Mention a movie about a boys' choir, and images of scruffy French urchins aren't likely to leap to mind. Yet it's those kids for whom Bruno Coulais had to compose the chorales in Christophe…
"Boomtown" exec producer Jon Avnet has signed on to direct and co-exec produce "Tripping the Prom Queen," a half-hour comedy set up at Lifetime. Cabler also has ordered the reality pilot "Sergeant in…
Liberty Media CEO Robert Bennett said Tuesday the company has had conversations with News Corp. and will likely have more as the two companies look to unwind or otherwise address the huge voting…
For "Spanglish," composer Hans Zimmer took an ambitious route. He imported an Austrian string trio, coupled them with a virtuoso Brazilian guitarist and then tried hard not to write "comedy music."
Paramount Pictures has exercised its purchasing power with "Palms Fitness," buying the romantic comedy pitch from Nicholas Stoller for Dylan Sellers to produce.
If composer Alexandre Desplat's work on "Girl With a Pearl Earring" didn't persuade cineastes of his music's quiet intensity, then his score for Jonathan Glazer's "Birth" surely should.
When it came to supplying his World War I opus, "A Very Long Engagement" with a score, director Jean-Pierre Jeunet felt like he was banging his head against a wall.
Vans Stevenson has been upped to exec VP of industry affairs and association development at the MPAA. Among his broad range of responsibilities in the newly created post Stevenson will oversee…
Once upon a time, having a score thrown out was news (as when Bernard Herrmann was fired by Alfred Hitchcock on "Torn Curtain" or Randy Newman's music from "Air Force One"). Now scores are tossed at…
As motion capture animation gains steam at a theater near you, Micott & Bazara, the Japanese creators of the upcoming toon import "Appleseed," has pacted with nascent Axis Entertainment to co-produce…
Broadway's New Year will start on a slimmer note. Imported Bollywood tuner "Bombay Dreams" will close after the Jan. 1 evening perf, with "Dracula the Musical" playing its final show at the Belasco…
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