In a move sure to put Hollywood on guard again, the U.S. Senate wants the U.S. Dept. of Education and National Institutes of Health to conduct a comprehensive study dissecting the impact of violent…
Embarking on plans to develop a more ambitious slate of material for her Gotham production shingle, Jean Doumanian has tapped Eric Falkenstein as veep of productions, and promoted Kimberly Jose to be…
Miramax Films has purchased the pitch, "Fast Track," from scribes David Guion and Michael Handelman in its first deal with Good Machine since establishing a first-look pact with the Gotham shingle.
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MGM's "Basic Instinct 2," originally slated for 2002, is a no-go, studio chairman-CEO Alex Yemenidjian told investors at a Gotham media conference sponsored by Deutsche Bank Alex Brown on Wednesday.
French helmer Francois Velle will direct "New Suit," the debut feature from Trillion Entertainment's digital production division, Unbridled Pictures.
Kip Pardue is in negotiations to star in the drama "The Baker's Son" for Alcon Pictures. Pic will be distribbed by Warner Bros. Pictures, where Alcon has its deal.
Digital Groove, an L.A.-based high school program sponsored by leaders in the digital effects and broadcast design community, is holding its third annual student film festival from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m…
Even ogres can make the record books. DreamWorks' "Shrek," computer-animated tale of a lovable green galoot that's already playing in a whopping 3,661 theaters, expands to an unprecedented 3,715…
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Pixar Animation Studios' relationship with Walt Disney has been "fantastic," said chief financial officer Ann Mather, but the company is building up cash to be able to finance its films on its own…