Gov. Gray Davis has proposed slicing $2.1 million from the Film California First incentive program as part of dozens of recommended spending cuts to narrow the state's $21 billion deficit.
Markets & Festivals
In a sudden departure from original plans, Japan's Posts and Telecommunications Ministry announced in late November that analog satellite broadcasting as provided by pubcaster NHK and Wowow will…
Although movies will always reign as king of imported content, industry experts at the Asian TV Forum, held last week, predicted that niche channels will be the next big thing in Asia.
In a sign of confidence in the virtually untapped potential of the Chinese exhibition market, Hong Kong-based CinemaWorks has unveiled plans to build eight multiplexes on the mainland.
Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Sr. were once again linked in Hollywood last week, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences dedicated the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, which…
Ron Suter has been promoted to senior VP-general manager of Universal TV Distribution Canada, one of the most important foreign territories for U.S. movies and TV shows.
James Bond took his own advice this weekend, as MGM 007 actioner "Die Another Day" delayed its demise atop the box office rankings with a third straight No. 1 perf.
Paramount Pictures and Lions Gate Films have teamed to co-produce "The Prince and the Freshman," a romantic comedy to star Julia Stiles. Martha Coolidge will direct, with production to begin in March.
Novelist and screenwriter John Fusco is horsing around with Universal Pictures-based producer Casey Silver once more. Fusco, who just penned "Hidalgo" for Silver and Walt Disney Pictures, will now…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%