Rumors swirled around MGM Wednesday about a deal in the works that could mean as much as $10 million for a spec script by Brian DePalma and Jay Cocks. The stratospheric sum would include DePalma's…
Toronto-based helmer John N. Smith, best-known for the Hollywood Pictures hit "Dangerous Minds," has signed to direct the Canuck TV miniseries "Random Passage," his first Canadian-made project in…
Polygram has upped its stake in Polygram Russia from 51% to 90%, acquiring the additional equity from entrepreneur Boris Zosimov, the joint venture partner in the music and film group's Russian…
COMPETITION FEATURE FILMS Dance Me to My Song, Rolf de Heer (Australia)Foolish Heart, Hector Babenco (Brazil-Argentina-France)The Rose Seller, Victor Gaviria (Colombia)The Celebration, Thomas…
Robert A. Vanselow, a longtime actor-singer who essayed Broadway roles and appearing in features and TV shows, died March 30 in Los Angeles following a lengthy heart-related illness. He was 79.
Jim Henson Prods. has promoted two creative affairs executives. Marcy Ross has been upped to senior VP of creative affairs, and Halle Stanford Grossman has been upped to veep of creative affairs.
Another phenomenally successful Aussie pre-school group is about to follow the trail of "Bananas in Pyjamas" and invade the U.S. and Europe.
Australia's ailing pay TV operator Australis Media appears to be in its death throes.
FROM NCTACox Communications Inc. entered "mega-cluster" into the lexicon Tuesday on announcing a definitive agreement to buy an 80% stake in Las Vegas-based cabler Prime South Diversified Inc. for…
Lillian Briggs, a former recording artist and performer during the 1950s and '60s, died April 11 of lung cancer in North Miami Beach, Fla. She was 64.
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%