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8Feb
2010
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Dear John Knocks Avatar From Number #1

Dear John Promo
Dear John Promo

Dear John Promo: Photo: Scott Garfield

Channing Tatum took on Avatar and won.  Despite rancid reviews early on, "Dear John" was box office king this weekend, ending "Avatar's" reign.

Dear John's makers figured the movie would make around $20 million, seriously underestimating as the movie made around 32 million.  What were they not expecting?

An audience that was over 80 percent female and a HUGE turnout of women under 21.  Come on.  How could they not expect it? Super Bowl weekend and it is a Nicholas Sparks novel.  His stories being turned into movies have made "A Walk To Remember" and "The Notebook" but also made the bomb wit Richard Gere. 

Bottom line: as long as his books/movies have young actors starring in them, they will be successful.

So look for "One Song" with Miley Cyrus to do very well soon.  In that time, if you do pick up a Nicholas Sparks novel, be warned. That dude will have you crying by the end of one of his stories.

16Jun
2009
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It’s Miley Cyrus’s “Last Song”

Liam Hemserth & Miley Cyrus In "Last Song"  Photo: SplashNewsOnline.com
Liam Hemserth & Miley Cyrus In "Last Song"  Photo: SplashNewsOnline.com

Liam Hemserth & Miley Cyrus In "Last Song" Photo: SplashNewsOnline.com

Liam Hemserth & Miley Cyrus were filming "Last Song", the Nicolas Sparks novel, in Savannah, Georgia on Monday. 

Nicolas Sparks, whose novels turned into movies include "Message In A Bottle", "A Walk To Remember", "The Notebook" and now "Last Song."

Miley sure lucked into this one. Very smart decision. Someone had to make it for her right?

Miley will be on tour this fall in the first paperless tour.-Dr.FB