Twentieth Century Fox and Canal Plus have reached a deal to co-finance "Babylon A.D.," a big-budget futuristic thriller to be directed by Mathieu Kassovitz from his script. Inspired by Maurice Dantec…
For a little while, at least, a federal judge told Warner Bros. to cancel the release of "The Dukes of Hazzard" and impound any copies of the film. Preliminary injunction was issued last Friday in a…
TENTPOLES FIRM UP This year's box office might be trailing last year's, but the first six months of 2005 boast more tentpoles and fewer misfires. Year Number of pix 2001 8…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Indie production company Mechaniks is developing an Antonio Vivaldi biopic based on a script by journalist Jeffrey Freedman, who has spent two decades researching the eccentric 18th century Catholic…
Can a witch beat the bat? Race for the B.O. crown is expected to be tight this weekend as "Bewitched," which Sony bows at 3,174 theaters, attempts to dislodge Warner Bros.' "Batman Begins" from the…
Mandate Pictures will finance, develop and handle worldwide distribution rights for "Juno," the screenwriting debut of Minneapolis-based writer Diablo Cody.
Jeff Skoll's Participant Prods. has partnered with ThinkFilm and MTV Films on the upcoming release of Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro's "Murderball."
First Look Media has picked up worldwide rights to docu "Emmanuel's Gift," planning a U.S. theatrical release for September. Oprah Winfrey narrated the film, which tells the story of a young Ghana…
The supervisory board of the Berlin Film Festival has extended the contract of Dieter Kosslick, who will remain director of the fest through 2010, Berlinale organizers said Thursday.
The Foreign Film Importer-Distributors Assn. of Japan has named Shochiku prexy Junichi Sakomoto its chairman.