Pixar is going a little older in 2009 than its typical demo. The Disney-owned toon studio's release that year will be "Up," about a 70-year-old man who teams with a wilderness ranger to fight beasts…
Paramount Pictures has acquired distribution rights to "Strange Wilderness," the Happy Madison-produced comedy that stars Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Jonah Hill, Justin Long, Jeff Garlin and Kevin…
In this summer's "Transformers," a truckload of Furby dolls gets blown sky-high by one of the film's giant robots. It's meant as a sight gag, set up by toymaker Hasbro, which introduced the chatty…
Equity money is still pouring into Hollywood, but the utopian fantasy of a new, freer, Hollywood has turned out to be wishful thinking.
Though Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" hasn't completely been living up to sky-high expectations at home, the pic has been setting a torrid pace abroad.
A storm is brewing in the Great White North, as producers from across the country coming together over the weekend plan to raise the alarm over the Canadian dollar, now trading at a 30-year high.
Prolific screen and legit thesp, writer and director Jean-Claude Brialy, who graced the earliest frames of the then-nascent French New Wave in shorts and features by Rivette, Godard, Truffaut…
"Transformers" conjures up images of kiddie playthings, ever-changing alien robots that first landed in toy boxes in the 1980s. DreamWorks and Paramount think they have something more than a kiddie…
If Hollywood is turning to toy chests for new movies, maybe it's starting to run out of ideas. So here are some suggestions for studio heads or producers looking for a piece of '80s pop culture to…
Aimee Shieh has been appointed director of development of Paramount Pictures' East Coast literary affairs department. Shieh previously spent three years at Par but left in 2001.
After tackling giant robots, "Transformers" producer Tom DeSanto is turning his attention to superheroes, securing the rights to NCsoft and Cryptic Studio's vidgame "City of Heroes."