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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 5 Update

Posted August 6, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Once again, Team Weil has the only summer movie slate with any significant business this past week, up $108 million to $842 million to date. Team Salem’s slate grew $15 million this past week, to just under $725 million this summer to date. Team Metcalf grew $29 million (thanks to the slate’s final opening, the […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: Final Update

Posted September 4, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With Labor Day in the rear view mirror, it is time to proclaim the final standings in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft: #1 Team Metcalf ($1.357 billion currently, probably ending at $1.360 billion) #2 Team Weil ($1.036 billion currently, probably ending at $1.062 billion) #3 Team Salem ($971 million, probably ending at $1.007 […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update — Pick Replacement

Posted May 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, we have a change to report in the Team Weil slate for the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Paramount has decided to push G.I. Joe: Retaliation out of the summer to March 29, 2013 to allow for a 3D conversion.  Absolutely, nothing wrong the film — nothing to see here, they […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 19 Update

Posted August 20, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With all the movies in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now open, it is fair to say Team Metcalf’s total of $1.346 billion will not change significantly. Team Weil, currently at $962 million, probably has about $55 million more to get out of Expendables 2 and maybe another $30 million from Dark Knight Rises, putting the estimated […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE – May 20

Posted May 21, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> We promise that starting next week, when the battle’s been joined in earnest, there will be an honest-to-god chart and more goodies to update you all on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft.  This week, though, it’s still totally one-sided: Team Metcalf THOR:  $129,906,155 BRIDESMAIDS:  $38,459,240 TOTAL:  $168,365,395 Team Salem $0 A […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 10 Update

Posted August 12, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>With over $3 billion of summer box office through Wednesday, only $53 million separates Teams Metcalf and Salem.  Metcalf’s slate of movies leads with $1.59 billion versus $1.54 billion for Salem’s.  Only one film (30 Minutes or Less) is left to open, and Salem should enjoy a strong second weekend for Rise of the Planet […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 4 Update

Posted July 4, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Monday, July 4, Team Metcalf has pulled within $60 million of Team Salem.  Metcalf will enjoy another few weeks of Transformers: Dark of the Moon and two more marginal openings before Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15 puts Salem back in the driver’s seat.  Next update on Friday.

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 6 Update

Posted June 6, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Well, through Sunday the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft is a flat-footed tie.  But Team Salem has one movie (the highly anticipated Super 8) opening before Team Metcalf’s next movie.  It should go back and forth throughout the summer.

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