Beacon Pictures has tapped Tom Rickman to pen "Back to the Moon," an adventure about the hijacking of a space shuttle. Last fall, Beacon optioned the rights to the novel of the same name by Homer…
Motion Picture Assn. of America chief Jack Valenti has weighed in against those who have criticized the historical accuracy of "The Hurricane" with a strong defense of the film's message.
To grasp the uncertainty over the future of Universal Studios, one need only look at its real estate in the Cahuenga Pass. On the one hand, the studio is scrambling to complete its already successful…
Universal Pictures and MGM will co-finance "Hannibal," with U supervising production and distributing internationally. MGM will control the marketing and distribution of the film in United States and…
World Wrestling Federation star The Rock is in final negotiations to make his big-screen debut as a villain in Universal Pictures' "The Mummy 2."
With strong gains in most areas, writer residuals rose 22% last year to $178 million, the Writers Guild of America has reported.
In a sign reflecting the increased possibility of a work stoppage, commercials producers have prepared strike contingency plans with two weeks left on their contract with the Screen Actors Guild and…
After a protracted negotiation process, Casey Silver's Gone Fishing Prods. and Universal Pictures have purchased "The Party Professional," a script written by Mark Perez.
Leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists plan to launch a campaign to pressure cable networks and producers to sign union contracts.
Major League Baseball and Jackie Autry, widow of Gene Autry, have given $300,000 to the USC School of Cinema-Television to create an endowment fund to assist students with tuition and fees.
Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$59.2M Warner Brothers -3.25%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$42.0M Fox / DreamWorks Animation 0.67%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$58.2M Universal Pictures 0.07%