Can't find the money to make your movie? Call your agent. It's a strategy that worked for Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner, who announced last week that they would take over United Artists in a deal…
Bryan Singer's calendar is taking shape. The filmmaker recently inked a deal with Warner Bros. to direct and produce a "Superman Returns" sequel, aiming for a summer 2009 release. Does that timetable…
The Backlot: In his exhaustive, and somewhat pedantic, new biography of Walt Disney, Neal Gabler takes 633 pages to paint a picture of this seemingly unremarkable man who "created a new art form…
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%
"Rocky Balboa," which MGM is releasing Dec. 22, poses the challenge of reviving a franchise that's been dormant for nearly two decades. And unlike other long-running series, such as "Superman" or…
It seems that each time the old Hollywood rules change, a new United Artists is born. UA started at the dawn of the star system in 1919, changed hands in 1951 as television threatened movies, then…
When Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner signed on to take over the United Artists label of MGM, they pacted with a company that has staked its future on reviving old franchises and launching new ones.
Behind "Sonar no cuesta nada" (A Ton of Luck), Colombia's official entry to the Best Foreign Film Oscar race, is a woman at the vanguard of her country's production boom.
London Eye: Former Polygram topper Michael Kuhn and veteran producer Simon Relph were forced last week to abandon their long-held dream to launch a low-budget British movie studio.
It's looking a lot like the year 2000 all over again -- or even the 1940s and '50s. Short films, once a staple of moviegoing and the subject of frenzied dealmaking when the first dot-com wave hit six…
The words "foreign film" used to mean foreign language. Not anymore. Taking a look at the world box office charts, it's obvious that local productions are hot, led by the sensation "Perfume: A…