Friday, February 5, 2016

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Crosses Box Office Milestones $900M Domestic Today; $2B Global Tomorrow

Today, in its 50th day of release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is expected to cross the $900 million mark at the domestic box office. It is the only film in history to reach this milestone.

In addition, on Saturday (53rd day of global release), Star Wars: The Force Awakens is expected to reach the $2 billion mark worldwide, becoming only the third film ever to do so and just the second to do it in original release. 

“This is a historic moment for Star Wars, for Lucasfilm, and for Disney, and all of us here are extremely gratified to be a part of this journey with fans around the world who have made Star Wars: The Force Awakens such an extraordinary success,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “The film’s achievements are truly astounding, and it’s our great honor to relaunch this cinematic galaxy not only for all the devoted decades-long fans but for a new generation who will keep the Star Wars legacy alive for many years to come.”

Through February 4, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has earned an estimated $899.1 million domestically and $1,095.6 million internationally for a global total of $1,994.7 million. Opening internationally December 16 and domestically December 18Star Wars: The Force Awakens posted the all-time biggest global and domestic debuts with $528.9 million and $247.9 million respectively. Over the course of its eight-week run, it has set numerous other records, including:

·       Biggest domestic preview gross ($57 million)
·       Biggest opening day domestically ($119.1 million)
·       Biggest domestic second weekend ($149.2 million) 
·       Biggest domestic third weekend ($90.2 million)
·       Biggest opening week domestically ($390.8 million)
·       Biggest opening weekend in 18 territories: U.K. (4-day), Australia, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria, Poland (3-day), Denmark (5-day), Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ukraine, Iceland, Serbia, New Zealand
·       Fastest film to $1B globally (12 days)
·       Biggest film of all time in the U.S. and the U.K.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt, and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was named one of AFI’s top ten films of 2015 and has received five Academy Award nominations, for film editing, visual effects, sound editing, sound mixing, and for series composer John Williams’ original score.

The Star Wars Saga continues December 15, 2017, in Star Wars: Episode VIII, picking up in the wake of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Later this year, Rogue One, a new adventure detailing events prior to Star Wars: A New Hope, takes flight on December 16, 2016.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Join Sprint #SuperBOLD50 Twitter Party on Saturday, February 6th at 8PM ET

Hey everybody the awesome people at @Sprint and @SprintLatino are having a #SuperBold50 Twitter party on Saturday night!  They have a HUGE surprise they want to reveal, so some of my amazing friends and I will be hosting a twitter party to get everyone excited about the BOLD news from Sprint. I will be one of the panelists! 
You definitely do not want to miss this! Also switching to Sprint will save you 50% off of your rate plan.
We will be giving away $500 in Amazon gift cards and Sprint will make a BOLD announcement! You will be one of the very first to find out what this BOLD announcement will be! 
Check out the details of the Twitter Party below and how you can RSVP! 

Twitter Party Saturday, February 6th at 8PM ET

RSVP for #SuperBold50 Twitter party to be eligible for the $200 door prize!  There are two ways to RSVP:
  1. Click the link to this post to RSVP for the door prize 
  2. Copy and paste the tweet below:
Join @RachelFerrucci @WOMWomen #SuperBOLD50 Party w/ @sprint @sprintlatino  2/6 @8pm ET RSVP for amazing prizes!

The Twitter Party Details:

When: Saturday, February 6th at 7pm CT (8pm EST, 5pm PST)
Follow: @RachelFerrucci @Momfluential @raisedbyculture
Where: Twitter – follow hashtag #SuperBOLD50
Hashtag: #SuperBOLD50
Panelists:  @denverhousewife @teeco71 @sasakitime @anne_hogan
Twitter Party Prizes*:
We’re giving away $500 in Amazon gift cards and Sprint will make a Bold announcement!
**winner for door prize must have RSVP’d and must be present**
Looking forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Today in Barcelona, Spain Shakira, along with producer Clark Spencer and directors Rich Moore and Byron Howard attended the Zootopia (local Spanish title “Zootrópolis") premiere at Cinesa Diagonal.

International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice as Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia. Her all-new original song from Zootopia “Try Everything”, written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate is available now. 

Big Game Announcement - The Jungle Book

This Sunday, the legend comes to life. Here’s a sneak peek at the new spot for The Jungle Book that will air during the Big Game.

See the film in theatres in 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D on April 15, 2016.