In the backwoods of rustic Zaca Lake, the seventh annual Hollywood Literary Retreat brought together the usual assortment of scribes, producers, studio executives, actors, lawyers, agents, managers…
Under Minnesota's landmark $6 billion settlement with tobacco makers, reached on Friday, the companies have agreed not to pay Hollywood producers and studios to place cigarettes or other…
Sondra Steele, a member of the popular 1940s song and piano duo of Jon and Sondra Steele, died of natural causes Jan. 24 at her home in Tarzana. She was 84.
Stanley (Mickey) Steinberg has retired from his position as chairman of Sony Retail Entertainment, a division of Sony Corp. of America. Beginning June 1, Steinberg will relocate from N.Y. to his home…
Singer-composer Eddie Rabbitt, the Brooklyn-born son of Irish immigrants who scored dozens of country and pop music hits in the 1970s and '80s and later voiced disdain for the racy side of rock, has…
One of the TV industry's biggest buyers of literary properties, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, has struck again with the purchase of the film and TV rights to Dorothy Allison's "Cavedweller."
The New Yorker, which prides itself on immaculate fact-checking, was the victim of an embarrassing typo when, in its recent piece by Connie Bruck about Seagram topper Edgar Bronfman Jr., it discussed…
Actor-director Roberto Benigni leads the field in the 42nd David di Donatello awards -- Italy's top movie nods -- landing 12 nominations for "Life Is Beautiful," his tragicomedy about the love and…
At least two of the first 24 stations scheduled to go on the air with a digital signal on Nov. 1 have told the FCC that they won't make the deadline.
In what could be the most expensive miniseries ever launched for broadcast TV, NBC Studios and Hallmark Entertainment are planning a massive 12-hour epic called "The Bible," with Richard Attenborough…
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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%