Dennis Doty has been appointed producer of the 77th Academy Awards pre-show. This will be Doty's fourth outing as producer; he produced the first Oscar preshow, which aired prior to the 71st…
The Writers Guild of America West has moved its Feb. 19 awards show to the Hollywood Palladium from the Century Plaza in response to a union boycott of the hotel.
Domestic productions have helped ticket sales at German box offices pick up in 2004, following a disappointing 2003.
Opting for an eclectic mix of dramas and comedies, the Producers Guild of America has nominated Miramax/Warner's "The Aviator," Miramax's "Finding Neverland," Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles,"…
Hot off a Golden Globe nom for her work in "Closer," Natalie Portman is in final negotiations to topline the Wachowski brothers' "V Is for Vendetta," for Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver.
Australian-born director Gregor Jordan has signed on to rewrite and direct the adaptation of John Christopher's "The Tripods Trilogy" for Walt Disney's Touchstone Pictures label.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has decided to avoid the prospect of a union picket line outside its Feb. 12 scientific and technical awards dinner.
Luke Wilson and Andrew Wilson's directorial debut, "The Wendell Baker Story," will be the opening night film at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The comedy stars Luke and Owen Wilson, Eva Mendes…
Brad Grey and Viacom had still not yet reached an agreement Tuesday on Grey's deal to succeed Sherry Lansing as the chief of Paramount Pictures. But it's expected to be completed as early as today.
Gil Cates will soon become only the third person to receive the Directors Guild of America's DGA Presidents Award. Nod will be presented at the 57th annual DGA Awards dinner Jan. 29 at the Beverly…
Hewing to past practice, the Costume Designers Guild has nominated predominantly large-scale studio pics for its 2005 kudos. Nominees in the fantasy/period film category are Sandy Powell, Colleen…