Warner Bros. has acquired the Talley Griffith pitch "Time Out" as a high-concept actioner to be developed for director Renny Harlin. The project was set up by producers Robert Kosberg, Alan Riche and…
EMI Group has concluded negotiations to spin off its HMV record store chain into a new company called HMV Media Group, a joint venture between EMI and the private equity group Advent Intl. Corp. The…
Can lightning strike twice for Richard Dominick, the man who made "Jerry Springer" a hot commodity in talk TV? Dominick is developing a project, tentatively titled "Stings," for USA Networks…
Strand Releasing has acquired North American distribution rights in all media to writer-director John Maybury's dramatic feature "Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon."
Just four years removed from his salad days as an intern at the company, Damian Stevenson has been upped to senior vice president of production at Kopelson Entertainment.
Dallas-based investors Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst have entered the Venezuelan pay TV market and formed a management pact with several Argentine cable industry veterans, the company announced Wednesday.
As much as rapper-actor Will Smith would like to do a music tour, it's not a possibility until summer 1999 because of his film work. "I love music, I love making films," said Smith, winner of rap…
Artists who contributed to the Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed soundtrack for the film "Dead Man Walking" will perform March 29 to benefit Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation and the…
Adam Leipzig, formerly a producer at Interscope, has formed his own production company, Terra Bella Entertainment. The company will have a first-look deal with Interscope.
Director John Avildsen has landed Jason Raize, star of the Broadway hit "The Lion King," to topline an untitled film he'll shoot this summer about New Jersey high school kids who complete in annual…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%