Though Oscar ballots aren't due until Tuesday, Ladbrokes -- the London gambling house -- has decided to close its Academy Award book almost a week early.
Producer Martin Poll has pacted with Intermedia Films on a new feature version of "The Lion in Winter," based on the celebrated play by James Goldman. Pat O'Connor ("Dancing at Lughnasa") is in…
Liam Neeson will be a presenter at this year's Academy Awards. The actor was nominated as best actor for his role in 1993's "Schindler's List."
FROM SHOWEST When it came to putting on the most impressive presentation at ShoWest, the Mouse proved king of the jungle Thursday night, surprising exhibitors with a complete screening of its nearly…
As his next film Frank Darabont has agreed to direct and produce "The Bijou," a romantic comedy for Castle Rock Entertainment, with Warner Bros. distributing domestically.
FROM SHOWEST Banking on nationwide interest in Kevin Williamson's "Killing Mrs. Tingle" and his soon-to-lense "Scream 3," Miramax and Dimension Films unspooled a down-and-dirty product reel Thursday…
While ABC has been touting its broadcast of the Academy Awards as "the Super Bowl for women," the media-buying unit of Grey Advertising released a study Thursday to prove it.
Former Live Entertainment chairman Roger Burlage is considering a bid for Harvey Entertainment as interest in the animated character company revives.
CBS has given a cast-contingent order to the 20th Century Fox TV comedy pilot "Heather's Kiss," which is being created by "Home Improvement" writer Howard Morris.
Startup production/distribution company White Rose Entertainment has acquired theatrical rights to "La Cucaracha," the Jack Perez-helmed indie thriller starring Eric Roberts and Joaquim de Almeida…
FROM SHOWESTUnder tight security and immense expectations, 20th Century Fox and George Lucas managed to present the only star that could upstage the raw theatrics of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman at…