Paramount's remake of "Alfie," starring Jude Law, is moving back two weeks, to Nov. 5, to fill the slot vacated by Warner Bros.' "Alexander." "We are going to take advantage of this opportunity,"…
Hollywood's taking its battle against P2P to the top. MPAA, RIAA, and National Music Publishers Assn. members Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an August Appeals Court decision in favor…
Incumbents won most of the slots in the Writers Guild of America East elections, which had been delayed for two weeks following possible mishandling of 16 ballots.
The Walt Disney Co. is in negotiations to acquire spec script "Invincible" for mid-six figures for Disney-based Mayhem Pictures to produce. Brad Gann's script is based on the true story of Vince…
"Shark Tale" is still swimming at the front of the school, declining just 33% on its second weekend to gross $31.7 million. DreamWorks is playing the fish toon ultrawide at 4,070 theaters, and has…
Juggling several hats, Mike Baard is driving Theatrical Entertainment Services' business Down Under and, with other entities, distributing boutique films and releasing back-catalog titles on DVD.
It may soon be a Mouse of a different color. Walt Disney Studios is in the throes of one of the most dramatic transformations to hit a Hollywood major.
For Eurpean film fans addicted to high-octane action, there's one place to be Oct. 28-Nov. 6: wedged into a Mini Cooper winding through the Alps for the annual "Italian Job" charity rally.
The future of peer-to-peer fileswapping is coming into focus, and Hollywood isn't happy with what it's seeing. P2P company Grouper launched last week as the first to commercialize the Net's…
For most of the last 25 years, the box office grosses listed on the front page of Monday's Daily Variety, gossiped about at the Grill and the Ivy and repeated across TV and newspapers nationwide…
A maverick at heart, French producer Stephane Tchal Gadjieff knows how to grab a filmmaker's attention. But with Italy's Michelangelo Antonioni, it was never going to be easy.