Launching an art film quietly in the fall in order to build buzz in advance of a wider release closer to awards season isn't an uncommon tactic. But Fox Searchlight is taking the strategy to new…
A&E is relying on a little bada-bing to continue its spring back from obsolescence. Stripped of its f-bombs and naked strippers (who now sport G-strings), a slightly cleaned-up "The Sopranos" made…
The sophomore jinx is a common affliction for young helmers, but British-Yemeni helmer Bader Ben Hirsi is happy just to have made it to his second pic alive.
Noises Off: Broadway sales are taking their usual post-holiday slide, but industry folk have reason to hope the winter forecast may still be sunny.
If everything went smoothly over the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend, CAA should open for business on Jan. 16 in its new digs in Century City.
The Sundance Film Festival is familiar territory for Tom Bernard and Michael Barker; they've been buying movies there since the fest started. But this year, Sony Pictures Classics will approach Park…
Last year, Microsoft got a rude lesson in the Hollywood licensing game when Fox and Universal abruptly canceled plans to make a pic based on its hit "Halo" vidgame franchise.
Germany is rebuilding the Wall in an ambitious TV production that weaves global modern-day concerns such as terrorism, rising oil prices and Middle East politics with pertinent local issues -…
In the past two decades, Chicago theater has been largely actor-driven. Thesps like Gary Sinise, Laurie Metcalfe and John Malkovich drove the Steppenwolf Theater Company to national attention, while…
London Eye: Her unflinching low-budget debut "Red Road" won the jury prize at Cannes last year, but Andrea Arnold couldn't be further from the stereotype of the pretentious European auteur.
Much more so than in the United States, Hollywood's tentpole films have been hitting the sweet spot overseas. One of the most striking of the year-end statistics for 2006 shows just how successful…