European exhib Vue Entertainment has been sold by private equity firm Doughty Hanson to two Canadian investors for £935 million ($1.45 billion).
Make way for a new Middle East and North Africa film distribution-exhibition powerhouse with close Hollywood ties and plex muscle to flex. Majid Al Futtaim's rapidly expanding VOX Cinemas chain has…
Private equity company Ratos, which owns Finland's top theater loop Finnkino, has bought a 60% stake in Swedish chain SF Bio for $420 million, creating the Nordic region's biggest exhib chain.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Domestic circuit Rave Motion Pictures is expanding its footprint in Los Angeles, taking over operations of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza multiplex.
Exhib confab ShowEast has tapped Rave Motion Pictures' prexy and CEO Thomas W. Stephenson Jr. to receive the org's annual Show E Award at this year's conference held Oct. 10-14 in Orlando, Fla.
In a saga being watched by exhibs and distribs around the world, U.K. exhib Vue has joined Cineworld in saying it will book Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" -- despite its shortened DVD window.
In a first for the large-format biz, Imax has pacted to open a theater in Morocco.
Imax has inked with Mexico's Organizacion Ramirez, the country's largest exhib, to install the large-screen format in three of the chain's Cinepolis multiplexes.
Australia's Amalgamated Holdings announced Wednesday a A$70.4 million ($49.2 million) writedown on its German loop Kieft & Kieft and flagged a possible exit from its 50% interest in that territory's…