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  • 'Ben-Hur': Still going well beyond the material

    Pity the poor film lovers who blew their entire month's movie budget on the latest "Star Wars" box set. This week, for roughly the same price, they could have owned a cinema milestone superior to "Star Wars" in just about every way — William Wyler's...
  • Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers

    Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers
    Not even superheroes could save Hollywood this summer. The movie industry suffered its worst May-to-Labor Day season since 1997, after adjusting for inflation. U.S. ticket sales dropped 15% compared with last summer. It was a disappointment for an...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' debuts atop Chinese box office

    'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' debuts atop Chinese box office
    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" ruled the mainland Chinese box office last week, swinging to $44.8 million in its first weekend of release and notching the second-biggest opening of any imported film this year behind only "Transformers: Age of...
  • 'Eden,' 'Gone Girl' and 'St. Vincent' Set For Zurich's Gala Premiere Section

    Mia Hansen-Love's "Eden," David Fincher's "Gone Girl" and Theodore Melfi's "St. Vincent" are among the 30 films set to unspool at Zurich Film Festival's Gala Premiere section. "Eden," helmed by French up-and-comer Mia Hansen-Love and sold by Kinology,...
  • 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Equalizer' Join TV Ad-Spend Top 5

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 946 times across 44...
  • Are film tax credits cost effective?

    Are film tax credits cost effective?
    Tired of seeing Hollywood take its business elsewhere, California is moving to triple tax subsidies for film and TV productions, boosting incentives to $330 million annually and making the state competitive with New York, Georgia and other states that are...
  • 'Expendables 3' tops China box office; 'Apes' a strong second

    Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the other aging action stars of “The Expendables 3” topped the box office in mainland China last week, hauling in $36.5 million in the film’s first seven days of release.  The Millennium...
  • 'Young Frankenstein' has new life on 40th anniversary

    'Young Frankenstein' has new life on 40th anniversary
    Director Mel Brooks spent a lot of money on white handkerchiefs while making his 1974 tour de farce, "Young Frankenstein." "I gave everybody in the crew a white handkerchief," said the 88-year-old comedy legend during a recent phone interview. "I said,...
  • 21st Century Fox's Chase Carey on Time Warner: 'We've Moved On'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON - "We've moved on," said Chase Carey, president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, when asked whether there would be a renewed bid for Time Warner at a London TV industry conference Tuesday. "We don't want...
  • Marc Graboff Exits Core Media Group as 21st Century Fox Closes In on Apollo Pact

    Marc Graboff's departure from Core Media Group is the first shoe to fall in the pending agreement between 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management involving Apollo's Endemol and Core and Fox's Shine Group. Talks between 21st Century Fox and Apollo...
  • Scott Silveri, 20th TV Partner on Family Comedy Project for Fox

    In what is said to be one the most lucrative commitments thus far in development season, "Friends" and "Go On" alum Scott Silveri and 20th Century Fox TV have inked a put pilot with penalty commitment for a single-camera comedy project for Fox. The...
  • Fox Nabs 'Minority Report' Pilot with Big Commitment

    Fox has made a hefty pilot commitment to "Minority Report," an adaptation of the futuristic 2002 Steven Spielberg pic, from 20th Century Fox TV and Paramount TV. Max Borenstein, who wrote this year's rendition of "Godzilla" for the big screen, is writing...