Ben Stiller will don a tri-cornered hat to direct the Revolutionary comedy "The Making of the President, 1789" for New Line Cinema with John Cleese attached to star.
Since lensing in Tibet was forbidden to his production, the Tibetan scenery in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Brad Pitt starrer "Seven Years in Tibet" was as authentic as the Matterhorn at Disneyland, right?
Studio executives and even many exhibitors were surprised Tuesday by President Clinton's announcement that the National Assn. of Theatre Owners plans to beef up its movie ratings.
Never say never in Hollywood. After passing on the project a little over a week ago, Cuba Gooding Jr. is back on Fox 2000's "Navy Diver," the soph outing for "Soul Food" director George Tillman and…
"Epic Proportions," the new play starring Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth (Daily Variety, May 14), will open at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater on Sept. 17. The show begins previews Aug. 17.
Beginning Friday with the historical drama "The Tichborne Claimant," the L.A. County Museum of Art will present Changing the Guard: A Festival of New British Cinema, three weekends of contemporary…
Responding to the burgeoning number of producers' credits on films, the producers' branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has decided to recommend limiting its Oscar honors to just…
Universal has purchased the comic pitch "Sticky Fingers" to star Orlando Jones. Brett Ratner and his Rat Entertainment label will produce and Ratner may direct.
Proving that it is still committed to feature-length animation, Warner Bros. has greenlit "Osmosis Jones," a comedy-adventure set in the human body. The studio does not have a release date set for…
Joan Chen, the Chinese actress who made her directing debut with "Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl," is negotiating to direct Richard Gere and Winona Ryder in the love story "Autumn in New York" for MGM…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%