Penelope Cruz has been cast to star opposite Matt Damon in Miramax/Columbia's "All the Pretty Horses," to be directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy. In the film, to…
Veteran U.K.-based sales company Vine Intl. Pictures will team on a four-pic slate with L.A. and Toronto-based production shingle Omega Pictures Intl. The aim is to tap a wealth of European and U.S…
After taking on Jane Austen, the 1970s and the American Civil War, Taiwanese helmer Ang Lee will turn his versatile talents to Chinese chopsocky with his next pic, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Meg Ryan, one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, will be honored as actress of the year at ShoWest 1999. Ryan's "You've Got Mail" has earned more than $115 million since its December release, and…
Todd Calvin has joined Palm Avenue Pictures as president of production.
Spring Intl., the U.K.-based sales company headed by former Castle Rock Intl. topper Massimo Graziosi, has inked a seven-picture foreign-distribution deal with Cadence Entertainment.
Elie Samaha and Oliver Stone have agreed on the first two films that they will make under their three-picture co-financing deal: the Wesley Snipes starrer "The Art of War" and a drama titled "Stalk."
After he finishes Paramount Pictures' $50 million update of "Shaft," director John Singleton will return to his filmmaking roots with the urban drama "Baby Boy."
Barry Reardon, considered by many to be the "dean" of theatrical distribution, has announced he will retire next month, after 17 years as president of Warner Bros. Domestic Theatrical Distribution.
Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Entertainment and Mark Damon's Behaviour Worldwide have pacted to finance and distribute a slate of eight pics based on some of the world's bestselling videogames.
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%