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'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out
'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out

The final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise is likely to top the box office again over the four-day Christmas weekend. "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is expected to add $50 million to its current $107.9 million domestic haul, according to people who have seen prerelease audience surveys. This would put it ahead of musical "Into the Woods," Angelina Jolie-directed "Unbroken" and crime drama "The Gambler." Of the three newcomers, Disney's musical, which cost about $50 million to make, is expected to come in second with about $25 million to $30 million through Sunday.  Directed by Rob Marshall, the musical...

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