Speculation's heating up that somebody may take another run at breaking Mann Theaters' historic hold on L.A.'s important Westwood movie-theater market.
An uncommonly potent take on a subject of major global importance, Stephen Trombley's "Stockpile" is a bracingly smart/funny/scary history of the U.S.-U.S.S.R. nuclear arms race, the scientists…
Execs formally announced Thursday that James Cameron will partner with Walden Media on "Ghosts of the Abyss," an large-format feature to be shot in 3-D digital video (Daily Variety, June 19).
United Intl. Pictures has picked up U.K. theatrical rights to "Nobody Someday," a rockumentary about Brit pop star Robbie Williams.
Before he returns to cyborg duty in "Terminator 3," Arnold Schwarzenegger is circling the MGM black comedy "Ump," a film that is coming together quickly with heavyweight producers behind it.
Revolution Studios has tapped scribe John Scott Shepherd ("Joe Somebody") to script an untitled project based on the Nerve.com article by Suzi Parker entitled "Genie in a Bottle: The Sex Drink That's…
Nicholas Gregory will make his helming debut with the low-budget digital feature "Love Thy Neighbor," to be exec produced by Marshall Persinger (Showtime's "Wild Iris").
Intent on making "Shrek" one of the biggest VHS and DVD titles ever, DreamWorks has created 11 hours of extra material to go with the 90-minute film on a double-disc DVD version, including 15 minutes…
Oscar-winning writer Frank R. Pierson has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
New Line is the distributor on “Rush Hour 2.” Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper.
Former AFI Festival director and Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Jon Fitzgerald has set up the laffer "Criminal Procedure" at Tom Pollock and Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Co.