“Kick-Ass 2″ writer-director Jeff Wadlow has come on board to rewrite Sony's “Masters of the Universe,” based on the '80s animated TV series. Producers are Escape Artists principals Todd Black, Jason…
Masters Of The Universe
A federal judge has sided with Mattel in its claim that it fully owns the rights to “Masters of the Universe,” despite a writer's contention that his work on four comics packaged with the action…
Despite its stacked deck of a cast, "Runner Runner" adds up to little more than a charmless, paint-by-numbers thriller unlikely to escape the forces of "Gravity" in its early October release.
HONG KONG — Asian pay-TV channels operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment has inked a pair of output deals with Hong Kong film studios Mega Vision Project Workshop and Universe Entertainment. CTE…
As Mattel reboots its "Max Steel" franchise with a new line of toys and an animated TV series, the company also has revived plans to produce a live action movie based on the property, with Open Road…
LONDON — Vienna-based sales house Autlook has acquired worldwide rights for Marc Bauder's documentary "Master of the Universe," which won Locarno's Critics' Week prize. The deal was negotiated…
In tackling the latter half of the 1960s, it turns out, "Mad Men" bit off a little bit more than the series can comfortably chew. Series creator Matthew Weiner always sounds a trifle exasperated, as…
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson reteam for a comedy that's exceedingly affable and good-natured, if also undeniably long in the tooth.
Rajiv Joseph was a Pulitzer finalist for Broadway's "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" while Scott Rothman crafted screenplays like "Fratboy." ("Not," he clarifies, "a finalist for the Pulitzer.")
Sony Pictures and Escape Artists will continue tapping the hot hand of scribe Richard Wenk ("The Equalizer"), who will rewrite He-Man pic "Masters of the Universe."
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%