The first American Film Market in 1981 was a modest affair, but the big news was the blockbuster pre-sales achieved for a $15 million Sylvester Stallone actioner by an upstart outfit called Carolco.
Fox Intl. Prods has boarded Colombian-Spanish psychological thriller "Bunker," which Columbian director Andi Baiz has begun lensing in Bogota.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 8:45 “Aftershock”Huayi Bros. Media Corp., Criterion 6 “Flesh Wounds”American World Pictures, Broadway 1 “The Big Picture”EuropaCorp, Broadway 3 “The Speak”Green Communications, AMC…
Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to drama "The Whistleblower," starring Rachel Weisz, and has set an August release.
John Carpenter has boarded Brazilian helmer Dennison Ramalho's horror pic "The Hell Within" as an exec producer.
Gary Ross' deal to direct Lionsgate's adaptation of Suzanne Collins' young adult tome "The Hunger Games" is all but done, with the director showing up at the company's AFM splash to plug the…
Lionsgate U.K. has snapped up distribution rights to gritty Brit pic "Jack Falls," the final installment of the "Jack" trilogy based on the comic of the same name.
Aaron Eckhart has signed up to star in CIA action pic "The Expatriate," which is being unveiled to buyers at AFM.
Steven Hoban and Vincenzo Natali, the Canadian producer-director duo behind "Splice," have boarded Randall Cole's thriller ":) 388 Arletta Avenue."
Japanese distrib Comstock Group has snapped up local rights to StudioCanal's "The Last Exorcism" for an undisclosed advance and P&A commitment.
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%