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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

Posted May 21, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The second annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft still looks like a runaway for Team Metcalf ($518.9 million total through Sunday versus about $25 million each for Teams Salem and Weil), but the early lead is really a function of Metcalf’s slate being heavily weighted toward May and June releases.  The lead will only get bigger […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 25 Update

Posted July 25, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf has a $52 million lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Metcalf’s Captain America outpaced Salem’s Harry Potter weekend two, and Salem’s Friends with Benefits opening was cancelled out by Metcalf’s Transformers and Horrible Bosses.  Next weekend Metcalf’s final two films open.  Salem has three films in August, which collectively should […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 20 Update

Posted June 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Well, it’s officially a rout.  Team Salem has built a whopping $225 million lead, even with the under-performance of Green Lantern.  If Team Metcalf is going to get back into this contest, Cars 2 better behave like a high-end Pixar film and Transformers: Dark of the Moon needs to be a mega-hit.  Next update on […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 22 Update

Posted July 23, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The biggest gain of the week in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie belongs to Team Weil, up $229 million to $554 million to date.  Still in third place, Team Weil will continue to benefit from The Dark Knight Rises and start to challenge Team Salem soon. Team Salem was up a modest $42 million to $686 million to […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

Posted May 14, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With the only two movies that have opened so far in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, Team Metcalf has expanded the early lead to $402.8 million.  Dark Shadows (the #17 pick overall) opened this past weekend with an okay $29.7 million, but no one expects the Tim Burton film to have much impact long term.  However, Marvel’s The […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 22 Update

Posted July 22, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft remains extremely close.  Team Metcalf is holding on to a $16 million lead (with over $1.2 billion in box office to $1.19 billion for Team Salem’s slate of films).  This weekend the second weekend of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (belonging to the Salem Studio) […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 24 Update

Posted June 24, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Here are the latest Summer Movie Draft results (through Thursday).  Not much change from the last update on Monday — Salem is pounding Metcalf with a $247 million lead.  This weekend two new movies join the rankings: Cars 2 (Metcalf) and Bad Teacher (Salem).     

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 29 Update

Posted July 30, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

One slate had a significant gain this week: Team Weil was up $180 million over the last seven days to $734 million, vaulting into second place.  The Dark Knight Rises accounted for most of that increase, although Ice Age 4 also remains a significant contributor. Team Salem had a small $22 million increase this week, hitting $709 million […]

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