Los Angeles-based indie distrib Maya Entertainment has picked up Breno Silveira's "Once Upon a Time in Rio" for U.S. theatrical release.
The Gotham film community is up in arms over legislation backed by the Mayor's Office of Film and Television that would shrink the city's contribution to tax breaks for film productions and TV series.
Carl Icahn has boosted his stake in Lionsgate to 15.6% from 14.5% over the past month in a signal that he could still make a move to control the mini-major.
CAA has signed Tommy Lee Jones, who exited WMA after its merger with Endeavor. Jones is starring in John Wells-directed drama "The Company Men." He is also in the process of talking to financiers for…
"Terminator Salvation" showed plenty of power outside the United States, dominating the weekend's foreign box office with $67.5 million at 8,325 playdates in 70 territories.
Arguably the most innocuous pic of Eddie Murphy's career to date.
Warner Bros.' comedy "The Hangover" grossed a boffo $43.3 million in its domestic B.O. debut, nearly edging Disney-Pixar holdover "Up," which remained No. 1 at an impressive $44.2 million.
The Weinstein Co. has hired consulting firm Miller Buckfire & Co. to explore its financial options.
Raising the ante on its comedy film production ambitions, powerful Spanish shingle Antena 3 Films is producing laffer "Que se mueran los feos," the sophomore pic by Spanish screenwriter-helmer Nacho…
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' comedy "The Hangover" had the upper hand over a string of family and teen demo comedies at the Friday box office, grossing an eye-opening $16.54 million; the…
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