J&M Entertainment has embarked on two U.S. indie pics that start shooting next week -- John Asher's "Sundowning," starring Kirk Douglas, and Alex Winter's "Fever," starring Henry Thomas.
The movie industry's rating system has served the studios well for the past three decades, but don't expect producers and creators of sophisticated adult drama to join in the celebration of the…
Goldwyn Films has added Sophia Coppola's directorial debut, "The Virgin Suicides," to its slate for sale outside North America and continental Europe.
Julia Eisenman, a former TV news producer for ABC, has joined Jersey Films as a VP of development.
Strand Releasing has collared all North American rights to Australian pic "Head On," director Ana Kokkinos' gritty feature debut toplining Alex Dimitriades as a young Greek man who struggles to deal…
Aidan Quinn has taken the male lead in "50 Violins," the Wes Craven-directed drama starring Meryl Streep and Gloria Estefan that began shooting Monday in New York.
Underscoring its growing European production ambitions, Lions Gate Films has entered into its first Euro co-production, "The Salami Man," to be directed by J.K. Amalou.
Swedish exhib giant Svensk Filmindustri has become the first foreign hardtop builder granted permission to break ground in Norway.
The voracious Buena Vista Intl. has nabbed international rights to yet another high-profile indie picture, Lakeshore Entertainment's "Runaway Bride."
The Centre National de la Cinematographie has announced France's foreign language Oscar entry for 1998: "La Vie Revee des Anges" (The Dream Life of Angels) from director Eric Zonca.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%