Warner Bros. will turn anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo's six-volume graphic novel "Akira" into two live-action feature films, the first of which is being fast tracked for release in summer 2009…
Diehard HD DVD backer Universal quickly threw its support behind Blu-ray on Tuesday in the wake of Toshiba's pullout from the rival high-def format earlier in the day in Japan.
Twentieth Century Fox has added three more superheroes to "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," with Ryan Reynolds set to play Deadpool, "Friday Night Lights" regular Taylor Kitsch to star as Gambit and…
This was a traumatic week in Hollywood: People actually had to get back to work.
The first official film market of the year, Berlin's expanded European Film Market, boasted record attendance but sales were lukewarm, due to a lack of hot product.
Filmmaker Neil Mandt has been grappling with the conundrum faced by everyone who ever won a bunch of festival prizes. People seem to love his film -- made with brother Michael -- but it's just too…
Pre-buys of unreleased movies are back in vogue, and USA Network has landed a big one: Paramount and Lucasfilm's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."
Universal has decided not to renew its production deal with "Evan Almighty" helmer Tom Shadyac.
Erin Siminoff has been promoted to veep of production at Fox 2000.
World Wrestling Entertainment is stepping into the film production ring with Fox Atomic for "12 Rounds," tapping Renny Harlin to direct the actioner set to star grappler John Cena, Steve Harris…
Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long and Seann William Scott have been set to provide the lead voices in "Planet 51," New Line Cinema's first 3-D CG-animated feature.