Even as New Line marks its 40th year, Hollywood's still not quite sure what to make of the iconoclastic mini-major. Its phenomenal success with "The Lord of the Rings" series seemed to position it…
Moviegoing abroad ended 2006 with a bang, thanks mostly to Fox's one-two punch of "Night at the Museum" and "Eragon." "Museum" dominated the last weekend of the year, with $47 million from two dozen…
Fred Keller will direct indie horror thriller "Worst Nightmares" for Australian producer Alan Robinson and his Luscious Intl. Pictures shingle.
New Line has hired Hossein Amini ("The Wings of the Dove") to pen "The Subtle Knife," the second part of Phillip Pullman's "His Dark Materials." President Toby Emmerich asserts that the mini-major…
Principals from two high-profile showbiz legal firms have launched Dreier Stein & Kahan, with offices in Century City and Santa Monica.
While the Writers Guild has been putting Hollywood on strike alert, SAG has been uncharacteristically quiet in recent months. In a departure from the usual Machiavellian wrangling, peace has…
Thomas A. Walsh, production designer of "Desperate Housewives," has been re-elected president of the Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists for a second three-year term.
With no one film dominating the nominations, the Screen Actors Guild tapped "Babel," "Bobby," "The Departed," "Dreamgirls" and "Little Miss Sunshine" to contend for its feature ensemble award.
Following a downbeat 2006, New Line has reorganized its exec suite, giving senior exec VP Richard Brener the additional title of chief operating officer.
With tentpoles driving overseas moviegoing, Hollywood majors saw 2006 foreign grosses rebound smartly by 9% and set a new record of $8.6 billion.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Larry Gelbart to receive this year's Valentine Davies Award. Gelbart will be presented with the nod at the WGA Awards at the Century Plaza on Feb. 11.