Continuing its aggressive push into the international market for foreign-language films, Universal Pictures has acquired all world rights, excluding Italy and the U.S., to Italian director Pupi…
Former nightclub owner Eli Samaha is fast becoming one of the most aggressive independent producers in town. Samaha's outfit Phoenician Films has agreed to finance Shonda Rhimes' drama "When Willows…
The Ralph Lauren Producers Award has been added to the lineup of honors for the 1998 Independent Spirit Awards. The prize, which includes an unrestricted cash grant of $20,000, will be presented…
If you ask any cinematographer about the "perfect" movie that left an indelible impression on their soul, then you'll undoubtedly hear a long story.
After endless court battles and permit hassles, restoration of the wetlands near what could become the future DreamWorks studio is again under way.
Fred Klinkhammer, a veteran Canadian TV exec, has been tapped chief operating officer, exec VP and managing director of Central European Media Enterprises, a key broadcaster operating in Central and…
Two past winners and three first-timers were saluted in the Directors Guild of America list of nominees for 1997 feature film directing, announced on Monday.
Polygram's "The Gingerbread Man" captured the top slot on the exclusives roster in its first outing. Robert Altman's screen adaptation of the John Grisham novel baked $118,278 in eight ovens in New…
Unsinkable, unstoppable, unprecedented. As box office observers run out of adjectives to describe "Titanic's" historic six-week run at the box office, the film itself shows no signs of flagging.
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…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%