After successfully slumming it in Beverly Hills, hot young thesp Natasha Lyonne has inked to star in New Line Cinema's coming-of-age comedy "Detroit Rock City."
Sofia Sondervan has joined Cary Woods' new company, Independent Pictures, as director of acquisitions.
A shorter, tighter and "more coherent" 42nd London Film Festival, per topper Adrian Wootton, opens Nov. 5 with the international preem of Miramax's "Little Voice" and closes Nov. 19 with "Bulworth,"…
In the midst of increasing its output, Village Roadshow Pictures has bolstered its L.A.-based cadre of execs by bringing production maven Michael Lake over from Australia.
Following intense speculation that Miramax Films would buy the German-language thriller "Run Lola Run," Sony Pictures Classics picked up North American, U.K., Latin American and other territorial…
Eddie Murphy is set to star in Castle Rock's futuristic action comedy "Pluto Nash," playing a lunar colonist who fights for the space settlement's freedom. Warner Bros. will distrib the pic, which…
Universal Pictures has acquired the feature rights to Susan Avallone's comedy spec "Suicide Bride" for Uni-based Lawrence Gordon Prods.
October Films will hang 10 on the feature rights to surfing legend Jeff Hakman's bio "Mr. Sunset." October will partner with Hakman and his Quicksilver surfwear company to co-finance the low-budget…
While noting that "Will & Grace" is clearly NBC's best new comedy isn't saying terribly much, the show does spring out of the box boasting snappy dialogue, James Burrows' usual masterful directorial…
Vancouver-based distrib Red Sky Entertainment has inked an exclusive, two-year output deal with New York-based Stratosphere Entertainment, giving Red Sky Canadian rights in all media to the…
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
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