The film biz is on a collusion collision course as execs try to cope with the latest plot twist in the twisted Oscar campaign saga.
The Backlot: No one would ever accuse you of running with the crowd, Scott. Thus, as Hollywood plunges into its annual Summer Hell, when Spider-Men duke it out with everything from Shreks to escaped…
Francis Ford Coppola's Gotham-set disaster-and-reconstruction pic "Megalopolis" may be languishing in development hell, but the Italian-American helmer and wine and food producer has a couple of…
After a year filled with executive shuffles and an uneven slate bristling with pricey pictures, the film division of Sony Pictures Entertainment can finally stop its nail-biting.
Rick Schroder is redefining the term "creative financing." The actor convinced five of America's First Peoples nations to pony up the coin for his directorial bow, about an Indian who wins a boxing…
When the vast majority of U.S. tentpoles journey abroad these days, they don't just grow an extra leg; they can double in size.
A professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and two colleagues have developed a mathematical model they say will predict movie revenues -- including second-weekend B.O. -- based largely on…
London Eye: In May 2003, flamboyant Greek entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou took a five-year lease on Blighty's oldest multiplex, the Point in Milton Keynes. He painted it orange, renamed it…
If he's feeling frustrated by the R rating slapped on "Fahrenheit 9/11," Michael Moore might spare a thought for Gallic documaker William Karel. Had it not been for Moore's Palme d'Or winning…
Media Asia is hoping for some investor action as the film company looks to the Singapore stock exchange.
Follow the bouncing Golden Globes. One year after pushing the kudocast to the end of January, NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. have moved it back to the middle of the month.