Judd Apatow recently gave us "This Is Forty." Playwright Kathryn Graf has essentially written "This Is 50," but given her new play, in its world premiere at the Odyssey, the more intriguing but less…
Hearst has promoted Neeraj Khemlani to a new role as chief creative officer, the company said Thursday, working with managers across its various businesses to "enable them in the creation of the best…
With so many studios looking to land the next micro-budget hit, DreamWorks is getting in the game, naming Ringan Ledwidge to direct the sci-fi thriller "Glimmer."
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will have its U.S. premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on December 6 as a benefit for the education and preservation initiatives of…
The first release from the nascent Paramount Animation unit will be a "SpongeBob SquarePants" pic in 2014, Viacom topper Philippe Dauman told investors on Tuesday.
With all the strange celebrity fluff that floats all over TV and glossy magazines these days, it's a pleasure to report that there's a site out there devoted to putting this fame thing into proper…
Mix the look of the "Farmer's Almanac," a snarky dose of celebrity worship and the wrath of Don Rickles and you get FameTracker.com, a Web site that offers a running commentary and rankings on the…
Motion Picture trade journalist Richard Gertner died of heart failure Sept. 14 at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. He was 66.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%