In the most recent case of a studio applying the brakes to a big-budget event pic, last week Fox 2000 put a hold on Jan De Bont's $100 million-plus event pic "Ghost Riders in the Sky," the studio…
Now that the Oscars are behind them, the people at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences are turning to other matters.
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films will stake its claim on the arthouse beachfront with the creation of Jersey Shore, an indie entity under new partner Jonathan Weisgal's purview that will develop and…
Writer Paul Auster, who was on the jury at last year's Cannes Film Festival, will be back on the Croisette this year with his directorial debut offering, "Lulu on the Bridge."
"Godzilla," looking to leave a big green footprint, hopes to open on more than 6,000 screens when it bows Memorial Day weekend, but it still may fall short of the 6,190 record that "The Lost World…
Italy's TV tycoon-turned-politico Silvio Berlusconi and global media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who recently broke off talks over the sale of Italo media company Mediaset, are reportedly discussing a new…
Laura Esposito, a series regular on the Alphabet web's DreamWorks sitcom "Spin City," has joined the ensemble cast of Mandalay's horror sequel "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer."
Successful alternative rock band Korn and its managers, the Firm's Jeff Kwatinez and Michael Green, have entered into a multimillion-dollar joint venture pact with Reprise Records for the marketing…
On the heels of Kay Koplovitz's resignation from USA Networks (Daily Variety, April 9) comes word that former Fox exec Stephen Chao is in serious talks to take a senior management post at the USA and…
Russia's film world was in shock last week as news emerged Friday that Vladimir Dostal, the head of leading Russian studio Mosfilm, had resigned his post. Studio's plans for privatization, which only…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%