Bill Maher's irreverent docu "Religulous" was off to a strong start as it bowed early in Gotham, grossing $13,237 on Wednesday from two theaters for a per location average of $6,619.
Lucasfilm has tapped Anthony Hemingway to direct "Red Tails," the WWII action adventure about the Tuskegee Airmen based on a story by George Lucas.
Underlining its status as an international sensation, "Mamma Mia!" warbled its way to a fourth straight victory at the foreign box office with $15.3 million at 4,562 playdates in 49 markets.
Plum Pictures is developing an adaptation of Harlan Coben's thriller "The Innocent," first published in 2005.
Warner Bros. veteran Robert A. Fisher has been promoted to exec VP of financial investments.
Universal's golden overseas summer has extended into the early fall.
Robert Guralnick is leaving as president of Warner-based Jerry Weintraub Prods., with Bill Gerber expected to replace him.
The Independent Film & Television Alliance has tapped four members for its executive committee: Roger Corman of New Horizons, Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard Rose of Lakeshore, Albert Lee of Emperor…
SAG and AFTRA have given a strong signal they'll conduct joint negotiations for the commercials contract — six months after AFTRA angrily spilt off on primetime contract talks.
Even with more than $500 million in financing behind them, the heads of Alcon Entertainment aren't interested in acting like Hollywood moguls.
Alcon Entertainment has tapped Brad Furman ("The Take") to direct the suspense-thriller "Valet," and is fast-tracking the project for a first-quarter production start.