With a track record of pics including "Daddy Day Care" and "Fat Albert," producer John Davis's Davis Entertainment is launching a new arm devoted to making urban family films.
The Backlot: I didn't know until the other day that Paul Simon once wrote a song called "Mrs. Roosevelt." Yes, that Mrs. Roosevelt. Mike Nichols was my source on this trivia tidbit, and it ties in…
On a misty morning among the tightly knit beech trees of France's Vosges region, all hell has broken loose. A runaway mule on the set of $16 million World War II drama "Indigenes" has just sent a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Suddenly, Hollywood voices are getting louder. Just a few years ago, voice work for toons or videogames was something that stars did for scale, happy in the knowledge that it would amuse their kids.
Will a rash of lackluster sequels dampen Hollywood's franchise fever?
There's a good reason so many film co-financing shingles have gone bust in recent years. Studios only tend to come calling when things go wrong -- when a budget goes overboard or a project gets too…
The summer tentpole season has finally started abroad, as Fox's "Kingdom of Heaven" showed far more powerful traction offshore, taking in nearly triple the domestic gross.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Pedro Almodovar's upcoming "Volver," and also has scooped up rights to three more of the Spanish auteur's films to prep a 2006…
Multi-hyphenate comic talent Alain Chabat has unveiled a raft of projects in the U.S. and his native Gaul, including his next acting and directing roles.
Universal Pictures made the first major acquisitions deal here Saturday, picking up North American rights to helmer Brian DePalma's "The Black Dahlia," a long-gestating big-screen adaptation of the…
In yet another sign that Korea is getting showbiz savvy, producer-distrib-financier WEB is forming an alliance with tenpercentery CAA. In forging ties with WEB plans to develop international projects…