Ending a year-long transition period, digital cinema provider Ballantyne Strong named Gary L. Cavey as the company's CEO and president, effective Monday.
Paramount clearly meant it to be a pre-Halloween costume party -- at least for the kids -- but Will Ferrell showed up sans get-up at the Saturday premiere of DreamWorks Animations' "Megamind."
Sony has nabbed domestic distribution rights to George Clooney's adaptation of the Broadway play "Farragut North," with plans for a platform release next December before expanding wide in January.
To some in the industry, Matt Tolmach's exit as head of Columbia Pictures to start his own production shingle may have come out of left field, especially given the division's recent success with…
Summit announced today that it has acquired domestic distribution rights to Katherine Heigl's "Adaline," with plans for a first quarter 2012 release.
The weekend's domestic B.O. saw less blood and gore than expected as "Saw 3D" carved up "Paranormal Activity 2," with Lionsgate's last planned "Saw" installment topping out at an estimated $24.2…
A week before Halloween, audiences worldwide fell for Paramount's cheap scare tactic -- "Paranormal Activity 2" cost just $3 million to make and grossed more than $60 million globally over the Oct…
Domestic average ticket prices have been on the decline since early this year, and according to the National Assn. of Theater Owners, third quarter costs are continuing the trend, averaging $7.71 per…
Thanks mainly to Warner Bros.' boffo hit "Inception," large-screen exhib Imax reported another up period, with revenues of $51.1 million in the third quarter, repping an increase of 17% over the same…
The Halloween frame shouldn't be too scary for the biz in terms of B.O. returns as Lionsgate kicks off "Saw 3D," launching today at 2,808 locations, of which more than 2,100 will be in 3D.