NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Michael Okwu) The movie industry's hope that "Star Wars" & other summer blockbusters can bring big audiences back to the theater examined; details given of the financial cost of the long revenue slump; film clips shown from "Star War Episode III," which is due out next week. [Box office analyst Paul DERGARABEDIAN- comments on the 11-week slump; states Episode III will save Hollywood.] The choice for entertainment consumers linked to the declining film theater audience outlined on screen. ["Entertainment Weekly" Ben SVETKEY- says theater owners are the big losers.]
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