Scandinavian acquisitions topper Anders Bergholm, after more than 20 years with Svensk Filmindustri (SF) and 30 years with its parent, Bonnier Group, will ankle SF Nov. 2.
"American Pie 2" came out of the oven piping hot in France and Belgium last weekend while a bunch of other new offerings ranged from underdone to warm.
Oscar will not have the chance to consider Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York" this year. After pulling the film from its slated Dec. 21 bow, Miramax had flirted with the idea of releasing the pic…
Disney has paid low- against mid-six figures for the pitch "Glam" from scribe Darin Scott. Pic, which Scott is now penning, is an action comedy about a struggling Brooklyn hairdresser who is…
It's safe to say that all eyes were definitely on Matt George when he showed up in New York earlier this month to accept the IFP's Gordon Parks Independent Film Award for best original screenplay.
Regency Enterprises has optioned "Carmody Braque," a children's adventure yarn based on Margaret Mahy's award-winning book "The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance."
Oscar winner Hilary Swank will join Aaron Eckhart in "The Core," the Jon Amiel-directed sci-fi drama at Paramount, which will begin shooting Dec. 10.
Selecting the first project in his new development pact with 20th Century Fox, helmer Ridley Scott has attached to direct "Swift," a pitch from Stephen Cornwell.
Security concerns have claimed another high-profile showbiz industry casualty, with the organizers of CineAsia 2001 confirming Monday that the trade show scheduled for Dec. 4-6 in Bangkok is off…
The Canton Co. and German conglom Senator Entertainment have dissolved their exclusive joint venture, effective immediately. The move was anticipated (Daily Variety, Oct. 22).
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%