Greenlighting an ever-growing number of effects-heavy pics, 20th Century Fox has tapped Joe Hartwick to oversee a new visual effects department at the studio.
In one of the boldest moves ever taken by an independent producer, Steve Bing has invested close to $80 million in Warner Bros. Christmas tentpole, "Polar Express."
In another shakeup for the New York Time's culture pages, A.O. Scott will ascend to Janet Maslin's former post and soon be named chief movie critic, while film reviewer Elvis Mitchell is expected to…
Larry Gross has been hired to write a script about the life of William Desmond Taylor, the Hollywood silent film director whose 1922 murder remains an unsolved mystery, for Columbia Pictures.
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures and David Allen's Kismet Entertainment Group are teaming to produce remakes of Mario Bava's "Kidnapped" and "Black Sabbath."
As the Los Angeles County Dept. of Health comes to terms with two HIV-positive porn performers, the adult entertainment industry is chafing under the attention.
Class V Prods., the Warner Bros. TV-based shingle recently launched by Steve Pearlman, has recruited a creative affairs exec and landed its first script deal.
In an attempt at mending fences, Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles) has invited the Hollywood unions to Washington D.C. for a runaway production confab.
Sudden Czech interest in genre filmmaking is led by mischievous widescreen indie gorefest "Choking Hazard," which alternates yuks with yucks. Late-night Tribeca fest slots will be first of many such…
Revelatory look at hotbed of emerging punk and new wave musical talent in late 1970s Zagreb and Belgrade, "Lucky Kid" is most decidedly all right. Overcoming the twin barriers of language and…
With the Jennifer Garner vehicle "13 Going on 30" looking to pull in young women, and Denzel Washington actioner "Man on Fire" fetching men, there is no clear favorite for this weekend's top box…