Hazel Medina, who balanced careers as an actress and a social worker, died due to complications from multiple myeloma in New York on Feb. 14. She was 74.
ABC Studios has sold a music-driven hour to ABC from a team including "Wicked" songwriter/lyricist Stephen Schwartz as well as an adaptation of Marvel comicbook "The Punisher" to Fox, which has given…
Two Gotham-bound shows that met a mixed response from critics in their Chicago tryouts are now busy retooling before their New York bows.
Jon Furay and James LaVigne's recently formed Gotham-based Vigorous Pictures has optioned screen rights to two books: Gayle Lynds' espionage thriller "The Last Spymaster" and the Jonathan Green…
Gus Van Sant and author Bret Easton Ellis will team to write a feature about the double suicide of artists Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake.
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Lasse Hallstrom is set to direct Channing Tatum in "Dear John," a Nicholas Sparks book adaptation that starts production in September.
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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%