Michael Egan III is planning to sue additional “Hollywood insiders” as a Thursday statute of limitations deadline approaches.read more (Movies 19-Apr-14)Tribeca: Inside the Festival's Incredibly Busy Offices (Video)
Genna Terranova gives THR the grand tour, revealing every nook and cranny (even the kitchen!) is crammed with staffers working furiously as the fest gears up.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Box Office: Not a Good Friday for Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence'
UPDATED: The sci-fi epic is struggling in its U.S. debut and could easily lose the Easter weekend race to "Rio 2" or "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"; Christian film "Heaven Is For Real" continues to prosper.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Harvey Weinstein Backing Publicist Leslie Sloane's New Venture
Sloane, whose clients included Katie Holmes, Blake Lively and Megan Fox, is expected to bring most of her star roster to her new company, also to be backed by James Dolan.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Bryan Singer Accusations Affect Marketing Plans for Next 'X-Men,' 'Black Box'
The director has cancelled an appearance this weekend where he was to promote the upcoming Fox movie, and ABC has removed promos mentioning his name as it debuts his new TV series.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Tribeca: Aubrey Plaza, Max Greenfield Talk Breaking Out of TV Roles for 'About Alex'
The cast of small-screen favorites also revealed how that background helped them with the indie drama, while writer-director Jesse Zwick shared what he learned from his veteran-producer dad, Ed Zwick, who executive produced the title.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)It's Official: Bill de Blasio Names Cynthia Lopez NYC Film Czar
The "POV" executive producer was announced Friday as the replacement for Katherine Oliver.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Talent Manager Claims Partner Stole James Franco Money
Miles Levy allegedly diverted the actor's management commissions and made unauthorized credit card charges.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Trailer Report: Extended 'Godzilla,' 'Wish I Was Here' Teaser Top Week
Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" and the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot continue to perform strongly in their second and third weeks. read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Gareth Edwards Talks About His Approach to 'Godzilla' Reboot (Video)
"It was really a case of let's take this seriously, let's make the most realistic thing we can," says the director of Legendary's revival of the classic monster.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Tribeca: Nas, Robert De Niro and Susan Sarandon Attend the Film Festival (Photos)
Patrick Stewart and Heather Graham were also among the variety of stars at the festival in New York, which kicked off on April 16. (Movies 18-Apr-14)'Spider-Man' Producers Nix Multiple-Studio Crossover Suggestions
Spider-Man teaming with Marvel's "Avengers" would be a stunt that isn't necessary until "we've run out of ideas," say Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)MPAA's Chris Dodd: China Will Give More Access to Hollywood Movies
The exec believes the country will expand the quota of 34 films that can be imported on a revenue share basis.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)From Mike Ovitz to Leonardo DiCaprio: A Wall Street Criminal Recalls His Hollywood Heyday
The real Wolf of Wall Street? Nah. Dana Giacchetto, now under investigation again, calls himself the "Lamb of Wall Street" as he breaks his long-held silence about BFF DiCaprio, shares details of his intimate relationship with Ovitz, and asserts he had nothing to do with the suicide of CAA superstar Jay Moloney.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Paramount Links Up With China Film Group to Co-Produce 3D Fantasy Action Movie 'Marco Polo'
The co-production news comes days after the state-owned film company announced an "eight-figure" equity investment in two projects by Legendary Entertainment.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Tribeca: Hillary Clinton Supports Chelsea's Producer Debut at 'Of Many' Screening
The former First Lady also said of Warner Bros.' recent hire Dee Dee Myers, "she'll fit in beautifully."read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)First 'Jersey Boys' Trailer: Clint Eastwood Tells Story of The Four Seasons (Video)
Singing, success and squabbles take center stage in the film version of the Broadway musical, set to hit theaters in June.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Pens Open Letter to Hollywood (Guest Column)
In his own words, Bill de Blasio pays homage to Hollywood's $7.1 billion imprint on the Big Apple and talks about his "Good Wife" role.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)'Transcendence': What the Critics Are Saying
Wally Pfister's directorial debut stars Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara and Morgan Freeman.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Meet the Texas-Based Moneyman Behind Sony's New Financing Deal
Lone Star, run by billionaire John Grayken, has raised $45.5 billion since its founding in 1995 but has managed to stay largely under the radar.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Beijing Film Fest Brings Out Chinese, Hollywood Stars (Photos)
Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone, and Hayden Christensen walk the red carpet, while Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Fan Bingbing, John Woo, and Zhang Yimou show their support for the Chinese capital's top film industry event. (Movies 18-Apr-14)Cannes: French Director Nicole Garcia to Head Camera d'Or Jury
Ryan Gosling will be among those in the running for the award, which recognizes new or young directors.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Cannes: Indian Studio Yash Raj Hits Big With Two Titles in Selection
The Bollywood banner's debut Hollywood co-production "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman, will open the festival, while its indie co-production "Titli" is a Camera D'Or contender. read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)Bryan Singer Accuser Filed Suit Over Sexual Abuse in 2000 But Didn’t Name Him (Exclusive)
Michael Egan sued in 2000 over alleged sexual abuse at the site of a 1999 party, naming various defendants but not director Bryan Singer.read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)'Midnight Rider' Target of Campaign Urging Crews to Boycott L.A. Production
