"Inside Man" got off to a solid start outside the U.S., but "Pink Panther" stayed in the pink in its third frame as the top draw overseas. Steve Martin laffer pounced on $10.6 million at 4,186…
Hollywood, this is your wake-up call, courtesy of Haskell Wexler. The iconoclastic cinematographer has been working for nearly a decade to alert the biz to the dangers of sleep deprivation.
Pixar will stay Pixar -- at least when it comes to union representation.
Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA leaders are leaning toward granting the ad industry a one-year extension of its commercials contract, which expires Oct. 29.
Universal has tapped Belgian helmer Erik Van Looy ("The Memory of a Killer") to direct supernatural thriller "Dream House," set up with Ehren Kruger and Daniel Bobker under their Bobker/Kruger banner.
New Line has fallen for an untitled romantic comedy pitch from "Jake in Progress" creator Austin Winsberg and set up the project with Charles Roven and Alex Gartner at their Mosaic Media banner…
NBC Universal has tapped developer Thomas Properties Group and architect Rios Clementi Hale Studios to create a master plan for future construction at the 400-acre Universal City property.
The city of Glendale has endorsed an investigation into the legality of foreign government film and TV subsidies designed to attract American productions.
New Line's pushing back the release of "Hoot" for two weeks, dating its opening on May 5 against Par's "Mission: Impossible III."
Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie have sold "Waketime," a supernatural thriller, to Vancouver-based film financier Infinity Media ("Capote"), which will produce with Benderspink.
Paramount Classics has tapped Molly Shannon to star in "Year of the Dog," scribe Mike White's feature directing debut. Shannon, who's in final negotiations, will portray a happy-go-lucky secretary…