Returning to his alma mater, William Loper has been named executive vice president of creative advertising for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.
Fox Television Studios has pacted with "Coupling" exec producer Beryl Vertue and "Men Behaving Badly" scribe Simon Nye to create an American version of the U.K. comedy "The Savages."
ABC is poised to give Touchstone Television's comedy pilot "Platonically Incorrect" another shot.
To the Editor: Reading Harvey Weinstein's Guest Column (“Pick of the Crix: An Appreciation,” Daily Variety, July 23), I felt that I must have fallen asleep during Eulogy 101. I thought you were…
It's turning into a big year for Richard Adler. Miramax recently announced plans for a remake of his "Damn Yankees." Now producers Jeffrey Richards and James Fuld are moving ahead with a major…
In Bruce McNall's memoir, "Fun While It Lasted," he recalls spending much of his youth in Los Angeles kicking around the fringes of Hollywood. Always enthralled by the industry's elite, he finally…
The precept of freedom of expression often takes a back seat once the ideologues and pedants get involved. Mel Gibson's movie, “The Passion,” provides the latest and most vivid example. Though Gibson…
Los Angeles-based H2O Motion Pictures and Vancouver's Brightlight Pictures have pacted to co-produce five pics for $50 million.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%