A+E Networks is closing the book on its long-running BIO network and replacing it this summer with FYI, a lifestyle-focused cabler the company said was meant to inspire younger viewers, in its first…
If you're an aspiring writer or director, tread cautiously in the tempting terrain of showbiz fables, populated with colorful, oversized characters from the annals of pop culture history. This year's…
Many films screen at the White House. Few get such an overt endorsement as First Lady Michelle Obama gave to the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” today. “We think that everybody in this country needs to…
Swedish exhib chain SF Bio, which is rumored to be up for sale, scored its highest-ever admissions tally last year.
Warner Bros. is reuniting the "Good Will Hunting" team, tapping Ben Affleck to direct and star in a Whitey Bulger biopic in which Matt Damon will portray the mobster.
Blighty-based B Good Picture Co. is developing a feature on multihyphenate Noel Coward, penned by Martin Sherman.
In a move that could mark his live-action debut, animation maven Chris Wedge and his Wedge Works Worldwide banner has acquired Paul Hoffman's tome "Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the…
Angelo Pizzo, screenwriter of sports dramas "Hoosiers," "Rudy" and "The Game of Their Lives," has signed on to write an indie biopic about boxer Vinny Paz, who came back from a broken neck to become…
A week after becoming effectively Sweden's sole exhib, SF Bio is setting its plans for what remains of the Astoria Cinemas chain that it bought out.
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