Microsoft Corp. took yet another step toward actual confrontation Wednesday when lead DOJ antitrust attorney Joel Klein asked a federal judge to hold the software behemoth in "civil contempt" for…
Strand Releasing of Santa Monica has acquired North American rights to Jesse Peretz's debut feature "First Love, Last Rites," which makes its U.S. premiere next month at the Sundance Film Festival.
Top European TV indie Endemol Entertainment has acquired a 51% share of Cologne-based television production company Non Fiction.
New Line Television and Warner Bros.' syndie arm are teaming for the first time on a firstrun syndie hour based on the "Mortal Kombat" franchise.
Bo Diddley, Paul Robeson, the Mills Bros. and Roy Orbison have been named recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Assn. of Recording Arts & Sciences.
German commercial web RTL has inked a three-year output deal with Hallmark Entertainment. Starting in 1998, RTL will have exclusive German-lingo rights to all Hallmark productions, and will…
Off-network comedies shone, but syndie weeklies got hammered in the first full week after the November sweep, according to Nielsen's ratings report for the week ending Dec. 7.
Former Live Entertainment exec Ellen Pittleman has been named VP of worldwide acquisitions for Paramount Home Video.
A legal battle between German public and private webs over advertising will be turned over to the European Court, a Stuttgart judge ruled Wednesday.
"Kiss the Girls" star Ashley Judd has kissed goodbye the six-figure salary mark, scoring a low seven-figure payday to co-star with Ewan McGregor in the psychological thriller "Eye of the Beholder," a…
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%