• Film

MK2 To Distribute Fansten's 'Heart'

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Director Jacques Fansten's new French feature, “Cross My Heart,” has been acquired for U.S. distribution by MK2 Prods. USA, to bow this spring. Shown at the Montreal, Toronto and Sarasota film fests…

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Goldwyn To Distrib Minghella Debut

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Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired worldwide distrib rights to writer-director Anthony Minghella's feature debut, “Truly, Madly, Deeply.” Distrib plans to release it Stateside in May. Film was invited…

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War Causes TNT Pic Rethink

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All library films at Turner Network Television are being reviewed to see if they are appropriate to be aired during the war with Iraq. Already yanked at TNT were “Submarine D1″ and “Hellcats Of The…

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Court Backs WGA On Credits

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A California appeals court has upheld the Writers Guild of America's writing credit determination for the film “Beverly Hills Cop II,” stating that the guild can handle credit problems better than…

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By The People, For The People

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The launching of Brooklyn Community Access Television (BCAT) was announced last week. The station, which will be carried by Time Warner and Cablevision, has financing from the Fund for the Borough of…

Data

Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.24.14: $155.7M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
  2. 2

    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$2.1M

    Cume to07.24.14: $41.4M

    The Purge: Anarchy

    2
    Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
  3. 3

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.0M

    Cume to07.24.14: $25.8M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    3
    Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%

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Marketplace

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Doubling The News

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Shane Moreland, recently arrived news director at KPLR-TV, plans to expand the station's 30-minute weeknight newscasts to fill the 9 to 10 p.m. hour. In other developments, Timothy J. McKernan has…

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Following The Leader?

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Mike Hevel has joined KSDK-TV as assistant news director, coming from WLWT-TV Cincinnati. Cliff Abromats, KSDK news director, was station manager when Hevel was news director at the Cincinnati…

Alfred Emmet

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Alfred Emmet, 82, a leading amateur theater impresario famed for having introduced foreign works to British audiences, died Jan. 16 in Cirencester, England. In 1933 he founded the Questors Theater…

Christopher Dryhurst

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Christopher Dryhurst, 57, assistant director, died Jan. 15 in London following a brief illness. He started as a personal assistant to the controller of programming at Rediffusion Television in 1960…

Executive Shuffle

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MICHAEL RUSSELL has ankled his post as executive director of national publicity at Paramount to join Orion Pictures as v.p. of publicity. MICHAEL SMITH has been named to the new post of v.p. of…