Sony Pictures has greenlit an update of “The Lodger,” an early Alfred Hitchcock film about a Jack the Ripper-like serial killer, for David Ondaatje to write, direct and produce. Ondaatje will use the…
Warner Premiere will produce a series of direct-to-disc pics based on the popular YA series "The Clique."
Japan's Big Three vidgame makers plan to launch more titles and ship more units for Nintendo's game systems, including its smash hit Wii console, than for the PlayStation 3 and other competing Sony…
Jordanian animation shingle Rubicon has inked a strategic partnership with MGM Studios, the first part of which is a co-financing and co-producing joint venture on "Pink Panther & Pals." Work on the…
The Iranian parliament has decided to punish anyone convicted of working in the adult film industry with death. The move comes in the wake of a national controversy that erupted last year when a tape…
Game, set, match Pixar. With last week's reorg of Disney animation, John Lasseter and Ed Catmull gained control over all Mouse House feature toons and won their pitched battle against DVD sequels.
A Shanghai court has ruled against a local DVD retail outlet for a second time for copyright infringement and ordered the defendant to pay damages of $23,245 to members of the Motion Picture Assn.
Some guys have all the luck. But for the past six years, Miguel Sapochnik wasn't one of them. His fortunes finally changed last week, however, when Universal gave the nod for his debut feature "The…
At 11 p.m. last Monday, Madrid's Morasol Cinemas should have been halfway through its late-night session. Instead, a metal awning was padlocked over the six-plex's entrance.
Producer John A. Davis is the most unlikely casting choice to play Hollywood's Most Regular Guy. Yet he's so perfectly pedestrian that it makes him remarkable. He's one of the film industry's most…
BERLIN Indian cinema is coming to the city of Stuttgart in July for the fourth annual Bollywood and Beyond film festival, an event that is quickly becoming much more than a regional celebration of…