On its face, selling 3 million shares of a company you're about to go into business with would seem a little like hurling yourself off a building wearing only a cape.
Five years after its launch, Beta Cinema has become one of Germany's leading international film distributors with a catalogue that has grown more impressive by the year.
That crash you heard last week? Carl Icahn barreling into Lionsgate. The corporate raider recently acquired 4% of the last standalone (and only publicly traded) studio after MGM, DreamWorks and Pixar…
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
The Welsh market town of Hay-on-Wye is about the last place on Earth you would expect to see the likes of Al Gore and Graydon Carter shooting the breeze, but the annual Guardian Hay literary festival…
Blighty's Pinewood Shepperton studios has hired Bruce Everett, who ran London's high-def facility St Anne's Post, as post-production strategy director to drum up business.
Michael Weber's Match Factory has picked up international rights to Hans Weingartner's upcoming "Free Rainer," a satire about the German TV industry.
Hollywood has lost nearly a quarter of its TV pilot production since last year, lured away by lucrative incentives offered by Canada and cities such as Gotham.
Warner Bros. has acquired "Aardvark Art's Ark," a Casey Affleck-penned screenplay for an animated family film. Affleck will exec produce. Pic revolves around the adventures of an animal family aboard…
In a departure from its usual arthouse fare, Magnolia Pictures has bought U.S. distrib rights to U.K. horror-comedy "Severance" in a Cannes acquisition.
Warner Bros. has set "Lost" star Naveen Andrews to join Jodie Foster and Terrence Howard in "The Brave One," the Neil Jordan-directed thriller about a woman struggling to recover from a brutal attack…