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Bridget Jones Baby

'Bridget Jones's Baby' hits mega £21m as it retains UK lead

26-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s The Magnificent Seven rides to $2.7m (£2.1m) debut from 543 sites.

Bridget Jones's Baby

'Bridget Jones's Baby' enjoys record-breaking UK debut

19-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s threequel scores biggest ever September opening with $10.6m (£8.11m) opening from its 641 sites.

Julieta

'Julieta' breathes life into foreign language box office after crossing £1m in UK Video

16-Sep-2016 | By Tom Grater

Pedro Almodovar’s latest has scored the best result for a non-Bollywood foreign language film since French comedy Untouchable.

Sausage Party

'Sausage Party' holds off newcomers to retain UK lead

12-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s Ben-Hur is the week’s highest new entry, thanks to previews, while Disney’s Finding Dory hits £40m mark.

Sausage Party

'Sausage Party' dances atop UK box office as 'Brotherhood' soars

5-Sep-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Finding Dory becomes the second biggest release of 2016 with $51.9m (£38.86m).

'Finding Dory' retains UK lead as 'Suicide Squad' rumbles

30-Aug-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad becomes the seventh film of 2016 to hit the £30m mark.

Finding Dory

'Finding Dory' reclaims UK box office lead as 'David Brent' struggles

22-Aug-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

eOne’s David Brent: Life On The Road disappoints with $1.9m (£1.46m) from its 506 sites.

'Suicide Squad' retains UK lead

15-Aug-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Hot weather and crowded market contribute to new release struggles.

Suicide Squad

'Suicide Squad' dominates UK box office

8-Aug-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ comic book adaptation scores fourth-biggest opening of the year.

'Finding Dory' swims to top of UK box office

1-Aug-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Jason Bourne shoots to series-high opening with strong confirmed $10m (£7.6m) bow.

Secret Cinema Dirty Dancing

Secret Cinema’s 'Dirty Dancing' closes with $2.5m box office

28-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Takings beat original 1987 release and 2007 re-release combined.

The BFG

'BFG' beats out 'Star Trek' at UK box office

25-Jul-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Roald Dahl adaptation scores Steven Spielberg’s third-biggest three-day opening weekend.

Andre Rieu

André Rieu concert breaks UK box office record…again

25-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Maastricht Concert took more than £1.4m at UK box office over weekend.

Ghostbusters

'Ghostbusters' scores UK box office lead

18-Jul-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s The Secret Life Of Pets becomes the biggest animation of 2016 to date.

The Secret Life Of Pets

'Secret Life Of Pets' records UK hat-trick as 'Sultan' grabs Bollywood record

11-Jul-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ The Legend Of Tarzan is the week’s highest new entry with $4.57m (£3.55m) from its 507 sites.

the secret life of pets

'Secret Life Of Pets' retains UK lead as 'Ab Fab' dazzles

4-Jul-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie scores excellent non-final $5.4m (£4.03m) debut to chart second.

The Secret Life Of Pets

'The Secret Life Of Pets' tops UK box office

27-Jun-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s Independence Day: Resurgence has to settle for second with non-final $6.7m (£5.05m) debut from its 611 sites.

The Conjuring 2

'The Conjuring 2' tops UK box office

20-Jun-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

James Wan horror lands top while Universal’s The Secret Life Of Pets scores biggest ever Saturday/Sunday preview haul for an original animation.

Me Before You

'Me Before You' defies Euro 2016 to top UK box office

13-Jun-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ adaptation falls only 20% as it climbs up two places to dethrone Universal’s Warcraft at number one.

Warcraft: The Beginning

'Warcraft' tops UK but 'Me Before You' leads Fri-Sun

6-Jun-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Previews push Universal’s video game adaptation to the top spot with non-final $5.23m (£3.62m) bow.

Secret Cinema 28 Days Later

Secret Cinema’s '28 Days Later' closes with $1.9m box office

2-Jun-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Danny Boyle horror staged over a two-month run.

