"SpongeBob SquarePants" creator Stephen Hillenburg has been tapped as winner of the Statue Award from the Princess Grace Foundation.
Lit managers Chris Emerson and Todd A. Sharp have merged their shingles to form Critical Mass, a production and management unit that covers both film and television.
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By day, he's U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, a Republican from Tennessee. By night, he's Arthur Branch, the new DA on the hit show "Law & Order."
Box office success with "Barbershop," big growth in TV operations and robust income from DVD titles helped MGM bounce back into the black in the third quarter -- one quarter earlier than expected.
Paul Allen's Charter Communications, the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S., removed its chief operating officer, David Barford, on Tuesday, causing its stock to sink by 31% for the day.
Nicole Kidman will be joining the ranks of "The Stepford Wives." She'll topline Paramount's remake of the 1975 thriller, which revolves around a group of husbands who transform their feisty wives…
Val Kilmer will star in "Blind Horizon" for Emmett/Furla Films and Newman/Tooley Films, with commercial and musicvid helmer Michael Haussman directing.
Kevin Hyman, former head of physical production at Miramax, has been named exec VP at Universal Pictures' specialty film unit, Focus Features.
Michelle Williams and Meat Loaf Aday have been tapped to star in "Hole in One," the debut feature of writer-director Richard Ledes for Gotham-based production company Beech Hill Films.
Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%