Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Co. have gone to the mat over “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as the African-American servant who worked in the White House during eight presidencies. The…
The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to distribute Lee Daniels' drama "The Butler" from Butler Films and plans to release the film next year. Pic is currently in production in New Orleans.
Sony's reboot of its successful franchise, arriving five years after the last Sam Raimi-directed installment, is gratifyingly more of a drama-with-action than a nonstop assault on the senses.
Laura Ziskin, a trailblazer among femme film producers and a forceful advocate for health and environmental issues, died Sunday of breast cancer at her home in Santa Monica, Calif. She was 61.
For Laura Ziskin, who is being recognized by the Producer's Guild of America as its 2011 Visionary Award honoree, 2004 posed something of an inconvenience.
The Casting Society of America honored Laura Ziskin and the Ephron sisters during its annual Artios kudofest on Monday.