Columbia Pictures has extended the contracts of production toppers Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach through 2011. The pair, who served as presidents of production, also received a title bump, with each…
Kids' channel Toon Disney has taken Stateside rights to the first season of France's comedy-action animated series "Monster Buster Club."
Warner Independent Pictures has optioned Charles Bock's debut novel "Beautiful Children" for Bona Fide Pictures partners Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa. The studio is in talks with Eric Roth to adapt.
Focus Features and Working Title have decided to go wide when opening the Coen brothers' next film, "Burn After Reading," on Sept. 12 because of the film's comedic appeal and cast.
The Weinstein Co. has optioned rights to "No Woman No Cry: My Life With Bob Marley," by the reggae star's widow Rita Marley, with plans to develop and produce a biopic about the legendary Jamaican…
It's looking like the end of the line for most of New Line's 600 employees and uncertainty for New Line's slate.
For the past few years, the studios' niche divisions have dominated the Academy Awards. What would it take to see more studio-centric pics as Oscar contenders?
For years, the brahmins of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have viewed the Oscarcast as a sacred tradition.
Every year, the Academy works to improve its voting system. But often it solves one problem by creating another. Three Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences areas in particular -- music…
With Hollywood gearing up to launch "Thor," and reboot "Conan the Barbarian" and "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" as potential new franchises, the big question is, who do producers cast?
Crowd-pleasing is too weak a word to describe "We Are Together," a documentary about a choir of AIDS orphans from South Africa which has become a phenomenon on the global festival circuit in the past…