July 22, 2011

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 22 Update

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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>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) should edge Captain America: The First Avenger (Metcalf’s) opening weekend, but it could be close.  Check back Monday to see the next update of this race.  Click “read more” to see the updated chart.

About the Author

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.