When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”) is in negotiations direct MGM's reboot of “Ben-Hur,” the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston. Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake. Jason Brown…
“Every day is A.C. Lyles Day,” asserted Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge to a well-attended 95th birthday lunch Friday for the Paramount exec at Musso and Frank's in Hollywood. LaBonge, who…
Jodie Foster will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th annual Golden Globes on Jan. 13 from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
Charlton Heston, one of Hollywood's most visible and controversial stars, best remembered for such straight-faced heroic roles as Moses in "The Ten Commandments" and the Oscar-winning title role of…
From the Army Archerd Archive: Good morning from Rome where Metro is protecting its "Ben-Hur" investment with Charlton Heston by talking a two-pic pact with him for his indie banner and under Metro's…
The American Film Institute's Board of Trustees bestowed the AFI Charlton Heston Award upon Jack Valenti at a private luncheon Thursday at the BevHilton.
The Last Hard Men is a fairly good actioner with handsome production values and some thoughtful overtones. Charlton Heston and James Coburn are both fine as a retired lawman and his half-Indian…
Khartoum is an action-filled entertainment pic which contrasts personal nobility with political expediency. The colorful production builds in spectacular display, enhanced by Cinerama presentation…
The $15 million bet Metro topper Joseph R. Vogel and his associates put on a chariot race should result in the biggest payoff in the history of film business. "Ben-Hur" is a majestic achievement…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%