Ask a Neil Young fan to describe the keys to understanding his music, and one is likely to hear about his songwriting brilliance, his electric guitar heroics, his incisive views on the victories and…
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have greenlit the long-gestating James Brown biopic after tapping “42″ star Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary artist known as the “godfather of soul.” “The…
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
Forty-two U.S. jurisdictions offer a dizzying array of tax credits, rebates and grants for film and TV production. At right: a snapshot of programs in 11 states and Puerto Rico that have pulled jobs…
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
Millicent Shelton, 47, is worried about the impact that runaway production is having on her twins, a boy and a girl.
Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to an untitled comedy from Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow. Schumer is writing the script as a potential starring vehicle and Apatow will produce through his…
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
Ronald Colby, a vet of films and TV shows like Francis Ford Coppola's "The Outsiders" and the Ed Zwick/Marshall Herskowitz TV movie "Extreme Close-Up," says he saw the flight of production from…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%