Making a film is never easy at the best of times but making one during a military occupation is nearly impossible. That's what Palestinian director Hany Abu-Asad faced when making "Paradise Now," the…
London Eye: If you've got a farm you want to bet, here's a copper-bottomed tip: Imelda Staunton to win best actress at the British Academy Film Awards Feb. 12.
At an awards ceremony that is more about cameras than couture, the Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards will honor inventor Horst Burbulla with an Oscar for the creation and development of the…
Pathe Pictures Intl. will handle worldwide sales for "As It Is In Heaven," this year's Swedish Oscar entry. The film has been nommed for eight Swedish Guldbaggar awards.
The British Academy of Film & TV Arts has decided to cap its worldwide membership at 6,500. The org has 6,240 members on its books -- 4,760 in the U.K., and 1,480 across the two American branches…
The U.K. video retail market rose by 12% by volume in 2004 according to British Video Association figures. The rise was down considerably on the rampant 30% growth of 2003.
David Morrissey has landed the male lead opposite Sharon Stone in "Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction," which Michael Caton-Jones will helm in London this March.
In a high-six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has optioned "Orphan's Dawn," a spec script by Josh Friedman. The futuristic sci-fi film will be produced by John Davis and Wyck Godfrey of Davis…
Revolution Studios has found a manager for its "Bench Warmers." Studio is in negotiations with veteran comedy director Dennis Dugan ("National Security") to helm the baseball laffer.
Kevin Spacey has been cast as the villainous Lex Luthor in director Bryan Singer's "Superman." The Warner Bros. tentpole will begin production at Fox Studios Sydney on March 3.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%