As sure as winners accept awards on kudocasts, the battle between long-winded recipients and time-hassled producers will play out.
Paramount has sold Turner Broadcasting the exclusive network window to four of its recent theatricals: "Rat Race," "Domestic Disturbance," "Zoolander" and "Hardball."
Producer Scott Rudin has landed "Wonder Boys" author Michael Chabon's next novel, "Hatzeplatz," paying $250,000 against $1 million to option the book via his production deal at Paramount.
In a preemptive bid, Universal Pictures and Jersey Films have paid mid-six figures to pick up the pitch "Penny Dreadful: Ghost Detective" from scribe Darin Scott.
In another unpredictable turn in this wide-open awards season, the Producers Guild of America has tapped "Moulin Rouge" winner of its best picture award.
The Cannes Film Festival has issued a call for submissions for Directors Fortnight, which highlights new filmmakers.
Platinum Dunes' upcoming reconceptualization of "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" has been snapped up more than 40 overseas distributors after David Linde, president of Good Machine Intl., introduced the…
Prince Edward is quitting Ardent Prods., the TV and film outfit he set up, to spend more time fulfilling royal duties during his mother Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee year.