The story of exploitation and loss in legendary vocalist Jimmy Scott's eventual rise to fame is not unique in the annals of jazz, and Matthew Buzzell's understated docu manages to drive that point…
Marvel Enterprises, which owns the rights to Spider-Man, has sued Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista home entertainment unit, saying Buena Vista used its artwork without permission to promote a Spider-Man…
Sony's getting animated: Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox, the execs credited for setting up DreamWorks Animation and spearheading the studio's "Prince of Egypt," have been tapped to create…
Not only will George Lucas screen "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" at the Cannes Film Festival, he'll screen it in a digital format and is coming to the Croisette for just that reason.
Mosaic Media Group's Family Tree Entertainment division has tapped Erika Conner VP of film and television development and Dorsey James as general manager.
Good news continues to unspool at Imax: Company posted its second consecutive quarter in the black, with net earnings of $10.5 million, on Thursday.
Arenas Entertainment, a partnership between Universal Pictures and Marco Polo Investments, has acquired distribution rights in the U.S. and Spain for its first feature release, "Empire," starring…
The girls yack and yack and yack some more in "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood," a gabfest in which an estranged Southern mother and daughter sling the hash, egged on by an eccentric circle of…
Joining the recent spate of classic TV series-turned-features, Universal Pictures and Michael Mann will give bigscreen treatment to the seminal '80s cop series "Miami Vice." Film will be creatively…
Variety and Paper magazine joined forces Monday night to toast Wednesday's launch of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Producer Marc Abraham has parted ways with Beacon Communications CEO Armyan Bernstein and hung out his own shingle, Strike Entertainment with a four-year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures.