No. 1 exhib chain Carmike Cinemas Inc. is warning Wall Street analysts that its net earnings in the fourth quarter could be down as much as 60% from a year earlier, despite the strong box office…
Prompted by a writers' strike vote last week, producers at the Children's Television Workshop have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering scriptwriters for the popular "Sesame…
Priscilla Presley has won a key skirmish in her legal battle to stop producer Bud Grant and his 3rd Coast Entertainment from making a pic based on the Suzanne Finstad tome "Child Bride -- The Untold…
Nasza Telewizja (NTV), Poland's new regional private station, had its low key launch this week ruined when rival broadcaster TVN dropped a bombshell.
As expected, stock in Planet Hollywood Intl. plunged $3.31, or 32%, to an all-time low of $7.12 Thursday, the first opportunity shareholders had to sell after Wednesday's news that the company's…
EXCLUSIVE PARK CITY, Utah -- Robert L. King is set to direct a film version of Charles Busch's stage play "Psycho Beach Party" for Strand Releasing.
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.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has created a new lifetime achievement prize, the Independence Award, and has named producer Saul Zaentz as its first recipient.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
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%