It's no joke -- U.S. comedy films are showing unexpectedly solid traction overseas. It's counter-intuitive to the industry's long-held wisdom that foreign audiences only want action and epics with…
"War of the Worlds," starring Tom Cruise and directed by Steven Spielberg, has been set on a crash pre-production schedule.
The American Society of Cinematographers has issued a call for entries in TV categories for the 19th annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Veteran activist Ronnie Cunningham has won the runoff election for business representative at the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 44.
New Line has tapped writer-director James Dodson to helm corporate comedy "The Retreat" for Guy Walks Into a Bar partners Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki.
Paramount Pictures has decided to play "The Killer's Game," picking up from Intermedia the action thriller set in the world of expert assassins. Andrew Lazar is producing through his Mad Chance…
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped composer Thomas Newman and screenwriter John Logan to receive kudos at its Oct. 18 awards ceremonies.
Paramount's "The Manchurian Candidate" got off to a shaky start on its opening night at Grauman's Chinese but the refunds won't impact the pic's box office gross.
Paramount has decided to reel in "Triggerfish," tapping Emmy-nommed siblings Joe and Anthony Russo to direct the thriller with Robert Evans producing.
A hearing officer for the California labor commissioner has found in favor of Phillip Gittelman, former manager of wrestler-thesp Tyler Mane, which could allow Gittelman to continue pursuing a…
Paramount Pictures has reorganized its top financial and strategic execs by reassigning the duties handled by longtime studio co-head Jonathan Dolgen, who ankled two months ago.