Gore Verbinski's "The Ring" will serve as the opening-night world premiere at the sixth annual Hollywood Film Festival, which runs Oct. 2-6.
Specialty label Universal Focus greenlit eclectic drama "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" late Tuesday, with Kate Winslet negotiating to join topliner Jim Carrey.
Paramount Pictures is taking aim at "The Naked Prey," an updated version of its 1961 jungle adventure. Studio has bought scripter John Heffernan's treatment in a deal worth low- to mid-six figures…
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.