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The pre-summer B.O. drought has broken, thanks to bows by "The Scorpion King" in Asia and Australia and top-ranked debuts in Europe by "Panic Room" and "Blade II."
Juan Ruiz de Gauna, the former managing director of digital pay TV platform Via Digital, has been tapped by Spanish TV production and facilities group MediaPro to power its entry into pic production.
Extreme right-winger Jean-Marie Le Pen shocked France by qualifying as a presidential candidate on Sunday -- despite failing to get Gilles de Maistre's openly critical "Feroce" (Ferocious) pulled…
Wellspring Media has acquired worldwide rights to Margaret Cho's "Notorious C.H.O.," the pic created by and starring the comedienne.
Cristi Lima has been promoted to VP of field publicity and promotions at Fox Searchlight, from her post as director of field operations.
The week-long 2002 Avignon/ New York Film Fest wrapped up on Sunday handing out four prizes, totaling $60,000.
Jacques Rivette's 2001 Cannes competition entry "Va Savoir" will be released in a new, longer incarnation in French cinemas on Wednesday. The 3 hour, 40 minute version, 66 minutes up on the pic…
Stephen Chow's lucky streak continued Sunday when his blockbuster hit "Shaolin Soccer" racked up seven awards out of 13 nominations at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
Stewart Till's Signpost Films has appointed Nina Sadowsky president of production, based in Los Angeles.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%