If the visual effects industry had its way, the Disney tentpole that sailed into theaters May 25 might have been named "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Wits' End."
Flying under the radar is not in Harvey Weinstein's DNA. He casts a giant shadow on the Croisette and in his dealings, attracting attention to himself, his stars and his movies. Weinstein, 55, is all…
Studios are looking at Sony's nearly $800 million in worldwide grosses for "Spider-Man 3" as the first hopeful sign that their strategy of flooding the market with tentpoles will work.
DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" may have stomped the domestic B.O. over the May 18-20 weekend, but abroad, "Spider-Man 3" was still king.
Warner Independent Pictures has set filmmaker Lodge Kerrigan to write and direct "Thieves," an English-language remake of French film "Les Voleurs."
Arnold and Anne Kopelson will produce fantasy family adventure "Land of Lost Things" for Paramount Pictures' Nickelodeon Movies from a script by tyro Dan Mazeau.
Disney has acquired the pitch "Monday Monday," and producers Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot will develop the comedy through their Offspring Entertainment shingle.
Disney has tapped Dreamgirl Anika Noni Rose to star in animated musical fairy-tale romance "The Princess and the Frog." Rose will voice the character Tiana, a princess living in New Orleans' French…
In its hunt for a new fantasy kids franchise, Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the film rights to Irish author Derek Landy's debut novel "Skulduggery Pleasant," as well as future titles in the…
MGM has named Erik Lomis exec VP of international theatrical and home entertainment. Lomis will oversee the marketing and distribution of international theatrical and homevid releases, which are…
France is honoring New Line toppers Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne as "Chevaliers Des Arts et Des Lettres" in recognition for contributions to the arts and literature.