Paramount and Content Partners escalated their dispute over the returns from a slate of 25 films from the 1990s in the studio's portfolio, in a complicated case that is shedding light on the…
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Time Warner earnings nosed up 2% last quarter to $838 million as muscle from TV networks offset a slump in studio profits.
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Micro-budget Aussie chiller "The Tunnel" has taken the multi-platform release strategy to a new level.
Without any fanfare, the UK Film Council released figures for films it backed between April 2006 and its closure in March 2011. There was no surprise in seeing that "The King's Speech" returned 100%…
A new study offers reassurance for studio heads worried about runaway budgets.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%