USC alum Ron Howard will deliver the commencement address to this year's USC School of Cinema-Television graduates on May 10 during the school's commencement exercises.
Here come the big ones. Last year's summer box office champ, Universal, today marks the unofficial start of the tentpole movie season as it unspools high-profile actioner "The Scorpion King" on 4,904…
Jon Favreau ("Made") has signed up to direct Will Farrell in New Line's broad comedy "Elf," penned by David Berenbaum.
Imagemovers is staying put at DreamWorks. After seriously flirting with a new pact at Warner Bros. (Daily Variety, Dec. 28), the company's triumvirate of Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey…
Universal Pictures has promoted senior ad exec Adam Fogelson to exec VP of creative advertising.
Director Marco Bellocchio returns to his unconventional roots with "The Religion Hour," a densely textured, intensely personal drama about a confirmed atheist confronted with lingering ties to the…
Box office receipts for the opening weekend (April 12-14) of the 18th Israel Film Festival were up 15% from last year, and exhibs are speculating that the rise is due to the country's current…
Brazil's lower house of Congress approved controversial new taxes on the film and pay TV industries late Tuesday -- but the Hollywood majors intend to fight them in court.
Budget cuts by Denmark's new, right-wing government will jeopardize local film production this year.
Six more films were added to the Directors Fortnight lineup Thursday, leaving a little less than half of the 22 slots in the Cannes Film Festival sidebar to fill.
Providing a rock-solid new direction for Universal's surprisingly successful refried "Mummy" franchise, "The Scorpion King" expands -- or rather reinvents -- wrestling superstar The Rock's titular…