News update: June 5, 2011

The big news of the day is that the first trailer for “Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part I” has been released, premiering on the MTV Movie Awards.

The movie is directed by Bill Condon (“Dreamgirls”). Watch the trailer below and let me know what you think.

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Weekend box-office estimates are in, and “X-Men: First Class” came in at No. 1 with about $56 million (no surprise there). “The Hangover Part II” came in second with an estimated 62 percent drop-off.

Here’s the top five according to The Box Office Mojo

1.“X-Men: First Class” – $62M
2.“The Hangover Part II” – $32.4M
3.“Kung Fu Panda 2” – 24.3M
4.“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” – $18M
5.“Bridesmaids” – $12.1M

Let’s see how next weekend treats J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8.” Expect my box-office predictions on Wednesday.

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One Response to News update: June 5, 2011

  1. ac12262 says:

    Wow…a wedding and a pregnancy set to a grand score. I saw the first three…but really? I may be out for these last two. Nothing of interest at all for me there…and I literally mean…at all.

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