The Hobbit Earns Big Time at the Box Office on Christmas

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Explore Talent reports on The Hobbit being the top earner on Christmas Day based on estimates of box office sales. The sequel lorded over such movies as The Wolf of Wall Street and Anchorman 2.

Based on a news article recently posted on Explore Talent, The Hobbit won over such movies as The Wolf of Wall Street, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and Fox’s new release, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which were expected to bring in the big bucks over the holidays.

The Hobbit’s Bilbo Baggins with his diminutive dwarf and elf friends garnered the top spot of the box office huge earners on Christmas Day with more than $9.2 million. The sequel to the J.K. Rowling series is closely followed by The Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo di Caprio, with its $9.1 million. Anchorman 2 got the third spot, even with a noted 2 percent drop from its opening day earnings, as it got some $8 million sales.

The wondrous visual imagery of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, it seemed, was not enough to pull it up to the top of the box office as it only earned over $7.8 million on the day of its release. The Fox movie was followed by American Hustle, Keanu Reeves’ 47 Ronin and the popular animation flick from Disney, Frozen.

Other titles that got in the top ten list of top box office earners on Christmas include Saving Mr. Banks, Grudge Match and Tyler Perry’s A Madea’s Christmas.

This news report is from Explore Talent, the Internet’s largest resource of auditions and casting calls for actors, models, musicians, dancers, and production crew since its debut in 2003. It has a unique cast-match technology, which is the most advanced entertainment-based technology of its kind. It matches a talent’s attributes against tens of thousands of job postings every day, sends casting email alerts and posts auditions as well as jobs directly on talents’ profiles, thus saving members' hours of tedious searching time. Explore Talent has over 7.9 million members and more than 40,000 auditions, castings, and production jobs listed daily, which is 40 times more than any other site.

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