Docu specialist Darlow Smithson has recruited former FilmFour exec Elinor Day to head its new feature division. The London-based company, which produced feature doc "Touching the Void," is launching…
Japanese distrib Gaga has picked up the $15 million natural history movie "Planet Earth" from BBC Worldwide and Germany's Greenlight Media in a seven-figure deal.
IAC/InterActiveCorp, the operator of the Home Shopping Network and Ticketmaster, said Wednesday it has sold its 5.44% stake in Vivendi Universal Entertainment LLLP to NBC Universal for about $3.4…
"Sideways" scribes Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Screenwriting Award at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Festival 2005: New Creative…
The Women in Film Foundation has announced Film Finishing Fund recipients for 2005. Those selected will receive funds to finish films promoting gender equality.
Universal Pictures has set Justin Lin to direct "The Fast and The Furious 3," a vehicle that has been modified in both cast and continent. None of the stars of the original two films will return…
Lately, Pixar and Disney seem to be making nice. Relatively speaking. The word from Disney prexy and CEO-elect Bob Iger, speaking at the Deutsche Bank conference in New York on Tuesday, is that the…
Paramount has officially greenlit "Mission: Impossible 3," sticking with a July 18 start for the Tom Cruise tentpole. The go-ahead from studio chief Brad Grey followed several days of intense…
IDT Entertainment is looking to play Pixar to Fox's Disney. Subsid of British telco IDT has signed a deal to distribute its CGI animated pics through Fox via a two-year pact. IDT brass say they hope…
New Line Cinema is bringing an unlikely group of cyberassassins to the bigscreen: a dog, a cat and a bunny. Mini-major is in negotiations to pick up the rights to "We3," a miniseries from Time Warner…
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%