Bernard Wright's screenplay "Frankie's Comeback" has won the first Pathe Production Prize, which guarantees that the script will be filmed by Pathe Pictures.
The William Morris Agency's newly restructured London office has struck an exclusive deal to represent film and TV rights for U.K. publisher Canongate.
Pearson TV has decided to unleash its biggest gameshow, "The Price Is Right," onto the Internet. The British company is developing a Web site, ThePriceIsRight.com, which will combine traditional game…
Alchymie, the new British film production and distribution venture, has pink-slipped its entire staff as it cannot afford to pay their salaries.
"American Beauty," directed by hometown boy Sam Mendes, has emerged as the clear leader in the contest for this year's British Academy Film Awards, scooping 14 nominations.
Studio Canal Plus has entered exclusive negotiations with Pathe for a long-term theatrical distribution partnership in the U.K.
Factor 8 Films, a U.K. tax-based financier, has relaunched itself as Future Film Group, with $40 million in risk money to invest in British movies.
David Kosse will be confirmed this week as the new managing director of U.K. distrib Alliance Atlantis/Kinowelt.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the Godzilla of quizshow formats, is stomping its way into Japan.
The Island of Adventure at Universal Studios Escape in Florida has proved a resounding flop since it opened last May, according to Rank Group, which owns 50% of the theme park.
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%