A new Facebook campaign launched on Thursday is encouraging film crews to refuse to work on the Gregg Allman biopic if plans go through for the production to resume in L.A. read more (Movies 18-Apr-14)'Transcendence' to Trail 'Rio,' 'Captain America' Over Easter
Friday AM Update: Transcendence earned an estimated $850,000 from Thursday night shows. Among recent releases, that's around half of Noah's $1.6 million start, and around a quarter of 300: Rise of An Empire's $3.6 million. That's an especially disappointing number considering how many people are off from work or school for Good Friday. For the weekend, Transcendence may fall short of $20 million.Forecast: Four new movies hit theaters over Easter weekend, though the fight for first place wil... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 18-Apr-14)Forecast: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Gets Early Start Overseas... >
Two weeks ahead of its U.S. debut, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 begins its international roll-out this weekend. It opens in 15 markets, including major territories like Australia, Germany, Mexico, Spain and the U.K.The sequel arrives less than two years after The Amazing Spider-Man, a franchise reboot that earned over $750 million worldwide. While that's an impressive tally, it marked a new low for the Spider-Man character. That drop can be attributed in large part to declining interest in the... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 17-Apr-14)'The Raid 2': Our Fear of Subtitles Strikes Again... >
This past weekend, Indonesian action movie The Raid 2 expanded nationwide in to 954 theaters. It was arriving two years after its predecessor earned $4.1 million total, so box office expectations weren't particularly high for this outing.Still, there was some hope that the sequel could at least top the first movie. After all, The Raid: Redemption has surely built up some kind of fan base through two years of home video viewing. The Raid 2 promised more of the same kind of brutal action, but... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 15-Apr-14)'Captain America' Wins Close Fight with 'Rio 2'
In a strange turn of events, Rio 2 took first place at the box office on Friday, but fell back to second place for the three-day weekend. Chalk this up to nice weather throughout most of the country, which kept family audiences away from the multiplexes on Saturday.As a result, Captain America: The Winter Soldier was able to narrowly hold on to the top spot for the second-straight weekend. The superhero sequel added $41.3 million, which was off 57 percent from its debut. That's about on par... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 13-Apr-14)Friday Report: 'Rio 2' Narrowly Defeats 'Captain America'
Rio 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier were neck-and-neck on Friday, though it looks like the weekend is going to the birds.Playing at 3,948 locations, Rio 2 took the top spot on Friday with $12 million. That's an improvement over the first Rio, which earned $10.3 million on opening day back in 2011. For the weekend, Rio 2 will take the top spot with at least $45 million.Captain America wasn't far behind with $11.9 million. That's a steep 68 percent drop from last Friday; in comparis... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 12-Apr-14)Forecast: 'Rio 2,' 'Captain America' Could Both Reach $40 Million This Weekend
Animated sequel Rio 2 could cruise to around $40 million this weekend, which would put it in a close race for first place against Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Meanwhile, Draft Day and Oculus are targeting more modest debuts.Captain America: The Winter Soldier set an April record last weekend with $95 million. Most comic book movies fall hard in their second weekends: similar movies Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World fell 58 percent and 57 percent, respectively. Captain America has ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 11-Apr-14)Which 2014 Movies Could Reach $1 Billion Worldwide?
Looking ahead at the 2014 schedule, which movies-if any-have a chance at reaching the coveted $1 billion mark?With Frozen recently passing $1 billion and the Summer movie season right around the corner, now is as good a time as any to dive in to this question.To date, only 16 movies have reached this level in their initial runs (Jurassic Park and The Phantom Menace needed 3D re-releases). With the rapid expansion of the foreign marketplace and the addition of 3D premiums, the chance of gett... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 08-Apr-14)Which 2014 Movies Could Reach $1 Billion? (cont.)
<< Continued from "Which 2014 Movies Could Reach $1 Billion?"OriginalsGodzilla (May)Big-budget disaster movies tend to draw huge crowds, and Godzilla is a brand that resonates with global audiences. Back in 1998, Roland Emmerich's Godzilla earned $379 million worldwide; with the expanded foreign market and drastically higher ticket prices, it's hard to imagine this new movie earning a penny less than $500 million. Still, even if it does twice as much business as last... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 08-Apr-14)With Big 'Avengers' Bump, 'Captain America' Sets April Record
Eschewing a typical Summer release, Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened to a very strong $95 million this weekend. That's a new record for the month of April ahead of Fast Five's $86.2 million.The Winter Soldier is also doing strong business overseas, where it has already topped the first movie's $194 million total.Riding a wave of goodwill from 2012's The Avengers, The Winter Soldier's domestic debut is a 46 percent improvement over the first Captain America's opening. That's the bi... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 06-Apr-14)Friday Report: 'Captain America' Sequel Opens Above 'Thor 2'
As expected, Captain America: The Winter Soldier took over the box office on Friday with a huge $37 million. While it probably won't reach $100 million this weekend, it's still on track to easily set a new record for April.Captain America's $37 million debut is the biggest opening day since The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in November. It's up 14 percent from Thor: The Dark World's $31.9 million, and up 44 percent from the first Captain's $25.7 million.If The Winter Soldier plays similarly t... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 05-Apr-14)