Warner Bros. has optioned the Alice Munro short story "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage." The studio has set Mark Poirier to adapt it with the intention for Julianne Moore to star.
India's first bonding company, Film Completion Services India -- a joint venture of L.A.-based Film Finances and Indian producer Bobby Bedi -- is being renamed Film Finance India and is taking on a…
Australia's historically fractious cinema industry has inaugurated a supreme body to coordinate the fight against piracy and present a united voice on industry issues.
Gold Circle Films has bought remake rights to South Korean hit romantic comedy "My Sassy Girl," which DreamWorks recently put into turnaround.
Mel Gibson's newly christened Con Artists Prods. TV banner has set up four network projects for next season, including a trio of dramas exploring various aspects of the law.
DreamWorks and producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald have picked up the rights to Jennifer Weiner's Glamour magazine short story "The Guy Not Taken," which Benderspink will also produce.
Director Tim Story has signed on to return for "Fantastic Four 2," which 20th Century Fox has slotted for release July 4, 2007. Story's seven-figure deal triples his quote from the first film, which…
The fourth time's definitely a charm for Harry overseas, as "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" completely dominated foreign moviegoing over the weekend, with $92.6 million from more than 11,600…
Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell will remain chairman of the Walt Disney Co. for another year while the board of directors searches for his successor, the company said.
"Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" garnered 15 noms at the 33rd annual Annie Awards, announced Monday by the Hollywood arm of the Intl. Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood). The…
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will tap into his gridiron past when he stars next spring in an untitled comedy for Disney. Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray will produce. Scripted by Nicole Millard and Kathryn…