In a mid-six-figure deal, Columbia Pictures has hired scribe Scott Kosar to write an as-yet-untitled supernatural thriller for Sony-based Laurence Mark Prods.
Christina Ricci will play the female lead in the Neil Jordan-directed historical drama about the Borgia family. Myriad Pictures and Imagemovers will make the film this summer.
Oscar's help came in handy over Easter weekend for "A Beautiful Mind," "Monster's Ball," "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Gosford Park."
With Cape Town firmly entrenched as South Africa's premier filmmaking center, Johannesburg is playing catch-up by creating a film office headed by marketing chief Themba Sibeko.
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Heading into the Easter break and school vacation in many markets, "Ice Age" and "Monsters, Inc." were the big draws for kids and a fair number of grown-ups, while adults in some territories -- but…
ThinkFilm has acquired worldwide rights to Thom Fitzgerald's "The Event," an ensemble drama starring Parker Posey, Olympia Dukakis, Don McKellar, Sarah Polley, Jane Leeves and Brent Carter.
It looks like "Out" is in for Eva Mendes: Negotiations are nearly complete for the actress to appear opposite Denzel Washington as one of two female leads in the Carl Franklin-helmed noir thriller…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%