Regardless of what you might think of the movies this young actress makes, or of her relative talents, she chooses hits—and she's made herself indispensable to one of the biggest franchises of the past 25 years. Seems like falling in love with sparklevamps is a rather profitable endeavor.
We still have to wait a day to see The Amazing Spider-Man, but the flick's already open in several overseas markets and it's doing great. How great? Well, in at least one of those markets it managed to top the opening weekend of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
Last week we got a hint of The Avengers' might when we saw its colossal pre-sale numbers at U. S. ticket outlets. Now the film is open in 39 territories worldwide, and it's crushing records everywhere. The only question is: will it do the same here?
The year's first big box office bomb has already dropped in Disney's John Carter, and prognosticators think the board game-inspired alien invasion flick Battleship could be the next to crash and burn—mostly because of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.