FIVE-DAY CHAMPS Starting today, "Men in Black II" will seek to outdo previous five-day openers. Will Smith's summer turns "Independence Day" and the first "Men in Black" still rank among the…
Jonathan Bing: The Write Stuff
The U.S. majors' rentals total from overseas markets last year was $2.2 billion, a 7% drop on 2000. Information was incorrect in the June 12 paper. * * * Les Bohem was the original writer on Disney's…
In a June market filled with "Star Wars," Tom Cruise and Tom Clancy, an animated dog made the difference for Warner Bros.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
As part of an ongoing attempt to cut down the Oscarcast running time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has voted to trim the honorary awards.
Twentieth Century Fox will distribute pics in South Africa through Nu Metro beginning Aug. 1, after 37 years of distributing theatrically via Ster Kinekor.
The early submission deadline for the Slamdance Film Festival is Aug. 30 and the final deadline is Oct. 11.
Video distrib Maverick Entertainment has inked a deal to distribute the first three pics to be produced by music management company MBK, whose clients include Alicia Keys.
Federico Fellini's "Juliet of the Spirits" and Peter Weir's "The Last Wave" this weekend will kick off the second annual cable fest that goes under the title Sundance Channel Presents Classic World…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%