"King Kong" opened more like a tame monkey than a giant ape. Falling well below studio hopes and industry expectations, Universal's $200 million-plus tentpole grossed $9.7 million Wednesday.
Continuing to ramp up its development slate, 20th Century Fox has signed a three-year, first-look production deal with "Wedding Crashers" shingle Tapestry Films. Headed by Peter Abrams, Robert Levy…
New Regency is doing some reorganizing in its executive suite. Company has hired Adam Schroeder to be a new exec VP of production. Also joining is veep Jonathan Ruiz, while current veep Stacy Maes is…
When the Academy's nominations were revealed for the year 1963, the field was Brit-heavy, with Albert Finney ("Tom Jones"), Richard Harris ("This Sporting Life") and Rex Harrison ("Cleopatra") given…
Sony's jam-packed 2006 slate has its first casualty. The studio's $120 million Nicolas Cage starrer "Ghost Rider," based on the Marvel comicbook, has been bumped from its July 14, 2006, release date…
A Los Angeles City Council member has taken the first step toward eliminating city use fees for filming on properties owned by the city.
Garry Shandling and Jeffrey Tambor will be on hand as HBO and the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival salute "The Larry Sanders Show" at fest's 12th annual celebration, running March 8-12 in Aspen, Colo.
The Producers Guild of America has tapped America Online chairman-CEO Jon Miller to receive its Vanguard Award in recognition of AOL's Webcast of the Live 8 concert events.
"Percy, Buffalo Bill & Me" is a neatly scripted, well-cast adaptation of Ulf Stark's popular semi-autobiographical look back at a Swedish baby-boomer's childhood summer. Kidfests, in particular, will…
An urban family giving country life a test-drive, asylum-seekers from Kashmir, an abused dog, mysterious thieves and more are on the engaging menu of "Finding Friends," a Norwegian kidpic featuring…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media