Veteran media advisor Isaac Palmer will spearhead new entertainment transaction firm Qualia Legacy Advisors.
The independent sector is at long last finding help to pay for the marketing expenses of theatrical releases.
Film financiers and bizzers can agree on one thing nowadays: Getting project money is harder than it was in 2005, easier than 2008, and may get better in the future.
A Los Angeles judge has found Qualia Capital and 2929 Entertainment liable to pay more than $51 million to Don Johnson stemming from the actor's successful suit over the profits of "Nash Bridges."
In his lawsuit, Johnson claims that he never received a 50% share of the profits from the series
How fitting that when "Alice in Wonderland" is the top draw so far at the box office this year, Hollywood itself is starting to feel as if it's fallen down a rabbit hole.
The Weinsteins and billionaire brothers Alec and Tom Gores are in the running to purchase Miramax.
Lionsgate's reportedly pulling the plug on its efforts to buy MGM, leaving only Time Warner Inc. and Access Industries as bidders for the beleagurered studio.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$253.1M Disney -66.09%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$146.8M Paramount Pictures -73.58%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$16.9M Warner Brothers / New Line -60.81%