Focus Features topper James Schamus is the first to admit that 2006, his first year running the division alone, was not the label's best.
If everything went smoothly over the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend, CAA should open for business on Jan. 16 in its new digs in Century City.
Rob Cohen is in talks with Universal Pictures to take the reins on a third edition of its "Mummy" franchise. Not much has been disclosed about the story crafted for "Mummy 3" by scribes Alfred Gough…
Jason Bateman has been cast opposite Will Smith in the long-gestating superhero drama “Tonight, He Comes.” Charlize Theron remains in talks with Columbia Pictures to also star.
AccessIT, which delivers software and services for digital cinema, is acquiring the Bigger Picture, which has specialized in producing and distributing such alternative in-theater content as live…
J. Wayne Anderson, chairman of R/C Theaters, and his wife Mary Ann Anderson, veep and exec director of NATO, have been named ShoWesters of the Year, and will accept the kudos at this year's exhib…
James Cameron and 20th Century Fox are moving forward with the long-planned $200 million production of his 3-D sci-fi tentpole "Avatar" and are aiming for a summer 2009 release.
Columbia Pictures and Neal Moritz's Original Pictures have tapped scribe duo Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to take a new crack at a remake of "The Tingler," a Vincent Price 1959 frightener about…
Oscar-winning producer Cathy Schulman has been named president of Mandalay Pictures. Mandalay Entertainment Group chairman-CEO Peter Guber announced that she will also oversee the company's new label…
Armed with his new stake in DirecTV, John Malone will no doubt change the landscape of the cable and satellite biz. But the ripple effect extends into some unexpected places -- including the sale of…
With billions of dollars worth of hedge fund and private equity money pouring into film financing in recent years, there's a sense that all a producer needs to do to put together a film fund is hold…