Showbiz writers have rewarded independent features and issues-oriented dramas -- along with offbeat comedy "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" -- in Writers Guild of America screenplay nominations. Noms in…
After a hearty 2004, international box office was hard-pressed to match the feat in 2005, tallying $12 billion in grosses to mark a 4% dip. Contributing to that decline: Just four blockbusters topped…
In its noms for feature documentary writing, the Writers Guild of America has tapped pics in an eclectic mix of genres, opting for nature, romance, corporate scandal and a pair of political…
"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" easily out-roared "King Kong" at the international box office, with $41.5 million at 6,584 playdates in 31 markets during the…
The producing team for last year's SAG Awards is returning for this year's ceremonies.
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman to receive its award of distinction.
As 2005's final worldwide tentpole, "King Kong" turned out to be much like the year itself at the international box office -- respectable but hardly spectacular.
Don't look for a fresh deal with talent agents to top any New Year's resolution lists at SAG. Nearly four years after the last franchise agreement bit the dust in April 2002 when SAG members voted…
As 2005 ends, Hollywood's focus on the box office will be on what's old rather than new -- the ongoing battle between "King Kong" and "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,"…
While "King Kong," "Harry Potter" and "Narnia" battle it out at the international wickets for year-end supremacy, most serious-minded specialty pics have gone into hiding abroad. But one is casting…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Jerry H. Ziesmer, Joseph R. Aceti and Donald Jacob to receive DGA Awards recognizing lifetime career achievement and contributions to the guild.