“Carry on Columbus” is a whoopee cushion under the 1492 hoopla. Cheekily berthing its U.K. release, beginning today, between the Salkind and Ridley Scott blockbusters, pic resuscitates the bawdy…
The Larry Thompson Organization has acquired film rights to the fact-based story "Black Widows: The Alabama Twins Murder" after a bidding war for the project.
The Freedom of Expression network will sponsor a panel discussion on free-speech issues and a discussion with the filmmakers of "Damned in the USA" on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Writers Guild Theater…
It's not unusual for studio headsto gush undue praise on executive appointments. But the case of Joe Hyams appears to be different.
Considering that another Christopher Columbus film--and a flop, at that--was released less than two months ago, Paramount marketing exex may be getting queasy over the chances for their "1492…
"The Last of the Mohicans" has emerged as this fall's surprise box office standout with adept marketing from studio 20th Century Fox. But observers say the key is the quality of the film itself and…
In a bidding war for rights to debt-wracked Sovereign Pictures' arthouse library, it appears Cinergi's foreign sales arm Summit Export Group could be the victor over rival the Movie Group (TMG)…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America assisted the Suffolk County, N.Y., District Attorney's office in raids of suspected pirate video operations at 24 locations on Sept. 30, resulting in 16 arrests.
Saying they are tired of the industry's continuing "lack of respect" for their work, a group of seven choreographers yesterday publicly attacked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for its…
The American Film Institute Associates has chosen new officers with Helen Stansbury as president of the AFI support group, replacing Joan Ransohoff.
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%