DreamWorks has closed a deal with Castle Rock that gives a greenlight to "Envy," a comedy that will shoot in July with Barry Levinson directing and Ben Stiller and Jack Black starring.
Cinesite Hollywood has tapped Chris Bailey as director of animation, in an attempt to beef up the f/x facility's inhouse computer-generated character capabilities.
Vidgame maker THQ has snagged all interactive rights on the next three Disney/Pixar animated projects, "Finding Nemo," "Cars" and "The Incredibles." The worldwide deal also involves the Disney…
Paramount Pictures will partner with Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner's Cruise/Wagner Prods. on a new feature version of H.G. Wells' classic Martian invasion tale "The War of the Worlds."
If there was any doubt that this is Ozzy Osbourne's year, it should be fading fast.
Anthony Romano and Michel Shane, formerly of Magellan Entertainment, have formed Romano Shane Prods. and optioned Gus Russo's "The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in the Shaping of Modern…
A federal court judge today threw out a case brought by relatives of crewmen portrayed in the Warner Bros. Pictures film "The Perfect Storm." The case was set to go to trial June 3.
Industryites will be watching this weekend to see how sticky "Spider-Man" has spun his box office web.
The motivating credo of its hero may be "from bitch to bull," but "The New Guy" is nothing but a mouse on the teen movie block. Conceived and lensed when Bill Clinton was still in the White House…
MGM's "Igby Goes Down," director Burr Steer's dark comedy starring Ryan Phillippe, Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon and Kieran Culkin, will open the 28th annual Seattle International Film Festival May 23.
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…