Oscar-nominated actor Robert Downey Jr. was sentenced Monday to a 180-day jail term after admitting in court that he had taken illegal drugs -- a violation of the probation he'd been placed under in…
When you're hot, you're hot. Litigator Pierce O'Donnell goes to federal court in downtown L.A. this morning to argue for a preliminary injunction blocking release of the Steven Spielberg film…
British comedy "The Full Monty" took top honors at the 10th European Film Awards. Uberto Pasolini, the pic's producer, accepted the award from presenters Jeremy Irons and Helen Mirren at a theater in…
Raising the stakes still higher in Spain's hyper-competitive distribution market, Warner Bros. has teamed with Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable to create a joint film distribution company…
Oscar night security vet Jerry Moon has been appointed security and traffic chief for the annual Academy Awards presentation for the 27th consecutive year, and private eye firm Pinkerton's Inc. has…
A lack of new wide openers coupled with the traditional post-Thanksgiving slump sent weekend box office into a tailspin, with total projected ticket sales falling to their lowest level in more than…
Everyone has heard the familiar lament: The book was better than the movie. Now MGM and Tekno Books, a division of Big Entertainment Inc., are trying to capitalize on the adage.
George Clooney has gone south on "Wild Wild West," the Warner Bros. feature adaptation of the television series about Secret Service agents working undercover in the Old West, according to sources…
"Air Force One" posted BVI's biggest bow ever in Japan, bombarding $4.7 million from 176 screens in a No. 1 spot preem, helping the Harrison Ford starrer to reach a $105.8 million cume.
Making his U.S. helming debut, Hong Kong producer-director-writer Peter Chan is set to direct the romantic comedy "Susie and Hercules" for Universal Pictures.
Elizabeth Pena has inked opposite Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker for New Line Cinema's "Rush Hour," sources said Friday.