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  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
    Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has...
  • John Calkins Tapped as AMC Theatres President of Programming

    Veteran studio executive John Calkins has joined AMC Theatres as its president of programming, the exhibitor said Monday. Calkins has deep ties to the major studios, having served as executive vice president of digital distribution and commercial...
  • Veteran Publicist Fritz Friedman to Exit Sony Pictures After 34 Years

    Veteran publicist Fritz Friedman is leaving Sony Pictures at the end of summer, the studio confirmed Monday, after more than 34 years of leading publicity efforts for home entertainment and, more recently, acquisitions. Friedman will focus on other...
  • China Film Group at 15: Moving the Biz Into the Future

    China Film Group Corp. has been so closely involved with the development of the Chinese film industry throughout the past 15 years that it is difficult to separate the company from the actions of the government. The distinction may become a degree or two...
  • Webedia Buys Germany's Moviepilot for $20 Million

    Webedia, a French online publishing conglomerate, has acquired German film website Moviepilot for $20 million, the companies announced Wednesday. Moviepilot.de operates as a hybrid of film review site Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB database, recording around...
  • Joel McHale Thought Obama's Endorsement Would Save 'Community'

    Joel McHale is in New York this week to promote his new horror movie "Deliver Us From Evil," but he mostly answered questions about the cancellation of "Community" at the film's Tuesday night premiere. McHale (pictured with the film's Olivia Munn) said...
  • Dermot Mulroney to Star in 'Insidious: Chapter 3′

    Dermot Mulroney will star in "Insidious: Chapter 3" with Leigh Whannell directing from his own script. Shooting will start July 7. Whannell made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account: HUGELY excited to officially announce that great actor/...
  • Prime Focus World merges with effects studio Double Negative

    Prime Focus World merges with effects studio Double Negative
    Prime Focus World, the Hollywood-based entertainment services company, has merged with British effects studio Double Negative. The transatlantic merger is the latest sign of the globalization of Hollywood's visual effects business. It will make the...
  • Joe Roth Sells Revolution Studios for $250 Million

    Joe Roth's 14-year-old Revolution Studios has been acquired for $250 million by Fortress Investment Group, according to several sources close to the sale. Revolution was carrying roughly $175 million in debt, which was absorbed by Fortress, which borrowed...
  • Box Office: 'Apes' Holds Off Strong 'Purge: Anarchy,' Limp 'Sex Tape'

    The Apes still rule. Universal's micro-budget chiller "The Purge: Anarchy" brought out the horror-buffs, propelling the sequel to last summer's break-out hit to a $28.4 million debut from 2,804 locations, but that wasn't enough to unseat 20th Century...
  • Gastropub pioneer Ford's Filling Station in Culver City closes

    Gastropub pioneer Ford's Filling Station in Culver City closes
    Ford's Filling Station, the Culver City gastropub from chef Ben Ford, closed its doors Sunday after eight years. The restaurant, known for being L.A.'s first gastropub, is credited with helping transform Culver City into a budding culinary destination for...
  • 'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

     'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut for a movie this year,...