In what one exec dubbed an "egalitarian" approach to a ShoWest slate party, Sony brass mingled with exhibs entertained by acrobats, dancers and costumed characters at an unconventional lunch hosted…
Markets & Festivals
Fallout from the poor attendance at its January's conference has hit the National Assn. of Television Program Executives in the form of a lawsuit filed by the Las Vegas Hilton.
Both a fascinating glimpse into the recent presidential elections in Iran and a devastating portrait of women's role in society, "Our Times" is a refreshing documentary antidote to a wave of…
DreamWorks has optioned Mickey Birnbaum's futuristic comedy spec, "Used Guys," for Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films. Stiller is flirting with a starring role in the pic.
New Line is shelling out $5 million-$7 million for North American and Italian rights to a toned-down, modern refiguring of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
Stan Zimmerman and Jim Berg have sold their youth action-comedy pitch "Cops & Robbers" to Walt Disney Pictures, with Mike Mitchell ("Deuce Bigalow") attached to direct and Immortal Entertainment to…
In a happy ending suitable for a Dr. Seuss book, Mike Myers is set to play the stovetop hat-wearing title character in "The Cat in the Hat," a live-action version of the Seuss classic, which has been…
On the heels of new data showing a surge in movie marketing costs, a panel of studio marketing chiefs convened at ShoWest on Wednesday to assess the effectiveness of all that spending.
Universal Pictures-based producer Laura Bickford has acquired Tatiana Blackington's "Mata Hari," an original script on the life of the notorious spy and courtesan, to develop at U.
Legit thesp Roger Bart ("The Producers") has snagged a major role in the CBS comedy pilot from scribes Christopher Lloyd and Joe Keenan, while NBC has nabbed soon-to-be "Felicity" alum Greg Grunberg…
Jacob and Josh Kornbluth's "The Best Thief in the World" and Tatia Rosenthal and Etgar Keret's "$9.99" are co-recipients of the 2002 Producers Club of Maryland Fellowship.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch