Senator Intl. has acquired the comedy "Stranger Than Fiction" by Zach Helm, to be produced by Lindsay Doran.
Eva Mendes will star with Will Smith in "Last First Kiss," the Columbia Pictures comedy that will be directed by Andy Tennant. Shooting begins in March.
Gotham girl power was in full force Tuesday as a panel of female creative and corporate entertainment execs gathered to discuss an assortment of self-empowerment issues that transcend simply…
With a focus on scripted drama and longform projects, Lions Gate Television unveiled its development slate, which included orders from Fox, UPN, the WB and several cablers.
David Attenborough, best known for the "Life on Earth" series, has been tapped to receive the 2003 Career Achievement Award from the Intl. Documentary Assn.
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Despite a veto threat, House and Senate bargainers agreed Wednesday to block the Bush administration from allowing a single company to own television stations that could reach almost half the viewing…
The Israel Comedy Arts Fund is providing good cause to laugh during its kickoff celebration at the Improv on Melrose Avenue on Thursday. Event proceeds will benefit "Stand Up and Laugh," seasoned…
Onetime Miramax marketing head Dennis Rice was named senior VP publicity at Disney on Wednesday, reporting to Mouse marketing prexy Oren Aviv.
Pronouncing it one of the most "soiling pieces" of television he's ever seen, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti on Wednesday blasted a History Channel doc suggesting that Lyndon…
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Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%