EchoStar and merger partner Hughes Electronics have asked the Federal Communications Commission to suspend a formal hearing on their deal as they prepare a "remedial" proposal they hope will fly.
Markets & Festivals
The Lanzarote Spanish Film Screenings, Spain's winter film showcase that begins its three-day run Thursday, is expecting a bumper crop of execs.
A dramatic drop in film and TV revenues in British Columbia is expected to knock this year's total below C$1 billion ($635 million) for the first time since 1999.
Revenue was up 14% at Toronto-based Alliance Atlantis Communications, and its business plan continues apace, but accounting changes and one-time charges resulted in a loss of C$3.9 million ($2.5…
Paramount Home Entertainment's Nov. 26 DVD debuts of "Sunset Boulevard" and "Roman Holiday" come after a painstaking two-year restoration process, pricier than any previous restoration undertaken by…
Paramount Pictures will give bigscreen treatment for "21 Jump Street," the series that launched the career of Johnny Depp and helped establish Rupert Murdoch's then-fledgling Fox network as a…
Funny man Jimmy Fallon is moving from Weekend Update to go after the weekend gross -- inking a deal for his first starring role on the bigscreen.
Despite reports that MSNBC would imminently spike "Donahue," net execs said that his 8 p.m. show will continue -- at least until the New Year.
Jonathan Demme is negotiating to direct Denzel Washington in Paramount's remake of "The Manchurian Candidate." Production will begin next fall. Scott Rudin, along with Nancy Sinatra, is producing the…
Tony Soprano killed off henchman Ralph Cifaretto just in time for Joe Pantoliano to make his Broadway debut. Pantoliano and Rosie Perez go into "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" on Jan. 1…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%