The Screener War has claimed its first conscientious objector. ICM president and vice chairman Ed Limato, one of Hollywood's top talent agents, resigned as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture…
Frances Conroy, Sam Bottoms and Rebecca Pidgeon have joined the cast of Touchstone Pictures and Hyde Park Entertainment's "Shopgirl," an adaptation of Steve Martin's novella for helmer Anand Tucker.
Call it "The Matrix Devolutions." The Wachowski brothers' epic plummeted in its second weekend in most major overseas territories except Japan -- although not as precipitously as it did in the U.S.…
Marking another casualty in the Gotham specialty film community, Lower Manhattan venue the Screening Room has shuttered operations, following on the heels of distribution outfit Cowboy Pictures…
Benjamin Queen has been tapped to write the script for "Moxie," a musical to be directed by Jon Chu at DreamWorks.
Danish laffer "Se Til Venstre, Der Er En Svensker" (Old, New, Borrowed and Blue) took the Grand Jury Prize in the international feature competition as AFI Fest 2003 announced its winners Friday night.
Steve Martin has agreed to become the new Inspector Clouseau in MGM's "Birth of the Pink Panther." Written by Len Blum, the prequel has the bumbling Clouseau attempting to solve the murder of the…
Producers are grumbling that the end of the year is coming earlier than usual at Sony. Just weeks after struggling Sony Corp. announced that 1,700 jobs would be cut at Sony Pictures and Sony Music…
MGM has acquired Bragi Schut Jr.'s spec script "Season of the Witch" for Mosaic Media Group to produce.
It's final. Screeners will go to Academy members only. Delivering the final word on this year's awards screeners battle Friday, MPAA chief Jack Valenti held fast to the decision to ban screeners from…
In a bid to boost homegrown film and TV production, the Canadian government announced Friday that it is increasing the tax credit available for producers shooting Canuck films and TV shows.