June 17, 2011

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT June 17 Update

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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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 has any hope of getting back in the game, Cars 2 needs to really over-perform the following weekend.

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.