Is the New York Film Festival losing its luster? Once known for its decidedly downtown sensibilities and introducing audiences to provocative films like "Last Tango in Paris" and "Pulp Fiction," the…
Beth English has joined Newmarket Films, the newly launched distrib arm of Newmarket Capital Group, as director of publicity.
Tom Quinn has been promoted to veep of acquisitions for Samuel Goldwyn Films. He will continue to oversee the acquisitions department for Samuel Goldwyn Films.
Specialty shingle Lions Gate Entertainment says it's on track to beat its own second-quarter financial forecasts when it reports earnings next month, no doubt thanks to the success of "Monster's…
Kino Intl. has acquired Stateside rights to South Korean helmer Im Kwon-Taek's New York Film Festival entry "Chihwaseon" ("Strokes of Fire") and Costa-Gavras' "Amen."
Michael Caine will receive a special tribute at the 16th annual AFI Fest, running Nov. 7-17 at the event's new headquarters, the ArcLight Theater on Sunset Boulevard.
Dimension Films has tapped tyro scribe Trevor Sands to pen its tentpole film "Six Billion Dollar Man" -- the updated version of Universal TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man."
Jim Keegan, currently chief administrative officer at Lions Gate Entertainment, has added chief financial officer stripes to his title.
Liz Manne and Catherine Tait have formed Duopoly, a production and marketing strategy company to be based in Gotham.
Miramax Films has acquired domestic and Canadian rights, excluding French-speaking Canada, to "Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao" from the International Film Group (IFG).
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%