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…
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."
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.
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The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
Demonstrating a newfound commitment to the beefcake action genre, Dimension Films has bought Stephen Hunter's upcoming novel "Medal of Honor" for Brillstein-Grey Entertainment to produce.
Filmmaker Mark Illsley, whose "Happy, Texas" caused a bidding war at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is in talks to direct Paramount's "Male Pattern Baldness."
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…
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.
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.
Warner Bros. has acquired Joe Quirk's 1998 novel "The Ultimate Rush" for Jorge Saralegui's production shingle, Material, to produce.
Director Giuseppe Piccioni's intimate drama "Not of This World" and Giuseppe Tornatore's existential epic "The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean" took home the lion's share of prizes Wednesday at…