Lillian Disney, the widow of Disney founder Walt Disney and a prominent arts patron, died Tuesday night at her home in Los Angeles from complications following a recent stroke. She was 98.
Strand Releasing of Santa Monica has acquired North American rights to Jesse Peretz's debut feature "First Love, Last Rites," which makes its U.S. premiere next month at the Sundance Film Festival.
"Kiss the Girls" star Ashley Judd has kissed goodbye the six-figure salary mark, scoring a low seven-figure payday to co-star with Ewan McGregor in the psychological thriller "Eye of the Beholder," a…
The fourth annual Slamdance Festival --- which, if not exactly an institution, is becoming more than merely upstart counter-programming to the concurrent Sundance Film Festival --- will deliver 10…
Silver Cinemas Intl.'s definitive agreement to acquire Landmark Theatres was announced Wednesday. The price of the 140-screen specialized circuit owned by Metromedia was a reported $65 million and…
Hot on the heels of the critical acclaim for his improvised road movie "Kiss or Kill," writer-director Bill Bennett has received the final go-ahead from Australia's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) to lense…
A story Monday on Shalom Harlow incompletely reported her representation. She is repped by David Schiff and Clar Ryu of UTA, and is managed by Heather Reynolds of First Artists Associates.
The Cairo festival jury was enamored with a Titanic picture and no, it wasn't the $200 million Hollywood epic, but the French-Spanish-Italian co-prod "La Femme de Chambre du Titanic" (The…
A half-naked woman caused serious anxiety at the Los Angeles Times last week.
Just a week after Warner Bros.' ouster of domestic marketing president Chris Pula, New Line Cinema announced Tuesday it has grabbed WB's advertising and publicity veep Lori Drazen.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures