A weak release schedule and a strong pound dealt a double blow to sales and profits at EMI in the first half of 2004.
In a move that has triggered a reorganization at the top of George Lucas' f/x and sound companies, Lucas Digital topper Jim Morris is ankling the company to resume his earlier career as a producer.
CAA is bolstering its reality ranks by hiring Pierre Brogan, the former head of Paradigm's alternative TV department. Brogan, who also worked as a TV lit agent at Paradigm, will serve as a TV agent…
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Universal Studios exec VP and general counsel Karen Randall will ankle at the end of the year, with senior VP and intellectual property counsel Maren Christensen tapped to fill the post.
A weak film slate couldn't stop Disney last quarter, as strong performance across all other divisions led it to healthy growth for the quarter and fiscal year ending Sept. 30.
Newmarket Films has sealed a deal to acquire North American rights to Germany's Oscar submission this year, helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel's "Downfall."
Brit helmer David Yates has been invited by Warner Bros. to play with its prized Harry Potter franchise. Days after setting relative newcomer Michael Goldenberg to script "Harry Potter and the Order…
Arthur Sarkissian, producer of the "Rush Hour" franchise (including the forthcoming third installment), has renewed his first-look production deal at MGM, where he's been based since 2002.
DreamWorks has hired scribes Ed Decter and John Strauss to write the animated pic "Puss in Boots," based on the Antonio Banderas-voiced character from "Shrek 2."
Fox has become the first studio to enter the fast-growing digital music space, launching an online music store Thursday that sells downloads from its collection of songs and scores.