Warner Bros. will have to scramble to settle with 20th Century Fox if it still wants to release "Watchmen" on March 6.
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A Los Angeles federal judge has ruled that 20th Century Fox owns the distribution rights to "Watchmen," representing a setback for Warner Bros.' plans to release the pic in March.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel" will nibble on the competish -- including Disney toon "The Princess and the Frog -- when opening in theaters on Christmas Day 2009.
Taking on his first role in a live-action studio picture since 2002's "Analyze That," Billy Crystal will join the cast of "Tooth Fairy," the Fox comedy that begins shooting Monday in Vancouver.
Fox Broadcasting Co. will be dining out with Gordon Ramsay for a long time to come.
A Los Angeles federal judge has set a Jan. 6 trial date for 20th Century Fox's lawsuit over Warners' right to make a film based on the graphic novel "Watchmen."
Fox is shifting its big-ticket Outback romance "Australia" to Nov. 26.
In a mid-six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has acquired action pitch "Rip X," with Matt O'Neil to pen the script.
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