Miramax Books has bought up the U.S. publishing rights to the first two books in a new adventure series about the teenage James Bond. Film rights are not part of the deal between Miramax's publishing…
Buena Vista Intl. held court Wednesday at Cinema Expo with a surprise "King Arthur" screening, the $100 million epic's first international outing.
"Fahrenheit 9/11" burned up the box office at the two Gotham theaters that opened Michael Moore's doc on Wednesday.
Jack Valenti couldn't have received a better parting gift from Capitol Hill before he exits the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and…
Helmer Fatih Akin's "Head-On" has completed a hat-trick of local awards, adding Germany's camera kudos Deutscher Kamerapreis to its Golden Bear from Berlin and the recent Deutscher Filmpreis award.
With the scramble to bring in names heating up in the countdown to its July 2 opening night, Karlovy Vary is lining up a slate of stars. Latest to join the parade are John Cleese, who will present…
HBO is near a deal to start production on its first musical, an original period tuner starring OutKast's Andre 3000 and Big Boi.
Tim Robbins has been cast in Columbia Pictures' "Zathura," directed by Jon Favreau.
Columbia Pictures has bought the pitch "Ghost Story" by scribes Jon Felson and Rusty Gorman.
DreamWorks has optioned the article "The Siege of Fulton Avenue" by David Amsden, which recently appeared in New York magazine.
While the Hollywood studios seemed to be fleeing Gotham over the past years as literary finds became few and far between, signs are that the exodus has reversed. Warner Bros. has become the latest of…