The Writers Guild of America has asked the FCC to schedule hearings on issues of news quality that have arisen from stalled contract negotiations between CBS and the guild.
Universal and StudioCanal have launched development of "Dambusters," a WWII actioner produced by Peter Jackson, Jan Blenkin and Carolynne Cunningham through Jackson's WingNut Films shingle. Longtime…
As summer comes to a close, two new genre pics will be gunning for the No. 1 spot. "The Wicker Man," which Warner Bros. is distributing for Alcon Entertainment, seems to have the edge based on…
John Woo has cast Chow Yun-Fat, Ken Watanabe, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai and Taiwanese supermodel Lin Chi-Ling in his Chinese costumer, "The Battle of Red Cliff," a co-production with the China Film Group.
The peril of the pursuit of Hollywood celebrity was the dominant theme on day two at the Venice Film Festival as Miramax and Focus Features' noir "Hollywoodland" unspooled in competition Thursday…
Fox's "Justice" opened to respectable numbers Wednesday night despite not much help from its "Bones" lead-in. The net hasn't exactly lit things up with its early-fall premieres in August, and the…
Argentina's reversioning of "Desperate Housewives" (Amas de casa desesperadas) pulled in a record audience on its debut on Wednesday. More than 1.2 million in and around Buenos Aires tuned in for the…
Good Morning: Metro paged Lauren Bacall for a pic ready to start, but she turned it down. However, she'll return to work in a month. "I'm not going to be in a closet," says Bacall, "but I need a…
The unlikely quartet of Idi Amin, Diane Arbus, Truman Capote and John Lennon are in the spotlight at the Telluride Film Festival, opening today. Biopics about them, as well as works from Todd Field…
French competition authorities have greenlit Canal Plus' $1 billion takeover of rival pay TV operator TPS and attached a major condition that will affect the Gallic group's dealings with Hollywood.
Studio members of the Blu-ray camp will release 75 pics in the format in Japan, starting in November.