The California Film Commission Board has tapped Paramount exec Chris Essel as chair for a seventh one-year term and selected Danny DeVito as vice chair.
Winona Ryder will reunite with director Michael Lehmann on the independent comedy "Mary Warner." Ryder will play a slacker actress who trips her way through a series of life-changing misadventures…
Universal Pictures has set Gavin and Greg O'Connor to write "Clark & Lewis," a revisionist take on the explorers who were sent West by Thomas Jefferson in search of the mythical Northwest Passage.
D.L. Hughley stars in an untitled prison drama directed by Charles Winkler. Written by Donald Martin, pic is the story of a high-school teacher who must take his only job offer: teaching at a…
Universal has purchased the adventure comedy pitch "Delaware McChoad." Pic is a spoof on bullwhip-cracking action adventure movies (think "Indiana Jones"), centering on a wealthy but inept…
In intriguing duels over the weekend, "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" zapped "The Village" in Japan while "Open Water" was the surprise victor in the U.K., ahead of "The Terminal's" resilient soph…
Michael Eisner, it seems, can't help but cast a long shadow -- maybe too long. News that the Walt Disney topper will resign as CEO two years hence was applauded -- but cautiously, as some wondered if…
"Maria Full of Grace" swept the main awards Sunday at the 30th American Film Festival, while Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola joined in a nostalgic celebration of pics and…
Los Angeles County saw solid levels of off-lot film production in the summer, up 30% from a year ago, while TV production remained on a red-hot pace fueled by reality TV.
Digital Cinema Initiative, a joint venture set up by the seven major studios to promote the nascent market for digital film, will be around for 12 more months. But it will be without CEO Chuck…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%