VH1 is creating a unit devoted to original scripted projects as part of an overall restructuring of its programming department. Also, exec VP of programming Michael Hirschorn has pinned senior VP…
Wilson Pickett, the raw and intense soul singer who helped shaped modern R&B while recording for Atlantic Records during the 1960s, died Thursday after suffering a heart attack in Virginia. He was 64.
Relativity Media has launched a package worth more than $600 million, backed by hedge funds, to finance films at both Sony and Universal. The deal, dubbed Gun Hill Road, will allocate about $400…
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The Equalizer1Daily:$8.2M Cumulative:$34.1M Sony / Columbia -39.59%
The Boxtrolls2Daily:$4.9M Cumulative:$17.3M Focus -34.47%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner3Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$58.0M Fox -46.49%
With talks between the Mouse and Pixar at a very sensitive stage, insiders say the Walt Disney Co. is looking to acquire the animator, as opposed to merely reaching a new distribution agreement…
The alter ego of Big Bird, "Sesame Street's" Caroll Spinney, will fly off with this year's Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The Rhode Island Film Festival is accepting screenplay entries for its 10th annual international fest and competition.
Promax/BDA has formed a Chairman's Business Council to encourage greater grassroots networking in the promotional, marketing and design community.
Lou Ma Ho's "A Monk's Awakening" will unspool at the third annual Spiritual Film Festival in Tokyo. Fest runs Feb. 1-8.
"TV to go" will be the hot ticket topic Monday at the so-called Mobile++ day in Las Vegas on the eve of the annual NATPE convention, which runs Jan. 24-26. The non-profit NATPE org has joined with…
Meryl Streep will be the third recipient of the Coolidge Award, presented by the Boston-area indie Coolidge Corner Theater.