Avengers Endgame beats Avatar to become highestgrossing film in history

first_imgLos Angeles: Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” will soon become the highest-grossing film at the worldwide box office. Disney has announced that the superhero epic, directed Anthony and Joe Russo, has minted USD 2,789,200,000, which is only USD 500,000 short of “Avatar’s” USD 2,789,700,000, and once weekend ticket sales are tallied, it should cross the amount.”Endgame” has been in theatres for 13 weeks and Disney recently re-released the movie with additional footage. Also Read – I have personal ambitions now: Priyanka”A huge congratulations to the Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios teams, and thank you to the fans around the world who lifted ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to these historic heights. “Of course, even with the passage of a decade, the impact of James Cameron’s Avatar remains as powerful as ever, and the astonishing achievements of both of these films are ongoing proof of the power of movies to move people and bring them together in a shared experience. The talented filmmakers behind these worlds have much more in store, and we look forward to the future of both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Pandora,” Alan Horn, co-chairman and chief creative officer of the Walt Disney Studios, said in a statement. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige also announced the benchmark during a Comic-Con presentation in San Diego.last_img read more

Good clean fun Amy Schumer memoir scheduled to come out late next

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2015 file photo, Amy Schumer, winner of the award for outstanding variety sketch series for “Inside Amy Schumer”, poses in the press room at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Schumer has a deal with Gallery Books for a memoir scheduled to come out late next year. The publisher told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the book is currently untitled. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) by Hillel Italie, The Associated Press Posted Sep 23, 2015 3:08 pm MDT Last Updated Sep 23, 2015 at 6:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Good, clean fun? Amy Schumer memoir scheduled to come out late next year NEW YORK, N.Y. – Amy Schumer is ready for the next stage of her soaring career: writing a book.The Emmy Award-winning actress, filmmaker and comedian has a deal with Gallery Books for a memoir scheduled to come out in late 2016.The publisher told The Associated Press on Wednesday the book is currently untitled and is expected to “offer personal and observational stories from Schumer that range from the raunchy to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harrowing.”“Believe it or not, there’s actually more I have to say,” Schumer, an artist known for telling all, said in a statement released through Gallery.Financial terms haven’t been disclosed, although the deal is believed to be worth well into seven figures since publishers expect Schumer’s book will likely enjoy the success of such previous works as Tina Fey’s “Bossypants” and Amy Poehler’s “Yes Please.”So far this year, the 34-year-old Schumer has had a hit movie, “Trainwreck”; won an Emmy for best sketch comedy series; bonded with Jennifer Lawrence; and opened for Madonna at Madison Square Garden. She will host “Saturday Night Live” later this fall.“Now readers will have the opportunity to meet Amy Schumer as a writer of real talent, a daughter, a sister, and a young professional making her way in the world,” Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of Gallery’s parent company Simon & Schuster, said in a statement. read more