|In Technical Roles||Director||2||$29,016,427||$12,955,787||$41,972,214|
|Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $41,972,214 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,207)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: A Haunted House 2 (Director), Fifty Shades of Black (Director), Fifty Shades of Black (Co-Executive Producer)|
|Most productive collaborators: Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Affion Crockett, Rich Alvarez, Fred Willard|
January 1st, 2016
2016 will begin the same way 2015 ended, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens on top. In fact, three of the five films that have the best shot at box office success in January are The Force Awakens, The Hateful Eight, and The Revenant, all of which opened in December. There are two true January releases that could also do really well, for this time of year: Ride Along 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3. The rest of the releases are just hoping to become midlevel hits. Last January, American Sniper dominated earning more than $300 million. Its success could prevent 2016 from being ahead in the year-over-year comparison by the end of the month, but this year does have better depth.
April 1st, 2014
March was stronger than expected when compared to 2013 with four films earning $100 million or more, led by Divergent. (Not all of them have gotten there yet, but they are certain to reach that milestone before they are done their box office runs.) It wasn't a blow-out victory, on the other hand, as a few weekends the ticket sales were lower in 2014 than they were during the same weekend in 2013. April looks really strong with Captain America: The Winter Soldier leading the way. This film should top $200 million over the weekend, while it isn't the only film that should crack the century mark, as Rio 2 is also on track for $100 million. This is great news, as no film last April reached $100 million. Granted, 42 came close and Oblivion wasn't far behind, but The Winter Soldier should earn more than those two films earned combined giving 2014 a comfortable lead over 2013 over the full month.
|1/29/2016||Fifty Shades of Black||Director,|
|4/18/2014||A Haunted House 2||Director||$17,329,487||$3,877,374||$21,206,861|