Italy's state-owned film studio Cinecitta has been sold to a group of Italian investors, including top film producers Vittorio Cecchi Gori and Aurelio De Laurentiis.
For the second time this summer, big box office buzz turned out to be mainly static. "Armageddon's" debut fell far short of last year's Independence Day opener, Sony's "Men in Black," which racked up…
Fox and Touchstone TV have decided not to move forward with the previously ordered midseason sitcom starring Dave Chappelle.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Actor-director Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful," which tells the tragicomic story of a Jewish father and his infant son in a World War II concentration camp, became the major winner at the 42nd…
Media mergers and acquisitions reached an impressive $99 billion for the first half of 1998, compared with $77 billion for all of 1997, according to Veronis, Suhler & Associates, the New York-based…
In one of the first significant hires for the Staples Center -- the downtown Los Angeles sports and events venue under construction -- execs there have tapped Robert (Bobby) Goldwater as senior veep…
German-born commercials and musicvid tyro Marcus Nispel will make his feature helming debut on Beacon Pictures' Arnold Schwarzenegger starrer "End of Days."
Sony Pictures Entertainment has established a business and legal affairs department in its Digital Studios division and named Mary O'Hare to head the group as senior VP.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti says a host of culture ministers meeting in Ottawa last week were fighting a losing rearguard action in their attempt to build barricades to…
Following the recent demise of accident-prone satcaster Australis Media's Galaxy, Oz's beleaguered feevee sector is being revamped.