Francis Ford Coppola covered everything from a musical "Gidget" to his upcoming epic "Megalopolis" ("very mysterious, very odd") to his newly revised "Apocalypse Now," which, 22 years after its…
Festgoers were singing in the Baz tub Wednesday night as "Moulin Rouge" kickstarted the 54th annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival with high-stepping and plenty of ooh-la-la hoopla.
Manoel de Oliveira has started shooting "Oporto of My Childhood," a film about his hometown. While the pic was intended to be a documentary, after three weeks of shooting it could take a fictional…
Good Machine Intl. will handle worldwide sales, outside of select Euro territories, on one of the hottest upcoming pics from Europe, Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her" (Hable con ella).
Miracle Entertainment is ramping up plans to produce a pic with Ridley Scott and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. as well as to enter into a capital restructuring that should move the publicly traded…
Magellan Filmed Entertainment, which is developing "Catch Me If You Can" at DreamWorks, is negotiating mid-seven-figure financing for its 2001 film slate with California investment banker Richard…
Fortissimo Film Sales, buoyed by a strong presence in this year's Cannes lineup, is relaunching its "commercial" label Lighthouse Entertainment as part of its bid to diversify into more mainstream…
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group is in final negotiations to acquire North American distribution rights to "Resident Evil." As yet, it has not been decided which Sony label will release the film.
French sales company Films Distribution has picked up worldwide rights to Spanish competition player "Pau and His Brother" (Pau i el Seu Germa), which screens today. Italy's Story, run by Amadeo…
Dieter Kosslick, who took over as head of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival May 1, already has gotten into trouble.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%