RIO DE JANEIRO — Three-time Academy Award-nominated U.K. director Stephen Daldry ("Billy Elliot," "The Hours," "The Reader") will godfather "Streetkids United II – The Road to Rio." A chronicle of…
The Hobbit Finance
Warner Bros. has closed a financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a four-year partnership with Dune’s Steven Mnuchin, filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer, to fund up…
Kevin Reynolds is on board to direct “Resurrection” for LD Entertainment. LD will produce and finance the pic with Mickey Liddell and Patrick Aiello producing through the banner. The story tells of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A federal judge refused to dismiss claims by Warner Bros. and the Saul Zaentz Co. that the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien cost them “millions of dollars in license fees” from merchandising of “The Lord of…
After spending the past two weeks trying to turn the tide for "Pacific Rim," Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures now are bracing for what appears to be a gruesome inevitability for the $185…
After setting up three films at Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros., Ubisoft Motion Pictures is ready for phase two. The film division of French game publisher Ubisoft plans to package "Watch…
Since September, Spain has unleashed two of its three biggest movies ever: Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" with a $172.5 million gross worldwide and Andy Muschietti's Mama at $135.8 million…
Today's MGM is a corporate anomaly — it's either primed for a moment of rebirth or sitting in a holding pattern.
Helmer Guillermo del Toro is assembling quite the guest list for his haunted house thriller "Crimson Peak," with Benedict Cumberbatch set to star in the Legendary Pictures movie.
Film London's Production Finance Market has re-upped its partnership with the Melbourne Film Festival's 37ºSouth Market through 2015.
Banking on the success of "The Hobbit" and "Skyfall," MGM is refinancing its debt in a deal that will give the Lion more financial flexibility than it's had in years, including the opportunity to…