New government fails to reshape tax on media, shows inclination for micro-management of the sector
DreamWorks is waiting for Paul Greengrass to submit an official budget for “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” which the studio wants to make for just under $30 million. Greengrass and his producers are…
Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal’s $130 million disaster…
With Roland Emmerich opening his latest film, “White House Down,” this weekend, the director shines a timely spotlight on Warner Bros.’ big-budget original-concept gamble, “Pacific Rim,” opening July…
UPDATE: Universal’s low-budget horror film, “The Purge,” is invading theaters at an alarming rate. The $3 million-produced feature from Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions is on track for $14 million…
One big question on the minds of IM Global's Stuart Ford, Participant Media's Jim Berk and others: Can the emerging markets handle larger-budget films?
Known for its big-budget tentpoles, Legendary Pictures is now ready to try its hand at lower budget fare, setting up the thriller “As Above, So Below.” John and Drew Dowdle will co-write the pic with…
Hit microbudget pics promise healthy backend for name actors willing to take a chance.
Adam Leon, the fast-talking first-time director of no-budget crowdpleaser "Gimme the Loot," wants to take audiences on a ride, he says. "People think that means 'The Fast and the Furious,' which I…
Lionsgate has signaled strong support for its micro-budget feature division with longtime production exec John Sacchi tapped to head the operation.