For years, filmmakers tried to persuade Johnny Cash to let them make a movie of his life. However, the music legend was uncomfortable with Hollywood -- distrustful, even -- so he kept saying no. But…
As Intel prepares to host the Producers Guild Awards for the third straight year, the recently rebranded chipmaker is trying to make 2006 the year Hollywood and Silicon Valley converge in living…
What do an Irish bank, a British public broadcaster and a Russian telecom corporation have in common? They were all principal financiers of Woody Allen's $15 million London-based film "Match Point."
For the producers of "The Producers," the logistics of filming a musical were both complex and simple. On the one hand, financing the picture was easier because the stage show had been so wildly…
"I was sort of relentless," Ossana admits of her eight-year odyssey to bring "Brokeback Mountain" to the screen. "It was both a blessing and a curse for the people around me."
"Having George (Clooney) as the director and doing a major role didn't hurt," admits "Good Night, and Good Luck" co-scripter/producer Heslov. But even with Clooney's bankability, getting a…
As if the logistics of making a sociopolitical indie film in multiple locations in Los Angeles with an all-star ensemble cast wasn't headache enough, disaster struck the production of "Crash" when…
Getting a micro-budget indie made is always difficult, and "Capote" faced obstacles at every turn, including a rival biopic with bigger names and a studio merger that left the film with no clear…
Are the money men getting snubbed? As one of the "Crash" producers, Bob Yari is on a collision course with the Producers Guild of America over what he calls an unfair auditing and arbitration process…
Queen Latifah will host the 17th annual Producers Guild Awards on Sunday at the Universal Hilton.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media