Noises Off: If Michael Greif isn't returning your calls, cut him some slack. He's in the midst of a busy season, helming five consecutive shows in a theater-swapping "La Ronde" of New York nonprofits.
The Backlot: Gail Berman would like to be the stealth studio chief. She'd like to calmly, quietly put together a program of pictures at Paramount that would at once entice filmgoers and placate…
Even as politicos and industryites call the media regulatory body irrelevant, Taiwan's Government Information Office (GIO) is threatening to flex its muscle one last time and revoke a major cable…
He's in Los Angeles for the AFI Fest with a hit film and he's looking for a Stateside business partner. But he can afford to be picky.
Lise Ann Johnson has been named the Great Canadian Theater Company's new artistic director.
Ever wary of paper cuts, the Los Angeles Times has opened the envelope. As awards season gets underway, the paper last week debuted TheEnvelope.com, a Web site covering the array of entertainment…
A drama looking at terrorism in Saudi Arabia is making waves across the Arab world.
London Eye: Kirk Jones spent a long time getting "Nanny McPhee" right. The fact that shooting finished in July 2004 but the film was only released two weeks ago tells its own tale about his extended…
Nearly 200 years in the making, the National Theater of Scotland came one step closer on Nov. 1 with the launch of an inaugural 2006 program that will reach across Scotland and as far as the U.S.
When Thomas Middelhoff was ousted as CEO of Bertelsmann more than three years ago, observers expected the German giant to curb its appetite for new ventures.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%