Hugh Wilson, whose last film was the hit "The First Wives Club," has signed with Universal to write and direct "Dudley Do-Right," the Canadian Mountie created by the late animator Jay Ward.
Warner Bros. has bid $100,000 against a $500,000 total exercise price for feature film rights to "The Invaders," the 1960s sci-fi ABC-TV show starring Roy Thinnes. Those rights, once owned by Carolco…
London-based production houses will soon have a high-speed digital link to Los Angeles that will allow Soho-based media companies to play a bigger role in the special effects and post-production…
Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter will take off in the BBC Films/Distant Horizon production of "The Theory of Flight."
Jamie Kennedy, who played Randy in Wes Craven's "Scream," will reprise his role in the sequel to Dimension's $100 million blockbuster, which begins lensing in June.
Virgin Entertainment tycoon Richard Branson has sold 33% of V2 Records, his young record company, to the McCarthy Corp. for $90 million.
Bill Lord, who in his two years as news director has guided KNBC-TV to some of its best ratings of the 1990s, is resigning his post to return to his hometown of Seattle and KIRO-TV.
Jerry Zucker has been attached to develop Caravan Pictures' "A Course in Miracles," which he is likely to direct for Touchstone Pictures.
David G. Johnson, general counsel and executive vice president of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has been upped to senior exec VP, it was announced Monday by Frank Mancuso, MGM chairman and chief…
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Paramount-based Phase One Prods. has optioned "Jaws" scribe Carl Gottlieb's thriller pitch "Wolf and Blood" in a deal that could net Gottlieb a mid-six-figure pricetag.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures