The race is on to produce a telepic about the abduction and miracle rescue of Utah teen Elizabeth Smart.
Gene Hackman has been elected by 20th Century Fox to play a former president in "Mooseport." Thesp has met director Donald Petrie, and negotiations are under way for him to star in the comedy…
Broadway may be getting naked in the very near future. The theater's annual nudie fete "Broadway Bares" could end up as a commercial sit-down production.
The next mission for "Agent Cody Banks" starts in six weeks, when MGM begins production on "Cody Banks 2."
Sony Pictures Television is gearing up for the off-network launch of "King of Queens," clinching key station deals in Gotham and Chicago and pacting with Pinnacle Food Corp. on a promotional…
Feature scribe Sheldon Turner has come on board as writer and exec producer of "Dakota Diggs," the Vivica A. Fox-led drama pilot in the works at USA Network.
Novelist-turned-screenwriter William Monahan is in final negotiations to write "Mazar i Sharif" for Columbia Pictures and producer Mace Neufeld.
Universal Pictures has rehired "The Bourne Identity" scribe Tony Gilroy to adapt Robert Ludlum's "The Bourne Supremacy." Deal is valued at low seven figures against mid-seven figures.
CBS has joined Turner's TBS/TNT as shared-window partners for New Line's "About Schmidt." CBS will pay a flat fee of $3 million for three runs of "About Schmidt" in a 15-month window following the…
Australian director Brian Trenchard-Smith will direct "D.C.-9/11," taking over from Daniel Petrie Sr.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%