Director Randal Kleiser, who helmed the recently re-released "Grease," has inked a seven-figure deal to helm "Muppets From Space," shooting in Australia in September.
First-time filmmakers discussed the high emotion of having a film at Cannes and the cruel reality of the commercial marketplace at a panel sponsored by Variety, the Independent Feature Project and…
Economic turmoil will force more consolidation of cable TV operators in the Asian region, according to James P Marturato, HBO senior VP of sales and marketing.
Irish director Neil Jordan and his Brit producing partner Stephen Woolley are in the final stages of negotiations to launch a London-based production venture bankrolled by DreamWorks.
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival's producer Rudolf Biermann and program director Eva Zaoralova made the most of their Cannes visit, locking up commitments for several official selections for the Czech…
Warner Bros. has made a swift outright purchase of film rights to the forthcoming Carolyn See novel "The Handyman" for Andrew Lazar's Mad Chance Prods., sources said.
“Head On,” the Oz entry in Directors' Fortnight, has sold to Vertigo in Span and Ster Kinekor in South Africa. Sales company Southern Star says it is juggling offers from all the major European…
Another nonprofit resident theater has succumbed. Saddled with an accumulated deficit of more than $700,000, western Massachusetts' StageWest will cease operations on May 24, the close of its…
The final firstrun showdown between "Frasier" and "Home Improvement" has gone to "Frasier," but ABC's Tim Allen sitcom pulled out of its recent slump to nail down its highest rating in two months.
Italian media group RCS Editori is severing its final ties with the film business with the decision to shutter its theatrical and video distribution company in Italy.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%