At least a handful of beginning screenwriters are making money in Hollywood. Five new scribes have been selected to receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 1998 Don and Gee Nicholl…
Lions Gate Releasing has acquired North American rights to Laguna Entertainment's ski and sex comedy "Friends & Lovers" for a low seven figures, including a theatrical P&A guarantee.
Jazz vocalist Betty Carter died Sept. 26 at her home in Brooklyn from complications due to pancreatic cancer. She was 69. Carter, born in Flint, Mich., in 1929, began her career at 16, performing…
Mandalay has paid low- against mid-six figures for the spec script "Heaven's Staircase," described as an epic romance that will be developed as a vehicle for Michelle Pfeiffer. Via Rosa, the company…
Tara Reid and Jerry O'Connell have taken the leads in "Jello Shots," joining Brad Rowe, Sean Patrick Flannery and Amanda Peet in the drama for New Line.
Looking to add an industry heavyweight to its distribution department, Miramax Films is in talks with former Paramount vice chairman Barry London to take a newly created high-level post at the…
Lauren Bacall has joined the cast of Miramax Films' family drama "Sundowning."
Warner Bros. has hired Darren Lemke to pen a sequel to the hit 1996 cyclone pic "Twister." Lemke's "Twister 2" deal is worth a reported mid- against high-six figures. Sources said he'll work from a…
French actors Virginie Ledoyen and Guillaume Canet are in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Danny Boyle's "The Beach."
While studios claim to be enforcing the $20 million barrier for star salaries, A-list actresses finally seem to be catching up to their male counterparts. Jodie Foster is expected to receive $15…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%