For 39 years, New Line's Bob Shaye has confidently headed the studio that he founded, making fast decisions, both economic and artistic. So why is he suddenly feeling so vulnerable?
Mandalay Integrated Media Entertainment has acquired feature rights to Christopher Titus' script "Five Seconds," a drama set in the world of drag racing, with Titus on board to star. Dan Angel…
John Leguizamo, Hector Elizondo and Fernanda Montenegro have joined the cast of "Love in the Time of Cholera," directed by Mike Newell. The trio join Javier Bardem, Benjamin Bratt and Giovanna…
Slow delivery of residual checks, often stretching into delays of several months, continues to plague SAG and AFTRA members. In the latest manifestation of the problem, the AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit…
Hollywood, clean up your act. A national janitors union has presented Golden Broom Awards for the "worst place for janitors to work" to NBC Studios, Universal Citywalk and Warner Music Group.
Hollywood's turbulent summer is nearing completion on a muted note with a quartet of medium-profile launches this weekend. Warner's raunchy laffer "Beerfest" bows at 2,964 playdates, but Disney's…
New Line Cinema has tapped Paul Bettany ("The Da Vinci Code") to star opposite Brendan Fraser in its family fantasy "Inkheart," to be directed by Iain Softley. "Inkheart," which spent 19 weeks on the…
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Oliver Stone to receive its director of the year award.
The Screen Actors Guild has sided with thesp Rosa Blasi in her dispute with her former manager over "Strong Medicine" commissions. In a statement issued Tuesday, SAG general counsel Duncan…
Rogue Pictures has joined the "Lost Squad," buying the feature rights to Chris Kirby's comicbook series and setting it up with producers Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter. "Lost Squad" chronicles the…
In a follow-up to his "The Original Kings of Comedy," Walter Latham will produce "Queens of Comedy: Beyond Bars," a feature film of female comedians performing at the Tennessee Prison for Women.