After years of posturing, Weinstein Co. and Celestial move ahead with the remaking of Chinese classics.
Robert Nelson Jacobs
The Weinstein Co. will have the chance to make its case Friday over naming rights to Lee Daniels' "The Butler," two and a half weeks after Warner Bros. won an arbitration over the title.
The Weinstein Co. has tapped Robert Nelson Jacobs to adapt "How Starbucks Saved My Life," based on Michael Gates Gill's memoir.
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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%
In a town where lying is art form, Paul Feig is a fervent believer in honesty.
This elegant, geographically vivid pic is considerably leaner than its melodramatic premise might suggest, though wan characterization makes it less immediately engaging than "A Screaming Man."
Patience has paid off for the producers behind two long-gestating films based on young adult novels "The Giver" and "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" as the projects are getting closer to a greenlight…
A look at the work of producers Tracey Seaward and Patricia Whitcher
Offlot TV production in Los Angeles has stayed soft at the start of the spring quarter, with a 16% decline last week vs. a year earlier.
Michael Moore and Harvey and Bob Weinstein have settled their lawsuit over earnings for the 2004 documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11."
Supernatural themes and young adult properties continue to be hot sellers, as Universal has attached Robert Nelson Jacobs to adapt Cate Tiernan's bestselling "Sweep" book series for the bigscreen.