July 1, 2011

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 1 Update

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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>Through Thursday, the gap between Team Salem and Metcalf has been reduced to about $172 million.  Look for Transformers: Dark of the Moon to add another $100-105 million through Monday, while Larry Crowne should garner around $20 million.  Now if only Zookeeper and Horrible Bosses were runaway hits, Team Metcalf might be able to withstand the Harry Potter onslaught in mid-July.  Alas…

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Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.