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.
The Motion Picture Editors Guild has selected veteran film editor Donn Cambern to receive the org's inaugural Fellowship & Service Award.
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The Producers Guild of America on Wednesday announced as its best picture nominees "Babel," "The Departed," "Dreamgirls," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Queen."
Amanda Bynes ("She's the Man") will topline Morgan Creek's college comedy "Sydney White" with Joe Nussbaum ("Sleepover") directing.
Adult Swim's feature version of surreal animated series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" has been set for a March release by First Look Pictures with an opening of more than 800 playdates.
Corbin Bernsen has set up Christmas comedy "3 Day Test" in a partnership with a local production company in the town of Kipling, Saskatchewan.
New Line has tapped Bruce Joel Rubin to rewrite sci-fi romance "The Time Traveler's Wife," to be directed by Robert Schwentke.
Henri Bollinger has succeeded George McQuade as president of the Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, starting with the new year.
"Night at the Museum" spent the last weekend of 2006 dominating the international box office with $47.3 million at 4,722 playdates in 26 markets.
As a pitch, the concept of "Jaws" meets "Jurassic Park" seemed like a no-brainer. But nine years after "Meg," Steve Alten's tale of an 80-foot-long prehistoric shark, hit Hollywood, the project looks…