Table: Tinseltown Noel
STUDIO MARKET SHARE* DISNEY Toy Story, a $30 million comedy, debuts on Nov. 22. Will America's kids warm to Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head? 17.6% WARNER BROTHERS Ace Ventura 2: When Nature Calls is due Nov. 10. This $55 million comedy stars the bankable Jim Carrey. 15.5% UNIVERSAL Casino, a $58 million Martin Scorsese gangster flick with Robert DeNiro and Sharon Stone is set for Nov. 22. It's no Godfather, but should sell. 14.2% SONY Jumanji, a $70 million movie starring Robin Williams trying to escape from a board game. Sound confusing? So's the plot. Due Dec. 15. 12.3% PARAMOUNT Sabrina features Harrison Ford and Julia Ormond in a $36 million remake of Billy Wilder's 1954 romantic classic. Quality flick, but prospects are modest. Due Dec. 15. 11.3% FOX Waiting to Exhale, a $32 million black women's buddy film, is due Nov. 22. With this as its only release for the season, it won't be a Merry Christmas for Rupert Murdoch's crew. 9.2% * Share of box office receipts through Sept. 28 DATA: VARIETY, EXHIBITOR RELATIONS CO., COMPANY REPORTS
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