Wolfgang Petersen has signed on to direct the sci-fi thriller "Uprising" for Columbia Pictures.
"In Bruges" star Brendan Gleeson has been signed on for the final lead role in the untitled "Green Zone" thriller that Paul Greengrass is directing for Universal and Working Title.
Universal has elevated Andrew Fenady to prexy of physical production. Fenady, who was named co-prexy in October, replaces James Brubaker, the longtime head of the division, who chose not to renew his…
News Corp. and NBC Universal's online vid service Hulu is set to tear off the wrapping paper Wednesday, officially launching with content from several new partners, including Warner Bros. TV Group…
As Rogue Pictures prepares to release Neil Marshall's "Doomsday" on Friday, the Focus Features genre arm has made a deal for the writer-director's follow-up, "Sacrilege," a horror film to be set in…
Paramount Pictures has acquired rights to turn the Valiant Comics series "Harbinger" into a live-action feature that will be developed as a potential directing vehicle for Brett Ratner.
Lionsgate has become the second studio to allow its movies to be copied from DVDs onto iPod devices.
Warners' home entertainment group has elevated two execs: Mark Horak has been upped to prexy of Warner Home Video North America, and Marc Gareton has been promoted to exec VP of international for…
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.