To the surprise of absolutely no one, Seagram Co. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer were "very close" Wednesday night to a deal on Polygram Filmed Entertainment.
Aussie helmer Geoffrey Wright has signed to direct the slasher thriller "Cherry Falls" for Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films.
Televisa topper Emilio Azcarraga Jean appears to be reducing his majority stake in the holding company that controls the media giant in a move that also reduces his substantial debt load.
London-based ITN is teaming up with three major PBS outlets --including Gotham's WNET -- to launch a nightly newscast targeted at American audiences.
For the third consecutive week, rap artist Jay-Z topped the album sales chart with nearly 186,000 copies of his Def Jam Records disc "Vol. II ... Hard Knock Life," according to sales data released…
Sat-TV operator Primestar Partners will likely run into liquidity problems in the first quarter of next year unless it raises additional capital, Standard and Poors warned Wednesday as it downgraded…
Ending a summer of speculation in which every top-gun publishing player was rumored up for the job, Broadway editor-in-chief John Sterling has been appointed the new president and publisher of Henry…
Montreal-based Cinar Films reported record financial results for the third quarter, making it one of just a few companies to profit from meeting the entertainment and educational needs of children.
Imagine Entertainment founders Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will be feted early next year at the syndie biz's annual sales confab in New Orleans with the NATPE org's creative achievement award. The…
As the charity season kicks into high gear Friday with the Carousel Ball, Hollywood's generosity is being tested by piranha-like election-year fundraising, a rising tide of charities and a hiccuping…
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Frozen2Daily: $1.7M Cumulative: $140.5M Disney -30.18%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $437,117 Cumulative: $6.8M Relativity Media -25.73%