Jack Valenti brought his anti-piracy campaign Thursday to downtown Los Angeles, a few blocks from where illegal copies of current releases are for sale.
Flavorless blender-mix of dance movie cliches draws from the stagnant well of everything from "Flashdance" to "Save the Last Dance," with a social conscience worn on its flimsy sleeve. Sanitized…
Jokes about impotence, menopause and other middle-aged maladies reside where a screenplay ought to live in writer-producer-director Nancy Meyers' slapdash Jack Nicholson-Diane Keaton pairing. Pic…
The Cinema Audio Society has tapped seven-time Oscar winner Gary Rydstrom recipient of its 2004 career achievement award.
Variety and international distribution outfit UIP will unveil plans today for a charity event to take place the night before the Orange British Film Awards ceremony in February.
Spyglass won't be having a Col Christmas, after all. Because the Sony-based shingle's "Four Christmases" conflicts in theme with Revolution Studio's "Skipping Christmas," which Joe Roth will direct…
"Elf" producers Todd Komarnicki and Jon Berg are developing "Compton Cricket Story" as a feature through their Guy Walks Into a Bar shingle.
Producers Leslie Urdang, Michael Nozik, Michael Hoffman and Amy Robinson have teamed to form indie production shingle Serenade Films to finance and produce feature films.
Showtime is ramping up its efforts in the indie film business. Cabler has launched the production banner Showtime Independent Films, an initiative under which the net will directly finance…
Jeff Garlin, who co-stars and exec produces HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," will write, direct and star in the indie feature "I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With," a romantic comedy about a man's…
Director Bryan Singer has inked an overall deal with 20th Century Fox to develop projects he'll direct and produce. Singer has separately begun negotiations to return for a third installment of the…