"Fruitvale," writer-director Ryan Coogler's emotional, fact-based drama about the last day in the life of 22-year-old Bay Area shooting victim Oscar Grant, scored a double victory at the Sundance…
Shortly before Christmas, Fox Searchlight offered Noomi Rapace the female lead opposite Tom Hardy in Michael Roskam's drama "Animal Rescue" and Variety has learned that the "Prometheus" star has…
In a bold move to expand its U.S. presence, Middle East news org Al Jazeera has acquired cabler Current TV in a deal valued at about $500 million.
After an 11-year absence from the bigscreen, "Wild Things" director John McNaughton is set to return for psychological horror thriller "The Harvest," for which Michael Shannon and Samantha Morton…
Paramount's Insurge Pictures and Yahoo have given the comedic Web series, which parodies reality dating shows, another two seasons on Yahoo Screen for 2013 after substantial success in its first…
Julia Phelps is crossing over from Viacom's corporate office to serve as senior veep of corporate communications for Viacom Intl. Media Networks.
French vidgame publisher Ubisoft is launching Ubisoft Motion Pictures to adapt its game franchises into films and TV skeins.
Universal Orlando Resort has set June 18 as the opening of its massive "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" attraction.
Danny DeVito is set to direct "Crazy Eddie," a pic based on the life of consumer electronics king Eddie Antar.
Fox 2000 has optioned screenwriter Tom Rob Smith's debut novel "Child 44" for Ridley Scott to direct and the filmmaker's Scott Free banner to produce. There were at least two other bidders for the…