Demonstrating the popularity and profitability of CG animation, Exodus Film Group has dropped two live-action pics from its three-picture, $50 million film fund and replaced them with new toons.
Universal Pictures and director Terry George are courting Don Cheadle to star in "American Gangster" for Imagine. An offer won't be made to Cheadle for "Gangster" until George completes the script…
Paramount Pictures has acquired screen rights to Rachel DeWoskin's just-published memoir "Foreign Babes in Beijing" for Frank Darabont's Darkwoods Prods. to produce.
Spain's principal arthouse distributors Alta Films and Golem Distribucion stepped cautiously up to the table at Cannes. Alta, Spain's biggest artpic distrib-exhib, picked up Spanish rights to Duncan…
The Nantucket Film Festival, celebrating its 10th anni, will kick off with Jim Jarmusch's Cannes Grand Prix winner "Broken Flowers" and close with Andrew and Luke Wilson's "The Wendell Baker Story."…
Former Alliance Atlantis Entertainment Group publicity guru Pam Wilson is hanging out her shingle, launching the Los Angeles-based praisery Ink Media Corp.
Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins have sold their pitch "The McCrearys," based on a segment from NPR's "This American Life," to DreamWorks. Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment is producing.
The sixth time really is the charm for George Lucas' "Star Wars" franchise overseas. Maintaining near-total dominance offshore, "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" grossed $61.5 million…
Chris Rock will star in, write and co-produce "The Gilmores of Beverly Hills," with Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo producing the comedy through their Happy Madison shingle. Par will handle…
In the second biggest four-day frame ever, three titles earned $60 million or more during the Memorial Day weekend. This three-fer is a box office first. "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%