He's a superhero to rights holders -- but Kryptonite to studios. Last week, attorney Marc Toberoff won a potentially costly "Superman" victory against Warner Bros. for co-creator Jerome Siegel's…
As the economy slumps, so may consumers' zeal to escape to the multiplex. Whereas moviegoers have been mostly unfazed by recent recessions, studios may not be so fortunate this time around, given the…
When Anthony Minghella died March 18, more than a dozen projects -- in film, TV, theater and opera -- were left in limbo. But the ripple effect goes well beyond those comparative few.
The Aussie screen biz is hotly debating "Happy Feet" producer George Miller's campaign to get his $200 million superhero blockbuster "Justice League Mortal" classified as an Australian film and…
History shows that whenever the economy went through a recession or, for that matter, the Great Depression, showbiz came through remarkably resilient. The twists and turns of the nation's financial…
Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Jon Tenney, Charles S. Dutton, Lucas Black, Kate Walsh, Adrianne Palicki, Kevin Durand and Willa Holland will join Paul Bettany in "Legion," the Screen Gems thriller that…
Paramount has expanded its interactive department team and is putting together a slate of games that it will partially or completely finance and for which it will more directly oversee development.
Lionsgate has stepped up to make screen scribe Stuart Gibbs' debut novel, "The Last Equation."
In her first creative hire since becoming head of MGM's worldwide motion picture group, Mary Parent has brought in New Line Cinema executive Cale Boyter as exec veep of production -- a move which…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has reupped Screen Gems prexy Clint Culpepper, keeping him at the helm of the studio's genre shingle through 2012.
Julie Benz will topline "Saw V," the latest installment in the Lionsgate/Twisted Pictures franchise, set for release Oct. 24.