Sony has signed Breck Eisner to direct its sequel to “The Karate Kid,” its hit 2010 actioner starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. The rebooted “Kid” grossed $343 million worldwide with Harald Zwart…
The Karate Kid
Variety has selected producer/showman Jerry Weintraub to receive its 2013 Creative Leadership Award. The kudo will be presented to Weintraub in tandem with the Oct. 22 publication of its Variety‘s…
When it was revealed two years ago that the Coen brothers' next project would revolve around the Greenwich Village folk scene of the early '60s, the first thought that came to mind was "who's going…
Weintraub's latest triumph was "Behind the Candelabra," the HBO telepic that received 15 Emmy nominations
A ludicrous, borderline-nonsensical supernatural concoction with a slightly redeeming sense of its own silliness.
Even a proven box office draw can't always prevail over faulty material and iffy collaborators.
While his Hong Kong colleagues such as Chow Yun-fat, Jet Li and Michelle Yeoh — who each took a crack at Hollywood in the late '90s — have all slowed their tempo, Jackie Chan, at 59, seems to be…
LONDON — Samuel L. Jackson is attached to play the U.S. President in Jalmari Helander's English-language debut "Big Game," which Altitude Film Sales will tubthump in Cannes. Altitude also will be…
Jada Pinkett Smith will star in and co-produce Colombian pic "La escribana de uraba" (Scribe) through Overbrook Entertainment, the shingle she runs with spouse Will Smith. Bilingual pic is…
Billy Schrank, a music executive who worked on several soundtracks at studios including Warner Bros., Paramount, Disney and Columbia Pictures, died of complications from a stroke in Los Angeles on…
DeVon Franklin has been upped to senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, where he'll report to prexy Doug Belgrad.