Entertainment Steven Spielberg Becomes First Director to Top $10 Billion at Worldwide Box Office

12:17  17 april  2018
12:17  17 april  2018 Source:   TheWrap

Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’

  Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’ Steven Spielberg is finally taking on a superhero movie. The prolific director and his Amblin Entertainment are teaming with Warner Bros. to produce action-adventure “Blackhawk,” with the intention of Spielberg directing. Based on the classic comic-book property, the project will mark the filmmaker’s first feature centered on characters from the DC universe. Spielberg most recently directed “Ready Player One” for Warner Bros., which has so far grossed $476 million worldwide following its release late last month.

Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office . April 3rd, 2018. Ready Player One not only opened in first place over the weekend, but its three-day total of .77 million was Steven Spielberg ’s best opening weekend as a director in almost exactly a decade.

Steven Spielberg Says Netflix Films Shouldn’t Be Eligible for Oscars. FROZEN Crosses $ 1 Billion at Worldwide Box Office ; Becomes 18th Highest Grossing Film of All Time. by Adam Chitwood March 3, 2014.

Steven Spielberg wearing a suit and tie© TheWrap steven spielberg

Steven Spielberg has further cemented his reputation as the most commercially successful filmmaker of all time, becoming the first director to ever gross more than $10 billion at the worldwide box office.

His new sci-fi blockbuster "Ready Player One" has racked up $475.1 million worldwide since its release last month, according to BoxOfficeMojo, making the adaptation of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel his top-grossing film in the last decade and nudging him into eight figures in all-time career grosses.

What's more, Spielberg is more than $3 billion ahead of the next director on the all-time box office list: Peter Jackson, whose "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies propelled him to a lifetime gross of $6,520.7 billion worldwide.

In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote

  In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote <p>The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote on Monday on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who could be the first nominee for the position not to win support from the panel.</p>That would not stop his Senate confirmation, but it could cast a shadow on his relationship with Congress.

Director Steven Spielberg is no stranger to the list of films with the biggest adjusted domestic gross — in fact When the domestic total is adjusted for inflation, Jaws has earned just a hair over $ 1 billion at the domestic box office and has a worldwide adjusted total of about $ 1 .94 billion — the latter of

Well the Steven Spielberg directed movie based on Ernest Cline's novel is still taking the box office by storm. Not a bad run and it will see the first Steven Spielberg movie since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in 2008 to hit the half a billion mark.

Next up are Michael Bay ($6.451 billion), James Cameron ($6.139 billion) and Harry Potter series filmmaker David Yates ($5.347 billion).

Spielberg's all-time top performer was 1993's "Jurassic Park," which grossed $983.8 million worldwide. That was followed by 2008's critically reviled "Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Crystal Skull" ($786.6 million) and the 1982 classic "E.T. - The Extra-terrestrial," which earned $717 million -- without adjusting for inflation.

While Spielberg is credited with shaping much of populist cinema with films like "Jaws" and the Indiana Jones series, many of his biggest hits came at a time before opening weekends were a big deal at the box office.

"Crystal Skull" is his biggest opening weekend ever, and even if you adjust the numbers for inflation, Spielberg only has three films with $100 million-plus openings, the other two being his "Jurassic Park" films.

Kudlow Plays ‘Happy Warrior’ Role in Counseling Trump .
Larry Kudlow, the president’s new top economic adviser, is trying to counsel a president resistant to advice as he seeks to influence policy.WASHINGTON — In the Oval Office on Tuesday, as fears of a trade war with China roiled markets and panicked American farmers and lawmakers, Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s new top economic adviser, scored what passes for a major coup in a White House whipsawed by angry presidential tweets.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!