Will a rash of lackluster sequels dampen Hollywood's franchise fever?
The summer tentpole season has finally started abroad, as Fox's "Kingdom of Heaven" showed far more powerful traction offshore, taking in nearly triple the domestic gross.
Can the deliberate hand of Bob Daly bring a comforting touch to the evolution at Paramount?
Crispin Glover is toplining horror-thriller "Simon Says," produced by Ernie Lively for fledgling Dark Moon Pictures.
Former Warner Bros. co-topper Bob Daly's back in Hollywood after a six-year absence, signing on as an adviser to Viacom. Viacom co-prexy/co-COO Tom Freston and Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey…
TV series producers appear to be the major beneficiaries thus far from a federal tax break aimed at keeping small-budget features from fleeing the U.S. That was a key conclusion Wednesday evening…
Musician-actor Andre Benjamin has signed a first-look producing deal for feature and cable TV projects with MTV and Nickelodeon via his Moxie Turtle shingle. First project under the pact will be "The…
Producer Scott Rudin has bought film rights to "L.A. Rex," a crime novel by LAPD antigang investigator Will Beall. Deal comes a few weeks after Beall sold Riverhead Books a pair of novels set in…
Peter Hewitt ("Garfield: The Movie") will direct space alien fantasy "Chuckle Bears" for Nickelodeon Movies with Paramount set to distribute. "Chuckle Bears," penned by Hewitt and Phil Hughes…
Anthony Edwards has joined the cast of Paramount and Warner Bros.' serial-killer thriller "Zodiac," to be helmed by David Fincher. Edwards, a four-time Emmy nominee for his work on "ER," will portray…
Fox Searchlight has hired writer-directors Alex and Andrew Smith -- who made 2002 Sundance pic "The Slaughter Rule" -- to adapt and helm the graphic novel "Son of the Gun."