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Warner Bros. Pictures has promoted Juli Goodwin, Diane Sponsler and Teri Boggess in its domestic publicity department.
Patricia Cardoso has signed on to direct "The Jane Plan" for Walt Disney Pictures. Cardoso, who last helmed "Real Women Have Curves," has become a hot property since the HBO-produced "Curves" debuted…
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Billy Crudup have joined the cast of the Julianne Moore-David Duchovny romantic comedy "Trust the Man," written and to be directed by Bart Freundlich.
A six-person jury in Manhattan Criminal Court Thursday acquitted actor Rip Torn of two charges -- driving while intoxicated and driving while ability-impaired by alcohol -- and was subsequently…
Pakistan will have its first Imax theater by September. The theater will be in a Lahore development that includes two cinemas, restaurants, a shopping mall, skating rink, a science center and other…
The son of legendary Japanese helmer Akira Kurosawa will make his feature directorial debut from an unfinished script by his late father.
The 42nd Vienna Intl. Film Festival disproved the received wisdom that the ratio of celebrities to flashy premieres is the measure of a European fest's success.
A superhero gave Sony a super summer, as hit sequel "Spider-Man 2" drove Sony Pictures to a 9% jump in revenue and helped parent Sony Corp. make up for weak showings in electronics and vidgames.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has come aboard to pen "Snow and the Seven," a retelling of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" for Walt Disney Pictures.
In a move that could mollify GOP lawmakers, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Dan Glickman on Thursday tapped a well-connected Republican lobbyist who works for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to…