Universal Pictures has acquired Crusader Entertainment's Ray Charles biopic starring Jamie Foxx. Deal gives U worldwide distrib rights. Terms were not disclosed.
Markets & Festivals
A production of Leonard Bernstein's rarely performed Mass, a celebration of Blue Note Records headlined by Van Morrison and the L.A. debut of "The Lord of the Rings Symphony" highlight this summer's…
Universal has moved the release date of boxing drama "Cinderella Man," helmed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe, from Dec. 17 to March 18, 2005.
Buena Vista has called for a third season of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." Gamer sits third in its category behind veteran franchises "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy."
Lions Gate and Marvel pic "The Punisher," starring John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and Tom Jane, will kick off ShoWest's opening-day luncheon March 23.
Legislation aimed at cracking down on trash TV and radio content came one step closer to becoming law Thursday. The House overwhelmingly passed the bill in a vote of 391 to 22, but not before shock…
The Tribeca Film Festival scored a significant cash boost from city coffers Thursday, when Gotham's Lower Manhattan Development Corp. ponied up $3 million over two years to support the event, now in…