In a preemptive buy in the high six-figures, Paramount Pictures has acquired "One Big Happy," a comic pitch from "Party of Five" creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman to which Steve Martin and Diane…
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…
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.
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…
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.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar