EXCLUSIVE: Origin Pictures, Paines Plough, BBC Films launch writing scheme
Nightmare on Elm Street star and comic-book legend set for horror festival.
Comic-Con 2014 sparked 1.7m social media mentions as Warner Bros dominated the conversation, according to social media experts Way To Blue.
Festivals and Awards
The Purge: Anarchy generated strong buzz ahead of this weekend’s release but Dawn of the Planet of the Apes remains king of the swingers.
At the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), experts discussed transmedia storytelling, where it’s at and where it could go in the near future.
Latest box office news
Fox’s sequel retains top spot with $6.4m (£3.8m) second weekend; Paramount’s Hercules muscles in with $2.46m (£1.45m).
EuropaCorp’s thriller starring Scarlett Johansson delivered a strong debut through Universal as box office for the top 12 matched the comparable session of 2013.
The former president of Buena Vista International has been named COO of DreamWorks Animation while Ann Daly is promoted to president.