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.
Markets & Festivals
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…
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…
The battle over the Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has moved into the trench warfare stage. Attorneys for the film-permitting agency and politicians on its exec committee remain…
AOL Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons urged execs Friday to stop moaning about the conglom's stock price and work on rebuilding the company. Parsons was a keynote speaker at an all-day conference in…
Louis J. Horvitz will helm the 75th Oscar telecast -- his seventh consecutive stint as director of the Academy Awards.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%