Moshe Diamant's Signature Pictures has made a deal to finance "Amazon," a vehicle for Scarlett Johansson to play a gladiatrix from 200 B.C. who exacts vengeance on an army that destroyed her homeland.
Bauer Martinez lit up the weekend with Sunday's acquisition of Roberto Benigni-helmed "The Tiger and the Snow," which it will release through its new North American distribution arm. But otherwise…
Melissa Rivers has kick-started her producing biz, selling weekly skein "The Craze" to Discovery Network's Fit TV and reality pilot "The Stylist" to the TV Guide Channel.
Andrew Lloyd Webber is taking complete ownership of London's premier musical venues. The composer told Daily Variety on Sunday that he is buying out the 50% share of Really Useful Theaters previously…
The WB is developing an hour-long D.C. drama with a sudsy edge. "The Body Politic," from scribes Bill Robinson and Jason Rothenberg, will take a "Wonkette"-style look at young people working in the…
Melissa Sagemiller has scored the lead female role in Disney's "The Guardian" alongside Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher. Shooting under the helm of Andrew Davis begins in Shreveport, La., in…
Liz Berger Dagan has joined the Weinstein Co. as senior veep of publicity, the company announced at AFM.
ESPN has bought exclusive cable TV rights to its first independent movie, "Through the Fire," a documentary that premiered at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.
Michael Haneke's "Cache" has topped the European Film Awards with seven major nominations, including pic, director, actor and actress. Topical thriller addresses the responsibility of France to its…
Michael Douglas is set to star in "The King of California," a comedy to be produced by the "Sideways" team of Alexander Payne and Michael London. Pic, which begins shooting in February, will mark the…
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%