The U. of Southern California has made serious contact with Robert Zemeckis. The Oscar-winning director has donated $5 million to fund a digital arts facility at his alma mater, the USC School of…
Jackie Levine has been named a VP of development for Michael Douglas' Universal-based Furthur Films. She reports to Furthur exec Allison Segan, who also produces for the company.
New Line Cinema is in final talks to ink Tom Cruise for a role in helmer Paul Thomas Anderson's next project, "Magnolia," which will also feature much of the ensemble cast of Anderson's previous pic…
CLT-Ufa Intl. has added "My Mother, My Father, My Brothers and Sisters," starring Victoria Abril, to its sales slate.
Intermedia has committed to finance and distribute two movie projects, "Company Man" from Wind Dancer and GreeneStreet/SKE Films and "Mary, Queen of Scots" from BBC Films.
Proving that even at Disney no cow or dog is too sacred, the studio has struck a deal with TV scribes Spencer Green and Mary Elizabeth Williams to pen a feature parody of such seemingly inviolate…
The Brooklyn Academy of Music will open its arthouse multiplex Nov. 13.
Continuing its aggressive pursuit of prestige English-language fare, Studio Canal Plus has acquired worldwide rights to "Sympatico" from Brit stage director Matthew Warchus.
Philip Pelletier, a composer, and Verne Lindner, a visual effects/title designer, have formed Swankytown, a multifaceted entertainment company.
Sony Pictures has picked up tyro Brit scribe David Logan's pitch "Five Killers Killing" for helmer Gary Fleder's Mojo Films production banner.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%