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  • Paramount's 'Top Gun 2′ Draws 'Jungle Book' Writer

    Justin Marks is in talks to script "Top Gun 2," Paramount's long-in-development sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise movie. Jerry Bruckheimer, who moved his first-look deal to Paramount earlier this year, is producing with David Ellison's Skydance. Skydance's...
  • Warner Bros. Ups Courtney Armstrong to Exec VP, Worldwide Business Affairs

    Veteran Warner Bros. exec Courtney D. Armstrong has been promoted to exec VP of worldwide business affairs. Armstrong has worked at the studio since 2003 and been involved with the "Dark Knight" trilogy, "The Departed," "Man of Steel" (along with the...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' wins box office for fourth weekend

    'Guardians of the Galaxy' wins box office for fourth weekend
    Disney's Marvel Studios soared this weekend after "Guardians of the Galaxy" topped the box office for the fourth weekend, more than any other Marvel film to date. The sci-fi film, which opened Aug. 1, met industry expectations and added about $10.2...
  • Is Twitter the Next Platform to Sell Movie Tickets, Home Entertainment Releases?

    Twitter is now testing a way for consumers to discover and buy products on the social media platform. So far, it's paired up with a mix of music acts like Eminem and Brad Paisley to Burberry and the Home Depot. But could movie ticket sellers like Fandango...
  • Russian Cinema: Local Pics Up VFX Ante

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Russian audiences have an enthusiasm for 3D, large formats and visual effects, says Paul Heth, CEO of leading Russian exhibition chain Karo. That lines up Russians with audiences in much of the world, where such spectacle...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 and Sony Pictures reach distribution deal

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 and Sony Pictures reach distribution deal
    Jeff Robinov's new film company, Studio 8, has signed a distribution deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the companies said on Monday. The companies said Sony will distribute up to six movies a year from the new firm. In addition, Sony will invest in...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 Closes Sony Distribution Deal

    Jeff Robinov's new media company Studio 8 has finalized its distribution deal for its films with Sony. The former Warner Bros. studio chief has been lining up financing for his new production company and says he expects to raise $1 billion from...
  • A bounty of fall sonics, from Swift to Prince

    A bounty of fall sonics, from Swift to Prince
    The fall always brings a windfall of new music, and this year is no exception. Albums are expected by everyone from Taylor Swift to Shellac, and Jason Aldean to Aphex Twin. Prince is back in a big way, and the dream team is at it again — who else...
  • Toronto: 'The Good Lie' Filmmakers Want Audiences to Get Involved in Sudan

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Screenwriter Margaret Nagle hustled to find a home for "The Good Lie" for 11 years. After reading a story in Variety about the late producer Robert Newmyer attempts to make a movie about the young boys forced to flee war-...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Wins Cold U.S. Box Office with $10.2 Million, 'The Identical' Tanks

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," the summer's biggest success story, ruled at the sleepy U.S. box office with an estimated $10.2 million at 3,221 locations in its sixth weekend. "Guardians" provided the only heat...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Wins Again, 'The Identical' Flops

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Atlas of the movie world, holding the box office up on its sturdy shoulders during this post-Labor Day slump. The Disney-Marvel tentpole came in first place for the third consecutive weekend...