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…
Figures released by national rights association SIAE for entertainment-industry spending in Italy during the first half of 1997 show an increase of 3.6% over the same period in 1996, with admissions…
The ninth annual Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival closed its 12-day run Jan. 19 with the announcement of its audience choice winners: "Mandragora," "Elles," "A Forgotten Light," "The Long Way…
Despite soft overall ratings and the appointment of its third management and programming team in as many years, CanWest-backed Network Ten's just-released results put the web in good shape for an…
Kate Hudson has landed a lead in "Desert Blue," the next film by "Hurricane" director Morgan J. Freeman. She'll co-star alongside Brendan Sexton, Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck and Sara Gilbert.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America is taking the Texas legislature to court over a new law there that would ban investments by state pension funds in companies that produce music with…
Cinar Films of Montreal has pacted with Nickelodeon to co-produce 20 episodes of teen whodunit series "The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo," which will begin shooting this spring in Montreal. Nickelodeon…
Gary David Goldberg, who created "Family Ties" and "Brooklyn Bridge" and co-created "Spin City," will receive the Valentine Davies Award from the Writers Guild of America. The nod will be part of…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%