Best actress winner Hilary Swank said it took her four weeks to feel comfortable acting as a boy. Explaining her onscreen dedication of her perf to the murdered Brandon Teena (who in fact was female…
There's a new lion roaring at MGM. Helmer John Woo and producing partner Terence Chang have ankled the Sony lot and signed their Lion Rock Prods. to a first-look film and television deal that will…
Unlike its major studio rivals, Miramax doesn't salivate every Memorial Day or ask Santa annually for boffo Christmas B.O. Instead, the minimajor picks its commercial spots, often succeeding at times…
A slew of Oscar hopefuls began their overseas campaigns last week with decidedly mixed results while most of the B.O. action was centered around "The World Is Not Enough" and "The Sixth Sense" as biz…
It was a "Beauty" pageant, a "Sopranos" high note, a trip to "Toy" land, a salute to biopics and an evening of gentle mockery at the 57th annual Golden Globes. The kudofest is often cited as an Oscar…
Japanese distrib Toho said Thursday that it would operate a 13-screen multiplex theater to open in April in Sony's new Tokyo entertainment center.
Startup film financer Sidekick Entertainment has announced plans to back as many as five independent films annually through late-stage funding in its first year of operation.
"Caroline in the City" co-creator and exec producer Marco Pennette has pacted with Castle Rock Entertainment for an exclusive multiyear development deal.
Alan Alda has been named this year's winner of the Valentine Davies Award by the Writers Guild of America West for his contributions to the entertainment industry and the community at large.
It's quiet in Park City, the kind of quiet that comes before a blizzard -- or before a stampede of SUV-driving Hollywood types invade the town for the Sundance Film Festival. With the local forecasts…