Mel Smith, director of the hit comedy "Bean," has signed a two-year first-look deal with Working Title Films. As well as producing "Bean," Polygram-owned Working Title also was behind Smith's…
Actress Meg Ryan and her production company Prufrock Pictures have christened their first-look deal with Castle Rock with the swift preemptive buy, for a reported mid- against high-six figures, of a…
Members of the animation community who passed away last year will be remembered Feb. 7 at a special event organized by their colleagues.
EXCLUSIVEIn an unusual display of generosity, the executive producers of Warner Bros. TV's hit series "ER" are sharing their cut of NBC's $850 million license fee with the drama's entire creative and…
Israel-based cinema developer Forum Film, owned by prominent Israeli exhibitor-distributor Muki Gridinger, has just launched Hungary's newest multiplex theater, Cinema City, via Gridinger's local…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is developing a plan to merge Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures by the end of the 1998 into a single studio that will churn out around 20 pics per year, studio…
Writer-producer Lee Rose has entered into a multiyear production deal with Universal TV Entertainment to develop, write, produce and direct series programs as well as longform projects for the UTE…
Specialized-film distribution exec Adam Rogers, who recently was hired by Canada's Alliance Communications, died at his New York apartment over the weekend, the company said Monday. An Alliance…
India's premier international film festival concluded with the announcement of trophies for the fest's newly introduced Asian competition section.
Brian Robbins, who directed last summer's Nickelodeon-Paramount feature "Good Burger," is set to helm the high school comedy "Varsity Blues" for Paramount-based MTV Films.
Domestic Film DAILY
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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%