The new Film Development Council set up four committees during its first meeting Thursday (May 3).
Lebanese helmer Danielle Arbid has secured a Cannes berth in the Directors Fortnight with her sophomore feature "A Lost Man." Pic tells the story of Fouad Saleh, a man who disappeared from Beirut 17…
A kitsch, dystopian vision from the same production outfit as "Zombie Plague" and "Mutant Zone," "Filmatron" is classic high-energy, low-taste product. Clearly made more for fun than finance, yarn…
It's not often that stage thesps get asked to reprise a signature role in a play-to-pic adaptation. When Frank Langella was confirmed last week for the part of Richard M. Nixon in the movie version…
Longtime distribution exec Richard Graff, who influenced studio practice schedules by releasing the first Thanksgiving weekend blockbuster, died Friday in Tarzana. He was 82.
Just as the "Grey's Anatomy" gravy train has begun hurtling toward Stupidville, series creator Shonda Rhimes has planted a spinoff full of more love-lorn doctors, built around the beguiling presence…
Sony's friendly neighborhood wall-crawler is set to wrap Europe up in his web this weekend following "Spider-Man 3's" record-smashing openings.
Gotham shingle City Lights Pictures has inked a deal with international sales agent Arclight Films to sell foreign rights to titles on City Lights' upcoming slate.
Netflix subsid Red Envelope Entertainment has reeled in North American rights for "I'm Reed Fish" and tapped Screen Media to handle its theatrical release.
USC's Peter Stark Producing Program will soon have competition. Beginning in fall 2008, NYU will offer a dual-degree, three-year graduate program for aspiring film producers.
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%