The foreign launch of "Star Trek" beamed up a solid rather than spectacular $35.5 million.
John Furia Jr., former Writers Guild of America West president and scripter on such TV skeins as "The Waltons,""Twilight Zone" and "Dr. Kildare," died Thursday night. He was 79.
IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Irish indie drama "Five Minutes of Heaven," starring Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt and Anamaria Marinca.
When Summit Entertainment hit it big with "Twilight," it followed up almost immediately with plans for three more films based on the Stephenie Meyer novels, with the sequels seen as a good bet for a…
At a time when the specialty biz is contracting, Regent Entertainment Media believes it's found a new sweet spot -- what it's dubbed the world cinema niche.
With a contentious ratification vote looming, the Screen Actors Guild has set a pair of town hall meetings over its feature-primetime contract.
In what may be a first for a major film festival, AFI Fest and Audi have announced they will offer free tickets to all screenings at the Oct. 30 - Nov. 7 event.
Simon West will direct Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff's update of "The Mechanic."
Marisa Tomei and Liv Tyler will topline indie psychological thriller "10A/10B," produced and financed through Christopher Mallick's Oxymoron Entertainment.
Chris Gorak ("Right at Your Door") will direct thriller "Dead Loss" for Palmer West and Jonah Smith and their Thousand Words banner.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has endorsed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in his campaign for a third term.