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Vince Vaughn Attached to Star in Columbia Comedy 'The Politician' (Exclusive)

Also: Michael Dowse comes on board to directread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Alex Kurtzman's Production Company Inks Three-Year Deal With Universal

Focus Features president of production Jen Brody will be joining Secret Hideoutread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Nicholas Sparks' Novel 'The Choice' Gets a Director

The film will mark the author's 11th novel to be adapted for the screenread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Studio Canal Backing New Venture From Silver Pictures Alums (Exclusive)

Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are launching The Picture Company with backing from the French entertainment powerread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Venice: 'Cymbeline' Lands North American Home with Lionsgate, Grindstone

Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris and the star of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'read more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Game of Thrones' Swordsman Reportedly Cast in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Miltos Yerolemou played Arya Stark's sword teacher in the first season of the hit HBO showread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Nice Guys' With Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe Arriving Summer 2016

A down-on-his-luck private eye and a leg-breaker try to solve the case of a missing girlread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Real-Life Rocky to be Subject of New Biopic

The movie about undefeated heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano is being made with the cooperation of the boxer's familyread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Fires on the Plain': Venice Review

Cult actor-director Shinya Tsukamoto remakes Ken Ichikawa’s classic, showing the Japanese retreat from the Philippines as a relentlessly cruel and gory horror filmread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

ARRI’s Alexa Camera, Used on 'Birdman' and 'Unbroken,' Gets Ultra HD Upgrade

A software update will give the camera a new 3.2K option for delivering Ultra HD TVread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: Even Bigger Screens and, Yep, Cinema Selfies

A panoramic theater opens in L.A. on Sept. 19 as other new tech includes live audience interaction onscreenread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: Special Report

Chicken Little scenarios about the movie business are abundant as radical changes in technology force studios to beef up franchises, exhibitors to spend money and visual effects to exploderead more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: Studios Will Have to Take Their Cues From TV Networks

Writing for THR, analyst Richard Greenfield argues that streaming and subscriptions could pave the way for film companies looking to capture consumers' dollarsread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: Producers Opt for Foreign Talent, Far-Flung Locations to Boost Box Office

International revenue is dwarfing domestic dollarsread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: 4 Experts Predict How Moviegoing Will Change in 10 Years

"Movie theaters are dying" — but mixologists, masseuses and manicurists might be part of the new viewing experienceread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Future of Film: VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull's Plan to Save the Movies

The 72-year-old, who's best known for his work on "2001: A Space Odyssey," says he's figured out how to win the battle against big TVs and smartphones — from a studio on his farm in the Berkshiresread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Tsili': Venice Review

Amos Gitai explores the symbolic narrative of young women who survived the European Diaspora of World War II in this loose adaptation of Aharon Appelfeld's novelread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Community' Cast Explains Dan Harmon's Craziness and Creativity in New 'Harmontown' Trailer

"I have a Fox pilot I'm supposed to be writing right now, and if they saw what I was doing, they'd be very upset with me"read more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Gone Girl,' 'The Equalizer' Set for Zurich Film Festival

Bill Murray's "St. Vincent" and Ethan Hawke's "Good Kill" are also set to screen in the event's gala premiere lineupread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Venice: Viggo Mortensen Talks Mastering New Languages

The 'Far From Men' star also shares his solution for world peaceread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Toronto: Stars Power 15 Hottest Festival Titles

Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Aniston and a homeless Richard Gere all have movies looking for a U.S. homeread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

London Secret Screening Organizer Bringing 'Back to the Future' to L.A.

Secret Cinema rebuilt Hill Valley in the British capital for an immersive experience and screeningread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

‘A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence’: Venice Review

Swedish perfectionist Roy Andersson concludes his trilogy about the quiet desperation of human beings with his typical laid-back humorread more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

Busan to Open With Taiwanese Drama 'Paradise in Service'

The war film by Doze Niu is among 314 films from 79 countries to be invited to the South Korean film festival read more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

David Hasselhoff Joins Judging Panel for Abu Dhabi Short Film Competition

The 'Baywatch' star has been named as a judge for local production house Image Nation's Arab Film Studio read more (Movies 02-Sep-14)

'Guardians' Easily Tops Weak Labor Day Releases

A slow Summer at the domestic box office came to a quiet end this weekend.Guardians of the Galaxy held on to first place, while the two newcomers (As Above/So Below, The November Man fell short of $10 million.Over the three-day weekend, the Top 12 earned $88.2 million, which makes this the second-worst weekend of the year so far. Guardians of the Galaxy added $17.1 million, which ranks eighth all-time among fifth weekends. It was off just one percent from last weekend, which is a great Labo... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 31-Aug-14)

