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Seth MacFarlane Sued Over ‘Ted’ for Alleged Copyright Infringement

variety.com – Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital have been sued for alleged copyright infringement for their hit comedy “Ted.” Bengal Mangle Productions filed the suit Tuesday in state court in Los Angeles and alleged that the titular teddy bear is an unlawful copy of its own animated bear, who starred in web series “Charlie... 6 years 9 weeks ago via brucelee

'Ted 2' May Be Distributed by Another Studio

10:18 AM 11/20/2013 by Binh Ngo
After the Mark Wahlberg comedy Ted grossed over $560 million at the box office worldwide, Universal would certainly like a sequel, so much so that the studio has already announce a June 26, 2015 release date. There's just one problem.

Nominations for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards Announced

comingsoon.net – MTV has announced the nominations for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards," which will be hosted by Rebel Wilson on Sunday, April 14. 7 years 28 weeks ago via jackiechan

Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane Angers Anti-Defamation League With 'Ted' Segment

feedproxy.google.com – The media-monitoring Jewish group speaks out against a part of Sunday's telecast, in which a MacFarlane-voiced digital teddy bear joked that Jews control Hollywood. 7 years 29 weeks ago via brucelee

'Skyfall,' 'Best Exotic,' 'Ted' join the usual in ACE Eddie nominations

hitfix.com – The American Cinema Editors (ACE) decided there was no rush and chose to hold its announcement for nominations honoring excellence in filmmaking until after the Oscar nominations landed. This despite being ready to announce on Tuesday. I applaud them for that. Just because the Academy says "jump" doesn't mean you have to. 7 years 36 weeks ago via brucelee

Popcorn Index: "Titanic" and "Wreck-It Ralph" Top Monthly Facebook Charts

5:59 PM 10/24/2012 by Senh Duong
Wreck-It Ralph
We’ve just launched Monthly Facebook Charts in the Popcorn Index section. As usual, we have two charts: one for every movie we’ve covered since May, and another one just for upcoming movies.

'Taken 2' Crushes Predecessor, 'Ted' Sets New Record

boxofficemojo.com – Taken 2 easily took the top spot at the overseas box office for the second-straight weekend, and has already made significantly more than its predecessor. Meanwhile, Ted reached its latest milestone, while tsunami drama The Impossible got off to an incredible start in Spain.Taken 2 added $44.2 million this weekend, and including Monday's grosses it has already made $134.8 million at the overseas box office. 7 years 48 weeks ago via brucelee

Foreign Box Office: 'Resident Evil: Retribution' Rules Overseas, Grossing $50 million in 65 Markets

Resident Evil: Retribution
feedproxy.google.com – "Madagascar 3" tops $400-million offshore mark; "Ted" poised to set overseas record for R-rated comedy. The foreign theatrical circuit shook off its late-summer box office bahs over the weekend thanks to a 65-market debut at 8,110 venues of the latest sequel in director-producer Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil franchise starring Milla Jovovich.

8 years 6 days ago via jackiechan

'Ted' To Pass 'The Hangover' Internationally

deadline.com – Seth MacFarlane’s R-rated comedy Ted starring Mark Wahlberg from Medisa Rights Capital by Monday will pass that other R-rated blockbuster The Hangover’s international lifetime total of $190+M. Filmmakers redubbed the pic not only by country but also by region which helped solve the problem that American comedy doesn’t always translate overseas.

8 years 1 week ago via jackiechan

New Feature: Find Out Which Movies Are Most Liked by Facebook Users; "Ted" Has More Likes Than "The Dark Knight Rises"

4:14 PM 8/7/2012 by Senh Duong
Studios have been creating Facebook pages for each of their movies and marketing those pages on their marketing materials. What they’re after are our “likes.” We thought it might be interesting to track the number of “likes” a movie’s Facebook page receives on a daily basis, so we’re launching a new feature called the Popcorn Index, in which the “likes” is just one of the components.
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