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Former NBC exec Eric Cardinal is joining UPN as senior vice president of research.
Continuing its buying spree, New Line Cinema has secured screen rights to Coerte Felske's Hollywood satire "Word," for Felske and Scott Rosenberg ("Con Air") to turn into a feature.
Japan took the first step Wednesday in what promises to be a long and convoluted process that could result in new regulations for children's TV programs.
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Filmmaker Michael Apted will receive the 1999 Intl. Documentary Assn. career achievement award Oct. 29. "Michael Apted has earned the respect of his peers for his willingness to tackle controversial…
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Jeffrey Katzenberg's financial experts continued to take a beating Wednesday in his breach-of-contract lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%