The Walt Disney Co. was plucky in its third quarter, posting single-digit gains across its businesses during the earnings frame ended June 30.
Universal has acquired the pitch "The Lost Adventures of Stone Perlmutter Jr.," with Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory to pen the script as a star vehicle for Jack Black.
The billion-dollar club has just added a member as newly minted Paramount Pictures Intl. became the fifth studio to take in more than that amount this year in foreign box office.
DreamWorks may be having its problems with Paramount, but DreamWorks Animation is profiting handsomely from its relationship with the studio.
Disney has signed Francis Lawrence ("Constantine") to helm fantasy-adventure "Snow and the Seven," with Scott Rudin and Andrew Gunn producing.
Disney has picked up feature rights to the graphic novel "Pet Robots" and set it up with Chris Bender and JC Spink through their Benderspink banner.
Production execs hate singling out their favorite projects, but Donna Langley will offer a few when pressed: "United 93," "Children of Men" and "Knocked Up."
With "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the seventh and final installment in the bestselling series having just hit the streets in record-setting numbers (each preceding book reached No. 1 on…
Singapore's government Friday ruled that exclusive content is OK on pay-TV services.
Prolific French thesp Michel Serrault, a versatile staple of stage and screen and three-time Cesar winner best known for "La Cage aux Folles," died July 29 of cancer in the Normandy town of Honfleur.
Cameron Diaz will star in "My Sister's Keeper," a Nick Cassavetes-directed adaptation of the Jodi Picoult novel for New Line Cinema. Shooting will begin early next year.