The top two editorial execs at the Hollywood Reporter, whose masthead has been in turmoil since editor and publisher Robert Dowling left exactly one year ago, are ankling their posts.
Kevin Spacey has found the lead for "21," his long-developed Columbia card-counting pic. Jim Sturgess will play an MIT student who heads to Vegas to beat the casinos.
Universal Pictures Intl., U's new foreign arm, has tapped Mauricio Duran to oversee all Latin America marketing. He joins UPI after two decades at Buena Vista Columbia TriStar Films de Mexico, where…
As the kudos campaign season kicks into high gear, the most unconventional campaign so far belongs to Warner Bros.' "The Departed" -- namely very little campaign at all.
Alleging that he has yet to see a dime in profit from 10-year-old Oscar-winning film "The English Patient," producer Saul Zaentz has sued Miramax and Disney, saying he's owed at least $20 million.
In a baffling year for film awards, this is an especially baffling period. Most of the year's major hopefuls have been screened to the media, but there's no consensus as to which films are shoo-ins…
Now that Republicans have lost control of Congress and President George W. Bush has been humbled, have political documentarians lost their biggest stars?
Where there's smoke ... there's a mirror? Cigarette manufacturing giant Philip Morris launched an ad campaign this week pleading with Hollywood to stop any free product placement: "Please Don't Give…
While the defeat of Proposition 87 disappointed folks like Robert Redford, Julia Roberts and Ben Affleck, it probably stung producer Steve Bing the most -- at least in terms of his wallet.
Slow and steady is getting it done for Clint Eastwood once again. Though it's been tagged as a box office disappoint-ment in some quarters, Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," is actually keeping pace…