The "8 Mile" DVD racked up sales of nearly $40 million Tuesday, its first day in stores, according to estimates by Universal Studios Home Video.
Gotham-based specialty distrib Wellspring has upped Marie Therese Guirgis to head its acquisitions team following the exit of longtime senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions Krysanne Katsoolis.
According to a new study, extending to TV series and telepics the 12.5% tax credit for big-budget films lensed in Australia could bring up to $A295 million ($177 million) a year into the country and…
New Regency has made a preemptive deal for "Position," a script written and to be directed by Rand Ravich ("The Astronaut's Wife"). Sale reps a mid-six against seven-figure writing and directing…
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "Minority Report" topped the list of sci-fi, fantasy and horror pic nominees for the 29th annual Saturn Awards, announced by Cinescape and the Academy of…
In a mid-six against high-six-figure deal, MGM has purchased the spec script drama "The Wrong Element" by Joe Forte. Jon Shestack will produce.
Despite Mayor Bloomberg's attempts to put a rosy tint on Gotham's production activity, film and television labor unions are growing increasingly anxious about the runaway production plague.
Dustin Hoffman delivered a true only-in-Hollywood moment Sunday as he seemed to channel Robert Evans while presenting him with the Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Lifetime Achievement…
The homicidal hoofers of "Chicago" kicked up their heels again Sunday night, as the Producers Guild of America named the musical best picture. The choice gave "Chicago" producer Martin Richards the…
So how do you market the video of a movie about people who die when they watch an eerie, death-inducing video? Ask DreamWorks, which is bucking to be a different kind of lord of the rings with this…