Underlining the studio's desire to emphasize films outside the mainstream, Paramount signed veteran independent producer Jason Blum to a two-year first-look production deal on Thursday.
Paramount believes in Michael Finkel's upcoming "True Story," setting up the mystery-thriller with Brad Pitt's Plan B shingle and signing Kevin MacDonald to direct. Studio won the auction for film…
The Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists has purchased a 17,500 square-foot, three-story office building in Studio City for nearly $4 million.
French moviegoers said "tres bien" to "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith," as the sixth film in George Lucas' saga opened Wednesday with a record-setting number for a U.S. release.
The National Labor Relations Board will mail out ballots next week to about 300 casting directors and associates, who will vote whether to authorize the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters to be their…
The Producers Guild of America has formed a strategic alliance with its Indian counterpart, the Film & Television Producers Guild of India, with the orgs touting the partnership as a way to…
MTV Films wants to belong to "Adult World" and is negotiating to buy tyro writer Andrew Cochran's comedy spec script and set it up with Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa via their Bona Fide Prods. shingle…
New Line has taken aim at "R5," purchasing tyro scribe Jango Sircus' spec script about dueling snipers and setting it up with BenderSpink partners Chris Bender and J.C. Spink along with Justin…
"Kingdom of Heaven" remained a dominant ruler internationally with a solid but not spectacular $27.2 million at 6,700 playdates in 98 territories during the Friday-Sunday frame. In a performance that…
The summer tentpole season has finally started abroad, as Fox's "Kingdom of Heaven" showed far more powerful traction offshore, taking in nearly triple the domestic gross.
Can the deliberate hand of Bob Daly bring a comforting touch to the evolution at Paramount?