DreamWorks topper Jeffrey Katzenberg was in Beijing to unveil "Tibet Code," a swashbuckling project from its Chinese unit, Oriental DreamWorks, which is aimed firmly at the booming local market.
A father and son tussle over whether to sell the family's mastiff in "Old Dog," a spare but stealthily powerful tale set in contempo Tibet from local up-and-comer Pema Tseden.
Uninspired canine opus still might end up fetching a tidy sum at the summer box office.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Warner Bros.-based shingle ParaMedia has picked up U.S. rights to German web ProSieben's hit format "Beat Your Host."
Scandinavian entertainment group Zodiak Television has picked up rights to German web ProSieben's hit format "Beat Your Host" for U.K., Sweden and Finland.
Egmont subsidiary Nordisk Film has moved to beef up its Scandinavian TV holdings with the appointment of Daniel af Klintberg as the general manager of Nordisk Film TV Ltd., its Swedish TV production…
New Line trots out a potential new horror franchise with "Man's Best Friend," story of a genetically engineered guard dog on the loose. It should take a healthy nibble at the box office at first, but…