Paramount Pictures has decided to buy some insurance from Rob Schneider. Studio is in final negotiations with the thesp to topline "The Adventures of Sinbad the Insurance Salesman," a high-concept…
Markets & Festivals
To the Editor: In his Nov. 25 article on the forthcoming remake of “The Manchurian Candidate,” Michael Fleming repeats the urban legend that Sinatra withdrew the film from release after Kennedy's…
New features starring Billy Bob Thornton, Robert Downey Jr., Al Pacino, Bob Dylan, Claire Danes, Morgan Freeman, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg are among the 18…
To the Editor: We all know the realities of actually seeing the percentages of participation in our agreements (“H'w'd at war with piece-niks,” Variety, Nov. 25-Dec. 1). There is pretty much next to…
Can CBS recover from its sudden attack of passivity? We're referring to the controversy surrounding the decision of the Augusta National Golf Club not to lift its exclusionary policies toward women…
Key new technologies are indeed transforming cable TV, but customers won't widely embrace them for at least a few more years, a panel of top execs opined at Tuesday's opening session of the…
Gotham's Gen Art Film Festival will offer its first cash awards -- worth a total of $20,000 -- to filmmakers during its eighth annual outing in April, thanks to grants from sponsor Wrigley.
John Malone's Starz pay TV network has cut a deal with Real Networks that will funnel up to 100 movies a month to a laptop computer near you, starting in the spring.
Former Miramax marketing veteran David Brooks has joined Focus Features as president of marketing. Brooks, who will oversee the company's marketing activities worldwide, will be based in New York and…
The Peacock's proud of Katherine Pope, having upped the NBC Studios exec to VP of primetime series.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen2Daily: $1.7M Cumulative: $140.5M Disney -30.18%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $437,117 Cumulative: $6.8M Relativity Media -25.73%