June 4, 2012

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 4 Update

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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With his second movie opening this past weekend, Team Salem has crossed the $100 million mark in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Fantasy Draft.  Salem’s slate totals $107 million through Sunday, still trailing Team Metcalf’s $765 million tally (with half of his films already released).

Team Weil has one film open (Battleship) and stands in third place with $55 million to date.

Two films in the draft open this weekend, both belonging to Metcalf: Prometheus for young men and genre fanboys and Madagascar 3 for kids and their parents.

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.