'Guardians' Is Now the Highest-Grossing Movie of the Year... >

Against two weak newcomers, Guardians of the Galaxy held on to first place at the box office on Friday.More importantly, Guardians passed Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office with $262.1 million.Guardians added $3.8 million on Friday, which is down just 20 percent from last weekend. That puts it on pace for around $16 million for the three-day frame and over $20 million for the four-day holiday weekend. In the long r... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 30-Aug-14)

'Guardians' Becomes Biggest Movie of the Summer

After trailing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the past two weeks, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy moved back in to first place this weekend.In the process, Guardians of the Galaxy passed Transformers: Age of Extinction to become the highest-grossing movie of the Summer at the domestic box office.Among the newcomers, If I Stay had a solid debut, while Sin City: A Dame to Kill For imploded.The Top 12 earned $102.5 million this weekend. That's up 14 percent from the same frame last year.Gua... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 24-Aug-14)

Friday Report: 'If I Stay' Ascends to First Ahead of 'Sin City' Debacle

If I Stay easily took first place on a quiet Friday at the box office. Meanwhile, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For had a horrible start in sixth place, and won't come anywhere close to $10 million this weekend.Playing at 2,907 theaters, If I Stay opened to a solid $6.83 million. That's above Charlie St. Cloud ($5.6 million) and last weekend's The Giver ($4.75 million). If it plays like The Fault in our Stars, it will finish the weekend with less than $13 million; a more likely outcome is a patt... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 23-Aug-14)

Forecast: Long Delay Will Slay 'Sin City' Sequel This Weekend

Friday AM Update: If I Stay earned an estimated $1.1 million from late Thursday shows beginning at 7 p.m. An estimate for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is not currently available.Forecast: Over nine years after Sin City opened to $29.8 million, a sequel finally arrives in theaters on Friday. As is the case with most long-wait sequels, A Dame to Kill For should earn substantially less than its predecessor. For the weekend, it will likely wind up in second place behind young-adult adaptation I... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 20-Aug-14)

'Turtles,' 'Guardians' Crush Weak 'Expendables'

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Guardians of the Galaxy held on to the top two spots at the box office this weekend, handily defeating the disappointing Expendables 3.The Top 12 earned $129 million this weekend, which is up six percent from the same frame last year. This August remains on track to be the biggest ever at the domestic box office with around $1 billion.Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fell 57 percent to $28.5 million. The movie avoided the 60-percent-plus drop of many of Summer 2... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 17-Aug-14)

Friday Report: 'Turtles' Hangs On to First, 'Expendables' Tanks

With The Expendables 3 bombing, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Guardians of the Galaxy easily held on to the top two spots at the box office on Friday. Ninja Turtles fell 69 percent to an estimated $7.9 million. That drop is roughly on par with G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, which was off 68 percent at the same point. Turtles will pass $100 million sometime today; for the weekend, it should wind up anywhere from $24 to $27 million.Guardians of the Galaxy eased 44 percent to $6.95 million. I... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 16-Aug-14)

Forecast: 'Expendables' To Battle 'Turtles,' 'Guardians' This Weekend

Friday AM Update: The Expendables 3 earned an estimated $875,000 from Thursday night shows beginning at 7 p.m. In comparison, the first Expendables grossed $870,000, while The Expendables 2 took in $685,000. In both of those earlier cases, though, showings didn't begin until midnight. A better comparison might be last week's Into The Storm, which took in $800,000 from late Thursday shows. That went on to earn $17.3 million in its opening weekend; a tally closer to $20 million seems like... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 15-Aug-14)

'Turtle' Power

Ninja Turtles fans old and young showed up at the movies this weekend, driving Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to one of the biggest August openings ever.Meanwhile, Guardians of the Galaxy scored the highest second weekend of the Summer so far.The Top 12 earned $174.2 million this weekend, which is up 22 percent from the same frame last year. This August remains on track to be the biggest ever, and could be the first to pass $1 billion.Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ruled the box office with $65... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 10-Aug-14)

Weekend Report (cont.): 'Hundred-Foot Journey,' 'Step Up' and Around-the-World Roundup

<< Continued from "Weekend Report"The Hundred-Foot Journey opened in fourth place with $11 million. That's a bit higher than May's Million Dollar Arm; unfortunately, it paled in comparison to similar August releases like Eat Pray Love ($23.1 million) and Julie & Julia ($20 million). With strong word-of-mouth and an audience that skews much older (69 percent over the age of 35), this should hold up well: a total close to $40 million is possible.Rounding out th... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 10-Aug-14)