In a mid-seven-figure deal, all U.S. rights to "Homegrown," the Stephen Gyllenhaal-directed black comedy starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Bon Jovi and Jamie Lee Curtis, have been picked up by…
Dustin Hoffman's Punch Prods. is readying three projects to shoot, including Tony Goldwyn's directing debut starring Anna Paquin and a John Schlesinger-helmed pic to star Hoffman, the company…
Brendan Fraser, who stars as the title character in Disney's summer release "George of the Jungle," will join Sir Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave and Lolita Davidovich in an as-yet-untitled period drama…
France is taking steps to boost cross-border film projects between Gallic producers and their Italian and British counterparts.
The newly renamed Carlton Film Distributors, formerly Rank Film Distributors, has arrived at Cannes in the midst of internal reorganization under its new ownership.
In a preemptive strike, 20th Century Fox has purchased film rights to Michael Crichton's next novel, "Prey," for close to $5 million. No other studio was granted a shot at the manuscript.
Mark Shivas, the BBC's departing head of film, is setting up his own indie production company, but will remain under contract as an exec producer for BBC film projects for 18 months.
Fuji Photo Film of Japan said Thursday it plans to start making film in the United States for the first time, a move likely to step up pressure on arch rival Kodak.
Bill Mechanic, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, will be the keynote speaker today at the 1997 USC School of Cinema-Television commencement.
Laura Ziffren, who has worked on the soundtracks to such films as "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" and the upcoming "Picture Perfect," has been upped to vice president of Fox Music.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%