He's off to be the wizard. Casting was announced Monday for the C$27 million ($22 million) stage version of "The Lord of the Rings" and Tony Award winner Brent Carver ("Kiss of the Spider Woman")…
Jodie Foster will direct and likely star in "Sugar Kings," the Tribeca Films-produced drama for Universal Pictures. "Sugar" is about a young lawyer who teams with a veteran public-interest attorney…
Netflix surprised Wall Street on Monday with news of a small profit, proving it can fend off tough competition from Blockbuster and sending its stock soaring 12% in after-hours trading.
Jan Mojto's production-distrib outfit EOS Entertainment and Italian producer Lux Vide are teaming up for a fresh TV adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace." EOS is looking for Euro broadcasting…
RTL Group's Munich-based distrib Universum has set up an anime division to handle its growing home entertainment catalog of animated product, including Hayao Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and…
An offbeat Indonesian film about the rebellion of a boy who sells duck's eggs at a small Jakarta market scooped top prize at the seventh Osian's Cinefan Asian Film Festival in New Delhi, while West…
The Frankfurt Book Fair plans a presentation of Korean cinema at its upcoming edition (Oct. 19-23), which is dedicated to all things culturally Korean.
British rights-holder Chorion, which specializes in kids and classic crime fare, has acquired New York-based TV producer and merchandiser Silver Lining Prods.
China's State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (Sarft) has given private firms the go-ahead to invest capital in the digitization of the country's TV network to speed up the sluggish switchover.
NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland will launch a free-TV channel in Germany this fall showcasing classic Universal films and series such as "Magnum P.I.," "Ironside" and "Knight Rider."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%