News that Fox Entertainment prexy Gail Berman is on the verge of ankling the network to take over as Brad Grey's top film exec at Paramount stunned Hollywood and rattled Paramount Pictures to the…
Paul W.S. Anderson will write and direct Paramount's "Deathrace 3000," a remake of the cult Roger Corman pic "Deathrace 2000." Anderson, who last directed "Alien vs. Predator" and "Resident Evil,"…
Some new blood is joining some familiar faces for "X-Men 3." 20th Century Fox and Marvel Entertainment have tapped Brit filmmaker Matthew Vaughn ("Layer Cake") to helm the second sequel to the beefy…
CBS and the Writers Guild of America East have launched contract negotiations covering newswriters, editors, desk assistants/production assistants, graphic artists and researchers.
"I've heard that I'm Satan, as far as the movie business is concerned," says Jack Franks, an Illinois state representative.
Imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery in the movie world -- and sometimes the road to breakout B.O. At least that's what the novice producers of mockumentary "Never Been Thawed" are…
In his first job for an American studio, Peter Cattaneo ("The Full Monty") has been tapped by New Line to direct "We're the Millers," a comedy about a marijuana dealer trying to get out of the…
"The Waterboy" helmer Frank Coraci is in negotiations to replace Juan Jose Campanella on "Click" for Columbia and Revolution Studios. Pic has a mid-June start date.
In the midst of a tough re-election campaign, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn has announced a $15 million annual incentive program aimed at putting the brakes on runaway production.
Horror should heat up the box office this weekend with DreamWorks launching "The Ring Two" at 3,332 playdates as the latest in a quickly lengthening line of screamfests.