When Paul T. Takaki took over the reigns at United Intl. Pictures Japan (UIPJ) in mid-February, the local industry was abuzz with rumors about the fate of the Japanese branch of London-based UIP.
Ticket sales crumpled like the villains in "The Matrix Reloaded" as the sci-fier lost momentum in its soph sessions last week and auds were distracted by hot weather in parts of Europe and…
Mandarin Entertainment took a hit with the news that Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) had broken out on a larger scale than previously thought in China.
Paris-based Vision Intl., the sales arm of France's expanding Vision Group, has sealed new licensing deals on three titles sourced from Spanish prodco Tornasol Films.
Sylvester Stallone is writing and will direct and star in a film about corruption in the LAPD and the murders of rap stars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures will…
The BBC has taken U.K. terrestrial TV rights to Oliver Stone's Fidel Castro docu "Comandante."
Dylan Kidd, writer-director of "Roger Dodger," will rewrite and direct "One Wild Night" for Universal. Studio bought the original pitch, about wife-swapping, from rocker Jon Bon Jovi, who is attached…
Two months after ankling the animation studio that bears his name, Claymation king Will Vinton will sculpt new projects with the helping hands of the Creative Artists Agency.
Gruffudd has been set to play Lancelot in "King Arthur."
Scarlett Johansson has been set to star with John Travolta in "A Love Song for Bobby Long," a Screen Gems pic being financed by Bob Yari's El Camino Pictures.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%