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  • Prosecutor Seeks Time For Top Mediaset Management in Mediatrade Case

    ROME - A Milan prosecutor has requested a three year and two months jail sentence for Mediaset Vice Chairman Pier Silvio Berlusconi (pictured), who is Silvio Berlusconi's son, in a long-gestating tax fraud case pertaining to the top commercial Italian...
  • CANNES: Entertainment One Nabs 'Little Prince,' 'Somnia,' 'Viral' in Canada

    CANNES -- Entertainment One Films has bought three films in Cannes for the Canadian market, including "Little Prince" from WildBunch, "Somnia" from Sierra Affinity and "Viral" from Blumhouse Intl. In "Little Prince," based on a children's novella, a...
  • Watch: Anna Kendrick in 'Happy Christmas' First Trailer

    Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for dramedy "Happy Christmas" from writer-director Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies"). The film was sold to Paramount and Magnolia Pictures out of this year's Sundance Film Festival. It stars Anna Kendrick...
  • Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'

    Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'
    Marking a shift from comedy to drama, "Anchorman" co-writer Adam McKay will write and direct "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, Paramount Pictures announced Monday. Paramount is producing...
  • CinemaCon: Exhibitors Search for Alt. Content to Fill Weeknight Seats

    With 90% of the 40,000 movie screens in the U.S. now converted to digital and the worldwide rollout moving quickly, digital cinema might appear to be yesterday's news. But d-cinema is a hot topic again at CinemaCon 2014 because two major components of...
  • First Trailer for Dwayne Johnson's 'Hercules' Debuts (VIDEO)

    Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer for Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules," directed by Brett Ratner that shows the thesp in action as the Greek demigod, battling giant serpents, lions and wild boars. The film, which becomes the third...
  • 'Noah' box office trickles as 'Heaven Is for Real' makes a splash

    'Noah' box office trickles as 'Heaven Is for Real' makes a splash
    When the dust settled at the box office this past weekend, two biblical-themed films found themselves at opposite ends of the top 10: The modestly budgeted family drama "Heaven Is for Real" earned an impressive $22.5 million to debut in the No. 2 slot,...
  • Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce new version of 'Ben-Hur'

    Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce new version of 'Ben-Hur'
    It’s been 55 years since Charlton Heston's “Ben-Hur” hit theaters. Now Mark Burnett and Roma Downey--and the current faith-based multiplex moment--will give us another one. “The Bible” producers said Friday that they will...
  • A flood of reaction to 'Noah'

    A flood of reaction to 'Noah'
    Until film director Darren Aronofsky got his hands on it, the old tale of Noah’s Ark had devolved into a cute children’s fable of giraffes and elephants and bears and bunnies crowding onto a big boat. Aronofsky has re-envisioned it as what...
  • Office tower to rise next to historic Hollywood studio

     Office tower to rise next to historic Hollywood studio
    One of Hollywood's biggest landlords is setting the stage for another expansion as the historic heart of the film and broadcast business rises again. Hudson Pacific Properties, the owner of two neighboring Sunset Boulevard studio lots with golden-era...
  • 'Noah' to sail to No. 1 at the box office

    'Noah' to sail to No. 1 at the box office
    An Old Testament epic will storm theaters this weekend with hopes of attracting a boatload of moviegoers.  Director Darren Aronofsky's $130-million-budgeted "Noah" is expected to generate around $40 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada through...
  • 'Noah' gets mixed responses from moviegoers

    'Noah' gets mixed responses from moviegoers
    Moviegoers were not afraid to hop on Noah’s ark this weekend -- and share their opinions after the credits rolled. Director Darren Aronofsky's “Noah” met studio expectations, generating an estimated $44 million in the U.S. and Canada...