In some intriguing shootouts over the weekend, "The Grudge" terrorized "Bad Santa" in the U.K., "Hero" skewered "The Forgotten" in Australia and "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" outperformed "Shall We…
Guests painted a gloomy picture of the state of movie storytelling for the nearly 4,000 aspiring writers at this weekend's third annual Screenwriting Expo.
The entertainment publicist's lot is such a tricky one that the best practitioners have to demonstrate credibility, commitment and creativity on a daily basis -- and even when they do so, things…
Bravo has greenlit production on a second season of salon-set reality series "Blow Out." Skein got off to a rocky start in its premiere but grew week-to-week and concluded before a series-best…
Actors Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Liam Neeson and Laura Linney will be honored at the 16th annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival on Jan. 8.
UPN likes its drama, picking up a full season of frosh entries "Kevin Hill" and "Veronica Mars." While off to slow starts, both shows have exhibited growth for the net over the first few weeks of the…
Inferno Distribution has closed a slew of territorial deals on its thriller "Starkweather" and inked a deal with ThinkFilm to release pic in the U.S.
Mira Sorvino and James Cromwell will be honored at the 2005 Artivist Film Festival, which recognizes socially conscious filmmakers, activist celebrities and charitable organizations.
American World Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Christopher Lambert pic "Day of Wrath."
Velvet Steamroller, the indie production company and fund behind Robert Englund's horror pic "2001 Maniacs," on which it is partnered with GreeneStreet, has hired Steve Bulzoni as VP of distribution…
DreamWorks has tapped Jeremy Leven ("The Notebook") to write the robot boxing project "Real Steel" and is in talks with Jonathan Mostow ("Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines") to direct.