Universal Pictures has hired playwright Jon Robin Baitz to adapt "Silent Night," historian Stanley Weintraub's account of a WWI Christmas Eve truce.
The "Scary Movie" sibling troika of director Keenen Ivory and actors Marlon and Shawn Wayans livened up a dull pitch market when they hit studios with a pair of comedy propositions.
James Coburn, the Oscar-winning character actor and onetime leading man in westerns and action films, died Monday afternoon of a heart attack at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 74.
At home and abroad, "Harry" flew further than anyone imagined. As with his domestic numbers, Warner Bros.' weekend estimates for the foreign launches of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" were…
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has scored the highest ever U.K. opening by a documentary, grossing £158,000 ($250,000) from 28 screens.
Neil Tolkin is negotiating to rewrite "Iron Man," Universal's biopic about Olympian athlete and track star Lou Zamperini, who earned his nickname by withstanding the cruel torture of a Japanese POW…
Borrowing heavily from "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," John Bradshaw's "Triggermen," a late, lame entry in the comic assassin genre, offers up a couple of two-bit limey con artists passing as…
An Italian "Home Alone," "Our Tropical Island" strands an entire dysfunctional family in the basement of their home for a two-week "vacation" in a desperate ploy to hide their bankruptcy from…
Autobiographical debut feature from writer/director/actor/producer Ghazi Albuliwi provides an insightful look into identity crises of young Arab-Americans as Middle Eastern tensions heighten. Shot…
The race for the biggest DVD of the fourth quarter appears closer than ever. Although no official numbers are available and studios decline to give specific sales figures, Fox's "Star Wars: Episode…