Blockbuster is raking in the profits, spurred by strong international revenue and growing DVD sales. The Dallas-based video rental giant, which is 80% owned by Viacom, said Thursday that revenue for…
Gotham-based distributor Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to Billy Morrissette's Sundance comedy "Scotland, PA."
Crown Media Holdings will shell out about $820 million to buy 700 titles from the Hallmark Entertainment miniseries and telepic library, which includes high-rated minis such as "Gulliver's Travels,"…
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Hans Rodionoff will be paid mid-six figures by Artisan Entertainment and Marvel Comics to pen "Man Thing," an original spin on the comic that centers on a mindless swamp creature who feeds off the…
Academy Award winner James Coburn ("Affliction") will star in the mystery-thriller "American Gun" for director Alan Jacobs, who also scripted.
Tyro helmer David Von Ancken, who won Hypnotic.com's Million-Dollar Film Festival, which included a production and distribution deal with Universal, has committed to direct "Cameron's Line" for…
Steven Zaillian, the Oscar-winning "Schindler's List" scribe who's coming off "Hannibal," has been signed by Imagine and Universal to write "The Return of Superfly," the true story of the rise and…
Ashley Judd has agreed to play the felonious feline in "Catwoman," an original film being rapidly developed at Warner Bros.
Dimension Films and Molly Shannon are in final negotiations for the thesp to co-star with Tara Reid and Ashton Kutcher in "The Guest," to be helmed by David Zucker.
HBO will turn the life of Jackie Gleason into "The Great One," a film to be directed by Pete Segal ("The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"). "The Sopranos" writer-producer Terry Winter is penning the…