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  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 10/24/08 to 10/26/08
    Monday October 27th 2008

    FilmTotalHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year, DISNEY$42,030,184Saw V, LIONSGATE$30,053,954Max Payne, FOX$7,791,649Beverly Hills Chihuahua, DISNEY$6,884,387Pride and Glory, WARNER BROS.$6,262,396The Secret Life of Bees, FOX$6,051,630W., LIONSGATE$5,088,249Eagle Eye, DREAMWORKS/PARAMOUNT$5,051,952Body Of Lies, WARNER BROS.$4,064,488Quarantine, SONY PICTURES$2,581,262

  • Agencies, actors make major moves
    Monday October 27th 2008

    It was a busy weekend for thesp and agent shuffles among top tenpercenteries. Endeavor reeled in Emile Hirsch, who had been agentless since abruptly leaving UTA the weekend that “Speed Racer” bowed and proved to be an expensive flop. The actor, who came off the Sean Penn-directed “Into the Wild”[…]

  • Bad economy leads to odd pickups
    Monday October 27th 2008

    Sarah Connor might have the struggling economy to thank for not being terminated. Industry observers say the recent cluster of low-rated shows granted full-season orders might have something to do with network executives watching the plunging Dow rather than their shows’ falling Nielsens. No execs would talk on the record, but the economic crisis, combined with the cost of marketing a new series, the lack of new programming inventory because of the WGA strike and the anticipated difficulty of locking down new advertiser commitments, has networks inclined to play it safe.

  • Avid exits 3-D animation business
    Friday October 24th 2008

    Avid Technology is exiting the 3-D computer animation market. The company is selling its Softimage 3-D software business to Autodesk for an estimated $35 million. It may close the deal by year’s end.

  • AMPTP agrees to meet with mediator
    Friday October 24th 2008

    If it’s a mediator SAG wants. It’s a mediator SAG will get. On Thursday, the AMPTP agreed to try to hash out its months-long stalemate with the actors union by meeting with federal mediator Juan Carlos Gonzalez. SAG’s national board voted Sunday to bring in the mediator. In a statement,[…]

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Archives for: October 20085
  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 10/24/08 to 10/26/08
    Monday October 27th 2008

    FilmTotalHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year, DISNEY$42,030,184Saw V, LIONSGATE$30,053,954Max Payne, FOX$7,791,649Beverly Hills Chihuahua, DISNEY$6,884,387Pride and Glory, WARNER BROS.$6,262,396The Secret Life of Bees, FOX$6,051,630W., LIONSGATE$5,088,249Eagle Eye, DREAMWORKS/PARAMOUNT$5,051,952Body Of Lies, WARNER BROS.$4,064,488Quarantine, SONY PICTURES$2,581,262

  • Agencies, actors make major moves
    Monday October 27th 2008

    It was a busy weekend for thesp and agent shuffles among top tenpercenteries. Endeavor reeled in Emile Hirsch, who had been agentless since abruptly leaving UTA the weekend that “Speed Racer” bowed and proved to be an expensive flop. The actor, who came off the Sean Penn-directed “Into the Wild”[…]

  • Bad economy leads to odd pickups
    Monday October 27th 2008

    Sarah Connor might have the struggling economy to thank for not being terminated. Industry observers say the recent cluster of low-rated shows granted full-season orders might have something to do with network executives watching the plunging Dow rather than their shows’ falling Nielsens. No execs would talk on the record, but the economic crisis, combined with the cost of marketing a new series, the lack of new programming inventory because of the WGA strike and the anticipated difficulty of locking down new advertiser commitments, has networks inclined to play it safe.

  • Avid exits 3-D animation business
    Friday October 24th 2008

    Avid Technology is exiting the 3-D computer animation market. The company is selling its Softimage 3-D software business to Autodesk for an estimated $35 million. It may close the deal by year’s end.

  • AMPTP agrees to meet with mediator
    Friday October 24th 2008

    If it’s a mediator SAG wants. It’s a mediator SAG will get. On Thursday, the AMPTP agreed to try to hash out its months-long stalemate with the actors union by meeting with federal mediator Juan Carlos Gonzalez. SAG’s national board voted Sunday to bring in the mediator. In a statement,[…]

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ARCHIVES

Archives for: October 20085
  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 10/24/08 to 10/26/08
    Monday October 27th 2008

    FilmTotalHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year, DISNEY$42,030,184Saw V, LIONSGATE$30,053,954Max Payne, FOX$7,791,649Beverly Hills Chihuahua, DISNEY$6,884,387Pride and Glory, WARNER BROS.$6,262,396The Secret Life of Bees, FOX$6,051,630W., LIONSGATE$5,088,249Eagle Eye, DREAMWORKS/PARAMOUNT$5,051,952Body Of Lies, WARNER BROS.$4,064,488Quarantine, SONY PICTURES$2,581,262

  • Agencies, actors make major moves
    Monday October 27th 2008

    It was a busy weekend for thesp and agent shuffles among top tenpercenteries. Endeavor reeled in Emile Hirsch, who had been agentless since abruptly leaving UTA the weekend that “Speed Racer” bowed and proved to be an expensive flop. The actor, who came off the Sean Penn-directed “Into the Wild”[…]

  • Bad economy leads to odd pickups
    Monday October 27th 2008

    Sarah Connor might have the struggling economy to thank for not being terminated. Industry observers say the recent cluster of low-rated shows granted full-season orders might have something to do with network executives watching the plunging Dow rather than their shows’ falling Nielsens. No execs would talk on the record, but the economic crisis, combined with the cost of marketing a new series, the lack of new programming inventory because of the WGA strike and the anticipated difficulty of locking down new advertiser commitments, has networks inclined to play it safe.

  • Avid exits 3-D animation business
    Friday October 24th 2008

    Avid Technology is exiting the 3-D computer animation market. The company is selling its Softimage 3-D software business to Autodesk for an estimated $35 million. It may close the deal by year’s end.

  • AMPTP agrees to meet with mediator
    Friday October 24th 2008

    If it’s a mediator SAG wants. It’s a mediator SAG will get. On Thursday, the AMPTP agreed to try to hash out its months-long stalemate with the actors union by meeting with federal mediator Juan Carlos Gonzalez. SAG’s national board voted Sunday to bring in the mediator. In a statement,[…]

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