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Harve Bennett, Writer and Producer of 4 ‘Star Trek’ Films, Dies at 84 (Report)

Earlier, he was an ABC exec and a producer of such projects as 'The Mod Squad,' 'The Six Million Dollar Man' and 'Rich Man, Poor Man.'read more (Movies 06-Mar-15)

'Chappie' to Lead Quiet First Weekend of March

The first weekend of March is poised to be another slow one at the domestic box office. Chappie should lead the way, though it will likely fall short of $20 million. Meanwhile, R-rated comedy Unfinished Business will almost certainly open below $10 million, which will make this the latest flop for star Vince Vaughn.Playing at 3,201 locations, Chappie marks the third feature from South African director Neill Blomkamp, who burst on to the scene in a big way with his 2009 debut District 9. Lac... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 06-Mar-15)

Sundance: IFC Films Picks Up U.S. Rights to 'Stanford Prison Experiment'

The film stars Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller and Michael Angarano.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Harrison Ford's Plane Crash-Lands at Golf Course, Son Confirms

The actor reported "engine failure" and requested "immediate return" to the airport.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' to be Co-Financed and Co-Produced by Walden Media

The adaptation of the Roald Dahl book begins filming in March for a 2016 release.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Michael Bay's '13 Hours' Adds 'Nurse Jackie' Actor Dominic Fumusa (Exclusive)

John Krasinski and James Badge Dale are starring in the Paramount film.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Steve Tisch Gives $10 Million to Tel Aviv University Film School

With the gift, the university's film and TV department will become a full-fledged school.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

'Clueless' Actor: I Was "Heartbroken" After Losing 'Titanic' Role to Leonardo DiCaprio

Jeremy Sisto played the role of Jack Dawson in Kate Winslet's screen test for the part of Rose.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Hollywood Film, TV Shoots in Canada Surged in 2014

U.S. series like 'Fargo' and 'Arrow' went north for shooting as the falling local dollar made Canada more appealing. read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Mind-Warping Arrows and Thor's Many Hammers: A New Look at 'Age of Ultron'

Joss Whedon, Jeremy Renner and more reveal the secrets of Marvel's next smash in new promo videosread more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Brett Ratner, Vice Media Partner for JT LeRoy Documentary (Exclusive)

A&E IndieFilms also is producing the feature, which tells the story of author Laura Albert and her infamous persona, JT LeRoy.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Tribeca: Mary J. Blige, Arnold Schwarzenegger World Premieres Added to Feature Lineup

The spotlight section has 24 world premieres including zombie film 'Maggie' and movies starring Jessica Biel, Zooey Deschanel, Oscar Isaac, Jason Sudeikis, Patricia Arquette and Christopher Walken.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

'Star Trek' Music to Be Celebrated in Concert Tour

The symphony tour will reach more than 100 North American cities starting in January 2016.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Box-Office Milestone: 'Fifty Shades' Crosses a Sexy $500M Worldwide

The adaptation of EL James' S&M-laced romance novel stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Lakeshore Ramping Up International Arm, Hires Sales Chief (Exclusive)

Laura Austin-Little arrives at the production and financing company from Megan Ellison's Annapurna International.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Errol Morris' Book 'A Wilderness of Error' Lands at Blumhouse (Exclusive)

The 'Whiplash' producers are teaming with 'Moneyball' producer Rachael Horovitz for the true crime story investigating Jeffrey MacDonald.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

5 Madonna Movies That Aren't Terrible (Video)

She may be the Queen of Pop, but when it comes to the big screen Madonna's successes can be counted on one handread more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

'Chappie': Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver Debate the Humanity of Artificial Intelligence

Said Weaver of Neil Blomkamp's bot, created in the film by Dev Patel and voiced by Sharlto Copley, "He reminded me, when I first saw the film, of 'Pinnochio' because you love him."read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Sigourney Weaver Reveals How She Learned Neill Blomkamp Would Helm a New 'Alien' Film

"I said, 'I should probably talk to Jim Cameron about that.' And he said, 'Don't talk to Jim Cameron about that, talk to me about that.'"read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Lionsgate Partnering With Disney's Buena Vista International on Russian Release of Final 'Hunger Games' Film

'Mockingjay — Part 2' will be released in Russia and other Eastern European countries on Nov. 19.read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

Vince Vaughn on Imitating 'Frozen' With His Daughter: "Are We Doing Some Serious Damage?" (Video)

"I wonder what a child psychologist would say about this. ... She says, 'I'm shutting you out, I’m not good for you. I have to be far, far away.'"read more (Movies 05-Mar-15)

