Paramount has acquired Stuart Gillard's spec script "Rites of Passage" for Lynda Obst and Gillard to produce.
As Seagram Co. and Universal Studios continue with their struggle to dispose of the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, U's majority-owned specialized unit October Films has its sights…
To combat the increasing reluctance of established Italian distribs to take risks on low-budget features, Gianluca Arcopinto, one of the country's most active independent film producers, this month…
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Seven Arts Films has picked up Boris Krutonog and Tom Epperson's Russian mob spec "Alexander the Great" in a low six-figure deal.
Fox-based New Regency has optioned John Scott Shepherd's feature spec "Life, or Something Like It" for Davis Entertainment and AEI to produce.
Eyeing a potential franchise, 20th Century Fox has picked up the feature rights to "Master and Commander," based on Patrick O'Brian's series of high-seas action-adventure novels.
Vibrant, snappy and surprisingly fresh, "Better Living" breathes a little life into the increasingly by-the-numbers genre of the dysfunctional-family comedy.
Despite the presence of Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus, Disney put the brakes on "Bicentennial Man" because of a budget in the centennial range.
Chris Lee has stepped down as prexy of production at Columbia Pictures after 13 years with the studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed Tuesday.
Chris Pula, who was terminated abruptly last year as marketing topper for Warner Bros., is officially ensconced at the Mouse House.