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…
Warner Bros. TV has restructured its deal with Drew Carey, the star, executive producer and co-creator of ABC's "The Drew Carey Show," who will now earn an estimated $300,000 per episode.
Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Grover and Cookie Monster found out Wednesday that they'll be alive for at least four more years, with PBS' announcement of an extension of its partnership with the Children's…
Robert H. Harvey, senior VP of Panavision, will be honored as the 1998 FINDIE recipient at the Independent Spirit Awards on March 21. The award is presented to an individual or organization in the…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%