Polygram Films has won the rights to distribute Lakeshore Entertainment's thriller "Arlington Road," starring Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack, which begins shooting this month.
The Independent Spirit Awards got religion, as October's "The Apostle" led the field of 1997 nominees with six nods including best feature and three citations to Robert Duvall. MGM's "Ulee's Gold,"…
Peter Bart, vice president and editor-in-chief of Variety and Daily Variety, will give the keynote address Jan. 31 at the 22nd annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium.
Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin has been appointed to teach the Theatrical Film Symposium class at the USC School of Cinema-Television, beginning Jan. 8.
Oscar-winners Vanessa Redgrave and Dianne Wiest are both in negotiations to join the cast of Griffin Dunne's next helming effort, "Practical Magic," which producer Denise DiNovi is making for Warner…
Fifty of the industry's most coveted statuettes were born Thursday in Chicago, when R.S. Owens and Co. -- which has been manufacturing the individual Oscar awards since 1983 -- casts, spins…
Universal Pictures, sans Steven Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment, has been in transition for the past year, brought on by the addition of president of production Marc Platt and co-prexy of…
EXCLUSIVE"Independence Day" and "Godzilla" helmer-producer Roland Emmerich and producing partner Ute Emmerich will produce "The 13th Floor," a thriller set to begin shooting in L.A. on Jan. 26…
Former Miramax Intl. president Ian Jessel has teamed with producer Lloyd Silverman to form the Artists Colony, a financing and distribution company that aims to back low-budget, edgy feature films…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar