Marc Platt will step down as prexy of production for Universal Pictures after just 19 months on the job in yet another indication of turmoil beyond the Universal gate.
Leonardo DiCaprio fever is running hot overseas, paying off handsomely for "The Man in the Iron Mask" which earned a strapping $17 million last weekend, fueled by bows in Germany, Spain and Mexico.
Dick Morris, a former adviser to President Clinton, has landed a pundit post at Fox News Channel.
Former Sony Pictures Entertainment executive VP Dennis Miller has been named to a post overseeing all TV activities for Toronto-based Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
Media Pro, CME's Romanian partner in PRO TV and the two-month-old Acasa cable channel, has acquired the state film studio Buftea during its privatization in March.
John Schimmel has joined Bel Air Entertainment, working as senior vice president for his old boss Steven Reuther, where he'll be responsible for overseeing day-to-day development and production…
Syndie newsmag maven Sheila Sitomer has ankled as executive producer of King World Prods.' "Inside Edition" to join its chief rival, Warner Bros.' "Extra."
Better-than-predicted revenues are causing Slovenia's Pop TV to revise its 1998 plans. First-quarter revenues at the CME-partnered station were up around 50% over last year, double the projected 25%…
Lions Gate Prods., the production arm of Lions Gate Films, has promoted Lauren McLaughlin to vice president of production, Carrie Walkup to director of creative affairs and Ernie Barbarash to…
Cable TV operators in Japan will be allowed to use fiber optic networks owned by telecommunications companies starting this month, the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said on Monday.
Domestic Film DAILY
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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%