When weekend receipts were tallied for the second frame of "Spider-Man 3," the wallcrawler came up a little short but still socko. Pic's actual totals on Monday were roughly $1.9 million less than…
Mandate Pictures has won the bidding for "Shelter," tyro scribe Karl Mueller's spec script set in a post-apocalyptic world.
The Mayhem Project has greenlit dance pic "Make It Happen" with Mary Elizabeth Winstead ("Grindhouse") toplining and Darren Grant ("Diary of a Mad Black Woman") directing.
H2O Motion Pictures has acquired rights to three books by Anna Politkovskaya and plans to develop a feature about the Russian journalist shot to death in a suspected contract killing in Moscow last…
Incumbent Steven Poster has fended off a challenge from Haskell Wexler for the presidency of the powerful Intl. Cinematographers Guild, which has seen hard-fought internal battles in recent years.
"Spider-Man 3" stayed socko internationally, showing longer legs offshore than Stateside in its second frame with a 50% decline to a still-sensational $85.5 million at 16,200 playdates in 105…
Is Tuesday the new Friday overseas? Tuesday isn't a traditional opening day in any market, but after Sony's record-breaking launch of "Spider-Man 3" in 15 key territories on May 1, studios are…
Indie shingle the Edge, launched last year by veteran producers Jonathan Krane and Beau Rogers, has greenlit its first pics -- comedy "Daddy's Home" and thriller "Pyscho/Analysis," based on the…
Senator Entertainment has tapped Gregor Jordan ("Ned Kelly") to direct ensemble drama "The Informers," adapted from Bret Easton Ellis' 1995 novel.
About three dozen writers on six Comedy Central skeins have asked to be repped by Writers Guild of America and are seeking a network-wide deal that would cover all future programming.
SAG's getting a star on Hollywood Boulevard. The Screen Actors Guild announced Thursday that it's been awarded an Award of Excellence star from Hollywood Historic Trust, representing only the fifth…