Imagine a '30s screwball comedy played to a sensuous Brazilian beat and you're ready for "Bossa Nova," a delightfully amusing romantic roundelay.
UGC Intl. is lifting "The Painted Veil." The 3-year-old Paris-based production and sales outfit has committed to Gillian Armstrong's $35 million project -- among its most expensive since the company…
Honoring a Hollywood veteran with strong ties to Italian cinema, the Venice Intl. Film Festival will bestow the Golden Lion for career achievement on Clint Eastwood, whose latest feature, "Space…
"Ladies Man" star Alfred Molina has closed a deal to co-star with Johnny Depp and Juliet Binoche in "Chocolat," the Miramax romantic comedy directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Will Smith is in talks to step into Fox 2000's “Phone Booth” and grab the starring role. Smith's involvement would give a big boost to the project. No director is currently attached, although the…
Set in an unidentified upper-middle-class suburban neighborhood, "American Beauty" was shot partly on the backlot at Warner Bros., on soundstages, and at L.A. locations in Hancock Park and Brentwood…
Renny Harlin has committed to helm Franchise Pictures' untitled auto racing thriller starring Sylvester Stallone.
During the American Film Market Daily Variety will be located in suites 656-657 at the Loews Santa Monica. The main office phone number is (310) 576-6927, fax (310) 576-6938. Copies of Daily Variety…
Mark Steven Johnson is in talks to write and direct "Daredevil," the live-action version of the Marvel Comics superhero franchise that recently took root at Columbia (Daily Variety, Nov. 23). Johnson…
Richard Sylbert, still outspoken (and still glamorous) at 71, believes "production designer" is a title searching for a definition, but few who practice the craft have ever been as definite about it…
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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%