Pitbull Nowe porzadki

Polish film boosting UK foreign box office

1-Jun-2016 | By Charles Gant

Phoenix Productions is boosting foreign-language box office in the UK as Polish films deliver strong figures in the market.

X Men Apocalypse

'X-Men' beats 'Alice' to top UK box office

31-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Alice sequel has to settle for second with $3.3m (£2.23m) debut; Curzon Artificial Eye’s Love & Friendship enjoys excellent $381,000 (£261,330) bow from 80 sites.

X-Men: Apocalypse

'X-Men: Apocalypse' tops UK chart

23-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s The Angry Birds Movie falls only 7% in its second weekend to reach $6.7m (£4.6m) to date.

'Civil War' records hat-trick in UK

16-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s The Angry Birds Movie flies in with $3.1m (£2.15m), while Disney’s The Jungle Book becomes biggest film of 2016.

'Captain America' hit by the sun in UK

9-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Whole market suffers due to the good weather, but Disney retains the top two spots for second week in a row.

'Captain America: Civil War' lands with $21.2m UK debut

3-May-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

It’s another Disney one-two at the top as The Jungle Book posts impressive $8.4m (£5.7m) third weekend for $49m (£33.2m) to date.

The Jungle Book

'The Jungle Book' retains UK box office lead

25-Apr-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s live-action remake drops only 19% for a huge $11.7m (£8.1m) second weekend.

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'The Jungle Book' dominates UK box office

18-Apr-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

It’s a Disney one-two at the top as Zootropolis holds on to second spot and crosses £20m.

'The Huntsman: Winter's War' tops UK box office but 'Zootropolis' steals the show

11-Apr-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Zootropolis leads Fri-Sun weekend with $3.35m (£2.36m) after only a 14% drop in its third weekend.

'Batman v Superman' retains UK lead despite hefty drop

4-Apr-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Lionsgate’s Eddie The Eagle posts seven-day $4m (£2.83m) debut from its 572 sites.

Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

'Batman v Superman' posts record-breaking $20.8m UK bow

29-Mar-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ epic battle achieves biggest ever Fri-Sun result for a superhero film.

Secret Cinema Dr Strangelove

Secret Cinema’s 'Dr Strangelove' closes with $1.8m box office Video

21-Mar-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Kubrick classic staged over 24 nights.

'Kung Fu Panda 3' retains UK lead

21-Mar-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s 10 Cloverfield Lane lands second with $2.3m (£1.6m) from its 488 sites.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

UK-made films account for 26% of global market, reports BFI

18-Mar-2016 | By Emma Williams

UK-filmed features generated more than $9.4 billion at the global box office in 2015.

Kung Fu Panda 3

'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops UK box office

14-Mar-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

eOne’s The Divergent Series: Allegiant posts disappointing non-final $2.6m (£1.83m) debut, including previews, from 528 sites.

London Has Fallen

'London Has Fallen' tops UK box office

7-Mar-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s Kung Fu Panda 3 previews strongly; Universal’s Hail, Caesar! opens with $2.2m (£1.52m); eOne’s Spotlight receives a post-Oscar boost of 69%.

Eddie The Eagle

How the UK box office can build on a blockbuster 2015

1-Mar-2016 | By Tom Grater

Following a record-breaking 2015, Screen spoke to the industry about maintaining momentum and adding variety.

Deadpool

'Deadpool' records hat-trick in UK

29-Feb-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest feature fails to dethrone Fox’s foul-mouthed superhero.

Deadpool

'Deadpool' hits $36m in the UK

22-Feb-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ How To Be Single is the week’s highest new entry with a healthy $2.7m (£1.88m) debut from its 433 sites.

Deadpool

‘Deadpool' scores mammoth $19.8m opening at UK box office

15-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The Ryan Reynolds-starring superhero film smashed the year’s previous highest opener The Revenant.

Goosebumps

'Goosebumps' tops UK box office

8-Feb-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.

