Universal Pictures has acquired rights to adapt Jason Lethcoe's upcoming kids book "Tales From the Wishworks Factory" in a deal worth up to mid-six figures.
The New York Times is launching a movie magazine that will be distributed at Loews Cineplex Theaters nationwide. OnMovies will repackage reviews and coverage from the paper's culture dept. to reach…
As Hollywood suffers its third straight year of decline in movie theater attendance, the National Assn. of Theater Owners is partnering on a documentary to promote moviegoing.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin Freeman and Simon Pegg will take roles in "The Good Night," a $15 million romantic comedy written and to be directed by Paltrow's brother, Jake Paltrow.
Jennifer Muhn has quit as head of CJ Intl., the foreign sales division of Korea's leading film conglom, effective immediately. News emerged on the eve of the Pusan Film Festival's expanding market…
Hollywood is losing the interest of young males -- traditionally the most avid moviegoers -- to other distractions including vidgames and the Internet, a new study concludes.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Vincent Newman Entertainment have rediscovered "Paradise Lost." The banners have partnered to produce a feature version of John Milton's epic poem, based on an adaptation…
Family faves ruled a moderate weekend at the foreign box office, with "Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit" taking the top spot with $9.23 million at 1,895 playdates in 13 markets, ending…
"Elf" helmer Jon Favreau will receive this year's Director of the Year honor at ShowEast in Orlando, Fla. Kudo will be handed out Oct. 25 before a screening of Favreau's Columbia Pictures film…
Film Society of Lincoln Center will host An Evening with Woody Allen Nov. 28 featuring an onstage conversation with the auteur, followed by the Stateside preem of his upcoming "Match Point."
The tyro helming duo behind last year's record-breaking Thai chiller "The Shutter" will team on another horror thriller. Announcement was made at the Pusan Film Festival, which is becoming an…