Mel Gibson's religious phenom "The Passion of the Christ," distribbed by Newmarket, marked a formidable second weekend, with an estimated $51.4 million repping a modest 39% decline from the previous…
Marketing veteran Gerry Rich has emerged as the leading candidate to fill Paramount's top marketing slot, which has been vacant for the past six months since Arthur Cohen exited the post.
Halle Berry, star of Warner Bros.' upcoming "Catwoman," has been named female star of the year for ShoWest 2004.
A day after Disney's operatic annual meeting -- and a quick coda wresting the chairman title from CEO Michael Eisner -- investors were poised for the sound of another shoe dropping. Comcast was…
New Line domestic distribution prexy David Tuckerman will be honored with the humanitarian award of the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens.
Rob Springer, formerly exec director of sales administration at Paramount, has been appointed VP of international theatrical at box office tracker Rentrak Theatrical.
In a quick response to stockholder outrage, Disney's board of directors late Wednesday announced its decision to split Mouse's board chairman and CEO positions, boosting presiding director George…
The box office "Passion" continues -- with little lost in translation, apparently. Newmarket's "The Passion of the Christ" has surpassed "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" as the top-grossing subtitled…
Loews Cineplex's execs and investors have been interviewing reps of various investment banks with an eye toward exploiting current Wall Street interest in exhibition.
Newmarket's "The Passion of the Christ" so outperformed initial estimates for its first weekend that the controversial religious-themed pic has now grabbed the record for a five-day opening at $125.2…