Montreal had one successful film festival of the three that unspooled this fall, meanwhile the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, the dominant Canuck event, capped off the year with record sales totaling…
A funny thing's happening at Paramount -- new studio president Gail Berman wants to boost its output of comedies. "Comedy, comedy, comedy, comedy," Berman responded Tuesday when asked what kind of…
Michael Helfant has ankled his post as chief operating officer of Beacon Pictures to join Marvel Studios as Avi Arad's No. 2. He comes to Marvel as the comicbook publisher is developing a slate of 10…
Columbia Pictures has picked up the comedy pitch "Moi" for studio-based Hal Lieberman Co. to produce. Described as being in the vein of Jim Carrey starrers "Liar, Liar" and "Bruce Almighty," "Moi"…
Some Brit companies will be at the American Film Market for the first time, thanks to the export office run by U.K. Film Council's U.S. arm. It's the second year the arm has offered the service for…
Adding to its roster of documentary features, Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to "The Bridge," about suicides at San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
First Cannes was panned, then Toronto was toast. Now the eyes of hungry acquisitions execs are on the 2005 American Film Market, which unspools today in Santa Monica. North American buyers say they…
Simon Perry, the former chief executive of British Screen Finance, will become the new CEO of the Irish Film Board in January. Post has been vacant since Mark Woods left in June.
Kenneth Branagh will direct a bigscreen version of the Mozart opera "The Magic Flute," which will start shooting in January at London's Shepperton Studios. Project, updated to the eve of World War I…
Michael Apted is directing a feature documentary about the social impact of soccer around the world for Pathe Pictures.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%