awareness and perception of -- things but the idea is is it in line with what the film -- I think everybody knew Christian -- was or is.
And a question is whether -- dream big have gotten in crowd and I think the more interesting film the Christian Bale will be public enemies because that'll test.
Pirates of the Caribbean vs Batman and I think that's a more unique -- -- -- Peter what's your next movie what what movie are you gonna be producing next.
Well I'm hoping to -- a film in Africa about that dame Daphne sheldrake.
Who save the elephants are maybe a big biopic which -- announce shortly -- a superstar major direct that cool we almost got you to break news no more information and I was that a mistake to have.
Okay are right well Peter we don't want to sandbag we love -- Peter Gilbert thank you very much -- terrific having you want please come Agassi security to be here at.
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