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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 5 Update

Posted August 5, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft stands at almost $115 million.  This weekend Team Salem opens Rise of the Planet of the Apes, while Team Metcalf has no movies left to open.  Check back Monday for the update with the weekend’s numbers, and click “Read more” to see the updated chart. […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT June 17 Update

Posted June 17, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> It’s not looking good for Team Metcalf, which is about $160 million behind Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  And it’s not going to get any better this weekend.  Even if Salem’s Green Lantern does not light the world on fire, Metcalf’s Mr Popper’s Penguins will do worse.  If Metcalf […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 8 Update

Posted August 8, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Rise of the Planet of the Apes allowed Team Salem to pick up some ground, but Team Metcalf remains $73 million ahead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to decent second and third week business for his titles.  Salem has two movies to go, although neither is expected to be much a factor in […]

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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: July 11 Update

Posted July 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Team Metcalf is now $102 million ahead of Team Salem in the first annual Summer Movie Draft.  The weekday business of Transformers 3 the next few days will push the margin a little higher, but the opening weekend of the final Harry Potter Friday will erase these recent gains and position Salem for a commanding […]

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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 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: July 15 Update

Posted July 16, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Weil, with Ice Age 4, had the biggest gain this week, up $97 million to $325 million to date.  The coming week will be huge for this slate as Dark Knight Rises opens Friday. Team Salem had a decent week with an $88 million gain (thanks to continued strong business from Amazing Spider-Man).  The slate now totals $644 million […]

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