'The Revenant' scores UK hat-trick

1-Feb-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Lionsgate’s Dirty Grandpa is the week’s highest new entry with seven-day $2.9m (£2.05m) debut, while eOne’s Spotlight posts the highest Fri-Sun site average of the top ten.

BFI: UK independent films clock 11% of box office in 2015

28-Jan-2016 | By Tom Grater

Overall admissions were up 9%, but production spend on UK domestic titles was down 7% in 2015.

The Revenant

'The Revenant' retains UK lead; tops $17m

25-Jan-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Ride Along 2 is the week’s highest new entry with $3m (£2.13m) from 418 sites to chart second.

'The Revenant' claws up UK box office

18-Jan-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ Creed fails to deliver knockout punch but still lands solid $3.2m (£2.22m) hit on debut.

'The Force Awakens' retains UK lead

11-Jan-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Entertainment’s The Hateful Eight posts strong $4.05m (£2.78m) debut.

UK box office hits record high in 2015

7-Jan-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal achieves biggest ever year for any distributor in UK as it leads the market, with Disney close behind.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

'The Force Awakens' nears £100m at UK box office

4-Jan-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s continuation of the space saga posts third straight week as UK’s number one; Paramount’s Daddy’s Home defies newcomers with an impressive hold.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

'The Force Awakens' passes $100m at UK box office

29-Dec-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s continuation of the space saga shows no sign of slowing down; Paramount’s Daddy’s Home posts strong $2.4m (£1.62m) two-day opening.

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Jack Reacher

Huahua Media, Shanghai Film Group invest in 'Jack Reacher' sequel

Paramount Pictures hierarchy announced on Friday that a joint venture of the Chinese companies has made “a significant investment” in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

SPC picks up multiple territories on 'Maudie'

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all rights in the US as well as the UK and Latin America to Aisling Walsh’s recent Telluride world premiere starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.

A United Kingdom

Fox Searchlight acquires 'A United Kingdom'

The studio on Friday confirmed the acquisition of North American rights to Amma Asante’s film that recently premiered in Toronto and will open the BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday (October 5).

Caragh Cook

Organic promotes Caragh Cook to MD

EXCLUSIVE: The PR agency has made a raft of promotions as it celebrates ten years of operations.

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Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley board Branagh's all-star 'Orient Express'

Murder On The Orient Express reboot to start shooting in London in November.

Baahubali: The Beginning

Amazon partners with 'Baahubali' creators on animated series

Series will stream on Amazon Prime Video India in 2017.

The Shepherd

'The Shepherd' scores hat-trick of Raindance awards

Jury including Joanna Lumley and Olivia Colman crowned The Shepherd as Best Film.

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Unifrance opens Seoul bureau

Respected Asian cinema expert Jérémy Segay to run new bureau.

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Inaugural NeXT in Ghent to feature Michael R Roskam project

Roskam’s third feature The Racer And The Jailbird starring Matthias Schoenaerts will be among the line-up.

Ge You

Chinese ticketing platform Weying moves into production

Online ticketing giant, backed by Tencent and Wanda, is producing $9m animation Snowkid and comedy Passed Out, starring Ge You.

Miguel Gomes

Gomes, Erdem to head Mumbai film fest juries

Miguel Gomes [pictured] and Reha Erdem to head international competition and India Gold juries, respectively; fest also unveils line-up and Jia Zhangke award.

Britain On Film

ICO, BFI launch 'Britain on Film' touring archive project

Programme areas include South Asian Britain, LGBT Britain and Black Britain.

The Magnificent Seven

'The Magnificent Seven' dominates UK social media buzz

Antoine Fuqua’s western generated the most online attention over the last week.

Steve Golin

US Briefs: Steve Golin sells piece of Anonymous Content

The management and production company behind the likes of Spotlight, The Revenant, and Mr. Robot has received “a substantial minority investment” from Emerson Collective.

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National Amusements proposes CBS-Viacom merger

Sumner Redstone’s majority owner of CBS and Viacom, the parent company of Paramount Pictures, on Thursday said it has asked the boards of both companies to consider a merger.