February Box Office Up Nine Percent From Last Year... >

Thanks in part to strong performances from Fifty Shades of Grey and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, overall domestic box office totaled a very solid $765 million in February.That's up nine percent from last year but down around $50 million from the all-time record, which was set in 2012.Through the end of February, total domestic box office was at $1.77 billion. That's 11 percent above the same period last year and 22 percent higher than the same frame in 2013. That year ultimatel... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 03-Mar-15)

'Focus' Pulls Off Minor Heist at the Box Office

While it didn't quite return Will Smith to his former box office glory, Focus (2015) still easily took the top spot on a quiet weekend at the box office.Kingsman: The Secret Service and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water held on to second and third place, respectively, while The Lazarus Effect got off to a so-so start in fifth.Focus opened to $18.7 million this weekend, which is a bit lower than Crazy, Stupid, Love.'s debut (that's the last movie from directors Glenn Ficarra and John ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 01-Mar-15)

Around-the-World: 'Fifty Shades' Approaches $500 Million Worldwide

For the third weekend in a row, Fifty Shades of Grey easily took first place at the international box office.The worldwide phenomenon added $36 million from 59 markets, which brings its overseas total to a stunning $338.4 million. Holdover markets were off an average of 46 percent from last weekend. The movie's only new territory was South Korea, where it opened in fourth place with $1.8 million; according to Universal, this comparatively low debut correlates with the fact that the book nev... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 01-Mar-15)

Friday Report: 'Focus' Steals Away with $6.5 Million

On another quiet Friday at the box office, newcomers Focus (2015) and The Lazarus Effect both started off a little bit slower than expected.Opening at 3,323 locations, Focus took first place with an estimated $6.47 million. That's nearly identical to Crazy, Stupid, Love. ($6.58 million), which was the previous outing from directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. It's also generally on par with star-driven, adult-friendly thrillers Limitless ($6.6 million) and The Adjustment Bureau ($6.7 mill... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 28-Feb-15)

Forecast: 'Focus' to Pickpocket $20-Million-Plus This Weekend

Will Smith and Margot Robbie team up this weekend in con artist movie Focus, which should pretty easily take first place ahead of holdovers like Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman: The Secret Service.Meanwhile, Blumhouse horror movie The Lazarus Effect also opens nationwide; unless it seriously over-performs, it will have to settle for runner-up status.Opening at 3,323 locations, Focus marks the first time that Will Smith has headlined an R-rated movie since 2003's Bad Boys II. That was in t... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 27-Feb-15)

Moviegoers Flee From 'Fifty Shades'

Coming off a massive holiday weekend, Fifty Shades of Grey plummeted 74 percent in its second outing. Still, the movie easily held on the top spot this weekend with $22.3 million.Among the new releases, McFarland, USA and The DUFF did solid business, while Hot Tub Time Machine 2 flopped.Fifty Shades of Grey's 74 percent drop is steeper than the second weekend declines for The Fault in our Stars, Valentine's Day, and all five Twilight movies. It's the second-biggest decline ever for a movie ... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 22-Feb-15)

Around-the-World Roundup: 'Fifty Shades' Nears $300 Million Overseas

Fifty Shades of Grey held on to first place at the international box office this weekend with $68.1 million.That's off 56 percent from last weekend, which is a far better that the movie's hold in the U.S. (down 73 percent). To date, it's already earned $280.5 million, which is ahead of Sex and the City and the first Twilight ($263 million and $200 million, respectively).In the next day or two, it will pass the first Hunger Games movie ($283 million). With South Korea on the way, Fifty Shade... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 22-Feb-15)

Friday Report: 'Fifty Shades' Plummets, 'Hot Tub' Drowns

It was a tough day at the box office on Friday. Fifty Shades of Grey collapsed heading in to its second weekend, while comedy sequel Hot Tub Time Machine 2 bombed.It wasn't all bad news, though, as The DUFF and McFarland, USA slightly over-performed against very modest expectations.Fifty Shades of Grey added $8 million on Friday, which is off a massive 74 percent from its opening day. Without a Valentine's Day boost, the movie could wind up earning less than $24 million for the three-day we... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 21-Feb-15)

Forecast: 'Fifty Shades' Set to Spank 'Hot Tub' Sequel This Weekend

Coming off one of the busiest weekends in years, the box office is going to quiet down significantly this coming weekend.Hot Tub Time Machine 2, McFarland, USA and The DUFF are all opening in at least 2,500 theaters, though it would be surprising if any of these took in over $15 million this weekend. Therefore, the top three spots should once again belong to Fifty Shades of Grey, Kingsman: The Secret Service and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.Coming off a massive $85.2 million deb... (Box Office Mojo - Top Stories 20-Feb-15)