When Amy Pascal's sister Jenny began working as a training director for Teen Line, the Sony exec was intrigued.
"I thought after 'Twilight' my life was going to be easy," Hardwicke says. "I was the first woman to do that. But no, it hasn't been easy."
Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak as L.A. Film Czar, effective immediately. Sherak is the high-profile figure…
Digital marketing head Dwight Caines is in talks to take on the role of domestic marketing prexy at Sony Pictures, a source close to the studio confirmed to Variety. Sony spokesman Charles Sipkins…
Twentieth Century Fox has tapped former NBCUniversal exec Salil Mehta for its newly created role of president of content management. Mehta will report directly to Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos…
“The Holiday” scribe Nancy Meyers has stepped off an untitled comedy she had written and planned to direct for Sony. Sources close to the project say the film wasn't coming together the way everyone…
Lionsgate will screen 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' at the eighth Intl. Rome Film Festival, organizers announced Thursday. High-profile follow-up to last year's “Hunger Games” blockbuster will…
Magical Elves, the reality TV shingle behind "Top Chef" and "Project Runway," is evaluating bids for part or all of the company, sources close to the situation have confirmed to Variety. Elves'…
Media congloms like cable giant Comcast are increasingly turning to leaders with a new constellation of business skills, who can anticipate, navigate and respond quickly and boldly to the seismic…
Steve Elzer, Sony's senior VP of media relations, announced Tuesday he is leaving the company in December. “I have had an extraordinary run here and I have nothing but the greatest respect for the…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%