Sinclair Broadcast Group is in talks to buy TV station group Sullivan Broadcasting at a price that could be as high as $1.4 billion, Wall Street sources say.
"Surrender Dorothy," the hard-edged saga of a bisexual drug addict, was named the Grand Jury prize winner Friday at the conclusion of the Slamdance Film Festival. Produced out of Philadelphia by…
A wide selection of films from Europe and Asia will compete for the Gold and Silver Bear trophies at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22).
Christopher Cherot, the writer, director and star of the Sundance entry "Hav Plenty," has signed a multipicture deal with Miramax Films.
With NBC out of the NFL game, two of the Peacock's high-priced football talent, Greg Gumbel and Cris Colinsworth, have agreed to join networks that have pro football contracts.
Swiss film group Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, which has become increasingly aggressive following Polygram Film Intl.'s decision to set up a stand-alone distribution operation in Switzerland, has…
Independent producer/exhibitor Regent Entertainment has formally launched an international sales division, Regent Entertainment Intl. Film Distribution (REIFD), and named Helen Sarlui as its…
Former UTA agent Jessica Swirnoff has joined Disney as director of production for Walt Disney and Hollywood Pictures, where she'll develop and produce films under both banners.
The Time Warner group has taken its first stake in a European digital TV platform with Warner Bros.' acquisition of 10% of Canal Plus' digital outlet Canal Satellite. Warner Bros. has held an option…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment will bow five direct-to-vid pics this year, marking its largest slate of releases in the format.
Domestic Film DAILY
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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%