Picking up momentum, Hoyts Distribution has snagged Australasian rights to Oscar contender "Monster's Ball" and inked a deal to subdistribute Icon films in New Zealand.
Lions Gate Films has picked up North American distribution rights to Steven Shainberg's Sundance 2002 prize-winning comedy "Secretary."
Moving quickly, Sony's Columbia Pictures has preemptively acquired "Rapid." The action spec from neophyte scribe John Sullivan has been picked up in a deal valued at $275,000 against $575,000.
Paramount Pictures has optioned the feature film rights to Glen David Gold's novel "Carter Beats the Devil," for Cruise/Wagner and Robert Towne.
Proving some marriages are strong enough to survive even the indie filmmaking process, husband-and-wife teams reigned supreme at the closing ceremonies of the fourth Hollywood Black Film Festival on…
A female druggie is torn between her boyfriend dealer and a priest offering rehabilitation in "Beyond the Bend," an occasionally interesting but more often annoyingly predictable drama that's more…
Director Gabor Koltay, who's made a career with nationalist epics ("Julianus," "Conquest"), comes up this time with "Sacra Corona," a talky but stirring portrayal of the struggle to keep the…
Animated monsters, the all-star cast of "Ocean's Eleven" and the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Collateral Damage" gave the foreign B.O. plenty of heft this past weekend.
Ed Pressman Films has paid mid-six figures to option the rights to writer-producer Josh Goldstein's spec script "Searching for Jordan."
In her first stint as an Oscar presenter, thesp Kirsten Dunst is skedded to present at the 74th annual Academy Awards on March 24.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$234.3M Disney -1.91%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$128.8M Paramount Pictures -3.52%
Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops3Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$34.2M Fox -6.44%