Horton Foote, the Oscar-, Emmy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright known for his richly detailed characters and tart observations of human foibles, died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn. He was 92.
Lionsgate has acquired rights to two more Tyler Perry films -- "Why Did I Get Married Too" and "I Can Do Bad All by Myself" -- with the multihyphenate writing, directing and starring in both projects.
Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou is planning to make a movie to mark the 60th anniversary of the revolution that brought the Communist Party to power -- the latest step in the once-banned filmmaker's…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is joining the ranks of showbiz companies doling out pinkslips.
Azerbaijan, a former Soviet republic that borders the Caspian sea in the Caucasus, is to launch a foreign language TV service as part of a bid to increase its profile internationally.
Robert Mitchell, Walt Disney Co. senior VP and managing director of its U.K. operations, has ankled effective immediately.
Romanian writer director Nae Caranfil's epic story of the making of an early black and white film about the country's 19th century war of independence, "The Rest is Silence," swept the boards at the…
Avoiding the financial pain plaguing most commercial broadcasters, European cablers had a good 2008 with revenues up by more than 7% to E18.2 billion ($22.3 billion) last year.
U.K. shingle Big Rich Films has optioned Owen Sheers' WW2 novel "Resistance" for the bigscreen.
Hollywood's studios have a new headache in Spain. Catalonia, one of Spain's wealthiest regions, is threatening regulations to push U.S. majors to release movies in subtitled prints rather than…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%