George Clooney will direct and star in Section Eight pic "Goodnight. And Good Luck," financed by 2929 Entertainment. David Strathairn and Patricia Clarkson will also star.
Riding a wave of insatiable international thirst for genre pics with brand-name stars, Miramax Films has sealed a spate of overseas pacts at AFM on the upcoming Dimension Films titles "Cursed" and…
Scribe David Hubbard has sold his untitled comedy pitch to 20th Century Fox in a deal valued at mid- against high-six figures. Story follows a guy who -- after 15 years of marriage -- is beginning to…
Musical film and stage star Howard Keel, known for such classics as "Kiss Me Kate," "Show Boat," "Kismet," "Annie Get Your Gun" and his favorite, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," died Sunday of…
WB and New Line have become the first studios to give an official thumbs down to Cinea. Time Warner-owned studios sent a letter to Academy members on Oct. 25 to let them know they won't be sending…
After nabbing a record 13 Australian Film Institute awards, "Somersault" continued its winning streak at the Film Critics Circle of Australia awards, presented Sunday night at Sydney's Dockside.
E! will take the plunge into royal reality TV with "Love Is in the Heir," about a rebellious princess looking for love and lucre in L.A.
Fine Living marketing chief Robyn Miller is ankling the Scripps-owned cabler. Miller's exit marks the second major loss for the cabler, which saw former prexy Ken Solomon depart in September.
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…