Cameron Mackintosh could be forgiven this week for dwelling on the past, as his massively successful co-production (with Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group) of "The Phantom of the Opera"…
Trimark Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to writer/director Tommy O'Haver's Sundance competition entry "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss" for about $600,000, according to sources. The film was…
Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision Communications Inc. increased net income 70%, to $32.8 million in the fourth quarter, it said Friday, on 29% higher revenues of $138 million.
In a movie year that the critical consensus is already reducing to an afterthought, something remarkable happened in 1997.
The Denver Broncos beating the Green Bay Packers wasn't the only upset at Super Bowl XXXII. Perhaps even more shocking, the game turned out to be a lot better than the commercials, which included…
EXCLUSIVERachael Leigh Cook has inked to star opposite Elijah Wood in teen drama "The Bumblebee Flies Anyway," from the Gotham-based indie production company Shooting Gallery.
Don Zepfel has been upped to exec VP of physical production for Universal, effective immediately. He reports directly to Marc Platt, president of production.
EXCLUSIVE Truly looking to share the wealth with his comrades, first-time helmer-scribe Darren Aronofsky took a unique approach to financing his Sundance entry "Pi," (Daily Variety, Jan. 22).
MIDIA (the Mercado Iberoamericano de la Industria Audiovisual) will host a co-production market at its third edition in June.
It was a robust holiday season for Musicland, as the chain, which teetered on the verge of bankruptcy for much of 1997, posted record pre-tax profits and net earnings for the fourth quarter.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%