Universal has picked up an action thriller pitch from scribes Sean O'Keefe and Will Staples for Neal Moritz's Original Films to produce.
Last year, box office pundits predicted big trouble because three tentpoles were skedded for May and it didn't seem possible that the marketplace could sustain that sort of pace. They were wrong. If…
The gap between niche films and major releases is growing even more narrow, as several events of the past weeks have proven.
After its strong start in Japan last week, "The Golden Compass" is on course to make box office history as the first film to gross $300 million in foreign while failing to reach $100 million in North…
John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph will star in Sam Mendes' untitled relationship comedy for Focus Features.
Columbia Pictures has bought the disaster spec "Animals" from first-time writer and former criminal lawyer Mike Sobel.
Miramax Films and producer Scott Rudin have acquired screen rights to "The Unnamed," an upcoming novel by Joshua Ferris about a man who comes down with a mysterious affliction that fractures his…
Steven Piorkowski has been upped to VP of corporate communications for Warners.
Warner Bros. has picked up remake rights to South Korea's surprise hit "The Chaser," and already the project is taking on the aura of the studio's last major Asian remake hit, "The Departed."
Walt Disney Japan is planning to produce toons for the Japanese and Asian TV and digital markets, company sources said on Thursday.
Chris Meledandri's Universal-based shingle has a name -- Illumination -- and a batch of deals.