The next CEO of Microsoft will have one tough question to answer: What is Microsoft these days?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to rethink its long-entrenched policies, creating a branch for casting directors. Many have been asking for this change for decades, and it…
It's been 15 years since Roland Emmerich's "Godzilla" disappointed moviegoers, critics and ultimately Sony, when the $130 million-budgeted picture earned just $379 million worldwide. Legendary…
A U.S. tour of Alfred Hitchcock's nine earliest surviving works, all silent pics newly restored by the British Film Institute, will roll out this summer.
Shirley MacLaine and Jacki Weaver will topline indie comedy "Wild Oats" with Alan Arkin in negotiations to join the Wild Pictures production, to be directed by Howard Deutch.
In September, the four surviving members of the Grateful Dead convened in San Francisco with Mark Pinkus, senior VP of Grateful Dead Properties and Worldwide Licensing for Rhino Entertainment.
Getting film critics to agree on anything is a tall order, and thus the overwhelming year-end consensus in favor of "The Social Network," echoing last year's across-the-board acclaim for "The Hurt…
Despite skillful assemblage, the script's plausibility issues increasingly undermine engagement.
Los Angeles' Essential Pictures has pacted with Canadian film and TV producer Brightlight Pictures to create EBTV, a joint venture that will produce, finance and distribute TV shows.
Essential Pictures has launched development of "Outlander" as a potential franchise based on the Diana Gabaldon series of fantasy novels.
Veteran sales-acquisitions exec Jere Hausfater and equity firm maven Jim Kohlberg have joined forces as Essential Entertainment, aiming the shingle to serve as a one-stop shop for new investors and…