The rights to the bestselling novel "Indian Killer" have been acquired by ShadowCatcher Entertainment, a Seattle-based production company, which has teamed producer Scott Rosenfelt with former Sony…
"Pop" and "MmmBop" gave a lift to Polygram's financial results in the first half of 1997, but a lack of hit movies put a dent in the company's otherwise buoyant figures.
In keeping with its habit of shelling out big bucks for talent, Universal Pictures has offered Michelle Yeoh $1 million to star opposite Martin Lawrence in the buddy action/comedy "Confucius Brown,"…
Miramax's Dimension label has sealed a two-picture deal with the comedy-writing team of Craig Mazin and Greg Erb, based on a pitch the company just acquired in a pre-emptive strike for what sources…
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase 1 Prods. has acquired an untitled historical epic based on a pitch by scribe Bruce C. McKenna.
Philips president Cor Boonstra delivered a post mortem on the company's media portfolio over the weekend, confirming it was bailing out of all media investments, except for its 75% stake in PolyGram.
Russia's willingness to combat piracy appears to be assuming higher priority on government agendas, with a meeting between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomydrin and Jack Valenti, chairman and…
J. Brian McGrath has been named to the new post of president, international, Universal Studios Recreation Group, and will be responsible for all international activities of the unit, including the…
Right now, it's just a trickle. But will the slowly rising tide of Internet-delivered music prove to be the flood of Web content that musicians, managers, record labels and online mavens think --- or…
NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw appears close to re-upping with "NBC Nightly News" for four more years.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%