Paramount Pictures has decided to make use of "The User," buying a pitch from the scripting team of Eric Abrams and Matthew Berry for Guy Walks Into a Bar and Penn Station to produce.
Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher's Red Wagon Entertainment has ponied up for a pitch by Leigh Dunlap ("A Cinderella Story") for Columbia Pictures.
Marcelo Mitnik, an Argentina native and UCLA graduate student, has won the inaugural Sidney Sheldon Writing Scholarship.
Avril Lavigne and OutKast have been tapped as performers for Nickelodeon's 17th annual Kids Choice Awards.
The records keep tumbling for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." The trilogy finale's international gross hit $700.2 million Wednesday, the second film to cross that milestone after…
While wrangling between producers and directors over final cut is not uncommon, New York-based entertainment company Madstone and writer-director Aaron Woodley are taking the unusual step of handing…
Jorge Furtado's "The Man Who Copied" won film prize at the first Brazilian Foreign Correspondent Assn's (ACIE) awards on Monday, an event modeled after the U.S. Golden Globes.
Sony Pictures Classics lost its ratings board appeal Thursday against the NC-17 tag slapped on "Young Adam," making the Ewan McGregor starrer the second film this year from Brit producer Jeremy…
Foreign investment in Gallic pics last year approached the level of pay TV coin kicked in by Canal Plus, French cinema's biggest single source of finance, according to figures released Thursday.
Oliver Stone has lost the first round of his battle to halt the Spanish DVD/video distribution of "Comandante," his polemical documentary on Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Pedro Almodovar's long-gestated, instantly identifiable "Bad Education" welds autobiographical matter relating to his troubled religious education onto a classic noir structure, repping a generic…