Columbia Pictures has nabbed feature rights to Neil Strauss' nonfiction tome "Emergency!: This Book Will Save Your Life" as a possible star vehicle for Robert Downey Jr.
Johnny Knoxville and his "Jackass" cohorts have brought a new resonance to the saying "No pain, no gain," with the weekend's box office success of Paramount's "Jackass 3D."
Paramount's first 3D offering in the "Jackass" franchise crushed the competish this weekend.
Femmes and families fueled the international box office over the Oct. 8-10 weekend, turning out for Sony's Julia Roberts starrer "Eat Pray Love" and Universal's 3D toon "Despicable Me."
In theory, October should be one of the best times to release a horror movie.
Summit's spy pic "Red" will look to thrill primarily adult males, while Paramount's "Jackass 3D" should play mostly to younger males.
With financing in place and digital conversion at major exhibs under way, Digital Cinema Implementation Partners CEO Travis Reid is setting up shop as CEO of theatrical advertising firm Screenvision.
The Weinstein Co., which already has several fall releases on its sked, has lightened its load by pushing back Julian Schnabel-helmed "Miral" from Dec. 3 to a limited launch March 25.
Sony continues to fill out its "Spider-Man" roster, this time with the franchise's newest villain, for which the studio has tapped Rhys Ifans.
Sony has tapped David O. Russell to write and direct "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune" for Columbia Pictures.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$205.3M Disney -15.02%
Rio 23Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$79.6M Fox -28.13%