Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" is one of three pics placed on Spain's short list for its foreign-language Oscar entry.
UIP chairman Stewart Till reportedly is among the candidates being considered to become chief exec of ITV. Till, who is due to leave UIP at the end of this year, has been contacted by Zygos…
Bye bye, bunny. Today's magicians and illusionists aren't just reaching into hats for rabbits or behind ears for coins at children's birthday parties. It's as though they've decided to use the…
"Ocean's Thirteen" scribes Brian Koppelman and David Levien have been hired to adapt Don Winslow novel "The Winter of Frankie Machine" for Paramount Pictures. Robert De Niro is attached to star in…
In another major change for Paramount, Lionsgate Intl. president Nick Meyer has been tapped to serve as co-prexy of the studio's specialty arm with John Lesher.
Sam Nazarian's L.A.-based financing and production company Element Films is partnering with New Orleans' Lift Films to make between eight and 15 pics over the next three years exclusively in…
"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" are gearing up for another adventure, this time on the bigscreen. DreamWorks Animation is developing a CGI feature based on the classic time-traveling duo, with helmer Rob…
Rosenzweig Films has picked up the life rights to the story of Guy Goma, a Congolese immigrant job applicant who was mistakenly put on the BBC News in place of an Internet expert.
After specialty arm Focus Features sent out the noir pic "Hollywoodland" last weekend to gain pole position in fall's derby for more serious films, parent studio Universal is rolling out its own…
Deep Focus: My strongest reaction to anything I saw at the Toronto Film Festival this year was laughing harder at a movie than I have in quite a few years at the sublimely ridiculous "Borat: Cultural…
China's top film regulator reaffirmed China's commitment to opening the movie market to overseas coin and said a recent ban on foreign toons during primetime was based on audience wishes.