"Moulin Rouge" is a tour de force of artifice, a dazzling pastiche of musical and visual elements at the service of a blatantly artificial story. Virtuoso Aussie helmer Baz Luhrmann displays…
Killer Films' head of production Katie Roumel has been named a partner of the Gotham-based shingle, joining Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler.
Gaylord Films continues pace with a seven-figure sale of the Sundance Film Festival premiere "Donnie Darko" to Newmarket Films and a ramped-up development slate.
Paul Schrader ("Affliction") has been tapped to helm the Bob Crane biopic "Auto-Focus" for Propaganda Films and producers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski ("The People vs. Larry Flynt").
Susan Glatzer, former senior VP of acquisitions and production for USA Films, has been appointed VP acquisitions for the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group.
For buyers traveling to Cannes in search of good news: the weather is supposed to be nice. As for the market and festival, each seem to be caught in a flurry of cross-purpose. Newly installed Cannes…
Initial Entertainment Group has finalized its deal to partner with Columbia Pictures on the $105 million-budgeted "Ali." IEG has put in more than $55 million, in return for foreign distribution…
Jim Gillespie's "Julian" and Mike Barker's "Cromwell and Fairfax" head the new slate of movies from London-based sales company IAC Films.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to John Sayles' new pic, "Sunshine State," currently in production in Amelia, Fla.
Miramax Films nabbed domestic rights to "People I Know," the Al Pacino starrer from Myriad Pictures. Myriad retains international distribution rights.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%