Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Box Office: Dreamworks Animation Hits a “Home” Run, Beats Ferrell-Hart Comedy


Dreamworks Animation has had so many problems. But this weekend they’re hitting a home run with “Home.” The Tim Johnson film with voices supplied by Steve Martin, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez among others should do around $50 million for the three days. It will handily beat Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s poorly reviewed “Get Hard,” a project destined for DVD bins and airplanes.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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