LONDON -- Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle will be joined by Brit thesps Emily Mortimer and Rhys Ifans in "51st State," a $28 million action comedy set in Liverpool, to be directed by Ronny Yu.
Heather Graham has attached herself to ".45," a script penned by Gary Lennon with which he will make his directorial debut. Pic may attempt to lens prior to possible strikes next spring. Graham's…
ICM's Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas will ankle the tenpercentery to head up production at Revolution Studios' Gotham offices. Goldsmith-Thomas will also produce films for Revolution in partnership with…
A huge international cast of filmmakers will be standing by today as acquisitions execs come prospecting for product on opening day of the 25th annual Toronto Film Festival. But storm clouds have…
After a five-year run that included "Saving Private Ryan" and "The Patriot," Mutual Film Co. partners Mark Gordon and Gary Levinsohn have come to a parting of the ways which they are characterizing…
First Look Pictures, a division of Robbie Little's Overseas Filmgroup, has acquired from Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky Prods. the North American theatrical rights to Michael Apted's feature doc "Me and…
Entertainment research service Baseline is getting a new name, new look and a new leader one year after it was acquired by Hollywood.com.
Manager-producers Paul Young and Peter Principato have formed a management-production firm, with one of its first projects, Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant's "You Are Going to Prison," set for…
Miramax Films has closed a deal with scribes T.J. Scott and Kevin Lund for their spec script "Airtight." The duo will be paid low- against mid-six figures. Miramax's Bob Osher, co-president of…
The new Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner "The Sixth Day" will make its world premiere at the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival on Oct. 28, a few weeks before its November opening in the U.S., festival…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%