British media company Flextech, the main shareholder in the Children's Channel, is negotiating to take a substantial minority stake in the U.K. version of the Family Channel, which is due to launch…
Paramount Pictures has acquired Jim Uhls' spec action-comedy, "Mace and Mardi ," as a starring vehicle for Eddie Murphy and his Par-based production company.
The tangled saga of Home Shopping Network Inc.'s financial troubles continues to unwind. The St. Petersburg, Fla., cable programmer is terminating a controversial arrangement in which Western…
Turner Pictures Worldwide opened the book Saturday on two new projects with "The Pagemaster" meister David Kirschner. The producer's pair of pix cement TPW's commitment to releasing films…
Bill Clinton's handlers should take a hint from "Dave." Warner Bros.' sophisticated presidential comedy has overcome the public's initial resistance to political comedies, inching into the top slot…
Iwerks Entertainment has created Iwerks Studios to handle the company's film production.
Mark J. Kern has joined Fox Broadcasting Co. as exec director, publicity, overseeing publicity for series, movies and the Fox Children's Network while assisting in overseeing the department.
Senior European Commission officials have agreed to explore ways of replacing the vast panoply of European production incentives and subsidies with a single, uniform scheme.
Record companies are lining up against the Blockbuster Entertainment-IBM plan to streamline delivery of compact discs to retailers (Daily Variety, May 11).
Ezra Doner is ankling his post as senior VP of business and legal affairs at Miramax Films to join the entertainment wing at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$205.3M Disney -15.02%
Rio 23Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$79.6M Fox -28.13%