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US Briefs: Fire At Sea to screen at Morelia's Berlinale Spotlight 

Plus: Samuel Goldwyn acquires Nerdland; Academy unveils Nicholl Fellows

Lejo Pet

Lejo Pet to lead Open Road acquisitions

The executive has joined as senior vice-president of acquisitions and will oversee all aspects of the division.

Lucy

China’s Fundamental Films takes stake in EuropaCorp

Shanghai-based company deepens ties with Besson’s Paris-based mini-major. 

A A Milne

Shoot underway on Fox Searchlight's A. A. Milne biopic

First look at Domnhall Gleeson and Margot Robbie in biopic which has begun shoot in Oxfordshire.

Jay Z

Jay Z, Weinstein Company ink first-look deal

Partnership already has “exceptional projects in the works”, teases Harvey Weinstein.

Margaret Atwood

MGM Television acquires 'The Heart Goes Last'

The company will adapt the 2015 Margaret Atwood novel in a deal that further strengthens its ties to the Canadian novellist.

The Lion King

Disney plots live action 'Lion King' Video

The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau is attached to the project.

Korean Oscar hopeful 'Age Of Shadows' seals deals for Finecut

Espionage thriller has gone to Latin America, Australia and Spain, among other territories.

LFF: Athina Rachel Tsangari, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Abi Morgan among jurors

Michael Sheen will host this year’s London Film Festival awards ceremony.

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European Genre Forum gets Creative Europe backing

Industry development programme runs at Amsterdam, Zagreb and Tallinn festivals.

Fargo

MGM International Television Distribution sets Mipcom slate

The company will be in Cannes touting a roster that includes new drama series The Handmaid’s Tale and Get Shorty, as well as the new season of Fargo and features such as The Magnificent Seven and Me Before You.

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Legendary team on VR short

Oscar winners Iñárritu and his frequent cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki are diving into the virtual reality medium with a piece about a group of immigrants and refugees crossing the Mexico-US border.

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Jonathan Teplitzky to direct biopic of Falklands soldier Simon Weston

EXCLUSIVE: $13m project from Salon Pictures will chart story of soldier who suffered severe burns during the Falklands War; Embankment to sell.

Good Tidings

XLrator, Blue Fox forge distribution pact

The companies have struck an alliance to jointly distribute 15 films a year in North America including co-acquisitions.

Truffle Pictures

Metrodome, Little Film Company execs launch Truffle Pictures

Sales and production outfit’s inaugural sales slate to include John Jencks’ The Hippopotamus.

The Crown

Netflix to bolster UK team Video

Streaming giant plans to enhance its PR and marketing-focused London office.

Arrival

'Arrival' South American premiere to open Rio

As revealed earlier this week, the 18th edition of the festival will feature more than 20 world premieres. Screen runs through some local highlights and previews the RioMarket.

Tum Bin 2

Amazon pacts with T-Series for India launch

Agreement follows Amazon’s deal with India’s Dharma Productions earlier this week.

Geoff Greaves

Merlin Cinemas' Geoff Greaves to be feted at Screen Awards

Cinema owner will receive the Exhibition Achievement Award at this year’s ceremony.

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Umedia launches Vancouver VFX house

Company now operates three VFX facilities with additional bases in Brussels and Paris.

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Mediapro appoints head of international content

Former Globomedia and Imagina exec will oversee international strategy for The Young Pope co-producer.

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Oscars: Poland selects Wajda’s 'Afterimage'

Wajda has been nominated for the Foreign Language Oscar on four occasions.

US Briefs: 'Lion', 'Aquarius' to screen at Los Cabos

The Latin American premiere of Garth Davis’ Oscar season hopeful Lion will screen at the fifth Los Cabos International Film Festival, set to run in Mexico from November 9-13.

Annapurna Pictures

Annapurna Pictures launches TV division

Former President of HBO Entertainment Sue Naegle will head the new Annapurna Television production arm.

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson plots directorial debut 'Lost In London'

EXCLUSIVE: LBJ star will write and direct London-set feature.