Red Sky Entertainment, the upstart Vancouver-based film distributor, has announced its first slate of releases, and it is heavy on arthouse, foreign-language fare.
Capping a year of spectacular results at the Italian box office for local and European releases, U.S. entries were completely shut out of the top five positions among 1997's highest-grossing films…
If there were any doubts that Miramax Films has evolved from a specialized distrib into a mini-major, they were put to rest in 1997. Not only did Miramax sweep the Oscars with the war romance "The…
Veteran producer Saul Zaentz, who won Academy Awards for "The English Patient," "Amadeus" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," will be named the American Cinema Editors' filmmaker of the year on…
After scouting locations in Gotham for nearly two years, indie production company the Shooting Gallery said Tuesday that it will build a full-service studio across the Hudson River in Harrison, N.J.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has started shooting "Dreaming of Joseph Lees," its first British pic since "The Full Monty."
Connie Nielsen has signed to star opposite Kurt Russell in the Warner Bros. action thriller "Soldier." The film, directed by Paul Anderson and produced by Jerry Weintraub, starts production this…
LOW POINTS: Not to put too fine a point on it, but 1997 was a lousy year for Warner Bros.' theatrical business -- maybe the weakest in modern memory.
EXCLUSIVEUnited Artists has hired Bruce Vilanch to write "Birdcage II," the sequel to the hit 1996 Robin Williams/Nathan Lane comedy about a gay couple that pretends to be straight, which was itself…
Up-and-comers Matthew Lillard ("Scream"), Freddie Prinze Jr. ("I Know What You Did Last Summer"), Saffron Burrows ("Circle of Friends") and Elise Neal ("Scream 2") have enlisted to star in "Wing…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%