Moscow's Film Museum, which doubles as the Russian capital's main arthouse screening venue, is threatened with closure after the flare-up of a long-standing row over who owns the premises.
Retailers, jittery over a slowing economy and ever wary of overhyped Hollywood tchotchkes, are breathing a little easier.
Imax toppers were raked over the coals at the annual shareholders meeting on the issue of big exec stock bonuses following the worst year in the company's history.
New Line Cinema has made a preemptive purchase of "Traces," an action drama spec script by Robert Adetuyi, who wrote and directed "Turn It Up" for the studio. The drama will be produced by Rat…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has reprimanded and suspended two advertising executives for 30 days without pay for their roles in the creation of a fake film critic, whose blurbs were used to promote…
Spain has a new all-rights pic distrib: Flins & Piniculas. Managed by the son, daughters and sons-in-law of vet distrib Jaime Comas, CEO of New World, Flins will buy one to two pics for theatrical…
In a case harkening back to Hollywood's famed palimony cases of the '70s, the estranged wife of Italian film producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori sued him Thursday for breach contract, claiming she is…
In a deal worth low-seven figures, Warner Bros. has bought screen rights to the upcoming John Ridley novel "Those Who Walk in Darkness," with Joel Silver aboard to produce. Ridley will adapt his…
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It's official: Oscar is coming to Hollywood Boulevard. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Thursday it has formally skedded the 74th annual Academy Awards ceremonies for Hollywood's…
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%