Gotham-based distrib Kino Intl. has picked up three Cannes Film Festival pics: "The President's Last Bang," from South Korea; "Iron Island," from Iran; and "La Petite Jerusalem," from Israel.
Novelist-director Clive Barker has partnered with producer Jorge Saralegui in the Midnight Picture Show, a venture meant to scare up two horror films per year. Most will be based on the prolific…
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Eugene Jarecki's "Why We Fight." The documentary won the grand jury prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
German federal film funding body FFA handed out E3.8 million ($4.8 million) to nine local productions at its May session.
Heike Makatsch will star in "Appolonia Margarete Steiff," a biopic about the creator of the famous toy bears. Steiff, born in 1847 and confined to a wheelchair by polio for most of her life, founded…
In its quest for the next Brit comedy hit, Fox Searchlight has acquired worldwide rights to the low-budget wedding movie "Confetti" from BBC Films.
Looking to become more self-sufficient, Gotham-based City Lights Media Group has set up a private equity fund to finance the acquisition, development and production of its films.
Warner Bros. has bid adios to exhibition in Spain. It has sold its entire 33% stake in its cinema circuit joint venture, Warner Lusomundo Sogecable Cines de Espana, to U.K. private equity company…
With Germany's government aiming to shutter film funds, David Groenewold's media fund company German Film Prods. has set up shop in New York to take advantage of the new federal tax break for…
Redbus has picked up U.K. rights to Michael Winterbottom's "A Cock and Bull Story" (formerly "Tristram Shandy"). This is one of numerous Cannes deals closed by London-based sales outfit the Works…
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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%