The comedies "The Pacifier" and "Scary Movie 4" did well in the international box office, but "The Longest Yard" did not. So how to explain what laffers work and what don't overseas?
New Line now has "Snakes on a Brain." Studio announced Thursday that Los Angeles-based band Captain Ahab had been tapped as the official winner of the "Snakes on a Plane" soundtrack contest.
New Line is getting in the ring with Matthew McConaughey -- twice -- negotiating for him to star in the romantic comedy "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," and closing a deal for him to top-line the…
This week has one major debut, but the real kick comes after "Click": In the next two weeks, audiences will get the summer's highest-profile tentpoles: "Superman Returns" and "Pirates of the…
Don't hold your breath waiting for the Screen Actors Guild to hire a new executive director. Since abruptly firing CEO Greg Hessinger last October, SAG's leaders have been taking a leisurely approach…
The eight-month-old peace agreement between the Writers Guild of America West and WGA East has been formally ratified, with the two unions settling their bitter battle over money and jurisdiction.
Fox has decided it's time for a "Change," buying Ryan Jaffe's comedy pitch and setting it up with Guy Walks Into a Bar partners Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki. Story centers on a selfish man who has…
Participant Prods. will co-finance "The Crusaders," New Line's drama about the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case, with Bob Cooper and Participant prexy Ricky Strauss producing.
The screenwriters of the original "When a Stranger Calls" have sued Sony over allegedly being cut out of the development and profit participation in the studio's recent remake of the horror-thriller.
Fox Korea managing director Jesse Lee has been named general manager for Fox Japan, replacing Toshiharu Karaki, who has decided to pursue other career endeavors.
"The Da Vinci Code" is now venturing into "Titanic" territory. Foreign gross has hit $479.1 million, representing 71% of the worldwide total of $678 million. Those numbers place "Code" on the verge…