Chart-topping rapper Ja Rule will co-star opposite Steven Seagal and Morris Chestnut in the Franchise Pictures action film "Half Past Dead." Screen Gems handles the pic's domestic distribution.
It's the best of times and the worst of times for movie marketers, with holiday releases offering the usual seasonal bounty of star-studded pics to promote -- even as dramatic news events preoccupy…
Comedy and a dash of romance proved the perfect antidote for audiences overseas in these troubled times as "American Pie 2," "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Legally Blonde," "America's Sweethearts" and…
Richie Fay, AMC Entertainment's head film buyer, will get the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award this year at ShowEast.
Dimension Films has signed a multiyear, first-look pact with producers Roy Lee and Doug Davison. The two, who recently formed their own production shingle, Vertigo Entertainment, will bring film…
Miramax co-president of production Meryl Poster, film editor Dede Allen, actor Phylicia Rashad and actor-director Liv Ullmann are winners of the 2001 Muse awards for outstanding vision and…
"Shrek" will grapple with "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Spy Kids" and "The Emperor's New Groove" for the best film prize at the BAFTA Children's Awards, to be handed out Dec. 2.
Janine Gold has been promoted to head of FilmFour Intl., the foreign sales arm of U.K. producer-distributor FilmFour.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%