Australian-born director and Oscar-winning cinematographer Dean Semler has been tapped to helm Steven Seagal's actioner "The Patriot," which begins shooting today in Montana.
Dan O'Bannon, veteran scripter of "Alien," "Return of the Living Dead" and co-writer of "Total Recall," has inked a low-six-figure deal with producers Bobby Geisler and John Roberdeau to pen an…
Joseph H. Lewis, the director of such seminal noirish yarns as "Gun Crazy," "My Name Is Julia Ross" and "The Big Combo," has been awarded the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Career Achievement award…
The premiere of CBS' new Friday family lineup fell far below repeats of ABC's "TGIF" block in households, kids and teens, according to preliminary national ratings. Fox, however, was the big winner…
In what is by far the biggest screen rights deal for a book this year, Fox 2000 agreed to pay $3 million upfront for "The Cobra Event," a medical thriller novel by "Crisis in the Hot Zone" author…
Miramax Films has hired John Polwrek for the newly created job of senior vice president, worldwide promotions.
Swedish competition authorities have notified Svensk Filmindustri (SF) that they are preparing a possible antitrust suit against it in answer to a 3-year-old case filed by competitor Sandrews.
Island Records has tapped Davitt Sigerson, the former chief of EMI Records, as its new prexy, sources said, with an official announcement coming as early as this week. Sigerson would fill the void…
Pat O'Brien has been a boon to "Access Hollywood," which is moving to better timeslots in two top 50 markets next week.
America Online, the world's largest private online network, and Internet-based music retailer N2K Inc. have forged a strategic partnership that gives N2K exclusive rights to sell music within AOL's…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%