Kirk Wong will develop and direct the feature version of Marvel Enterprises' comic book "Iron Fist" for Artisan Entertainment.
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Universal Pictures has signed Steven Baigelman ("Feeling Minnesota") to write the screen adaptation to "Brother Sam: The Short Spectacular Life of Sam Kinison," for director Tom Shadyac and producer…
Twentieth Century Fox isn't monkeying around with today's "Planet of the Apes" bow, rocketing the sci-fi update into a studio-record 3,494 locations in hopes of an opening north of last weekend's…
A nasty slump in electronics poured some red ink on giant Sony Corp., which reported a net loss of $243 million for the latest quarter.
Viacom topped expectations and swung to a profit as chief operating officer Mel Karmazin assured investors that things "have definitely bottomed out" in the weak ad market that hurt the conglom's…
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PR firm Dan Klores Communications has launched DKC/Film to handle a growing film client roster. Liza Burnett, a two-year vet of DKC, will oversee the division.
Beginning with the hiring of Morgan Rector in 1989, Imperial Bank Entertainment Group carved out a niche for itself as a key player in independent film financing. So in November 2000, when…
With the deflation of the dot-com balloon and a slowing economy, funds for indie filmmakers are tougher to find these days. But while traditional avenues are feeling the pinch, a new player…
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Frozen2Daily: $1.7M Cumulative: $140.5M Disney -30.18%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $437,117 Cumulative: $6.8M Relativity Media -25.73%