Focus Features, looking to expand into mainstream commercial territory, has created Rogue Pictures, a label devoted to upscale action, thriller and urban fare with franchise potential.
The New York Yankees-owned YES network came away with a victory over Chuck Dolan's Cablevision Wednesday when arbitrators ruled that the channel had to be available to all of cable operator's…
Sylvain Chomet, the French helmer behind Oscar-nominated hit toon "The Triplets of Belleville," will direct his next feature for Dimension Films. It will be the first animated project from the…
An eclectic mix of suitors is said to be circling all or part of Conrad Black's Chicago-based Hollinger Intl., indicating a lively interest in high-profile newspaper properties, despite sluggish…
RCA has raised the roof to accommodate Arista Records as BMG continues to rearrange labels and executives in the name of profitability. Arista Records, previously a stand-alone company, will become a…
Some directors at the age of 73 like to take it easy. Not Peter Hall, who will be spending a second summer in residency at the Theater Royal, Bath, for a 10-week season of four plays June 30-Sept. 4…
Spanish broadcaster Telecinco increased net profits in 2003 by 43% to E122.6 million ($151.3 million) on $793.7 million in revenues, thanks in part to cutting its acquisition of U.S. pics.
The Canuck preem of Paul Morrison's "Wondrous Oblivion," about two boys whose love of cricket crosses the racial divide, will open the seventh Sprockets Toronto Film Festival for Children, which runs…
U.S. cable channel Oxygen has acquired the rights to Australia's longest-running television program, "Neighbours."
The U.S. arm of giant Japanese distrib Gaga Communications has tapped one-time topper Kiyoshi Watanabe prexy-CEO, replacing Yoko Asakura, effective immediately.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures