The Weinstein Co. has tapped Robert Nelson Jacobs to adapt "How Starbucks Saved My Life," based on Michael Gates Gill's memoir.
Though it marks a return to Swedish filmmaking after 25 years of English-language features, Lasse Hallstrom's gruesome thriller "The Hypnotist" feels like a rather awkward fit for the director of…
Mickey Liddell's newly minted LD Entertainment has named PR exec Liz Berger as Senior VP - Publicity.
David Brown's Manhattan Project has bought screen rights to the Leif Enger debut novel "Peace Like a River." Brown will produce with his president of production Kit Golden, with whom he teamed for…
The best film prize will be contested by these three front-runners, along with Steven Soderbergh's "Erin Brockovich" and Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous." This is the first year that the British…
After wrenching roles in "Lovers on the Bridge" and "The English Patient," Juliette Binoche is certainly proud of the natural ease that her character, the chocolate purveyor and charming heroine of…
Leslie Caron will join Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp in Miramax's “Chocolat” for helmer Lasse Hallstrom. Caron, who recently completed HBO's “Blonde Bombshell” with Judy Dench (also set for…
Claire Denis comes up with her emotionally richest pic to date in "Nenette and Boni," a multilayered look at unformed teen emotions and the mysterious, almost invisible ties that bind siblings…
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar