In the 23 years since the Federal Communications Commission adopted fin-syn rules to protect independent producers, the share of indie-produced programs in prime time has fallen dramatically.
Columbia TriStar posted its best U.K. debut ever with the past weekend's record $ 4,003,125 opening of "Bram Stoker's Dracula."
In a blockbuster legal move, Tom Hoberman has ankled his partnership post at Ziffren Brittenham & Branca for a partnership position at Hansen, Jacobson & Teller.
Savoy Pictures has inked Kathleen Turner to star in its upcoming production "Serial Mom," skedded to start production in April, sources confirmed yesterday.
Director Frank Beyer has been chosen as chairman of the 11-member Berlin Intl. Film Festival jury, which hands out the Golden and Silver Bear prizes as well as the newly created "The Blue Angel" at…
Paramount Pictures has acquired motion picture rights to New York Times health care correspondent Lisa Belkin's soon-to-be-published non-fiction book "First, Do No Harm." It is to be developed by…
The Hollywood studios are looking to February releases to make up for the weaker-than-expected January box office performance.
Norstar Releasing's decision lastmonth to acquire art indie distrib Cinephile isn't just an example of a big fish swallowing a smaller one. For the Canadian distribution scene, which has seen the…
TriStar Pictures has inked a domestic distribution deal with the Pleskow-Spikings Partnership, which will provide the studio with three movies, each budgeted in the $ 35 million range, the producers…
Indie public relations vet Ronni Chasen has signed on full-time as senior veepee of publicity at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, an appointment that "completes the revamping of the MGM publicity department,"…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%