"American Idol" reject William Hung has returned to his Hong Kong homeland to add movie star to his fast-expanding entertainment resume.
U.S.-based helmer Ramona Diaz's "Imelda," the controversial documentary about the Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos, is racing past local features at the box office in its home country.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors org has elected half a dozen new members to two-year terms on its board of directors.
"Catch Me if You Can" exec producers Tony Romano and Michel Shane have optioned the upcoming memoir of disgraced fund-raiser Aaron Tonken.
Danny Cannon, exec producer for all three editions of the CBS forensics franchise "CSI," will return to the bigscreen as director of soccer pic "Goal!" for Icon Entertainment.
Known primarily for the characters that make up its Muppets franchise, the Jim Henson Co. is gearing up to develop darker fantasy and supernatural fare for older auds.
Paramount Pictures is redefining itself as a risk-taker. Its landmark deal for $200 million to $300 million in equity production funding through Merrill Lynch is aimed at boosting its control over…
Warner Independent Pictures has purchased William Zabka's manuscript "Sportfishing: A Guide for the Emotional Cripple," with Bobby Garabedian attached to make his feature-directing bow.
Turtles Crossing and Innovation Film Group will handle the U.S. release of "Spin." The directorial debut of James Redford, pic will open Oct. 15. in Salt Lake City and Tucson, followed by Long…
The state of New Mexico has made a $1.3 million loan to Payaso Entertainment for production of "The Latin Divas of Comedy," continuing its aggressive financing strategy to attract projects to the…
"Fahrenheit 9/11's" run on Cuban state TV will not affect Michael Moore's eligibility for Oscar's documentary race. Though Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences rules disqualify feature docus…