United International Pictures has picked up French theatrical rights to Guila Braoude's debut pic "Full Time Job" from Studio Canal Plus.
Fox will fight another day -- execs have decided to move the Brad Pitt-Edward Norton drama "Fight Club" from its present Aug. 6 opening to a fall berth.
Planeta, the biggest publishing company in the Spanish-speaking world, has launched a film and TV division to power its drive into broadcasting, film production, rights brokering and niche TV channel…
Icon Film Distribution, the British releasing arm of Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods., has acquired U.K. rights to "Thomas and the Magic Railroad" from Destination Films.
The cinematographers' local has set up a strike fund of several million dollars to prepare for what it predicts will be "difficult and contentious" negotiations between parent union IATSE and…
Filmmaker Michael Apted will receive the 1999 Intl. Documentary Assn. career achievement award Oct. 29. "Michael Apted has earned the respect of his peers for his willingness to tackle controversial…
Incensed by a letter from an attorney representing Miramax, the Catholic League wants to rap the knuckles of Bob and Harvey Weinstein over Kevin Smith's comedy "Dogma."
Warner Bros. has acquired Joe Quirk's 1998 novel "The Ultimate Rush" for Jorge Saralegui's production shingle, Material, to produce.
Continuing its buying spree, New Line Cinema has secured screen rights to Coerte Felske's Hollywood satire "Word," for Felske and Scott Rosenberg ("Con Air") to turn into a feature.
In an effort to strengthen its ties to the film industry, insurance conglom Near North National Group has tapped Roger Torneden as CEO of its newly created Western operations division.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%