J.K. Rowling testified before a packed courtroom in a lawsuit to block publication of a Harry Potter lexicon, telling a judge the book amounts to a "wholesale theft" of nearly 20 years of her work.
NATO prexy John Fithian warned Sunday that the cinema industry is headed for "a potential train wreck" over 3-D if studios and theater owners do not settle their dispute over digital cinema fees in…
Shia LaBeouf has signed on to star in Universal's techno thriller "Dark Fields."
Since the days of Charlie Chaplin, actors have attempted to exert more control over their cinematic destiny by taking on the role of producer.
It's no secret that her contemporaries experienced love at first sight when they acted with Meryl Streep. A quick sampling of their admiration ranges from Jack Nicholson's "Meryl, baby. Comes a time…
She's the one who almost got away. While Meryl Streep has been a guest speaker at other Film Society of Lincoln Center galas, she always eschewed the honor herself. As the actress put it to gala…
For the major U.S. studios, the Mip TV mart used to be a relatively sedate affair. They'd take a back seat as international buyers scoured to buy foreign formats, post-"Survivor" and "Big Brother,"…
With tentpole season nearing, Hollywood's been warming up by putting its muscle overseas behind family-oriented pics that can travel to multiple markets.
"The Red Baron" is flying into German theaters this week and looks certain to capture a good chunk of the box office despite the fact the WWI Teutonic flying ace remains largely unknown here.
Universal Pictures U.K. was the big winner at the British Video Assn. Awards, where ambitious indie Revolver Entertainment also hit the bull's eye.
ThinkFilm has grabbed domestic rights to existential thriller and Sundance preem "The Escapist" for about $1 million.