There's precious little glory -- and not even that much cage fighting -- in "Chavez: Cage of Glory," a poverty-row vanity project for Argentinian mixed martial arts champ Hector Echevarria.
Even in comic books — a medium tailor made to flights of fancy — the concept of bending time and alternate universes can become a trifle tedious. As such one has to consciously succumb to the…
FilmEngine and Benderspink are teaming to reboot 2004's "The Butterfly Effect" with original writer-director Eric Bress on board to pen the new script.
Warner Bros. has been very smart about using its animated direct-to-DVD DC Comics titles to draft upon the release of its big-budget theatricals, the latest being "Superman: Unbound," which arrives…
LONDON -- You won't find them pontificating on panels or mingling at parties in Cannes, but the DVD buyers for the U.K.'s supermarkets are now among the most important players in the British film and…
The decline of the DVD business, which began in 2009, has split the producers of direct-to-DVD content into haves and have-nots -- and sent the major distributors to look for sweeteners for their…
Universal Pictures has locked down the homevideo and TV rights to Cepia's "ZhuZhu Pets," a deal that will initially involve the production of two feature-length 3D toons that star the popular toy…
Execs ousted in 2008 New Line Cinema retrenchment have gone back to their roots.
Global animation company BKN has signed an exclusive license agreement with Zorro Prods. to produce and distribute 26 animated TV episodes and a direct-to-DVD film based on the classic Zorro…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%