Daniel Lapaine ("Muriel's Wedding") has joined Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale and Bill Pullman in "Brokedown Palace," which Jonathan Kaplan is helming for Fox 2000.
October Films has acquired all North American rights to Pupi Avati's "The Best Man" (Il Testimone dello Sposo), Italy's entry in the foreign-language film Oscar race.
Barry Kemp, the TV scribe and producer responsible for "Newhart" and "Coach," is moving like a blitzing linebacker into the feature world with three new projects to write and/or produce for Universal…
Actress-turned-screenwriter Heather Thomas has notched her second deal at Disney, as David Vogel's Hollywood Pictures paid mid- against high six-figures for her pitch "Legacies," a horror film with…
While it's not officially on the auction block, sources around Barrandov say the Czech film studio could be sold by the end of the year.
The ninth annual Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Festival announced its 1998 lineup of 105 films Thursday. Executive director Craig Prater said the program --- running from Jan. 8-19 --- includes 41 U.S…
China is cutting down on the illegal copying of U.S. films --- but it's still keeping too many of the real films out of its market, Jack Valenti said Thursday.
The Sundance Institute, now in its 17th year, has picked 12 projects to be included in its 1998 January Screenwriters Lab, part of a year-round series of programs offered by the Institute. The lab…
The weekend ahead looks to be a scream. Miramax/Dimension's "Scream 2" is set to bow in a frightening 3,112 theaters over the weekend --- an astounding number given the crowded holiday marketplace…
Ang Lee will make his New York Film Festival debut when his latest film, "The Ice Storm," opens the 35th edition of the festival, which runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12 at Lincoln Center.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%