Paramount Classics, marking its third acquisition, has picked up domestic and U.K. rights to Simon Shore's award-winning debut feature, "Get Real," from Distant Horizon.
Patricia Clarkson, Walton Goggins and Vinessa Shaw have joined Harry Connick Jr. and Pete Postlethwaite in Avenues Pictures' "Letters From a Wayward Son."
Veteran screenwriters Julius Epstein and Abraham Polonsky were selected as the 1998 career achievement honorees by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association at a meeting held Saturday. Members elected…
One of Asia's leading cinema operators, Golden Harvest Entertainment, and its director, Peter Tam, will be feted at the CineAsia movie convention, running Dec. 8-10 in Hong Kong.
Heavy drama and light comedy are drawing audiences around the world, as evidenced last week by "Saving Private Ryan" and "Dr. Dolittle," which both crossed the $100 million threshold overseas.
Director Oliver Stone will lead the charge for New Line on "Marching to Valhalla," the film about General George Armstrong Custer based on the Random House book by Michael Blake that the studio…
Urban tales triumphed at the sixth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
In the first purchase under their newly announced production pact, Mandalay Entertainment has acquired for Illusion Entertainment the spec script "Servicing Sarah" by "Spin City" sitcom scribes Jay…
Singer Gloria Estefan has snagged her first dramatic feature film role, joining Meryl Streep in Wes Craven's "50 Violins" for Miramax Films.
In one of the more lucrative material buys made by Dimension Films, the Miramax division has paid a high six-figure against low seven-figure sum for scribe Ehren Kruger's action spec script "Reindeer…
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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%