Annette Bening has officially dropped out of Walt Disney's comedy remake of "Freaky Friday."
Walt Disney Pictures has paid low- against mid-six figures to purchase an untitled high-concept comedy as a vehicle for Tim Allen to topline.
In an effort to improve the efficiency of the facility, f/x powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic has streamlined its senior management structure.
A one-day brainstorming session by the film industry today (Sept. 18) turned into a rare display of pride and humility, as more than 35 panelists and speakers appealed for government assistance in a…
Four distribution vets have won their VP stripes at Universal Pictures.
A lengthy copyright battle over the Harry Potter books came to an end Tuesday when a New York court granted summary judgment in favor of Potter author J.K. Rowling, publisher Scholastic Inc. and…
Newmarket Films has acquired all North American rights to Niki Caro's "Whale Rider," which earned the AGF People's Choice Award at the recent Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Wellspring Media has acquired Toronto Intl. Film Festival Visions section entry "Russian Ark," directed by Alexander Sokurov, as well as "This Is Not a Love Song," helmed by Brit Bille Eltringham.
The most all-American, straight-arrow movie about space heroics and science would seem to be a natural for the wholesome educational programming of Imax, and "Apollo 13: The Imax Experience" fits the…
"Morvern Callar" nabbed seven nominations for this year's British Independent Film Awards, closely followed by "Bloody Sunday" and "The Lawless Heart" with five apiece.
Strong adaptation of Witi Ihimaera's 1986 novel, "The Whale Rider" combines straightforward coming-of-age narrative with Maori mysticism to most engaging effect. Second bigscreen feature for New…