Lakeshore Entertainment has acquired U.S. remake rights to Italian box office smash "The Last Kiss," which the company plans to put on a fast track to shoot no later than September.
Markets & Festivals
After a very long break, Neil Simon is returning to series television. ABC has made a pilot commitment to a half-hour comedy pilot to be penned and exec produced by Simon. Scribe is partnering with…
Comcast and AT&T Broadband are about to walk down the aisle, with the FCC on Wednesday removing the last hurdle standing in the way of taking final action on the mega cable deal.
The billion-dollar box office club welcomed two new members Wednesday -- one each in its domestic and international branches.
CBS sued ABC on Wednesday, alleging that the Alphabet's planned reality television series "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here'' illegally copies the Eye web's "Survivor."
The cable networks owned by the Universal TV Group, including USA and the Sci Fi Channel, have revamped their sales operation, hiring Dan Rank, managing partner of OMD USA, and three other executives.
Columbia TriStar Marketing Group has named two execs to top spots running its expanding online-marketing operations. Dwight Caines was tapped senior VP, Internet marketing strategy, and Amy Powell…
U.S. Hispanic media group Univision Communications and Mexican media conglom Grupo Televisa have tapped Mark Feldman as president and CEO of a joint venture to launch Mexico-programmed feevees into…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Adelphia's new management has sued its former auditor, Deloitte & Touche, alleging professional negligence and breach of contract that cost the company and investors billions of dollars.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%