Marvin Peart, co-founder of Marro Media Co., is executive producer of the 2013 Weinstein Co. release “Escape from Planet Earth” and TV shows including “Mob Wives.” In a guest column for Variety, he…
Escape From Planet Earth
“Escape From Planet Earth”-producer Rainmaker Entertainment has paired up with Blockade Entertainment to adapt the Insomniac Games franchise “Ratchet & Clank” into a 3D-animated film. Goal is to…
MEXICO CITY — Making good on its status as one of the world's most muscular buyers of the biggest U.S. independent movies out, Buenos Aires-based Sun Distribution Group has closed Latin America on a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The upcoming Rialto season is beginning to take shape, with the Roundabout Theater Company adding two revivals to its 2013-14 Broadway slate. A new production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing,"…
With Hollywood's attention focused on a smaller screen for the 85th annual Academy Awards this weekend, a dearth of new offerings left the big screen open for a steal from Universal's "Identity…
A lightweight, warp-speed, brightly colored trifle that should delight small children and sporadically amuse their parents, "Escape from Planet Earth" is the sort of second-tier animated…
It was more of a presidential weekend overseas than at home for Fox's "A Good Day to Die Hard," while Stateside auds showed lots of love for Relativity Media's Nicholas Sparks romance-thriller "Safe…
Holiday Box Office: ‘Die Hard’ limps to top spot with $38.7 mil; ‘Save Haven’ surprises with $34 mil
While Presidents Day weekend box office wasn't the expected blowout, down 10% from last year, the long holiday weekend, which began Valentine's Day for some pics, delivered enough date-night movie…
A pair of Valentine's Day heartthrobs -- Relativity Media's "Safe Haven" and Fox's "A Good Day to Die Hard" -- courted different demos Friday to the same tune of $7.2 million.
Never underestimate the power of Nicholas Sparks on Valentine's Day.
Even without setting a record, it's still going to be a "Yippee Ki-Yay" kind of holiday weekend at the domestic box office.