MGM has closed a deal with Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Jeff Davidson for their pitch "Smash Cut," about the origins of the musicvideo industry in the 1980s.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical rights to Maya Angelou's "Down in the Delta" from Showtime Networks Inc.
Stretching the dollar Hollywood-style may be a new avocation for first-time filmmakers Sam Sokolow and Rob Lobl. The pair used every contact they could muster to cast Teri Garr, Al Franken, Bob…
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" captured the No. 1 spot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend.
Julia Roberts is in preliminary talks to star in "Erin Brockovich" for Universal Pictures and Jersey Films, the U-based production company that Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher run along with Danny…
Newcomer Liz Stauber has signed to co-star in Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle," which begins shooting in May.
The all-conquering "Titanic" was high on filmgoers' want-to-see list during the Easter break, resulting in another bountiful frame -- $30.1 million from 5,840 screens in 57 territories -- and its…
Actress Nia Long, who appeared in "Soul Food," "Love Jones" and "Made in America," has landed a starring role opposite Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne in MGM's "Toby's Story," set to start…
Continuing its stated strategy of making an increasing number of third-party acquisitions, Universal Pictures has snapped up French rights to Summit Entertainment's $27 million actioner "Wing…
DreamWorks will dabble in the low-budget area with the pickup of TV scribe Alan Ball's spec script "American Beauty," the studio said Monday.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%