Christian Bale has landed the role of a baddie-on-the-lam in Paramount’s remake of ’70s detective pic “Shaft” from director John Singleton and producer Scott Rudin. With Samuel L. Jackson set to star…
DVD sales of "Armageddon" have hit a snag in Japan because of a technical problem that causes the picture to freeze in some DVD players.
MGM will see if the grass is indeed greener with tyro scribe Jennifer Robinson's spec "Married and Single," which the studio has purchased for low- against mid-six figures.
Lycos Inc. on Thursday said it had acquired Internet Music Distribution Inc., the maker of the Sonique MP3 music player, for nearly $71 million in stock.
"The Deep Blue Sea" will flow to Time Warner's TBS Superstation in the first broadcast window -- another example of Warner Bros. steering its theatrical movies to its sister company.
THAILAND Entertain Golden Village (EGV), the pioneer in Thai multiplex cinemas, launched EGV Grand Discovery today. EGV, a joint venture of Australia’s Village Roadshow, Hong Kong’s Golden Harvest…
The Communications Workers of America and Jobs With Justice, a national labor coalition, are sponsoring a national concert tour -- the B.B. King Blues Festival -- to promote local union campaigns for…
The Odeon cinema circuit suffered a 50% drop in operating profit in the first half of the year, reflecting the U.K. box office slump.
Jerry Zucker is in final negotiations to direct "Rat Race," an ensemble road comedy for Paramount Pictures. The studio is finalizing the deal in hopes of starting production late this year or early…
A government-appointed group, set up last year to review the state of the Irish film industry, recommended Wednesday that more government subsidies and assistance should be forthcoming.