Israel-based cinema developer Forum Film, owned by prominent Israeli exhibitor-distributor Muki Gridinger, has just launched Hungary's newest multiplex theater, Cinema City, via Gridinger's local…
Barbara Merrick, a longtime assistant to producer Ray Stark, died Dec. 31 in Amityville, N.Y., following a lengthy battle with kidney cancer. She was 58.
Polygram's "The Gingerbread Man" captured the top slot on the exclusives roster in its first outing. Robert Altman's screen adaptation of the John Grisham novel baked $118,278 in eight ovens in New…
Actress Meg Ryan and her production company Prufrock Pictures have christened their first-look deal with Castle Rock with the swift preemptive buy, for a reported mid- against high-six figures, of a…
Former nightclub owner Eli Samaha is fast becoming one of the most aggressive independent producers in town. Samaha's outfit Phoenician Films has agreed to finance Shonda Rhimes' drama "When Willows…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is developing a plan to merge Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures by the end of the 1998 into a single studio that will churn out around 20 pics per year, studio…
Unsinkable, unstoppable, unprecedented. As box office observers run out of adjectives to describe "Titanic's" historic six-week run at the box office, the film itself shows no signs of flagging.
India's premier international film festival concluded with the announcement of trophies for the fest's newly introduced Asian competition section.
Brian Robbins, who directed last summer's Nickelodeon-Paramount feature "Good Burger," is set to helm the high school comedy "Varsity Blues" for Paramount-based MTV Films.
The Ralph Lauren Producers Award has been added to the lineup of honors for the 1998 Independent Spirit Awards. The prize, which includes an unrestricted cash grant of $20,000, will be presented…
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.1M Cumulative:$56.2M Warner Brothers -26.61%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$39.6M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -15.75%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$56.9M Universal Pictures -21.36%