Saturday's world premiere here of Nikita Mikhalkov's pic, "The Barber of Siberia," proved that the lines between Russia's conflicting political factions can be blurred by a blockbuster film.
California Film Commission director Patti Stolken-Archuletta will be stepping down from the position she's held for the past eight years.
"Phenomenon" helmer Jon Turteltaub will direct and produce the big-ticket pic "National Treasure" for Disney, slated to open for the Independence Day weekend in 2000. Pic will be budgeted in the $60…
Brian Cox has inked a deal to topline the upcoming "Salt Water," a film adaptation of Conor McPherson's play "This Lime Tree Bower," which will bow at Primary Stages this May.
Robert De Niro will be a presenter at the Academy Awards for the fifth time this year.
Lions Gate's "Affliction" continued its reign at the top of the exclusives chart this past week bringing in $75,337 on nine screens in New York and Los Angeles.
In yet another twist to its diversified international distribution operations, Universal has pacted with Sony for all international distribution of its pics on digital videodisc.
After generating a $21.5 million from weekend holdover play, Disney-Pixar's "A Bug's Life" became the Mouse House's eighth animated film to rocket past the century mark overseas with a cume of $117.3…
Beacon Communications and Kevin Costner have set their sights on Francis Ford Coppola to direct "13 Days" and will begin negotiations this week in hopes of bringing him aboard to helm the David…
Enrique Ramirez Villalon, president and CEO of Latin America's largest theater chain, will be honored as International Exhibitor of the Year at ShoWest '99.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%