Hana Makhmalbaf's first narrative feature, "Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame," is an erratic and obvious fable on how girls and boys contend with hefty matters of war, education and the decent treatment…
Markets & Festivals
Buddy Squires will receive the Intl. Documentary Assn.'s Outstanding Documentary Cinematography nod during the org's 23rd annual gala benefit at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Dec. 7.
Playing the role of ugly American will not help put a stop to global piracy, the chief exec of the Motion Picture Assn. of America said.
Faced with a growing number of f/x-laden tentpoles contending for just three Oscar noms, the Motion Picture Academy is tweaking its visual effects Oscar nomination process.
Cartoon Network has promoted Jennifer Davidson to senior VP of programming and scheduling, giving her responsibility for the positioning of all on-air content for Cartoon and its Boomerang sibling…
Universal has booked bigscreen rights to the children's tome "The Night Tourist" in a high six-figure deal.
New Line Cinema has optioned "The Plucker," an illustrated novel by Brom. Temple Hill Entertainment partners Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen will produce with Terry Thoren.
As it looks to revamp its longform brand, Lifetime has hired former ICM packaging agent Tanya Lopez to head up its original movies department.
Eduardo Rodriguez has signed on to direct zombie pic "Fragile" for Rogue Pictures.
Eddie Murphy and helmer Brian Robbins are in final negotiations to reteam for the DreamWorks comedy "A Thousand Words."
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures